Shuvom N. Sadhuka
Despite a streaking hot start in the ECAC Championships and a series tie against Penn in the final, Harvard failed to win their final match.
A late-regulation comeback and 27-point effort by junior guard Katie Benzan wasn’t quite enough for Harvard’s women’s basketball (4-4) Friday night at Lavietes Pavilion, who dropped 72-67 to Quinnipiac (4-3) in a double-overtime thriller to open its four-game homestand.
“We’d especially been working on scoring in practice and getting pucks to the net, and tonight was a really good example of all the hard work we’ve put in,” Hughes noted. “Being back in a game setting, everyone was really excited, and things were just working our way.”
For years, the men’s soccer team would walk back to the locker room to see the jersey of one of its legends, Mike Fucito ’08, hanging up on the wall.
The men’s team submitted a strong performance at the Chowder Fest tournament, while the women’s team traveled to the Dartmouth and Columbia Invitationals, finishing with winning records at both.