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Huddle Up
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Huddle Up

Harvard field hockey faces off against the University of New Hampshire on Oct. 3, 2021. This week, the Crimson is seeing Ivy League play against the University of Pennsylvania on Friday, Sept. 30.

Huddle Up
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No. 15 Field Hockey Builds Vigor After Five Game Winning Streak

With eight games down and six wins under its belt, No. 15 Harvard field hockey is off to a rocketing start this season. The first four games were against ranked opponents: Miami University (Ohio), University of Connecticut, University of Maryland, and American University, and the team has since opened Ivy play.

Celebration with the Sticks
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Celebration with the Sticks

The #7 ranked Crimson field hockey team celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal in overtime in a 1-0 victory over Miami (Ohio) on Friday night.

Back Line of Defense
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Back Line of Defense

In 2019, then-junior defender Hannah Pearce hits the ball upfield as then-sophomore goalkeeper Ellie Shahbo stands in net. Although Pearce has graduated, Shahbo, now a senior, is the star of another strong Harvard defense.

007 in the Country
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007 in the Country

Harvard Field Hockey celebrates after a goal in a 3-2 loss to Princeton on Oct. 26, 2019. Now ranked seventh in the country after an exceptional 2021 season, the Crimson look poised to make another NCAA Tournament run.

From the Sidelines: Hannah Pearce
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From the Sidelines: Hannah Pearce

Female Athlete of the Year 1
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No. 1 in Net: Ellie Shahbo, Female Athlete of the Year

Junior Ellie Shahbo is one of the top goalkeepers in NCAA hockey. Despite her first-rate statistics and key role in guiding Harvard field hockey to a 17-2 record, Shahbo credits her teammates for their success this season.

Female Athlete of the Year 2
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Female Athlete of the Year 2

Harvard field hockey goes up against the University of New Hampshire on October 3, 2021 in Cambridge, M.A. Their overall record for the 2021 season was 17-2.

Female Athlete of the Year 1
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Female Athlete of the Year 1

Junior goalie Ellie Shahbo plays in the NCAA tournament in mid-November in Ann Arbor, M.I. The team went on to lose in the semi-finals to eventual champion Northwestern.

SEMIS
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SEMIS

Harvard's season came to an end Friday, as it lost, 2-1, to Northwestern in the NCAA semifinals.

SEMIS
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No. 12 Field Hockey Falls to No. 7 Northwestern, 2-1 in OT, in NCAA Semifinals

The Harvard field hockey team’s Cinderella NCAA tournament run came to an end at the hands of Northwestern on Friday evening.

Final 4 Finish
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Field Hockey to Face No. 7 Northwestern in NCAA Final Four

On Friday, Harvard field hockey will make history when they step onto Phyllis Ocker Field in Ann Arbor as the first Crimson field hockey team ever to play in a Final Four game. The Crimson (17-1, 7-0) will challenge yet another Big Ten school: the Northwestern Wildcats (16-5, 5-3 Big Ten).

Final 4 Finish
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Final 4 Finish

The Crimson rushes goalkeeper Ellie Shahbo after the junior goalie stifled Michigan's final penalty shootout attempt to send Harvard into the Final Four.

Survive and Advance
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Field Hockey Advances to NCAA Final Four for First Time in Program History After Pair of 1-0 Victories

“Unreal.” That is how field hockey head coach Tjerk van Herwaarden described how he was feeling after No. 12 Harvard beat No. 2 Michigan on its own turf to clinch a seat among the final four in NCAA Division I.

Survive and Advance
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Survive and Advance

Sophomore midfielder Avery Donahue celebrates her game-winning goal over Louisville in the first round of the NCAA tournament as senior forward/midfielder Mimi Tarrant rushes over to join in.

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