For the second year in a row, Harvard’s NCAA tournament run came to an abrupt halt by way of a 4-1 defeat in the opening round—this time at the hands of local foe Boston College.
With their respective seasons underway, the Harvard lacrosse, baseball, softball, and men's volleyball teams look to build on what have been promising starts as they head towards conference play.
The upperclassman, who sat out his first three seasons in Cambridge due to recurring injury, confirmed late Tuesday that he will transfer to another school for at least the 2016-2017 season.
In the 53-year history of the ECAC tournament, Harvard has yet to win back-to-back postseason titles. For Vesey in particular, the next two weekends offer an opportunity to cement a special legacy.
Since leagues award automatic bids to their tournament champions—teams that might not be ranked among the top 16—Harvard has little margin for error. A series loss this weekend would immediately place the Crimson’s season on life support.
The tournament will exclude half the league’s teams, maintaining some of the importance of regular season play.
For the second time in her three-year career, junior saber fencer Adrienne Jarocki finished her season with a win at the NCAA Individual Championships.
Jimmy Vesey, the outgoing star of the Harvard men’s hockey team, will reportedly test the National Hockey League’s unrestricted free agency period in August rather than sign immediately with the Nashville Predators.
After a three-week break, the No. 49 Harvard men’s tennis team (10-8) returned to the courts this past weekend in San Diego, CA., for the Hilton San Diego Mission Valley Spring Classic. Harvard ended the weekend with two losses and a decisive victory on Sunday against San Diego State.
Harvard wrestling stepped onto the mat one final time this season as seniors Devon Gobbo and Todd Preston, as well as sophomore Josef Johnson, represented the Crimson on college wrestling’s biggest stage, the NCAA tournament hosted at Madison Square Garden this weekend.
The Harvard baseball team finished up its Spring Break trip in Florida with a three-game set against Army on Thursday and Friday, losing the opening game on Thursday before splitting Friday’s doubleheader with the Black Knights.
The Harvard sailing team competed in three separate regattas over the weekend in Connecticut, Maryland, and Massachusetts, posting top-ten results in each of the events.
Quinnipiac is the best team in the ECAC. Plain and simple. The No. 1/1 Bobcats deserved to lift the Whitelaw Cup. And that’s why I picked them.
The Harvard women’s tennis team ended its spring break in Los Angeles with a win over a ranked opponent to cap off an impressive run. The Crimson swept its three games this weekend to remain undefeated in March, extending its win streak to five games.
Led by the rock-solid goalkeeping of sophomore Cleo Harrington, the No. 19 Crimson bounced back in a big way amidst the busiest schedule of the year, sweeping the last six games of its annual California run to post a 7-2 road trip record.
The Harvard track and field team kicked off its outdoor season this past weekend with a bevy of strong individual performances at the TCU Invitational.
Harvard softball dropped four out of five games in the San Diego State Classic II. The Crimson pulled out a win in its last game of the tournament against the University of San Diego after a weekend full close losses, two of which went into extra innings.
The Crimson rode a dominant first half to a 13-3 victory over Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass.
Despite the team finishing the trip with only three victories out of eight contests, junior pitcher Nick Gruener shone for the Crimson. He recorded 11 total strikeouts over his two outings, with seven against Florida and four against Army.
Entering its Tuesday night matchup at Harvard Stadium, BU looked to snap a five game losing streak against against the Crimson and earn its first win in the all-time series.
Barring WNIT appearances, the last time Harvard played postseason basketball was in 2007. Had the conference tournament existed, the Crimson would’ve played in every one since.
First-Round Preview: The Harvard men's hockey team's Friday night date with Boston College at Worcester’s DCU Center will be the programs’ 124th meeting since 1919 but just their first in an NCAA tournament.