SQUASH CAPTURE FIFTH AT HOWE CUP
Harvard women’s squash captured 27 of 28 games versus Dartmouth this past Sunday (Feb. 24) to place fifth among eight programs competing in the A Division at the weekend-long Howe Cup at Princeton.
TWO HARVARD ICERS SCORE KAZMAIER CONSIDERATION
Caitlin Cahow ’08 and Sarah Vaillancourt ’09 were recently named among the top 10 finalists for the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award, which recognizes the top women’s hockey player in the country. The winner will be announced March 21.
The pair have paced Harvard in several key categories to help the Crimson to a 16-game win streak and the No. 1 spot in the country. Cahow is currently second in the nation among defenders with 1.04 points per game, while Vaillancourt has tallied a team best 21 goals.
This weekend, Harvard will host Cornell in a best-of-three ECAC quarterfinal playoff. The series, which will be broadcast on http://www.b2tv.com, kicks off Feb. 29.
ECAC HONORS SOPHOMORE
Crimson keeper Kyle Richter ’10 of the No. 20 Harvard men’s hockey team was elected ECAC Hockey Goaltender of the Week for the third time this season on Feb. 25. The sophomore allowed just two goals on 55 shots in a pair of wins this past weekend (Feb. 22-23) opposite Ivy League rivals Yale and Brown. Overall, he ranks 12th nationally in save percentage (.923) and 14th in goals-against average (2.20).