Senior infielder Teagan Shaw waits for the pitch against Brown on April 2.
Harvard Softball Batters Brown Bears, Dials in for Midseason Matchups
The Harvard softball team has had a busy week. A three-game sweep over Brown this past weekend and a doubleheader against Massachusetts neighbor Merrimack have bolstered the Crimson’s confidence as they wade through the depths of midseason play.
A Partridge in a Pear Tri-na
Then-junior Trina Hoang waits on base in Harvard's 2022 series against the University of Pennsylvania. Just as in 2022, the Crimson recently swept the Quakers in another three-game series.
Harvard Softball to Play Brown After 4-2 Ivy Start to Season
Early in the Ivy League season, the Harvard softball team has an 11-9-1 overall record on the season paired with a 4-2 conference record. It has finished two Ivy series so far where it swept the University of Pennsylvania and went 1-2 against Brown, though losing both games only by one run.
Then-junior Brianna Jewett goes through her windup against BU on April 5, 2022. Jewett will serve as one of Harvard's captains in 2023.
Harvard Softball Out for Revenge, Ready to Reclaim Ivy League Title
After falling to Princeton in the 2022 Ivy League Softball Championship, the Crimson is ready to reclaim their lost title. The Harvard softball team was ranked second behind the Princeton Tigers in the 2023 Ivy League Preseason Poll, and this second place ranking may be the motivation the Crimson need to upset predictions and defeat the reigning champions.
Long Bomb Hoang
Junior infielder/outfielder Trina Hoang races out of the box during an 8-2 victory over Penn on April 9, 2022. This past weekend, Hoang helped the Crimson to a 2-1 series victory over Brown that kept it in contention for a conference title.
Softball Snags Two Wins in Road Series Against Brown to Remain in Conference Title Contention
Harvard softball left Providence, R.I., with a pair of wins under its belt after a three-game clash against Brown this past weekend. The Crimson traveled south to face the Bears after a Covid-19 outbreak resulted in a cancellation of its Cornell series the previous weekend.
Junior pitcher/first baseman Brianna Jewett prepares to pitch in a 5-0 loss to Boston University on April 5. The Crimson's two losses stalled the momentum it gained from a sweep over the weekend against Columbia.
Reign of Terrier
A Harvard player slides into third base during a 5-0 loss to Boston University on April 5. Despite falling to the Terriers, the Crimson has been on a hot streak as of late.
Softball Sweeps Columbia on the Road, Moves into Second in Conference Standings
Despite a sluggish start against out-of-conference opponents, Harvard softball (12-15, 6-3 Ivy) remains in the hunt for the 2022 Ivy League Championship this spring. The team is heating up, most recently with its three-game sweep over Columbia this past weekend, which moved it to second place in the conference standings.
Softball Takes on Spring Break Competition Coast-To-Coast
Ten games, nine days, two coasts, and one Ivy League rivalry later, Harvard softball had a whirlwind of a spring break. Jetting off to California to start a non-stop onslaught of competition, Harvard (8-11, 2-1 Ivy) competed in the UCR/CBU Classic against the University of North Dakota (10-22), California Baptist University (18-16), and Saint Mary’s College (11-10).
Then-junior Isabelle Haugh follows through after her swing in an 11-1 victory over Columbia on May 11, 2019. That victory gave the Crimson an Ivy League title, which it will hope to replicate this year in its return to action.