Sports Reporter and Former Harvard Crimson Editor Gwen Knapp ’83 Dies at 61
Mary “Gwen” Knapp ’83 — a sports journalist at the Philadelphia Inquirer, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the New York Times — died on Jan. 20 at age 61 after a year-long battle with lymphoma.
A diver soars through the air at the women's HYP meet on January 28th.
On Your Mark
Harvard, Yale, and Princeton swimmers get set for a race at the women's HYP meet on January 28.
Men's Swim and Dive Captures HYP Title, Women's Swim and Dive Places Third In Preparation for Ivy Championship
Last weekend the hot, humid atmosphere of Blodgett Pool was especially active as both the Men’s and Women’s Swim and Dive teams competed in the Harvard-Yale-Princeton Meet.
Carr Pool Lane
Sophomore butterfly/backstroke swimmer Abby Carr poses during Harvard Women's Swimming and Diving's Media Day photo shoot. Carr is serving as the inaugural Sports Officer on the Harvard Undergraduate Association (HUA).
Making a Splash In and Out of the Pool: Harvard Swimmer Abby Carr Fights For Athletes' Voices on HUA
Sophomore butterfly/backstroke swimmer Abby Carr has proven herself in the pool. But the Maryland native wanted to serve as an example that athletes can compete off of the field, too. Her longing for an athlete’s perspective in student government inspired her to run in the HUA’s inaugural elections in April. In her campaign, she committed to prioritizing issues pertinent to Harvard’s student-athlete community. Then, during the election, she earned the most votes in the HUA’s ranked-choice voting system, becoming one of the initial members of the organization’s nine-person leadership.
Conservative Lawmakers Say Banning Trans Youth From Sports Will Keep the Competition Fair. Some Harvard D1 Athletes Disagree.
In 2022, the number of states banning transgender athletes from school sports doubled. Some current and former Division I athletes at Harvard criticized the legislation being passed around the country and said it does not target athletes competing in elite-level sports.
Miclau and Pasadyn Close Out Season Competing on the Biggest Stage
Nearly six months of training and competition ended on the highest note for Harvard women’s swim and dive as they claimed their fifteenth Ivy League Championship title in program history. However, work was not done quite yet for senior swimmer Felicia Pasadyn and sophomore diver Liz Miclau.
Smiles at Ivies
Then-first-year Felicia Pasadyn celebrates with a teammate after their race during the Ivy League Championship meet in February of 2020 at Brown University.
Women’s Swimming and Diving Triumphant at 2022 Ivy League Championships
After a dominant performance on Saturday night at Blodgett Pool, Harvard Women’s Swimming and Diving capped off a victorious season with a win at the 2022 Ivy League Championships.
Tale of Mixed Fortunes as Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Compete Against Yale and Princeton
While Harvard men's swimming and diving clinched another undefeated Ivy dual meet season as it faced off against Princeton and Yale in New Haven, Conn., the women suffered defeats to both the Bulldogs and Tigers.
Harvard men's swimming and diving competes at the Ivy League Championships on Feb. 29, 2020. It went on to claim its 26th Ivy League title at that meet; it will look for its seventh consecutive conference championship between Feb. 23 and Feb. 26 in Princeton, N.J.
Off the Blocks
Tri-captain Cassandra Pasadyn explodes off the blocks into the backstroke. With the swim and dive season canceled this year, Pasadyn did not have the opportunity to get off the blocks, in part leading her to activate advanced standing and graduate early.