Contributing writer

Rena Simkowitz

Latest Content

Women's Water Polo

Women's Water Polo Wins Three of Four in Harvard Invitational

This weekend, the women's water polo team defeated No. 18 San Jose State for first time in history while also racking up wins against Toronto and Siena, while dropping one to No. 15 Wagner.


Skiing Competes in 95th Annual Middlebury Carnival

The Crimson Nordic and Alpine teams traveled north to compete in the 95th Annual Middlebury Carnival, the final race of the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association carnival season.


Skiing Posts Strong Results at Williams Carnival

Among the field of competitive teams comprising the EISA circuit, the Crimson improved upon its own previous performances to score 273 points across both genders and disciplines.


Ski Team Competes at UVM Carnival

Improving their point total from last year at the same carnival, the Crimson ski team scored 293 points and finished in 11th place out of the 16 EISA teams.

Track and Cross Country

Milner, Gillespie Lead Cross Country at NCAA Regionals

The rookie Milner finished in 10th on the men's side, the first rookie to do so since Timothy Galebach in 2003. Meanwhile, Gillespie led the Harvard women's team with a 43rd-place finish.

Track and Cross Country

Cross Country Freshmen Lead the Pack in Cross Coast Competitions

Split between coasts for a big weekend of racing, the Harvard cross country women and men separated to race in the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational and the Princeton Invitational. In both races, freshman led the way with Abbe Goldstein pacing the Harvard women in Wisconsin and Hugo Milner carrying the men’s team in New Jersey

Track and Cross Country

Cross Country Opens Season at Annual HYP Meet

Competing in a dual meet against the Bulldogs, the Crimson men placed second overall, while the women finished third overall against Yale and Princeton.

Home Stretch
Track and Cross Country

Cross Country Competes in Exhibition Meet at Boston College

Opening their 2017 campaigns, the Harvard men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in a dual meet against local rival Boston College at the Chestnut Hill Reservoir on Friday afternoon.

Minnis at Rest
Men's Water Polo

Minnis Reaches New Heights: Coach of the Year

Coach Ted Minnis led both the men's and women's water polo teams to historic campaigns in 2016-2017.

Strong Hong
Women's Water Polo

Women's Water Polo Posts Highest-Ever Finish at CWPA Tournament

The Crimson advanced to the semifinals after a come-from-behind win over No. 16 Indiana, but losses against No. 7 Michigan and No. 15 Hartwick followed.

Women's Water Polo

Women's Water Polo Loses Two of Three to Wrap Up Conference Play

Competing at Brown, the No. 20 Harvard women’s water polo team found mixed success in a trio of conference games. The Crimson (14-12, 4-4 CWPA) concluded its regular season with a one-point loss against No. 18 Hartwick (22-9, 6-2) on Friday, and a 7-3 loss against No. 14 Indiana (18-9, 5-3) and 14-3 win against St. Francis (PA) (10-19, 0-8) on Saturday.

Hong Time
Women's Water Polo

Women's Water Polo Picks Up Important Win Against Brown

On Wednesday night, playing at home in Blodgett Pool, the No. 20 Harvard women’s water polo team fought its way to a crucial 8-7 win over Ivy League rival Brown.

Women's Water Polo

Harvard Women's Water Polo Splits Conference Games

​The No. 20 Harvard women’s water polo team played three conference games, splitting the weekend 2-1. On Saturday, the Crimson defeated Bucknell, 9-5, and George Washington, 15-8. On Sunday, Harvard dropped its second conference game to Michigan, 7-15.

Women's Water Polo

Women's Water Polo Defeats Two Opponents by Double Digits

​Returning from its West Coast road trip, the No. 20 Harvard women’s water polo team dominated both of its games in Pennsylvania over the weekend.

Women's Water Polo

Women's Water Polo Splits Four Games to Close Out Road Trip

The No. 20 Harvard women’s water polo team finished its West Coast road trip with a 4-3 record, closing out the week with a strong win over Fresno Pacific, a pair of tough losses to No. 9 Pacific and No. 14 San Jose State, and an overtime victory against Santa Clara.