In fact, the second game in this best-of-three series was so resoundingly one-sided that it was the first-ever mercy rule game in the history of the Ivy League Championship.
After back to back Ivy League title losses in 2016 and 2017, Harvard softball looked to finally clinch that coveted Ivy title in their 2018 run. Starting off the season strong, the Crimson looked to make a statement that showed that they would not be denied an Ivy title again.
In a high-scoring series of games against Columbia, the Crimson found themselves 2-1 on the weekend, giving head coach Jenny Allard her 300th win in Ivy League play
As the Crimson journeys into the 2019 softball season, high hopes and steep expectations are certainly coming along for the ride. After taking home its seventh Ivy League softball title under last year’s senior class, the group will look to replicate the feat.
With a dominating performance from both No. 2 men’s fencing and No.7 women’s fencing, the Crimson marked another tally in the win column.
After its loss to Maine, Harvard (4-6-2, 3-3-1 ECAC) looked to finish the semester on a high note with a victory at New Hampshire (6-9-4, 4-8-1 Hockey East). However, neither team could separate itself during an overtime period, resulting in a 2-2 tie.
Early in the second period, with the game still tied at zero, sophomore defender Emma Buckles rushed forward and intercepted a Union pass. Speeding towards the Dutchwomen net, Buckles unleashed a deadly drag shot, which flew by the Union goalie and slammed into the net.
Coming off its 7-3 victory against Holy Cross, the Harvard women’s ice hockey team traveled to face the number one team in the country, the Wisconsin Badgers. The Crimson rolled into the weekend looking to continue its win streak, ultimately falling short twice, but not before forcing back-to-back overtimes.
Coming off a loss to Cornell, the Crimson faced were edged 1-0 to No. 9 Colgate putting them 0-2 for this weekend’s road games.