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Alex L. Saich

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Men's Golf

Men's Golf Starts Fall Season at Doc Gimmler

The Crimson finished the two-day tournament, which was hosted by St. John’s and held at Bethpage Red Course, at four-under par 836, which was 16 strokes behind the winner Yale’s 820.

Men's Water Polo

Men's Water Polo Wins One of Five in Opening Weekend

Harvard split its Sunday contests to finish the Bruno Fall Classic 1-4.

Men's Golf

Men's Golf Season Recap

New coach Kevin Rhoads focused on the mental game philosophy with the men’s golf team, taking them to a sixth-place finish in the Ancient Eight.


Female Breakout Player of the Year, Runner-Up: Emily Gusse, Softball

Sophomore Emily Gusse wins Female Breakout Player of the Year.


Softball Preps for Four Against Yale

When the Harvard softball team takes the field against Yale in its annual divisional matchup this weekend, the team will find itself in a drastically different situation than it was in last year.


Softball Splits Run-Heavy Games

Freshman Haley Davis’ first college home run was a walk-off grand slam that put the game away for Harvard softball (11-17, 4-4 Ivy) in the second game of the team’s doubleheader against Cornell (14-16, 4-4 Ivy) on Saturday.

Bride and Groom

Mound of Questions

Now, with the noticeable void left behind by Brown and fellow ace Laura Ricciardone, the rest of the squad will have to rebuild around a new collection of pitchers.

Sports Features

Cricket Squad Aims For National Title

The focus around campus might be on the men’s basketball team’s return to the Big Dance, but there’s a more obscure Crimson team that also finds itself on the eve of a national tournament—one that most students probably didn’t even know existed. The Harvard men’s cricket club will be competing for the Chanderpaul Trophy in the American College Cricket National Championships this coming weekend. The championships bring together 28 of the best teams from around the country to Fort Lauderdale at the site of the only sanctioned international cricket grounds in the United States.

Men's Squash

Men's Squash Dominates In Sweep of Brown

With its past success and talent on the roster, it’s not all that surprising when Harvard’s men’s squash steps up ...

Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis Opens 2013 With a Dominant Performance in the Harvard Winter Invite

The No. 28 Crimson started off the season in strong fashion with victories in nine doubles matches and 18 of its 20 singles matches throughout the weekend.

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Harvard Partners with Shelter To Bring Holiday Cheer

For the first time in recent memory, Harvard Campus Services and the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter have teamed to bring holiday cheer to Harvard Square’s homeless population.

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Women's Ice Hockey

Dempsey Boosts Harvard Women's Hockey Past Big Red

But the trend would not continue this year, as Dempsey led her team to its first victory over Cornell in her career.

Women's Ice Hockey

Women's Hockey Tops Cornell, Colgate

The Harvard women's ice hockey team bested Cornell and Colgate over the weekend.

Women's Squash

Women's Squash Sweeps Boston College, 9-0

The Harvard women’s squash team has a lot to live up to this season. The Crimson is coming off both an Ivy and national championship and is ranked No. 1 in the CSA preseason polls. But Harvard did not disappoint in its season opener, winning 9-0 against Boston College on Friday at the MIT Round Robin Tournament.


Football's High-Scoring Play Has Unexpected Consequence for Cheerleaders

While the Harvard football team and its fans celebrated Saturday's 69-0 drubbing of Columbia—the program’s largest margin of victory since ...