Charles River, frozen into the spring, hampers Harvard’s crew season. Lightweight crew competitions were canceled for Saturday due to the icy conditions on the Charles. The men's heavyweight crew will compete on April 4.
The Harvard men’s and women’s hockey teams closed out exciting regular seasons, and head for the playoffs.
The Crimson men's ice hockey will compete in the Beanpot tournament on Feb. 3, facing off against second-ranked Boston University. Harvard is nationally ranked in both men’s and women’s ice hockey.
Last Sunday at the Head of the Charles, the Radcliffe heavyweight crew, stroked by Elizabeth Fitzhenry ’15, completed the three-mile race in 16:59:69 ― good for eighth place in the women’s championship event.
In the deathly hallows of the MAC Quad, the Harvard Quidditch team practices in the rain — tumbling through the mud while riding atop PVC broomsticks. ...
In the upcoming season, Harvard’s women’s volleyball and field hockey and men’s water polo teams will be the ones to watch.
The Harvard Cricket Club has made impressive strides since its revival in 2011, and is aiming for a Final Four finish in national competition over spring break.
It was pretty much the opposite of a quiet Saturday morning brunch, a rough-and-tumble rugby match in which 15 fierce and brawny Harvard women relentlessly tackled Princeton’s players to move the ball up the pitch and score.
"We are off to a solid start at 2-0, but we have a great deal of room for improvement ...," said a cautious head football coach Tim Murphy after the win over Brown University on Sept. 28. Harvard goes up against Holy Cross on Oct. 5. It won't have another home game until Oct. 19.
The 103rd season of Harvard basketball opens Nov. 10 against Holy Cross as part of a tripleheader at TD Garden.
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A memorial service for Harry Parker on Aug. 17 gathered the coach's family and former students. Parker passed away June 25 at the age of 77. He served as the Thomas Bolles Head Coach for Harvard Men's Heavyweight Crew for 51 seasons.
After dropping the first game of their doubleheader with Princeton, 4-1, on April 5, the Crimson came back to win the second, 11-3. They close out the week with back-to-back doubleheaders in a four-game set against Yale today and Saturday.
After dropping the doubles point, the Harvard women’s tennis team won five of the six singles matches to knock off crosstown rival Boston University, 5-2, on Friday at the Murr Center.
Harvard freshman Christina Gao is also a top-ranked figure skater, and is doing so well in competitions that she’s taking a leaving from school to train for the Olympics.
Co-captains Jillian Dempsey ’13 and Laura Bellamy ’13 showed their leadership with their play on the ice as they powered the women’s hockey team to a convincing 8-1 win over Providence College Dec. 7.
Harvard will create a varsity women's rugby team, to begin play in the 2013-14 season.
The Harvard Polo Club, which dates to early in the 20th century, is enjoying a strong revival after a hiatus.
It's been an up-and-down season for the women's softball and men's baseball teams, both of which hope to cobble together late-season surges.
The men’s and women’s teams teach lessons to the community in the spring and fall to help fund their training trips in winter.
Extending what’s become a banner year for Harvard’s athletics, the men’s and women’s track and field teams have been breaking University records left and right.