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With Outright Ivy Title on the Line, No. 19 Harvard Football to Face Yale in 139th Rendition of The Game
No. 19 Harvard football (8-1, 5-1) is to face famed rival Yale (4-2, 6-3) at the 139th rendition of ‘The Game’ this Saturday, Nov. 18 in the Yale Bowl. The Crimson will head to New Haven with a share of the Ivy League title after defeating Penn (6-3, 3-3) in triple overtime.
‘Feel Like a Freshman Again’: Students Gear Up for The Game With Harvard-Yale Spirit Week, Merch Decorating
As the 139th playing of The Game approaches, students across campus are preparing by planning transportation and housing, attending spirit week events, and organizing mixers with Yale students.
In the lead up to the 138th iteration of the Harvard-Yale football game this Saturday, hundreds of undergraduate students rallied at a series of events inspiring school spirit hosted by the Harvard College Events Board.
Linebackers Derek "Cameron" Kline '20 and Joseph L. Goodman '20 celebrate a stop during last year's Harvard win in the 135th playing of The Game against Yale. Kline, Goodman, and the rest of the Crimson defense will be tested by Yale's effective passing game in this Saturday's playing of The Game in New Haven.
Football kickers can be an enigmatic group, often coming from a soccer background and practicing at the periphery. However, despite their behind-the-scenes role, Harvard's kickers are crucial to both the team’s success and its camaraderie year after year.
At home, Larkee looks after six children. On the field, the former linebacker ministers to 50-plus defensive players. He has served as defensive coordinator for nine years.
This year, the Crimson travels to New Haven to play an unfamiliar role: spoiler. While the Bulldogs have already clinched a share of the Ivy League title, Harvard aims to prevent Yale from earning an outright crown.