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Men's Crew

Men's and Women's Crew End Season at Foot of the Charles Regatta

This weekend’s sub-freezing temperatures and gusting winds may have signaled the first signs of autumn’s imminent surrender to the Boston winter. A sense of home field advantage was on the side of the Crimson, as the familiar course proved to yield favorable results.

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Men's Crew

Harvard Readies for 53rd Head of the Charles

Historically, some have referred to the famed regatta as crew’s equivalent of the Boston Marathon, in terms of the event’s magnitude and importance to the sport.

Age-Old Butt
Men's Crew

Crew Coaches Bring Steady Hands

For the past three decades, Charley Butt and Liz O’Leary have led the Harvard and Radcliffe crew teams.


Baseball to Face Yale in Ivy Weekend Matchup

In the excitement leading up to next Wednesday’s Beanpot Championship against Boston College, set to be played in Fenway Park, breezing through the remainder of the week might very well be a temptation for the Harvard baseball team. That is, of course, if there wasn’t Yale to deal with first.


A Glimpse at Harvard Baseball Alumni On the Road to the Show

For 10 former Crimson baseball players, life after Harvard has led to the same place—professional baseball. As the alumni take to diamonds around the globe, they are not only bolstering the Crimson name but also following dreams that, for some, date back to early childhood.

Hazing with Hennessey
Women's Lacrosse

Women's Lacrosse Dominates UMass Lowell

With three players netting hat tricks and six others scoring, the women's lacrosse team maintained a controlled lead throughout their mid-week match-up with UMass Lowell.

Women's Lacrosse

Athlete of the Week Runners Up: Gabby Thomas, Marisa Romeo

​An impressive weekend for Harvard athletics saw outstanding performances from a number of athletes. Freshman Dean Farris of the men’s swimming and diving team and junior Merrick Madsen of the men’s hockey team were awarded co-Athletes of the Week recognition. However, Gabby Thomas of women’s track and field and Marisa Romeo of women’s lacrosse also had notable performances, earning them Athlete of the Week runners-up honors.

Men's Golf

Five Men's Golfers Compete in South Carolina

Over the weekend, five Crimson golfers finished in sixth place out of 21 teams at the Furman University Golf Course. The five members of Harvard’s team that made the trip qualified for their spots in last week’s scrimmage against Lynn University.


Where Are They Now? Former Harvard Pitchers Take the Mound

Pitchers Brent Suter, Frank Herrmann, and Sean Poppen all share a background in a Crimson uniform. The three are, however, entering the 2017 spring at various stages of their careers beyond Harvard’s gates.


Softball Takes Four of Five at Long Beach State/Fullerton Tournament

The Harvard softball team wrapped up a nearly perfect weekend in California to open spring break play. Finishing 4-1, the Crimson won four straight against San Diego State, Cal State Fullerton, Long Beach State, and Longwood, before coming up short in a rematch with San Diego State.

Women's Water Polo

Women's Water Polo Goes 1-3 at Home Tournament

All three losses came against top-25 competition. The weekend left Harvard holding a 5-6 record.

Wang Returns to Glory
Women's Swimming

Athlete of the Week: Wang Back in Action with Record-Setting Performance

​It is not particularly unusual for sophomore Sonia Wang to put a team on her back. At last weekend’s Ivy League Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships, Wang brought unusual meaning to that common phrase.

Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball Swept By No. 13 Penn St., Defeats St. Francis

The Harvard men’s volleyball team finished this weekend’s road trip in Pennsylvania with split results, winning a close match at St. Francis following a shutout loss to No. 13 Penn St. the night before.