Harvard carried its momentum from last week’s Princeton Invite into this weekend’s slate of dominance. The squad’s current win streak of nine games is one shy of the longest streak in college history.
No. 12 Harvard men’s water polo (5-0, 0-0 NWPC) took home three wins this weekend in Princeton, N.J., at the annual Princeton Invite.
Twelve hours and twenty-one minutes after she took her first step, Brinkley Brown jogged through the gates of the Leverett House courtyard along with a small entourage of fans and friends.
So it was all the more heartbreaking when, after skirting past Brown, 11-10, Harvard fell to Princeton in the NEWPC championship, 12-10.
The inflatable sports bubble over Harvard Stadium protected both teams from a cold, gray drizzle on Sunday, but it could not protect Harvard from No. 11 Denver’s blistering attack in the second half.
Devon Wills’s reputation got her here, but she is all business now. A long, challenging season looms, and Wills and her captains have work to do.
And while Shelton-Mosley and Stewart are prepping for moves to the SEC and Conference USA, some of their teammates will be gearing up for a shot at the NFL. Among those eyeing the next level are defensive tackles Stone Hart and Richie Ryan, wide receiver Adam Scott, and offensive lineman Larry Allen, Jr., son of Hall of Fame lineman Larry Allen, Sr.