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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.

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.

Classy Classics
Men's Basketball

Star-Studded: Harvard Classics' Improbable Run to the National Championship

Although the season ultimately ended with a loss, the defeat came at the highest competition in the club level: the national championship game.

EIVA Champs
Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball Claims EIVA Championship, NCAA Tournament Berth

In a 3-1 decision over Princeton at George Mason’s Recreation Athletic Complex, Harvard clinched its first ever EIVA Championship title and punched its subsequent first ever ticket to the NCAA Tournament.

Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball Overcomes Penn State in Five Sets, Advances to EIVA Tournament Final

Harvard and Penn State entered their matchup on Thursday with a spot in the EIVA tournament final on the line. In a back and forth affair, the Crimson alternated winning sets with the Nittany Lions, winning the first and third before ultimately taking the deciding fifth set, 15-11, to secure the victory.

Record Breaker Deuel
Men's Crew

Rookie Rower Deuel Breaks the Lightweight Erg Half Marathon World Record

Drake Deuel broke the lightweight world record in the half-marathon on the erg, a 13.1 mile, or 21,097 meter, feat of fitness that bested the previous time by almost an entire minute.

Power Ball

Preview: Men’s Volleyball to Rematch Penn State in EIVA Semi-Final

Harvard is one of the four teams that will be descending on Fairfax, Va., in an effort to grab the EIVA tournament trophy and punch it’s ticket to the national bracket. Seeded third, the Crimson will square up against No. 2 seeded Penn State in the semi-final match Thursday.


Softball Sweeps Penn to Remain Atop Ivy League

Though the weather cooled down by Saturday afternoon, the Crimson’s bats did not. Harvard scored 25 runs in its three games versus the visiting Quakers, and the team picked up its second Ivy League series sweep out of five such series this season.

The Good and the Bad Times
Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey 2017-2018 Season Recap

“The season was basically characterized by learning curves,” said tri-captain forward Jake Horton. “It gave a lot of guys...that didn’t necessarily get those experiences over the past few years...the experience that they’re going to need to be great [next] season.”

Seniors, Take a Bow
Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Seniors: Where Are They Headed?

Here’s a glimpse at what each member of the class of 2018 is doing in his life beyond Harvard hockey.

Amaker and the Swoosh
Men's Basketball

A New Commercial Age in the Ivy League

The rise of corporate partners in the Ivy League raises new questions about the conference's identity.

Quinn Peaks

Golden State Mentality

The team is lined from top to bottom with Californians, 11 in fact. Meanwhile Yale and Princeton both claim only two players from the Golden State. The Crimson has built this this new-look baseball team on the grounds of ambitious recruiting, a newfound chemistry, and the adoption of new playing styles.

Final Four for Matty Fresh
Men's Basketball

Matt Fraschilla '17 Launches Coaching Career at Villanova

For a first-year graduate assistant coach like Fraschilla, the experience of making the Final Four has been, in his words, simply “unbelievable”.