Harvard took care of business this weekend, but second-ranked Columbia controlled its own destiny and likewise won twice, capturing the Ivy League crown in the process.
Hosting top-ten opponents Princeton and Penn, Harvard recorded two distinct victories over the weekend—one a blowout, and one a nail-biter that came down to the ninth and final individual match.
Facing off against non-conference opponents No. 8 Rochester and No. 12 Drexel, the Crimson extended its streak of 9-0 victories to three consecutive matches.
Five Harvard baseball alumni who now occupy top spots in Major League Baseball front offices will return to Harvard for a question-and-answer panel Monday.
Continuing a difficult stretch of games against top opponents, Harvard dropped consecutive contests to No. 10 St. Lawrence and No. 2/2 Clarkson this weekend.
On a night where Vermont fans appeared to outnumber Harvard supporters, the Crimson struggled to find offensive rhythm without starting point guard Bryce Aiken.
In its first action in over two weeks, Harvard men's basketball earned a double-digit victory in a crosstown matchup with Boston University.
Kyle Juszczyk ’13 is headed back to the NFL’s Pro Bowl. This time, the former Crimson and current San Francisco 49er has earned a spot as the NFC’s starting fullback.
The last time Harvard finished with a losing record in the Ancient Eight was 1999. As head coach Tim Murphy would say, the Crimson has enjoyed a long “bull market."
This year, the tables have turned. After years of dominance, Harvard—which has experienced great triumphs and trials in 2017—will enter The Game in an unfamiliar position: as the underdog.
Football kickers can be an enigmatic group, often coming from a soccer background and practicing at the periphery. However, despite their behind-the-scenes role, Harvard's kickers are crucial to both the team’s success and its camaraderie year after year.
The 23-6 defeat prevented Harvard from vying for a share of the Ivy League championship. Moreover, the Crimson scored fewer than 10 points for the first time Nov. 2009.
Much to the delight of sports writers everywhere, the possibility of a seven-team tie for first place is still in the picture. If there were ever a better storyline to root for, I am not aware of it.
If the Crimson’s defense continues to play with such poise and an evident sense of urgency, Harvard has a prime opportunity to enter the Yale Bowl with a shot at the league title.
Last week, the football team extended a long winning streak against a conference opponent. This Saturday, the Crimson must do the same against Columbia to remain relevant in this year's edition of the Ivy League title race.