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Fantastic Freshman
Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Keeps Rolling, Opens Ivy League Season With Penn Win

Harvard women’s soccer opened Ivy League play with a big 1-0 win over reigning Ivy League co-champions Penn in front of an announced crowd of 1,456 that filled the bleachers at Ohiri Field.

Determined Dribbling
Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Starts Slowly, Has Three Game Winning Streak Snapped By San Francisco

Harvard women’s soccer’s season-opening three game home winning streak was snapped Friday afternoon, as a fantastic individual performance from San Francisco’s Miciah Madison stole the show at Ohiri Field and a slow start doomed the Crimson to a 3-1 defeat.

Flipping the Script
Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Withstands Late UMass Push to Survive, 2-1

Harvard women’s soccer had to fight off fatigue, a late goal from Massachusetts off a corner kick, and even a fallen drone on a windy night, but the Crimson won its third straight game anyway.

At the Helm
Women's Basketball

Katie Benzan, Women's Basketball's Leading Scorer, Will Not Return to Team for Senior Season

Katie Benzan ‘20, Harvard’s point guard and leader in points and assists last season, will not return to the women’s basketball team for her senior season. “Katie has been a remarkable player in our program for three years,” head coach Kathy Delaney-Smith said in an emailed statement. “After much discussion with the coaching staff, she has decided to step away her senior year.”

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.,.