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Eliel Ig-Izevbekhai

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Perfect Form
Club Sports

The Last Gymnasts of Hemenway

Why doesn't Harvard have a gymnastics team anymore? And what was it like to be a part of the team in its heyday?

Winding Back
Men's Water Polo

Resurfacing: Male Comeback Athlete of the Year

Co-captain Harrison Tafur separated his AC joint during the summer prior to his final season. The senior rehabilitated himself, assumed a leadership role, and helped lead men's water polo to a quarterfinal appearance in the NCAA tournament.

Classy Classics
Men's Basketball

Star-Studded: Harvard Classics' Improbable Run to the National Championship

Although the season ultimately ended with a loss, the defeat came at the highest competition in the club level: the national championship game.

Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball Overcomes Penn State in Five Sets, Advances to EIVA Tournament Final

Harvard and Penn State entered their matchup on Thursday with a spot in the EIVA tournament final on the line. In a back and forth affair, the Crimson alternated winning sets with the Nittany Lions, winning the first and third before ultimately taking the deciding fifth set, 15-11, to secure the victory.

Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball Picks Up Two Crucial Conference Wins

The Crimson extended its winning streak to six games after securing a narrow victory over conference rival Princeton on Friday night and then a dominant win over the New Jersey Institute of Technology on Saturday afternoon.

Quinn Peaks

Golden State Mentality

The team is lined from top to bottom with Californians, 11 in fact. Meanwhile Yale and Princeton both claim only two players from the Golden State. The Crimson has built this this new-look baseball team on the grounds of ambitious recruiting, a newfound chemistry, and the adoption of new playing styles.


Baseball Returns to Northeast for Start of Ivy Play

From New Mexico to Alabama and South Carolina, the Harvard baseball team has played seemingly everywhere besides its home turf, O’Donnell field. However, with Ivy league play on deck for the team, long flights and unfamiliar teams will be replaced with games in the cold northeastern spring against familiar foes.


Wrestler Josef Johnson Ends Distinguished Career at NCAA Championships

While this weekend marked the official end of the wrestling season with the NCAA championships last weekend, it also marked the end of a distinguished career for one of Harvard’s very own, Josef Johnson.

Return Game

Women's Tennis Ends Layoff with Saturday Doubleheader

Harvard is set to host Marist and Providence on Saturday. Coming off consecutive 6-1 losses, the team looks to get back on track near the midpoint of its spring season.

Professor Jaylen Brown
Men's Basketball

Jaylen Brown, Intellectual and Friend of Harvard Basketball

Whether it was his educational experience at Cal, the stratified educational system of the United States, or his growing relationship with Harvard University, Brown stressed the importance of quality education in his talk at HGSE.

Lacrosse Players Guild
Women's Lacrosse

BRIEF: Women’s Lacrosse Takes Undefeated Yale to OT

Harvard matched its opponent in clears, turnovers, and draw controls en route to a back-and-forth match that went down to the wire. One minute and 24 seconds into the extra period, a Yale overtime goal iced the game, 16-15, in favor of the Bulldogs.

Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Falls to BC, Syracuse

A number of gritty singles performances and comeback attempts were unable to carry the Harvard women’s tennis team to victory this weekend, as it dropped a pair of matches to tough opponents at the Murr Center.

Ready, Set, Go!
Track and Cross Country

Fresh Kicks

The days are getting longer and the sun is finally out. For most Harvard students, this means spring break is just around the corner. For the Crimson track and field teams however, this means that the covered domes and bubbles are being replaced with the open stadiums of the outdoor season.