Crimson staff writer
Aaron B. Shuchman
25 Years Later, Harvard’s NCAA Tournament Upset of Stanford Lives On
Until March 14, 1998, a No. 16 seed had never beaten a No. 1 seed in either the men’s or women’s postseason basketball tournament. Then, the Harvard women’s basketball team played Stanford.
Rewriting the Record Books: Maia Ramsden, Female Athlete of the Year
Although junior Maia Ramsden has only competed on the Harvard track and field and cross country teams for two seasons, her name is quickly taking up a lot of real estate in the Harvard Athletics record book.
From the Editors: A Year of Triumph and Heartbreak
At The Harvard Crimson, we have had the privilege to cover all of the action. From storied rivalries to dominant performances to heartbreaking defeats, our reporters across every varsity sport have sought to bring the stories behind Harvard Athletics to life. Driven and committed athletes have fought through tremendous adversity to compete at an elite level, persevering through injuries and defeats in their pursuit of excellence as student-athletes. On the sidelines, visionary and inspiring coaches, established campus legends, and rookies alike, have continued to set a high standard of achievement and drive Crimson competitors to be their very best.
Former Harvard Stars Look to Make their Mark in the NHL
After Harvard’s 8-1 loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes on March 24th eliminated the Crimson from the 2023 NCAA Tournament, the next wave of Harvard talent is heading to the NHL.
No. 7 Harvard’s Season Ends in 8-1 Blowout Loss to No. 8 Ohio State
After a narrow loss to Minnesota State in the first round of the 2022 NCAA Tournament, the No. 7 Harvard men’s ice hockey team seemed to be on the upswing, with the majority of the NCAA’s then-youngest team returning for another shot at a national title run. After blazing through the regular season with a stellar 24-8-2 record, the Crimson entered the 2023 NCAA Tournament with legitimate hopes of reaching the Frozen Four.
No. 7 Harvard Men’s Ice Hockey to Face No. 8 Ohio State in NCAA Tournament Opener
After its best regular season campaign since 2016-2017, the No. 7 Harvard men’s ice hockey team will look to kickstart a championship run against the No. 8 Ohio State Buckeyes on Friday afternoon in Bridgeport, Conn.
No. 7 Harvard Surges Into Postseason with Final Weekend Sweep
At this time last year, a young, inexperienced Harvard men’s ice hockey team prepared for its first ECAC tournament since 2019. The Crimson surpassed expectations, winning the Whitelaw Cup and securing an unexpected NCAA tournament berth. Now, a year later, No. 7 Harvard has seen monumental growth, spending the majority of the season in the top 10 and setting a lofty end-of-season goal: a national championship.
No. 9 Harvard Sweeps Union, RPI on Final Regular Season Homestand
After a crushing loss on Monday night to the Northeastern University Huskies in the Beanpot Championship game, it was imperative that the No. 9 Harvard men’s hockey team put the sting of defeat in the past with four important intra-conference games remaining in the regular season.
No. 16 Northeastern defeats No. 9 Harvard in 3-2 Shootout Thriller to Win Beanpot Title
In a tense, raucous, and evenly-played Beanpot title game at T.D. Garden, the Huskies emerged victorious over the Crimson with a 3-2 shootout victory, the first time in the tournament’s 70-year history that a Beanpot game had been decided in a shootout following a recent NCAA rule change.
Marek Magic: Harvard Beats Boston College 4-3 in Beanpot Semifinal Thriller
In a season with championship aspirations, the No. 10 Harvard men’s ice hockey team has leaned heavily on its top-six forwards and a series of late game comebacks to jump into the top 10 of the national rankings. However, in the semifinal of the Beanpot Tournament on Monday night against the Boston College Eagles, the script flipped completely.