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Katharine Forst

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Crimson Wave

To Be or Not To Be a Pretentious Eli

Dear Elis, we have a message we must advise: Get the hell out of Cambridge real quick.

Male Rookie of the Year 1
Men's Lacrosse

King of the Castle: Sam King, Male Rookie of the Year

In his first year with the Crimson, attacker Sam King came in as a top-25 recruit, played a leading role in the team's success, and earned a 2022 All-Ivy Honorable Mention.

Men's Lacrosse

Men's Lacrosse Ends Season with 19-9 Loss to No. 6 Rutgers in NCAA Tournament

On Sunday, May 15, the men's lacrosse team battled for the NCAA Tournament title for the first time since 2014. However, the young Crimson squad was unable to advance past the first round, falling to sixth-seeded Rutgers, 19-9.

Chin Up King!
Men's Lacrosse

"No Lead Was Safe": Men's Lacrosse Loses Overtime Heartbreaker, 17-16, at Yale

Saturday marked the end of a great regular season run for the No. 12 men’s lacrosse team, with a narrow defeat against archrival No. 9 Yale, which won on an overtime score from veteran midfielder Thomas Bragg. Harvard (8-4, 3-3) battled to the very end, ultimately losing, 17-16, on a man-down goal that sealed Yale’s title as Ivy League regular season champions.

We Owen Them
Men's Lacrosse

No. 12 Men's Lacrosse Set for Suspenseful Final Weekend After 19-16 Comeback over No. 3 Princeton

On Saturday, April 25, Jordan Field was electrified by the presence of over 2,400 fans as the No. 12 men's lacrosse team toppled the No. 3 Princeton Tigers, 19-16. The win catapulted Harvard into a five-way tie with Yale, Brown, Princeton and Cornell for first place in the Ivy League and set the stage for a pivotal game against the Bulldogs this upcoming weekend.

Men's Lacrosse

No. 13 Men's Lacrosse Loses Its Second Consecutive Game, 11-8, Falling to No. 11 Penn

After a hard-fought battle, No. 13 Harvard (7-3, 2-2) succumbed to the No. 11 Penn Quakers in a tight 11-8 loss in Philadelphia. Playing at a much higher caliber than in its April 9 loss to Cornell, the Crimson brought energy and fight.

Men's Lacrosse

Men's Lacrosse Unable to Stop the Bleeding Against Big Red, Falling 17-9

The men’s lacrosse team’s six-game winning streak was brought to a halt by Cornell on Saturday, when the Crimson lost to the Big Red 17-9. The game was marked by a 9-0 Cornell run in the second quarter that ultimately proved to be the difference.

Applying Pressue
Men's Lacrosse

Men’s Lacrosse Defeats Colgate to Extend Streak

The men’s lacrosse team (7-1, 2-0) remains a member of the top 10 of Division 1 after clinching the no. 10 ranking for the second week in a row after a 7-6 victory over Colgate. This matchup marks the sixth straight win for the Crimson.

Men's Lacrosse

Men's Lacrosse Continues its Sterling Start with 19-10 Win Over Dartmouth

On Saturday, the No.10 men’s lacrosse team (6-1, 2-0 Ivy League) secured its fifth straight victory with a 19-10 win against the Dartmouth Big Green, bumping its record in conference play to 2-0. Harvard played to honor the memory of Yeardley Love by partnering with organization One Love for the contest.

Harvard vs. Yale
Men's Lacrosse

Men's Lacrosse Defeats Boston University, 13-10

The men’s lacrosse team (5-1, 1-0 Ivy League) blew past its third-straight ranked opponent in no. 12 Boston University on Tuesday. The Crimson played a cohesive game that helped propel itself to victory over its undefeated Boston rival.

Mullin It Over
Men's Lacrosse

Men's Lacrosse Defeats Ranked Opponents Michigan and Brown

An around-the-world finish on a bullet of a feed from first-year midfielder Owen Gaffney to junior attackman Hayden Cheek set the tone for a week of decisive play by the men's lacrosse team as it toppled two ranked opponents, Michigan and Brown. The wins set up Harvard well for conference play, as the team enters the season with a 4-1 record.

Fair Play
Men's Lacrosse

Deja Vu: Nearly Two Years After 15-12 Victory over Fairfield, Men's Lacrosse Beats Stags, 16-12

With an around the world shot sunk by senior attacker Austin Madronic propelling the Crimson to a 10-5 lead at the conclusion of the first half, Harvard took care of Fairfield 16-12 on the Staggs’ home turf.

All Day Zay
Men's Lacrosse

Men's Lacrosse Returns to the Field With 17-4 Thrashing of NJIT

On Saturday, Feb. 21, Harvard men’s lacrosse took the field for the first time in over 700 days. The Crimson led from the onset, eventually taking down the New Jersey Institute of Technology, 17-4.

The Mighty Trio
Men's Lacrosse

Men's Lacrosse Gears Up for 2022 Campaign With Pair of Scrimmage Victories

The men’s lacrosse team took the field against Holy Cross and St. John’s for two preseason scrimmages this past week. With two victories under its belt, the team is poised for a strong upcoming season.

The Mighty Trio
Men's Lacrosse

The Mighty Trio

Sophomore defenseman Collin Bergstrom, sophomore attacker Graham Blake, and senior attacker Austin Madronic after their Feb. 6 scrimmage against St. John's. The pair of scrimmages helped the squad prepare for the upcoming season.