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Alums 08-09 Women's
Sports Features

Data Feature — 10 Years Later: Where are They Now?

While a significant number of ‘08-09 Crimson athletes had at least brief careers as professional athletes, just 11 — slightly over one percent — still are.

Men's Squash

Squash Supreme: Both Men and Women are Teams of the Year

Not only did both squash teams meet those expectations, but they smashed them, as both went undefeated and cruised to national championships.

Back at Lavietes, Again

PREVIEW: Women's Basketball Hosts Drexel in WNIT

In Drexel (24-8, 14-4 CAA), Harvard is set to face another stifling defense. The Dragons have the best scoring defense in the country, as they concede just 49.9 points per game, making them the only team in the nation that allows under 50.

A Tough One
Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Suffers Disappointing Ending to Ivy Season, Dropping to Penn

Harvard (16-13, 9-6 Ivy) dropped its semifinal contest against Penn (24-5, 13-2 Ivy) 91-62 at the Lee Amphitheatre this past Saturday night, exiting the Ivy League Tournament in the semifinals for the third consecutive year.

Super Katie
Women's Basketball

Harvard, Penn To Lock Horns in Ivy League Tournament

Harvard and Penn face off this Saturday for a spot in the Ivy League championship game.

Skinner's Swan Song
Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Defeats Columbia On Senior Night

The Crimson had an uneven performance but thanks to their senior guards and Katie Benzan was able to ease past Columbia 69-56 in its final game before the Ivy League tournament.

Kathy's Corner
Women's Basketball

Delaney-Smith Gets Her 600th Win As Women's Basketball Cruises Past Cornell

A week after dropping two heartbreakers, the Crimson put Cornell away early as head coach Kathy Delaney-Smith in dominant fashion.

Find the Broom
Women's Basketball

Raster Reaches 1,000 Career Points as Women's Basketball Sails Past Yale

“I’m really honored [to reach 1,000 points],” Raster said. “I’ve played with a lot of great teammates here and obviously I have a coach like Kathy [Delaney-Smith] who has believed in me from freshman year and has let me play and grow as a player, so I’m just really honored.”

Breaking the Record Books
Women's Basketball

Benzan Breaks Career Three-Point Record as Women's Basketball Cruises Past Brown

A month after she became Harvard’s 20th 1,000 point scorer (a list that is also soon likely to include co-captain guard Madeline Raster, who has scored 991), the Wellesley native hit her 262nd career three pointer early in the third quarter, breaking a Crimson record long held by Erin Maher ‘93.

Holler from the Bench
Men's Basketball

Notebook: Harvard Bolsters Its Ivy League Credentials with Mid-Atlantic Sweep

Here are some takeaways from an impressive road sweep, which was spurred by the scorching-hot Bryce Aiken, who scored 58 points on the weekend:

Tonight We Bounce Back
Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Bounces Back Against Cornell After Tough Loss to Columbia

The Crimson was outscored 22-2 and shot 1-of-17 in a brutal opening stanza in Morningside Heights and then hit five threes in a dominant 25-13 opening period in Ithaca, N.Y.,.

Making Space
Women's Basketball

Crashing the Boards: Women's Basketball's Not-So-Secret Weapon

The dominance on the glass was nothing new for Harvard, as the Crimson is now out-rebounding opponents by 5.3 boards per game this season, a margin that places the team 53rd in college basketball — above the 85th percentile — and second to Penn in the Ivy League.

At the Top

Women's Basketball Prepares to Travel to Yale and Brown

This is the second of three road weekends for Harvard before they come home to face Penn and Princeton, the conference’s other two favorites, in two weeks.

An Egyptian Hero
Men's Squash

Ali Farag '14 is Now the World's Top Squash Player

When the new rankings come out in March, the 26-year-old will overtake el Shorbagy and become the top-ranked squash player for the first time in his career.

Give Boehm the Rock
Women's Basketball

Off a 14-0 First Quarter, Women's Basketball Starts Ivies with a W

Harvard (8-6, 1-0 Ivy) shut out Dartmouth 14-0 in the first quarter en route to a comfortable 56-46 win at Lavietes Pavilion on Saturday.