Harvard hockey star Ryan Donato will officially represent team U.S.A. in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games—marking the next chapter in a life dedicated to hockey.
As the only upperclassmen in Amaker’s rotation with consistent minutes, Johnson has taken over as Harvard’s on-court vocal leader this season.
Three and a half years ago, high school junior sprinter Gabby Thomas didn’t think she was going to make it as a college athlete. Two wildly successful NCAA seasons and an impressive array of records later, the Thomas now has her sights set on loftier goals: a NCAA national title and the 2020 Olympics.
“It’s a new year. We lost a lot of great players, a lot of great leadership.” For the Harvard men’s hockey team, these words from coach Ted Donato ’91 are all too familiar. Each season, and especially the last two, the talent walking the stage in late May seems irreplaceable. And yet, the Crimson is starting to develop a knack for turning over its roster and staying competitive year in and year out.
With Boston snows hindering the outdoor practices of the golf teams, the group makes use of the school’s indoor facilities to prepare for the upcoming Ivy League Championships.
Less than 48 hours after Harvard bowed out of the Frozen Four, Malone received the opportunity of a lifetime—a chance to suit up for his hometown team, the Buffalo Sabres.