Building on the work put in during its California trip over break, Harvard showcased its offensive strength to defeat George Washington and Saint Francis by six point margins. The games came after the Crimson fell to No. 13 Indiana by a single goal.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Competing in a dual meet against the Bulldogs, the Crimson men placed second overall, while the women finished third overall against Yale and Princeton.
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.
Coach Ted Minnis led both the men's and women's water polo teams to historic campaigns in 2016-2017.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.