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Crimson women rally

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Crimson forwared Hana Peljto ’04 fights for a loose ball beneath the net.(Staff photos by Jon Chase)

After a slow start that had then down by eight points early in the game, the Harvard women’s basketball team rallied and held off a late surge by the University of New Hampshire Wildcats to win their first game of the season, 54-45, at Lavietes Pavillion Tuesday night. Freshman Hana Peljito pulled down 15 boards and led the Crimson with 17 points. Harvard is now 1-3 overall and travels to Fairfield for its next game Saturday.

Hana Peljto, Katie Gates, Bree
Hana Peljto ’04 grabs a loose ball from her UNH opponent as teammates Katie Gates ’02, left, and Bree Kelley ’03 look on. Harvard beat UNH 54-45.
Jennifer Lee, Harvard womens'
Jennifer Lee ’04 beats her UNH opponent to the ball during their game Tuesday night.