On the heels of a stellar rookie season, sophomore Katie Benzan made the Ivy League record books this season by knocking down 99 three-pointers, the most by any woman in Ancient Eight history.
The Crimson (18-11, 10-4 Ivy) entered the evening hoping to extend its postseason, but left Rose Hill Gymnasium rueing what could have been, suffering a season-ending 65-47 loss to Fordham in a game that left head coach Kathy Delaney-Smith nothing short of perplexed.
In a nail-biting defensive battle that came down to the final seconds, Harvard women’s basketball fell to Penn in the Palestra on the Quakers home court. The Crimson shot only 25.8 percent to Penn’s 33.3 percent from the field in a night where shots seemed not to fall for either side.
With the unenviable task of taking on host team Penn on Saturday night, Harvard women's basketball will head to Philadelphia this weekend with an eye toward securing the title of the second annual Ivy League Tournament.
The Harvard’s women’s basketball team braved weather delays in New York to finish its regular season with two victories over Cornell and Columbia. The Crimson extended its winning streak to four games heading into the Ivy League Tournament, concluding its regular season with a season sweep of both opponents.