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Men's Water Polo

Nothing But Wet
Men's Water Polo

Nothing But Wet

Junior attacker Alex Tsotadze launches a shot in last week’s matchup with Wagner College, a contest in which he scored three goals. Tsotadze tallied four goals in Sunday’s 16-10 victory over its neighboring university, MIT, which bumped the team’s record to 13-2.

Nothing But Wet
Men's Water Polo

No. 14 Harvard Splash to Underwhelming Victory Against Rivals MIT, Looking Forward to Future

Water polo action saw Harvard (13-2, 3-0 Ivy League) take a convincing, albeit sloppy, 16-10 win over their cross-Cambridge rivals, MIT (3-8). The afternoon’s victory added the 13th tick to the Crimson’s flaming-hot 13-2 record and marked Harvard’s 20th consecutive win in the pool for this particular all-Cambridge match-up.

Win vs. Wagner
Men's Water Polo

Win vs. Wagner

Sophomore Alexandru Bucur winds up against Wagner, a team Harvard has defeated twice thus far and will face again on Oct. 16.

Win vs. Wagner
Men's Water Polo

Men’s Water Polo Commences NWPC Campaign With Two Victories and a Loss

Harvard was busy on the road this weekend, with a trio of games against Princeton, St. Francis College Brooklyn, and Iona College. The Crimson brought back two wins, over the Tigers and Gaels of Iona to start the conference season with a 2-1 league record.

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Men's Water Polo

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Women's Soccer

In Photos: Harvard Athletic Events Return to Campus in Full Force

For the first time in roughly a year and a half, Harvard Athletics is back. Four teams took to the pool, field, and court across campus as fans cheered them on in an action-packed weekend after the first days of classes.

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Men's Water Polo

Weekend Sports 9-5-21 Photo Essay 9

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Men's Water Polo

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Winding Up
Previews

Back to Blodgett: Men’s Water Polo Set to Return to the Pool this Weekend in Bruno Classic

It has been almost a year and a half since the pandemic stopped Ivy League competition, sent Harvard students home, and flipped the world upside down — but Harvard men’s water polo is finally back in the pool together and looking ahead to its first competition in 644 days.

Winding Up
Previews

Winding Up

Junior attacker Alex Tsotadze winds up during a game in 2019. Tsotadze notched 56 goals as a sophomore in 2019, the third most on the team.

Out for a Swim
Men's Water Polo

Just Keep Swimming: From Blodgett Pool to Manhattan Rivers

Even after four years of evading opponents in Blodgett Pool as a Harvard undergraduate, former Men’s Water Polo player Joseph H. Kaufman ’89 had never taken on a physical task as daunting as swimming the nearly 30-mile loop around Manhattan. That is until this summer, when Kaufman decided to take the plunge through the turbulent tides of the East, Harlem, and Hudson Rivers in New York City.

Out for a Swim
Men's Water Polo

Out for a Swim

Joe Kaufman '89 powers past the Manhattan skyline, accompanied by a boat and kayak to provide cover.

Skyline Swim
Men's Water Polo

Skyline Swim

Kaufman does freestyle as the iconic Lower Manhattan skyline, highlighted by One World Trade Center, looms in the background.

Ta-Da
Men's Water Polo

Ta-Da

Pictured above in September, Sophomore Alex Tsotadze helped lead the offensive attack against Princeton, netting two goals in the victory.

Holding Up Number 1's
Men's Water Polo

Holding Up Number 1's

Harvard managed to hold on to its one-goal lead over Princeton in the closing stages of the NWPC Championship. With the 8-7 victory, the team earned the chance for a photo op and an NCAA Tournament berth.

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