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Into Battle
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Analysis: Supreme Court Ruling in Student-Athlete Case, Though Narrow, ‘Opens the Door’ for Broader Change

The Supreme Court unanimously ruled Monday that student-athletes can receive incremental increases to their education-related compensation packages, but the ruling will likely have minimal effects on Harvard athletics.

From Guard to The Post
Women's Basketball

Post Player: Former Women’s Basketball Captain Jacqueline Alemany Covers Congress for The Washington Post

It has been 10 years since Alemany captained the Harvard women’s basketball team, but the habits she built while playing still serve her in her current job. Only now, instead of running down power forwards at Lavietes Pavilion, she is running down power brokers in the U.S. Capitol and reporting on Congress for The Washington Post.

From Guard to The Post
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From Guard to The Post

Jacqueline Alemany '11, a former Crimson basketball standout and team captain, now covers politics for The Washington Post.

To the Hoop
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To the Hoop

Alemany drives to the basket in front of a packed house in a game against the Boston College Eagles.

Just one of many options for Coach Delaney-Smith's Zoom background on calls with recruits
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Just one of many options for Coach Delaney-Smith's Zoom background on calls with recruits

In unprecedented circumstances, Coach Kathy Delaney-Smith has led women's basketball through a successful 2020-2021 recruiting cycle.

Just one of many options for Coach Delaney-Smith's Zoom background on calls with recruits
Men's Basketball

Committed: How Harvard Basketball Has Recruited in a Pandemic

“I think it's been hard for us in terms of the Ivy League schools, our basketball product hasn't been available for them to see,” Eskildsen said. “But ... if anything, I think people recognize how quick the Ivy League was to cancel the tournament back last year. And I think seeing that for putting the players and their health and safety first and foremost is a positive.”

Athletics Complex
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More than Half of Athletic Teams Pledge to Reach 100 Percent Voter Turnout

More than half of Harvard’s athletics teams have pledged to attain perfect voter turnout in the November elections. Twenty-four teams partnered with Harvard Votes Challenge, a student-led group run through the Institute of Politics that aims to secure 100 percent voter turnout across the University.

Scholar-Athletes
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Scholar-Athletes

McDermott and Robinson accept awards for excellence as scholar-athletes at Hofstra.

Throwback
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Throwback

Before a long career in athletics administration, Harvard athletic director Erin McDermott (top right) played Division I basketball at Hofstra, establishing a presence in the paint as a forward and center.

Scholar-Athletes
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‘She Wouldn’t Back Down’: Inside Incoming Athletic Director Erin McDermott’s College Basketball Career

But McDermott is no stranger to Division I athletics. She brings to Harvard a background in Ivy League administration, having previously held top posts in the athletic departments at Columbia University and Princeton University. What is more, McDermott understands what it is like to be a Division I athlete because she was one herself.

Pass First, But Score Too
Women's Basketball

Pass First, But Score Too

Benzan’s 13-point performance against Georgetown in the 2019 Women’s National Invitational Tournament would prove to be her last appearance in a Harvard uniform.

Pass First, But Score Too
Women's Basketball

Changing Course, Former Harvard Basketball Star Benzan Lands on Maryland for Post-Grad Season

In a change of course, former Harvard basketball star Katie Benzan ‘20 will finish her collegiate basketball career at the University of Maryland as a graduate transfer next season. She had previously stated she would use her remaining eligibility at the University of Texas at Austin.

Off to NYC
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Off to NYC

Jeannie Boehm will graduate with a degree in Economics in May.

More to Come
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More to Come

Lola Mullaney led the team this in numerous offensive categories, including points per game and made triples.

Off to NYC
Women's Basketball

Women’s Basketball’s Boehm and Mullaney Garner All-Ivy Accolades

The Ivy League honored two members of Harvard women’s basketball this season, naming senior forward Jeannie Boehm Second Team All-Ivy and awarding freshman guard Lola Mullaney with an honorable mention.

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