Nine First-Place Finishes, Two New School Records for Harvard Track and Field During Second Week of Outdoor Season
This past weekend, the Harvard track and field team competed at the Raleigh Relays, Hurricane Invite, and UMass Lowell Riverhawk Invite. The track team saw great success in the second week of its outdoor season, earning nine first-place finishes and setting two new school records.
Hearts of Gold
Sophomore Chloe Fair, first-year Mfoniso Andrew, sophomore Izzy Goudros, and sophomore Victoria Bossong smile after the 2023 Ivy League Championships. The Harvard women's track and field team won the championships and is set to compete in three different meets this weekend.
What a Hansen Devil
Junior captain Jonas Hansen (epee) competes against a New York University fencer on January 28. Hansen was crowned the Epee National Champion at the NCAA Championships.
Harvard’s Jonas Hansen and Lauren Scruggs Take Home the Gold at Fencing NCAA Championships
After last year’s second-place finish, the Crimson looked to come back and demonstrate its improvement throughout this season. Coming off of a fantastic season with an impressive 19 wins, the second-most in program history, Harvard had immense momentum going into the weekend.
Back to the Drawing Board: Harvard's Men's Lacrosse Squad Struggles to Find Success
The Harvard men's lacrosse team suffered two losses this past week: the first to Charles River rival Boston University and the second to Ivy League compatriot Dartmouth. Both games were monumental for the record book as the win on Tuesday marked BU’s first upset over the Crimson since 2017 and the win on Saturday marked Dartmouth’s first victory in the Ivy League since 2015; the game broke a 35-game drought for the Big Green within the competitive league.
Members of the Harvard men's lacrosse squad huddle at its game against Boston University in Boston, Mass. The Crimson will next travel to Hamilton, N.Y. to play Colgate University on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. EST.
The King's Ransom
Sophomore attacker Sam King tussles with a Boston University player in Harvard's battle against the Terriers on March 21, when the Crimson lost 15-11. King leads the team in the number of goals scored at 20.
“All We Got is All We Need”: A Historic End to Harvard Women’s Basketball’s 2022-23 Season
The 2023 Harvard women’s basketball team made history this past weekend by playing in the Great Eight of the NCAA WNIT for the first time in program history. The Crimson traveled to the Big Apple to meet familiar Ivy adversary Columbia for the fourth time this season, though Harvard wasn’t able to fend off the Lions, losing in a close six-point game by the score of 77-71.
Sophomore guard Harmoni Turner dribbles the ball in the Great Eight game against Columbia on March 26, at which Harvard fell to Lions 77-71. Turner has been a critical player for the Crimson this season and leads Harvard in scoring.
All We Got is All We Need
The Harvard women's basketball team celebrates its 74-63 victory over the University of Rhode Island on March 23 at Lavietes Pavilion, sending the Crimson to the quarterfinal match of the 2023 NCAA WNIT. Harvard went on to lose against Columbia in a 77-71 battle on March 26.
In Outdoor Season Open, Three School Records Fall for Harvard Track and Field
“Our men’s program is coming off of a historic indoor season, where we scored more than 30 points than any other men’s program has in Harvard history,” junior sprinter Lance Ward said. “Going into the first meet of the outdoor season, our coach said ‘Let’s continue that trajectory. Let’s keep chasing that Ivy Title.’”
Jumping for Joy
Sophomore Izzy Goudros competes in the long jump at the 2023 Crimson Elite & Multi Meet from Feb. 3-4 at Harvard. Goudros has a personal best of 6.18 m in the long jump, and most recently ran the 60 m hurdles in 8.41 seconds, putting her at third in the Harvard-All-Time list.
Harvard Baseball Hands Texas A&M Its Fourth Series of the Season
The Harvard baseball team continued its uneasy start to the 2023 season in a series against Texas A&M this past weekend, dropping its fourth consecutive series so far this year. The Crimson, having traveled to Florida to face FAU earlier in the week, took a trip down to Corpus Christi in Texas for another road series.
A Turning Point: Harvard Women's Lacrosse Wins Three of Last Four Match-Ups, Hitting Midseason Stride
After a difficult start to the season, the Crimson has hit pace with three wins in its past four games. A strong starter to spring break, the Crimson traveled to Worcester, Mass. to play Holy Cross and notched its first win on the season with a 15-12 scoreline. Familiar standouts, the junior pair of attackers Riley Campbell and Callie Hem, led the attacking domination with four goals each on the day.
In 2020, the Harvard women's lacrosse team faces the Big Red in a close 9-8 loss at home. While the Crimson has an off-weekend this weekend, Harvard will pick up Ivy play against next Saturday, April 1 at Dartmouth.
Hey Batter Batter
In April of 2022, a Harvard baseball player takes at-bat against Brown, where the Crimson scored two of three wins. The 2023 team is set to open Ivy play this weekend after losing its fourth consecutive series of the season.
No. 15 Harvard Men's Lacrosse Conquers Vermont, Marking Ninth-Straight Win on Home Turf
The Harvard men's lacrosse team defended Jordan Field on Saturday with a big win over the University of Vermont Catamounts. The victory marks the ninth-straight win for the Crimson on its home turf. Putting up decisive numbers with a 12-5 win, the young Crimson squad looked poised to continue its momentum into its game this upcoming weekend against the University of Michigan.
Fire Me Up
Members of the Harvard men's lacrosse teams huddle after a 12-5 victory against Vermont. The Crimson will next face the University of Michigan at home on Saturday at 12:00 p.m.
Ip It Makes You Happy
First-year Logan Ip battles against the University of Vermont Catamounts at the net in Harvard men's lacrosse's most recent game. The Crimson defeated 12-5.
Ken You Feel the Heat?
Sophomore thrower Kenneth Ikeji competes in the Ivy League Championships, at which Harvard men's track and field team lost to Princeton by one point, taking second place. Ikeji is one of the sixth Harvard athletes that qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships that will take place this weekend.
Harvard Women’s Basketball Stumbles in Second Half, Splits Season Series with Princeton
Princeton reasserted its dominance after a 10-point Harvard lead vanished on Friday night at Princeton’s Jadwin Gym. The Tigers thundered back to beat Harvard 51-47 for a senior night win.
Line it Up
Senior guards McKenzie Forbes and Maggie McCarthy line up at Harvard's 2021 game against Merrimack, in which the Crimson defeated Warriors 99-75. Harvard recently fell to Princeton 51-47 but will take on Dartmouth this weekend before competing in the Ivy Madness Tournament from March 10-12.
Harvard Women’s Track and Field Team Defends Ivy League Title, Men’s Team Falls to Princeton by One Point
The Harvard track and field team traveled to Big Green territory to compete in the Ivy League Heptathlon Championships. The women’s team came out victorious, with a first-place win, repeating its conference title from last year. The men’s team earned second place, falling behind Princeton by only a single point.
Fair and Square
Sophomore Chloe Fair runs in the 400-meter race, taking first at 54 seconds flat to earn herself First-Team All-Ivy Honors. Fair also took second place in the 200-meter finals at 24.52, trailing another Harvard runner, senior Tina Martin.
We Are the Champions, My Friend
The Harvard women's track team celebrates its 2023 Ivy League Championship title in Hanover, N.H. Last year, the Crimson also took first place.