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Sports briefs

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Forward frosh earns league honor

The Ivy League has named field hockey’s Maggie McVeigh ’11 its Rookie of the Week for her recent play with the Crimson (4-1; 1-0 Ivy). Against the University of the Pacific on Sunday (Sept. 16), the forward tallied an assist and game-winning goal. The helper marked McVeigh’s fourth of the young season.

Women’s golf team takes Dartmouth Invitational

The Harvard women’s golf team opened up its 2007 season with a first-place finish at the Dartmouth Invitational this past weekend (Sept. 15-16) to top the field of 14 teams. After shooting a day-one score of 302 for a 23-stroke edge over Brown and Sacred Heart, the Crimson tallied a 301 in round two to finish at 603 overall and 42 shots better than runner-up Siena College.

Junior Ali Bode paced the Harvard effort after shooting 74 and 73 in rounds one and two, respectively. Still, Hayley Milbourn of Amherst managed to eclipse Bode by a single shot with a total score of 146.

All told, five Harvard golfers finished in the top eight spots, including Bode, sophomores Claire Sheldon ’10 (76-76-152) and Sarah Harvey ’10 (75-79-154), junior Emily Balmert (78-74-152), and freshman Mia Kabasakalis.

Road race around the corner

The Harvard Recreation Department will host its first-ever road race along the Charles River on Oct. 7 at 9 a.m. The 3.5-mile race (a loop that begins and ends at the Newell Boat House) is open to runners and walkers alike. To download a registration form, visit and click on the registration tab.