He led the team in scoring 10 times and in assists 13 times during his sophomore campaign. Hoping to continue his impressive career, Kirkwood has been struggling to find adequate resources for training and playing basketball during the pandemic.
Harvard closes out its regular season this weekend at Lavietes against Brown on Friday and Yale on Saturday with the No. 1 seed in the Ivy League up for grabs.
“I just want you to know that we don't win this game tonight at all without Mason Forbes,” coach Tommy Amaker said.
“I was really pleased with the start we had and how we were able to play defensively with great discipline,” Amaker said. “That was the key against this team and its style we’ll have to do it again tomorrow night.”
Riding an eight-game win streak, including six in a row on the road, the Crimson (13-4, 2-0 Ivy) will visit the Quakers (7-8, 0-2 Ivy) on Friday and the Tigers (8-7, 2-0) on Saturday as it continues its five-game road trip and looks to stay undefeated in conference play.
On the road for the first time this season, Northeastern handed Harvard its first defeat off of a record-setting 44-point effort from captain Jordan Roland.
This past weekend, the Harvard men’s soccer team continued to struggle in conference play as it fell against Ivy League rival Dartmouth 3-1 at home. After keeping it tied up at 1-1 for a majority of the first half, the Big Green pulled away with goals late in the first and early in the second.