The Harvard and Penn men’s lacrosse teams both entered Saturday’s contest in Philadelphia, Penn., looking to break out of weeks-long funks. With the calendar inching towards May, when the conference tournament takes place in New York, every loss was becoming more and more costly.
Highlights of the late-game comeback win against BU, as well as post-game thoughts from Coach Chris Wojcik '96.
Behind sophomore attackman Jeff Teat’s strong play, Cornell comfortably topped Harvard, 15-11, handing the visiting Crimson its first conference loss of the year. Harvard drops to the third spot in the conference, while the Big Red now sits second behind No. 3 Yale, which is still undefeated in the Ivy with a 4-0 record.
The Great Danes tallied a comprehensive 14-6 victory at home, while the Crimson recorded its lowest scoring output since netting only five against Penn during the 2014 season.
Four days after a thrilling shootout with Boston University, the Harvard men’s lacrosse team took the field against Dartmouth for a game that was a much different affair.
With the dramatic overtime victory, Harvard secured its best start to a season since 1990. Meanwhile, Boston University suffered its third straight loss after a promising start to the year. Senior Morgan Cheek broke an all-time program record for points in a game with 13.