Crimson staff writer

Jack Stockless

Jack Stockless '19 is a Sports Chair for the 145th Guard. He has covered softball for the past three seasons and football for the past two.

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First Up

Born to Play Softball: Female Athlete of the Year, Runner-Up

As soon as she set foot on Harvard’s campus, Rhianna Rich established herself as the softball team’s starting shortstop. Now in the spring of her junior year, Rich has been a model of consistency for three straight seasons.

Sweet Spot

Covering All the Bases: Female Comeback Athlete of the Year, Runner-Up

Coming off an ACL injury which held her out of the 2017 season, junior second baseman Meagan Lantz is right back in the mix as one of Harvard softball's key contributors.


BRIEF: Softball Eliminated from NCAA Regionals

This weekend, Harvard softball traveled to Athens, Ga., to participate in NCAA Regionals after winning the Ivy League Championship Series over Dartmouth. The Crimson’s playoff trip was its first since 2012.

No Doubter

Softball Wins Championship Series, Advances to NCAA Regionals

After losing the Ivy League Championship Series in 2016 and 2017 against Princeton, maybe all Harvard softball needed was a change in scenery. The Crimson traveled to Hanover, N.H., where it bested Dartmouth in two games to claim the Ancient Eight title and advance to the NCAA Regionals.

Protect This House

Softball Preps to Battle Dartmouth in Ivy League Title Match

This weekend, Dartmouth softball handily swept Brown to finish 16-5 in conference play. In doing so, the Big Green clinched home field advantage in the Ivy League Championship Series and will host Harvard in next weekend's best-of-three set.

All Lined Up

An Early Look at Fenway Park Hosting Harvard-Yale

Alternating every year, Harvard Stadium and the Yale Bowl play host to the annual mid-November showdown known as The Game. This year, though, a third famous stadium joins that group.

Locked In

Softball Clinches Ivy Championship Series Appearance

One win was all that the Harvard needed. After picking up that one win at Brown, the Crimson dropped the other two to close out its season, but will head to the Ivy Championship series for the third straight year.

Winding Up

Softball Slips Up against Boston College in First Midweek Game Since March

In its last game before heading to Brown to close out the regular season, the Crimson lost a low-scoring affair against Boston College, 3-1, at the new Harrington Athletics Village in Brighton.


Softball Defeats Dartmouth Twice on Senior Day

Harvard is first in the Ivy League with a 13-5 record, and it has just three conference games remaining as it travels to face Brown next weekend.

Conference at the Circle

Athletes of the Week: Rich and Duncan Lead Softball to Penn Sweep

In crucial games, like this past weekend’s Ivy League series tilt against Penn, the junior class has stepped up in a big way. This week, it was shortstop Rhianna Rich and pitcher Katie Duncan who answered the call.


Softball Sweeps Penn to Remain Atop Ivy League

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.

Weight Room

Softball Takes Two of Three at Columbia, Wins Second Straight Ivy Series

In an unconventional Friday-Saturday series, Harvard won both the opener and the series finale with a mix of timely offense and shutdown pitching.

Filthy Rich

Softball Set to Battle Columbia in Ivy Road Series

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.

Dunked On

Softball's Offensive Onslaught Powers Series Sweep of Rival Princeton

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.

Stand and Deliver

Softball Sandwiches Mercy Rule Victory between Losses in Ithaca

Harvard traveled to Cornell over the weekend for an unconventional Sunday-Monday series in which the team lost two of three games.