Stepping onto the court for the first time this season, the Harvard men’s tennis team took advantage of the weekend to shake the rust off.
Alexei Chijoff-Evans, slated to be the co-captain and No. 1 player on the Harvard men’s tennis team this year, announced to his coach and teammates this week that he was leaving the team.
With old faces gone and new faces present, the Harvard women’s volleyball team (1-2) stepped onto the court at the Harvard Invitational unsure of how it would fare.
After strong nonconference play, the Crimson (14-10, 5-2 Ivy) suffered pivotal back-to-back losses in the Ivy League opening weekend, crushing its hopes early on for the conference championship.
For wisdom, wine, and the Harvard women’s volleyball team, things only get better with age. In their fourth and final year as Crimson athletes, the team’s four seniors led Harvard (12-13, 8-6 Ivy) to its best season since 2004.
They’ve played in Wimbledon, Flushing Meadows, Roland Garros, and in Melboune, and today, they played at Harvard University. With a combined 18 Grand Slam titles, tennis legends Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe appeared at the Staples Champion Cup Pro-Am yesterday at the Murr Center.
Though the Harvard men’s tennis team was no longer in the hunt for the Ivy League title, this weekend it settled for the next best thing: taking it away from Yale.
After unanticipated losses to Cornell and Columbia last weekend, Harvard men's tennis reasserted itself with two consecutive wins.
Alabama was less welcoming than Lynyrd Skynyrd advertised for the men’s tennis team, which came away from the Blue-Gray Classic in Montgomery with a 1-2 record.
Freshman Christo Schultz won his match, helping the Crimson (6-4) defeat a struggling Radford (2-6) squad by a score of 4-3.
While the ending records were positive, the coach and players of the Harvard men’s and women’s fencing teams couldn’t shake a sense of disappointment.
Victory tasted good at the ECAC Championship last year, and this weekend, Harvard men’s tennis was back for seconds. This time, though, the win was served with a hint of upset.
Chief executive officer, management consultant, and software engineer are at the very top of the list of popular careers for Harvard graduates. On the opposite end, with a total of one graduate, is professional football player for the LNFA.
No matter how you measure it, the men’s soccer Class of ’09 has had a memorable run.