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Final Season for 17

A Positional Look at Football’s Freshman Class

For a team that relied heavily on a deep senior class on the defensive end in 2017, Harvard football brought in a bevy of recruits to replenish its defense heading into 2018. The class is comprised of 12 offensive players, 14 on the defensive side, one kicker, and one punter.

COLUMN: NFL's New Rule Changes Are Geared Towards Player Safety, Despite Fan Resistance

In March, the NFL approved a change to its policy on hits to the head. There is still no targeting rule in place, which in the college game results in an automatic ejection for any player who is deemed to have led with his helmet in making a hit. However, it appears as though the NFL is trending in that direction.

Men's Water Polo Sweeps Princeton Invitational

Returning to Cambridge with a perfect record over the trio of this weekend’s matches, there is little chance of the team dropping in the CWPA’s new rankings.

Men's Golf Battles Injuries, Places 10th at Doc Gimmler

With a third of the roster sidelined in total, the Crimson tripped to Farmingdale, New York, and teed off at the annual Doc Gimmler tournament. Able to field just four players instead of the typical five, the team would limp to a 10th-place finish in its first competitive tournament this year.

Women's Volleyball Places Second at Fairfield Invitational

This weekend at the Fairfield Invitational, Harvard bookended a shutout loss with victories over Central Connecticut State on Friday and host Fairfield Saturday evening.

Women's Soccer Loses First Half Lead at Providence

Harvard managed to control play for much of the first half, earning its first halftime lead this season. The second frame, though, was all Friars. The home side netted three shots and pulled away with a 3-1 victory.

Thomas Spends Summer in IAAF Diamond League

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.

Men's Soccer Splits Pair of Non-Conference Matches

Harvard dealt with some extreme weather this week, as it defeated Providence on Monday in 92-degree heat and lost to No. 22 UMass Lowell last night after a thunderstorm delayed kickoff.

Women's Soccer Edges Quinnipiac, Drops to Maine

On Sunday, Harvard locked horns with Quinnipiac, taking down the Bobcats on the road, 1-0, on freshman midfielder/forward Sophie Hirst’s second-half goal. On Wednesday night at Jordan Field, the Crimson (2-3) followed it up by dropping a 1-0 contest to the Maine Black Bears in a disappointing home loss.

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