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Women's Basketball

Multitude of Wins: Coach of the Year, Runner-Up

Kathy Delaney-Smith arrived in Cambridge in 1982. She has since become the winningest coach in Ivy League basketball history.

Rooks and Knights
Women's Basketball

TaylorMade: Female Comeback Athlete of the Year

Taylor Rooks's path to the top of the women's basketball roster began in Palo Alto, Calif., and was interrupted by blood clot in her leg.

The First Katie
Women's Basketball

The Lavietes Sharpshooter: Female Athlete of the Year, Runner-Up

Katie Benzan is as good at raining threes as she is at leading Harvard women's basketball as its floor general.

Crimson Cohesivness
Women's Rugby

Women's Rugby Falls to Dartmouth in Ivy 7s Finals

Early on in the 2018 championship match it was evident that the Crimson was facing an extremely difficult Big Green squad. Harvard proved unable to surmount Dartmouth’s early lead, and was shut out in the championship match.

99 Dimes
Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball's Benzan Garners Records, Postseason Awards

On the heels of a stellar rookie season, sophomore Katie Benzan made the Ivy League record books this season by knocking down 99 three-pointers, the most by any woman in Ancient Eight history.

Run Three
Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Collapses at Fordham, Eliminated from WNIT

The Crimson (18-11, 10-4 Ivy) entered the evening hoping to extend its postseason, but left Rose Hill Gymnasium rueing what could have been, suffering a season-ending 65-47 loss to Fordham in a game that left head coach Kathy Delaney-Smith nothing short of perplexed.

The Iron Katie
Previews

Preview: Women's Basketball Set to Face Hosts in the Ivy League Tournament Semifinal

With the unenviable task of taking on host team Penn on Saturday night, Harvard women's basketball will head to Philadelphia this weekend with an eye toward securing the title of the second annual Ivy League Tournament.

Taylor Made
Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Shocks Penn for the First Time in Nine Meetings

Just a week after the very same play caused a heartbreaking loss to Yale, Boehm snagged a missed free throw with 30 seconds remaining, helping the Crimson break a nine-game losing streak to Penn, and extend their run of victories at the renovated Lavietes Pavilion to 11 games.

Walking On
Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Takes Down Brown, Falls to Yale

Harvard women’s basketball recorded its first road win in conference play, but came up a rebound and a basket short of recording its first road sweep and practically guaranteeing its chances of making the Ivy League tournament.

Consistency Is Key
Women's Basketball

Road Woes Have Stymied Women's Basketball

The Crimson has limped to a 1-7 road record, scoring merely 56 points per game, a paltry mark compared to the team’s 78 points per game averaged within the friendly confines of Lavietes Pavilion.

All Signs Point to a W
Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Extends Win Streak to Six Games

Harvard women’s basketball maintained its firm grip on first place in the Ivy League Saturday night, cruising to a 80-58 win over Cornell behind a double-double from freshman forward Jadyn Bush.

Tongues Out Guns Out
Notebooks

Notebook: Assists, Long Ball Key for Women's Basketball in Drumming of Yale

Harvard moved into second place in the Ivy League, thanks to a two-win weekend anchored by Friday night’s season high 97-point performance against rival Yale. The Crimson excelled from beyond the arc, in the paint, and in ball movement.

Screening
Women's Basketball

Last-Second Win Powers Women's Basketball to Second in Ivy League

A crucial last second stop by Harvard women’s basketball preserved an 87-85 victory over Brown on Saturday evening in a game that featured no shortage of offense.

Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Downs La Salle, Remains Undefeated at Home

In its last non-conference matchup of the season, Harvard capitalized on 23-2 run in the first quarter to claim the nine-point victory over La Salle. The win, the first of six consecutive home games, maintains the Crimson's undefeated record in the newly renovated Lavietes Pavilion.

Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Drops Ivy League Opener to Dartmouth

Riding a two-game win streak into its Ancient Eight opener, the women's basketball team failed to overcome Dartmouth's early lead, ultimately falling 63-56. Throughout the match, the Crimson committed 21 turnovers, tying its season-high.

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