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Cade Palmer

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Field Hockey to Vie Against Princeton for Share of Ivy Crown

​In a battle that will likely be for the Ivy League crown, field hockey conference leaders Harvard and Princeton will compete Saturday at the Tigers’ Bedford Field. The No. 20 Crimson (8-4, 4-0 Ivy League) haven’t won the division since 2004, when the team shared it with Penn. The No. 11 Tigers (9-5, 4-0 Ivy League), on the other hand, have taken the division title 21 of the last 22 times, the one exception being 2005.

Field Hockey

Field Hockey Tops Cornell, Tying Program Record With Sixth Straight Win

​Five goals and two broken records complimented the Harvard field hockey team’s 5-0 victory over Cornell on Saturday, as the Crimson extended its winning streak to six games—the team’s longest such streak since 1990.


Athlete of the Week Runners Up: Kebe, Football Defensive Backs

​While freshman standout Bente van Vlijmen earned Athlete of the Week honors for her three-goal weekend performance on the field hockey pitch, other Crimson athletes had solid games of their own.

Courtney on the Run
Track and Cross Country

Athlete of the Week: Courtney Smith Bests All Competitors in HYP 5K

Competing Saturday in the annual meet, junior Courtney Smith claimed the individual women’s 5K title with a time of 19:07.8. Smith continued her offseason momentum into the collegiate cross country season, edging out two close Yale runners—Frances Schmiede and Emily Waligurski—with times of 19:08.6 and 19:08.9, respectively.


Sailing Finds Itself in the Middle of the Pack After Weekend Competitions

On the second weekend of competition for the Harvard sailing team, the group, participating in four events, continually placed in the middle of the pack.