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No. 1 Women’s Squash Dominates No. 2 Penn, 7-2, for Third-Straight Howe Cup

The No. 1 Harvard women’s squash team finished the season a perfect 14-0 as it defeated No. 2 Penn, 7-2, in the Howe Cup final Sunday afternoon for its third-straight national championship. The Crimson won the opening five matches, securing the title early against the Quakers.

Harvard beats Brown 77-58, wins 6th straight

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) Siyani Chambers scored 19 points, Seth Towns added 16 and Harvard rolled to a 77-58 victory over Brown on Saturday night for its sixth straight win. Harvard (18-7, 10-2 Ivy League) remains two games back of league-leader Princeton, and visits the Tigers on Friday. Brown (12-16, 3-9) has lost six of its last seven games. Chambers was 7 of 9 from the floor...
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No. 1 Women’s Squash Heads to CSA Team Championship with 8-1 Win Over No. 4 Princeton

The No. 1 Harvard women’s squash team advanced to the CSA Team Championship with an 8-1 win against No. 4 Princeton at the Jadwin Squash Courts on Saturday afternoon. The Crimson secured a spot in the Howe Cup finals for the ninth consecutive season.

No. 19 Women’s Water Polo Comes Up Short at No. 10 Princeton, 7-6

The No. 19 Harvard women’s water polo team fell to No. 10 Princeton, 7-6, at Denunzio Pool on Saturday morning. The Crimson nearly pulled off the top-10 upset, but the Tigers used a late fourth-quarter rally to earn the victory.

Women’s Tennis Bests Boston University, 6-1

The Harvard women's tennis team went head-to-head with Boston University on Saturday morning at the Murr Tennis Courts. The Crimson (5-5) downed the Terriers (3-4), 6-1.

Ivy’s Finest! Men’s Swimming and Diving Wins Ivy League Championship

The Harvard men’s swimming and diving team put the finishing touches on a wire-to-wire Ivy League Championship Meet Saturday night, taking the 2017 crown with 1,705 points. The Crimson won the meet by 370 points with Penn finishing second.

No. 3/3 Men’s Hockey Earns Share of ECAC Hockey Regular Season Title with 6-3 Win Over St. Lawrence

With its 6-3 win over St. Lawrence, coupled with Union’s tie at Cornell, the No. 3/3 Harvard men’s hockey team (22-5-2, 16-4-2 ECACH) earned a share of the ECAC Hockey regular season title, and the Cleary Cup, with the Dutchmen. The Crimson hold the tiebreaker and will be the top seed in the ECAC Hockey Playoffs.

Harvard earns sweep of rival Yale, keeps pace with Princeton

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) Bryce Aiken scored 22 points, added five assists, and Harvard earned the season sweep of rival Yale with a 77-64 victory on Friday night. The Crimson (17-7, 9-2 Ivy League), who have won five straight and are 16-3 since opening the season 1-4, sit two games behind undefeated Princeton with three games remaining. Harvard plays the Tigers on March 3. Aiken...
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No. 19 Women's Water Polo Hits Road for Showdown with No. 10 Princeton

The No. 19 Harvard women’s water polo team heads south for a non-league matchup with No. 10 Princeton Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m. The contest between the Crimson and Tigers will be broadcast on ESPNU.

Men’s Volleyball Returns Home to Host Princeton and NJIT

The Harvard men's volleyball team will host New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and Princeton this weekend. The Crimson (3-4, 1-1 EIVA) will face the Tigers on Friday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. and the Highlanders on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 4 p.m.

No. 1 Women’s Squash Aims for Three-Peat at CSA Team Championship

The No. 1 Harvard women’s squash team looks for its third consecutive national championship this weekend as it enters play at the CSA Team Championship, hosted by Princeton, Feb. 24-26. The Crimson opens with a first-round matchup against No. 8 Columbia on Friday at noon.

No. 2 Men’s Squash Falls to No. 1 Trinity in Potter Cup Final, 5-4

The No. 2 Harvard men’s squash team fell to No. 1 Trinity in the CSA Team Championship at the Murr Center Squash Courts on Sunday afternoon. The Crimson held an early lead before the Bantams took control in the second wave of matches.

Towns, Aiken lead balanced Harvard past Cornell 87-75

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) Seth Towns scored a career best 21 points, Bryce Aiken added 17 and four players reached double figures as Harvard defeated Cornell 87-75 on Saturday night. The two freshmen combined for 12 of Harvard's 27 baskets and six of its seven 3-pointers. Towns was 6 of 11 from the floor and hit three 3-pointers for the fifth time this season while Aiken has reached...
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No. 2 Men’s Squash Reaches CSA Team Championship with 5-4 Win Over No. 3 Columbia

The No. 2 men’s squash team battled for a 5-4 victory over No. 3 Columbia on Saturday afternoon to earn a spot in the CSA Team Championship against No. 1 Trinity. The Crimson is looking for its first Potter Cup since the 2013-14 campaign.

Harvard Skiing Wraps Up Regular Season at Middlebury Carnival

The Harvard skiing team concluded its regular season with a 10th-place finish at the Middlebury Carnival in Middlebury, Vermont this weekend. The Crimson now looks ahead to the NCAA Regional Championships in Rumford, Maine next weekend, Feb. 24-25.

Men’s Volleyball Triumphs in Five to Pass Saint Francis, 3-2

Harvard men's volleyball sunk Saint Francis in five sets on Saturday night. The Crimson (4-5, 2-2 EIVA) bested the Red Flash (6-9, 3-3 EIVA) with set scores of 23-25, 25-16, 23-25, 25-16 and 17-15.

Men's Tennis Bounces Back With 4-0 Win Over Yale at ECAC Championships

The Harvard men’s tennis team (6-4) earned a 4-0 win over Yale (4-3) in its second dual match of the ECAC Championships, hosted by Princeton. The Crimson bounced back quickly from a tough loss to the Tigers, winning the doubles point for the second straight day.

No. 3/3 Men’s Hockey Cruises Past Brown, 6-0

No. 3/3 Harvard men’s hockey extended its unbeaten streak to 10 with a 6-0 thrashing of Brown at the Meehan Auditorium Saturday night. Goaltenders Merrick Madsen and Cameron Gornet combined for 23 saves in the shutout win, and sophomore Ryan Donato dished out a career-high four assists to pace the Crimson attack.

Harvard blows 16-point lead, but beats Columbia

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) Seth Towns scored 20 points and Harvard beat Columbia 78-72 on Friday night after blowing a 16-point halftime lead. Siyani Chambers added 13 points plus eight assists and Bryce Aiken 12 points for the Crimson (15-7, 7-2 Ivy), who lost at Columbia 65-62 on Jan. 28 but have won four of five since. The victory also snapped a three-game losing streak to the Lions...
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Women’s Hockey Shuts Out Yale, 5-0

Scoring early and often in its opening contest of the weekend, Harvard women’s hockey skated to a 5-0 shutout over Yale on Friday night at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center. The shutout was the second of the year for the Crimson, while the five goals was one off its season high.

No. 3/3 Men’s Hockey Secures Second-Straight Ivy Title with 4-2 Win Against Yale

No. 3/3 Harvard men’s hockey wrapped up its second-straight Ivy League title with a 4-2 win over Yale at Ingalls Rink on Friday night. The Crimson earned back-to-back Ivy crowns for the first time since 1993-94.

No. 2 Men’s Squash Advances to Semifinals with 8-1 Victory Against No. 7 Yale

The No. 2 Harvard men’s squash team rolled to an 8-1 victory over No. 7 Yale in the opening round of the CSA Team Championship at the Murr Center Squash Courts on Friday afternoon. The Crimson will now square off with No. 3 Columbia in the semifinal round tomorrow at noon.

Women’s Swimming and Diving Leading the Field After Day Two of Ivy Championships

The second day of the 2017 Women’s Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships proved to be a very successful one for Harvard, as the Crimson moved to the top of the leaderboard. After seven events, the Crimson hold a 5.5 point lead over Yale with a score of 560.5.

Women’s Lacrosse Opens 2017 Season at New Hampshire Saturday

The Harvard women’s lacrosse team will begin the 2017 season this Saturday, Feb. 18, visiting New Hampshire for a 1 p.m. contest. The matchup will also serve as the kick-off to the season for UNH, hosting the Crimson at Wildcat Stadium.

No. 3/3 Men's Hockey Seeks Ivy League Title at Yale, Brown This Weekend

The No. 3/3 Harvard men's hockey team heads into the second-to-last weekend of the regular season with an Ivy League title in its sights, as well as clinching a first-round bye in the ECAC Hockey playoffs. The Crimson will face Yale and Brown on the road, Friday and Saturday, respectively. Both games can be seen live on the Ivy League Digital Network at 7 p.m. each night.
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