As Harvard coach Tjerk van Herwaarden called it, “the battle of the unbeatens” will take place this Saturday at Berylson Field. The No. 13 Harvard field hockey team will take on No. 14 Princeton in a pivotal, high-stakes matchup of the Ancient Eight’s two remaining unbeaten teams.
In the 700th game played at Harvard Stadium, Crimson running back Charlie Booker had a performance for the ages. Against Lafayette, the junior racked up a career-high 159 rushing yards on 23 carries and added a touchdown. He was an integral piece of Harvard’s relentless running game and 38-10 domination of the Leopards.
After a strong performance against Penn last weekend, the No. 13 Harvard women’s field hockey team split its weekend slate, first shutting out Brown 7-0 on Friday before falling 2-1 in a shootout against No. 8 Boston College two days later.
The No. 11 Harvard men’s water polo team's eight-game streak went south, as the Crimson dropped two close contests against Princeton and St. Francis, each by two goals. Harvard ended the weekend on a high note by soundly defeating Iona, finishing the weekend 1-2.
On Friday night, midway through the second half, the scoreboard displayed a score of 00-0 after the No. 7 Harvard Radcliffe Women’s rugby team (2-1-0) had scored 100 points against Mt. St. Mary’s (0-0-3), resetting the scoreboard, on its way to a 130-0 thumping of its opponents. The margin of victory was the greatest in program history.