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.
In an unconventional Friday-Saturday series, Harvard won both the opener and the series finale with a mix of timely offense and shutdown pitching.
Coming off a three-game sweep of Princeton, the Crimson will travel to New York to face off against another Ivy South Division opponent this coming weekend. This time, Harvard battles an upstart Columbia program.
Harvard swept Princeton in a three-game series this weekend, winning each contest by a comfortable margin. Harvard rebounded strongly from a difficult Cornell series, outscoring the Tigers, 26-9.
Harvard traveled to Cornell over the weekend for an unconventional Sunday-Monday series in which the team lost two of three games.
A season removed from capturing the Ivy League North Division title, Harvard softball got off to a strong start in conference play against divisional opponent Yale in New Haven, Conn.
After a sluggish start to the season, Harvard rallied for four wins in six games in the first portion of its spring break slate. Junior shortstop Rhianna Rich was named Ivy League Player of the Week.
Competing in the Carolina Classic, the second of three tournaments before the beginning of conference play, Harvard softball dropped three out of four of its games in North Carolina.
The Harvard softball team traveled to sunny Orlando, Fla., for the Citrus Classic. After winning its first two games on Friday, the Crimson dropped the final three to begin its season with a 2-3 record.
During the lengthy time Allard has spent at the helm, one will notice grit is one of the team’s ever-present themes, from preseason practices in the bubble, to the grind of the regular season, to postseason play.
Despite earning second in the preseason poll and finishing as the Ivy League runner-up in consecutive years, Harvard has its sights set on an Ivy League Championship Series victory by season's end.
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.
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