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Lev Cohen

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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
Previews

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.

Skinner Staredown
Previews

Women's Basketball Set to Start Ivy League Play

After nearly three weeks away from competition, the Harvard women’s basketball team returns to the court on Saturday to begin its Ivy League schedule against Dartmouth at Lavietes Pavilion. In what has been an up-and-down season for Harvard so far, the Crimson looks to demonstrate its veteran resolve and determination heading into its conference games as it seeks a league championship and a berth in the NCAA tournament.

Eight-and-One
Men's Squash

Men's Squash Thrashes MIT 8-1

While the first three matches of the season have not been especially competitive, they still serve as valuable experiences for everyone, particularly the freshmen.

Men's Squash

Egypt Holds Special Place in the Heart of Harvard Squash Players

Of the six freshmen joining Harvard’s storied squash program this year, three hail from Cairo, Egypt. They are the latest set of top recruits from a country that dominates the international squash scene.

Football

Athlete of the Week: Tom Stewart

Until less than a month ago, senior quarterback Tom Stewart was not even starting for Harvard. A mere four weeks later, he has etched his name into the Crimson’s record books.

Four For Four
Men's Squash

Boasting Expectations

The men's squash team is still in the middle of a quest to dethrone perennial rival Trinity, while the women's squad is the team to beat, going undefeated and losing just four individual matches last season.

On Tour
Men's Tennis

Brian Shi Takes Unconventional Path to Harvard Tennis

When he was 14, Brian Shi nearly quit playing tennis. Instead, he stuck with the sport he loved and became the sixth-best recruit in the nation.

Water Boys
Men's Water Polo

Men's Water Polo Comes Away with Two of Three from Invite

For the second straight day, the Harvard men’s water polo team found itself locked in a tight battle against another ranked team late in the fourth quarter. The result would determine whether the squad would emerge from the weekend Invite with a winning record.

Women's Golf

Women's Golf Finishes Sixth at Yale Invitational

In a field including four Ivy League teams, Harvard beat out Yale and Brown and finished six strokes behind Penn.

Glass Half Full
Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer Well-Rested Ahead of Ivy Clash Against Yale

Harvard will be looking to prove that its last-place finish in the Ivy League last year, their first such finish since 2012, was no more than a fluke.

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