Game Stories

Field Hockey

Field Hockey Routs Yale in Ivy League Opener

Harvard, led by senior back Olivia Allin’s two second half goals, prevailed 6-0 against Yale in its first Ivy League matchup of the season, once again blanking its opponent.

Women's Rugby

Rugby Drops First Contest of the Season at Dartmouth

By the end of regulation, the hosts had run up the final score to 55-13. Saturday was another instance of the Big Green asserting its dominance over the Crimson squad in the last few years.

Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Ties in Stalemate at Penn

Defense wins championships, but defense prevented a goal being scored in nearly two hours of soccer, leading to a tie. Overtime did not allow either Harvard or Penn to emerge victorious in the Ivy League opener this past weekend.

Back of the Hand
Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis Performs Well at Ivy Plus Tournament

Harvard will conclude Ivy Plus play on Sunday and then gear up for ITA Regionals, which take place in Princeton, N.J. from Oct. 11 through Oct. 16. It will try to build off of a promising start, especially considering the fact that 2018 is its first year without ex-head coach Dave Fish, who spent 42 years with the team, racking up 21 Ivy League championships.

Track and Cross Country

Cross Country Competes at Beantown Annual

With the HYP meet occuring last week and an upcoming meet at the Roy Griak Invitational next week, Harvard fielded significantly fewer runners this year than previously before, with hopes of resting the majority of its racers to prepare for later meets.

Fair Game
Men's Golf

Men's Golf Travels to Quechee Club Collegiate Challenge

After not being able to travel with the team in Harvard’s last tournament, sophomore Grant Fairbairn led the way for Harvard in his season debut. The California native shot a 70 on Saturday, good enough for two-under par and third place on the leaderboard. Sunday saw him turn in a solid 73, which slid him back three spots to end the tournament in sixth place in a field of 74 competitors.

La Bella Vida
Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball Loses Nail-Biter at Dartmouth

The Crimson held on until 15-14, but the Big Green reeled off a 3-0 run capped by an ace by Cox to win the set and the match in a hard-fought heartbreaker for the losing side.

Eyes on the Prize

Harvard Lights Up Brown in First Ivy League Contest

In the 118th matchup between Harvard and Brown, the Crimson bested its opponent, 31-17, to kick off its Ivy League schedule.

Ready for Launch
Men's Tennis

BRIEF: Tennis Jumpstarts Fall Season with Road Tournaments

The men’s team submitted a strong performance at the Chowder Fest tournament, while the women’s team traveled to the Dartmouth and Columbia Invitationals, finishing with winning records at both.

Field Hockey

BRIEF: Field Hockey is Perfect in Weekend Matchups

Not only did Harvard cruise through this weekend’s matches as it faced two Massachusetts rivals — Northeastern and UMass — but sophomore forward Natalie Sicher’s breakout game on Sunday earned her the title of Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week.

Glass Ceiling
Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer Falls to Two Ranked Opponents on the Road

This weekend, Harvard tripped to Colorado to challenge two formidable foes: No. 5 Denver and No. 23 Air Force. As their rankings may suggest, the home teams ran away with both games, as the Crimson fell to the Pioneers, 3-1, before bowing out to the Falcons by an even more lopsided score of 6-1.

Can't Bear to Watch
Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Outmuscles Northeastern, 2-0

Harvard won a 2-0 slugfest on first-half goals by senior midfielder Leah Mohammadi and freshman forward Sophie Hirst.

20/20 Vision

20/20 Vision

Sophomore running back Aaron Shampklin was electric in Saturday's first quarter. Touching the ball three times, the second-year bullied his way to six-points all three times.

20/20 Vision

Shampklin Shines as Harvard Tramples San Diego, 36-14

Sophomore running back Aaron Shampklin scored four touchdowns en route to Harvard's home opening win on Saturday afternoon.

Jumping For Joy
Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball Prevails In Thrilling Victory Over Boston College

In a thrilling back-and-forth affair, Harvard women’s volleyball took down previously undefeated Boston College in five sets. Momentum swung like a pendulum, with each team trading a win for a loss in each resulting set. After the Eagles forced a fifth and final set, the Crimson took home the final set 15-11.