Women’s hockey selected at-large pick
The Harvard women’s hockey team will face reigning national champion Wisconsin in the first round of the 2007 NCAA tournament, it was announced March 4. Harvard was chosen as an at-large selection to the tournament after going 23-7-2 through the team’s 4-3 loss to St. Lawrence (March 3) in the ECAC semifinal. The Crimson will meet Wisconsin (33-1-4) March 10 at the Kohl Center in Madison with the winner facing either St. Lawrence or New Hampshire in the women’s Frozen Four (March 16 and 18) in Lake Placid, N.Y.
Icer sweep sets up quarterfinal appearance
The reigning ECAC champion Harvard men’s hockey team will continue its quest for a fourth title (in six years) when it travels to Potsdam, N.Y., for a best-of-three quarterfinal series against Clarkson Friday through Sunday (March 9-11). All three games, if necessary, will start at 7 p.m.
The defending champion Crimson (12-16-3, 10-10-2 conference), seeded seventh in the ECAC tournament, swept rival Yale in two games in the first round — 5-2 and 2-1 — to extend its playoff winning streak to six games.
Squash takes men’s, women’s individual titles
Senior squash players Kyla Grigg and Siddharth Suchde both placed first during this past weekend’s (March 2-4) Collegiate Squash Association Individual Championships at the University of Pennsylvania. Seeded first, Grigg completed her unbeaten season with a 3-1 victory over Penn’s Kristen Lange on March 4 to give the Crimson program its 10th individual women’s championship. Suchde later downed Princeton’s Mauricio Sanchez, 3-1, to become Harvard’s 27th individual men’s champion.
Compiled by Andrew Brooks.