Cade Palmer is a member of the 146 guard. He serves as chair of the Sports Board and, among occasional other articles, covers football in addition to track and field.
He can be reached by email at cade.palmer@thecrimson. Follow him on Twitter @THC_CadePalmer.
The matchup between Harvard and Brown is always an interesting one. The latter is convinced a rivalry exists and the former treats it like any other game. Last weekend, Harvard outshone the temporary lights at Brown Stadium, defeating the home team 31-17.
Yale was ranked first in an Ivy League preseason poll. In the inaugural weekend of play, they lost to an 0-2 Holy Cross team. The loss doesn't really mean anything, but it previews another season of tempestuous Ivy League rankings.
Storylines abound as the first week of Ivy League football draws near. Harvard looks to overcome the graduation of its defensive backfield, Columbia tries to surmount its fan base and Cornell distances itself from Ithaca. These are our picks for this week's set of games.
The NCAA Outdoors represent the end of the collegiate season, and with that conclusion most track athletes go home to rest after the two seasons of running. After placing second in the meet, Thomas went to Switzerland.
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.
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.
On Thursday, the Crimson track and field team made the six-hour trek down to Philadelphia for the historic Penn Relays, in addition to sending a few others on a trip to Stonehill for the Skyhawk Invitational, in this final week of preparation before the divisional championships.