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Noah Jun

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Shot Selection
Women's Water Polo

Women's Water Polo Returns with Championship Appearance

“We did things that I don’t think anyone thought we would be able to do when we first started this journey in the fall, except for our group."

O Say, Can You Senior
Men's Volleyball

Harvard’s Playoff Bid Cut Short by New Jersey Institute of Technology

The Harvard men’s volleyball team fell to New Jersey Institute of Technology on Thursday at University Park, P.A., in the semifinals of the 2022 Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association tournament. The match was the Crimson’s first trip to the playoffs since it won the tournament in 2018.

Set Spike
Men's Volleyball

Harvard Men’s Volleyball Claims Ivy League Championship After Back-to-Back Victories Against Princeton

The last point of the Harvard men’s volleyball team’s Ivy League matchup with Princeton on Saturday was also its longest, with Princeton hitters sending the Crimson scrambling past the press box and to the back wall of the Malkin Athletic Center to keep the ball in play. At the end of the 40-second rally, however, Harvard emerged victorious, sealing a decisively successful double-header weekend against the Tigers and its fourth-straight win.

Volleyball's Return
Men's Volleyball

Men’s Volleyball Ends Preseason with Loss to Purdue Fort Wayne

The Harvard men’s volleyball team (2-4) fell to Purdue Fort Wayne (6-4) on Saturday, abruptly ending the team’s two-game win streak at the Malkin Athletic Center. Shouts and cheers from fans and players alike reverberated through the vaulted ceilings of the MAC’s top floor in the first match of the spring semester but ultimately resulted in a Harvard loss.

Fury from Furey
Women's Volleyball

Harvard Women’s Volleyball Finishes 2021 Campaign With Significant Improvement

Last weekend the women’s volleyball team finished out its season, losing to Brown (20-4, 13-1 Ivy League) and Yale (16-7, 9-5) with scores of 3-0 and 3-2, respectively. The Crimson’s 10-13, 7-7 record is a marked improvement from its previous season’s record of 5-18, 2-10 in 2019.

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work
Women's Volleyball

Women’s Volleyball Breezes Past Princeton, Fights Back but Ultimately Falls to Penn in Tight Decider

The top floor of the Malkin Athletic Center erupted in cheers from students and parents alike as sophomore hitter Ashley Wang delivered a kill to clinch the fourth set for the Crimson (9-10, 6-4 Ivy League) in Saturday’s match against the University of Pennsylvania (6-13, 3-7). The Quakers had cruised through the first two sets, but Harvard clawed its way back in the third and fourth to send the match into a decider. Despite saving five match points, the Crimson could not turn the corner and lost the fifth set 18-16.

Huddle Up
Women's Volleyball

Women’s Volleyball Continues Competitive Ivy League Play, Defeating Penn, Losing to Princeton in a Decider

This past weekend, Harvard (5-7, 2-1 Ivy League) traveled to Penn (4-8, 1-2 Ivy League) and Princeton (9-2, 3-0 Ivy League) for a pair of conference matchups, delivering a win against the Quakers on Friday and dropping a close contest to the Tigers on Saturday.

Clutch
Women's Volleyball

Women’s Volleyball Bounces Back from Loss to No. 13 Oregon, Defeats Howard and American

Women's volleyball bounced back from a defeat at the hands of nationally-ranked Oregon, defeating Howard and American to improve to 3-6 on the season.

Pure Power
Track and Cross Country

Not Throwing Away His Shot: How Alexander Kolesnikoff is Reaching New Heights – and Distances – amid a Global Pandemic

Cradling the iron ball between his shoulder and neck, his hand white with chalk, sophomore shot-putter Alexander Kolesnikoff slowly rotated to his right before rapidly uncoiling his body, completing a 540° spin, and launching the sphere into the field in front of him.

Doubling Down on Youth
Men's Tennis

Youth Proves to be the Aces of Harvard Tennis in Abbreviated Season

After twin victories over Northwestern and Boston University, the Crimson moved up to No. 11 in the Division I rankings, the team’s highest ranking since 1998 and its third-highest in history. This would be the final spot for Harvard mens’ tennis before the rest of the season was canceled due to the coronavirus.

Clark Makes Her Mark
Skiing

‘Tis the Ski-son: A Year in Review

The lack of snow in Cambridge this year has not stopped the Harvard Alpine and Nordic ski teams from having a historic season. Last week, the ski team concluded its regular season by placing 10th out of 26 teams at the Williams Carnival.

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