The 32nd Olympiad wrapped up on Saturday in Tokyo, but not before 16 Harvard affiliates, including 15 former and current students, fulfilled their athletic dreams by competing in the Games.
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.
In the year since the beginning of their covid-induced exile from campus, many Harvard students have passed the time by learning new skills; some have picked up baking, others a new form of exercise, and still others knitting or painting. For Elizabeth Miclau ’23-’24, quarantine has meant learning to grow comfortable throwing herself off the equivalent of a three-story building.
Four wrestlers placed in the top eight of their weight classes, and two freshmen punched their tickets to the National Championship next week.
It has been a season of ups and downs so far for the Crimson. The team has racked up three individual tournament wins and 17 top-eight finishes overall, but has also found wins hard to come by in dual meets.
The men's and women's teams dominated their first Ivy League meet of the season, setting several pool records against Cornell and Dartmouth
The headline for the Crimson was the standout performances from members of its freshman class, beginning with Phil Conigliaro, who took home the title in the 165 pound weight class.
Harvard men’s and women’s cross country posted mixed results on Friday in the prestigious Nuttycombe Invitational, a race considered by many to be the most competitive regular season meet in the nation.