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Stiff Arm

NOTEBOOK: Sophomores Lead Football Over Brown

The matchup between Harvard and Brown is always an interesting one. The latter is convinced a rivalry exists and the former treats it like any other game. Last weekend, Harvard outshone the temporary lights at Brown Stadium, defeating the home team 31-17.

Safe and Sound

Football Travels to Brown for Friday Night Lights

Historically, Harvard has fared extremely well against Brown, as it has won in 85 of the teams' 117 meetings. The Crimson looks to continue that trend on Friday under the lights.

Yale Fails

A Characteristically Tumultuous Start to Ancient Eight Football

Yale was ranked first in an Ivy League preseason poll. In the inaugural weekend of play, they lost to an 0-2 Holy Cross team. The loss doesn't really mean anything, but it previews another season of tempestuous Ivy League rankings.

20/20 Vision

Shampklin Shines as Harvard Tramples San Diego, 36-14

Sophomore running back Aaron Shampklin scored four touchdowns en route to Harvard's home opening win on Saturday afternoon.

Booking It

AROUND THE IVIES: First Week of Football Season Means A Clean Slate

Storylines abound as the first week of Ivy League football draws near. Harvard looks to overcome the graduation of its defensive backfield, Columbia tries to surmount its fan base and Cornell distances itself from Ithaca. These are our picks for this week's set of games.

Got the W from GW
Men's Water Polo

Men's Water Polo Sweeps Princeton Invitational

Returning to Cambridge with a perfect record over the trio of this weekend’s matches, there is little chance of the team dropping in the CWPA’s new rankings.

The Gold War
Track and Cross Country

Thomas Spends Summer in IAAF Diamond League

The NCAA Outdoors represent the end of the collegiate season, and with that conclusion most track athletes go home to rest after the two seasons of running. After placing second in the meet, Thomas went to Switzerland.

Pearce-ing the Defense
Field Hockey

Field Hockey Undefeated in Opening Weekend

Over the course of the inaugural weekend of field hockey, the Crimson team smoothly dispatched of the University of New Hampshire and Holy Cross in 4-1 and 4-0 matches, respectively.

Block Party
Men's Volleyball

Disrupting the Dynasty: Upset of the Year, Runner-Up

The men's volleyball team had only ever beaten Penn State once in the 30-year history of the matchup. The 2018 squad reversed the trend.

The Gold War
Track and Cross Country

First In Her Class: Female Athlete of the Year

En route to an indoor national title, junior co-captain Gabby Thomas bested a 10-year collegiate record set by an olympic gold-medalist.

Florence Flash
Track and Cross Country

Thomas Wins Five Golds at Ivy Outdoor Heps, Named USTFCCCA Athlete of the Week

At the Penn-hosted Ivy League Outdoor Heptagonal Championships, the Crimson track and field teams left with nine first place medals. Across the two day meet, the women's team placed second while the men finished sixth.

I'd Like to Buy a Vowel
Men's Volleyball

UCLA Eliminates Men's Volleyball from NCAA Tournament

In its inaugural trip to the NCAA Tournament, the Crimson squared off with 19-time champion UCLA on the Bruins' home turf. Under the lights of the Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, Calif., Harvard went up one game before dropping three consecutively.

Back on Track
Track and Cross Country

Track and Field Competes in Penn Relays, Stonehill Invite

On Thursday, the Crimson track and field team made the six-hour trek down to Philadelphia for the historic Penn Relays, in addition to sending a few others on a trip to Stonehill for the Skyhawk Invitational, in this final week of preparation before the divisional championships.

Seeing Red

Stewart, Booker Stand Out In Football Spring Game

Harvard football started two quarterbacks last season and Tom Stewart wasn't one. But with his strong two-touchdown performance at the Spring Game this weekend, he's in the hunt for the job in the 2018 season.

EIVA Champs
Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball Claims EIVA Championship, NCAA Tournament Berth

In a 3-1 decision over Princeton at George Mason’s Recreation Athletic Complex, Harvard clinched its first ever EIVA Championship title and punched its subsequent first ever ticket to the NCAA Tournament.