Game Stories

No Doubter

Softball Wins Championship Series, Advances to NCAA Regionals

After losing the Ivy League Championship Series in 2016 and 2017 against Princeton, maybe all Harvard softball needed was a change in scenery. The Crimson traveled to Hanover, N.H., where it bested Dartmouth in two games to claim the Ancient Eight title and advance to the NCAA Regionals.

Florence Flash
Track and Cross Country

Thomas Wins Five Golds at Ivy Outdoor Heps, Named USTFCCCA Athlete of the Week

At the Penn-hosted Ivy League Outdoor Heptagonal Championships, the Crimson track and field teams left with nine first place medals. Across the two day meet, the women's team placed second while the men finished sixth.

I'd Like to Buy a Vowel
Men's Volleyball

UCLA Eliminates Men's Volleyball from NCAA Tournament

In its inaugural trip to the NCAA Tournament, the Crimson squared off with 19-time champion UCLA on the Bruins' home turf. Under the lights of the Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, Calif., Harvard went up one game before dropping three consecutively.

Long Stretch

Baseball Concedes Leads, Drops Two of Three at Cornell

Despite jumping out to leads in all three of its games, the Crimson could only muster one win on Sunday to avoid being swept by Cornell. The team must regroup for its final matchup of the year in order to clinch a spot in the Ivy Championship series.

Locked In

Softball Clinches Ivy Championship Series Appearance

One win was all that the Harvard needed. After picking up that one win at Brown, the Crimson dropped the other two to close out its season, but will head to the Ivy Championship series for the third straight year.

Back on Track
Track and Cross Country

Track and Field Competes in Penn Relays, Stonehill Invite

On Thursday, the Crimson track and field team made the six-hour trek down to Philadelphia for the historic Penn Relays, in addition to sending a few others on a trip to Stonehill for the Skyhawk Invitational, in this final week of preparation before the divisional championships.

Golden Girls
Women's Crew

Radcliffe Heavyweight Crew Earns First at Eastern Sprints

In an athletic display of prowess that can only be analogized to the dynasties of the Chicago Bulls in the 90’s and the New England Patriots of the 21st century, the No. 17 ranked Black and White captured the Eastern Sprints Championship for the fourth year in a row.

Fair Game
Men's Golf

Men's Golf Misses Out on Third Consecutive Ivy Championship

This weekend appeared to be a golden opportunity for a three-peat, as the team was tied for first entering the final day of play, but it was not to be. Harvard slipped to a third place finish after a difficult final round.

Jumpin' Jake

Baseball Beats Princeton for First Sweep Since 2009

The Crimson is now gunning for its first Ivy League Championship title since 2005, when it defeated Cornell at O’Donnell Field in Cambridge, Mass. Thirteen years later, Harvard might just have what it takes to get back to the championship series.

Until Next Year
Women's Golf

Women's Golf Comes Up Just Short at Ivy Championships

At the end of the final round of the Ivy League Championships, the Harvard women’s golf team remained tied with Princeton for the top spot to decide the conference crown. In dramatic fashion, the Crimson came up just short in a playoff hole against the Tigers to decide the Ancient Eight title.

Winding Up

Softball Slips Up against Boston College in First Midweek Game Since March

In its last game before heading to Brown to close out the regular season, the Crimson lost a low-scoring affair against Boston College, 3-1, at the new Harrington Athletics Village in Brighton.

Bean Ball

Zavolas Leads Baseball to Series Win Against Brown

When you know you have a good team, just put your head down and go to work. The Bad Boys, out of Cambridge, Mass., know it best. The baseball team took two of three from the visiting Brown squad last weekend, evening its division record.

Seeing Red

Stewart, Booker Stand Out In Football Spring Game

Harvard football started two quarterbacks last season and Tom Stewart wasn't one. But with his strong two-touchdown performance at the Spring Game this weekend, he's in the hunt for the job in the 2018 season.


Softball Defeats Dartmouth Twice on Senior Day

Harvard is first in the Ivy League with a 13-5 record, and it has just three conference games remaining as it travels to face Brown next weekend.

Over the Shoulder
Men's Lacrosse

Men's Lacrosse Falls Short in Comeback Attempt

With a possible spot in the Ivy tournament on the line and the seniors playing in their final home games at Harvard Stadium, the Crimson certainly had no shortage of motivation. The only question was whether there was enough time.