Blake is No Flake
Harvard tennis legend James Blake '01 competes at the Miami Open in 2008. Blake now plays an administrative role at many of the sport's professional tournaments, alongside involvement in charitable and activist missions.
A Sit Down with James Blake '01, Harvard Tennis Legend
James Blake ‘01, the former Harvard tennis star who reached a career-high ranking of No. 6 in the world in 2006, wears many hats today: tennis player, commentator, tournament director, charity director, author, public speaker, and many more. Ten years after retirement, Blake continues to break barriers as he brings his life and tennis experience to the sport.
From the Beanpot to the Booth: Tripp Tracy ’96 Reflects on Harvard, Hockey, and the Hurricanes
Goaltender for the Crimson, victor of the Beanpot, and beloved announcer for the Carolina Hurricanes, Tripp Tracy ‘96 has seen it all. Now, beloved color commentator for the Carolina Hurricanes, host of the podcast ‘Digging in with Tripp’, and one of the brightest personalities in the league, Tracy has made a place for himself.
Alex(a), Play Shipping Up to Boston
Sophomore goaltender Alex Pellicci extends to make the save against Boston College in the Women's Beanpot Semifinal on February 7th. Harvard lost to the Eagles 3-0, and suffered another loss to Boston University in the consolation game.
TD Garden to Host 45th Women’s Beanpot Championship
For the first time in its history, the Women’s Beanpot will be contested in an NHL arena. On March 21, the TD Garden announced that the 45th Dunkin’ Women’s Beanpot Championship will be played at TD Garden, home of the Boston Bruins and Boston Celtics, on Jan. 23, 2024.
Records Breaking, Ancient Eight Fencing, and Team USA: An Interview with Harvard Fencing’s Head Coach Daria Schneider
In only four years in her role as the head coach of Harvard fencing, Daria Schneider has made quick work of the Ivy League. In addition to winning two team Ivy League championships, in 2020 and 2023, Schneider has coached several players to individual Ivy League championships. Moreover, she is the first female coach of a men’s Ivy League fencing team, setting a new standard for equality amongst the Ancient Eight schools.
Shipping Up to Boston
The Harvard men's ice hockey team huddles at the bench in its 2023 Beanpot game against Boston College on February 6 at the TD Garden. The TD Garden announced on March 21 that it would host the 45th playing of the Women's Beanpot in 2024.
Senior sabre Elizabeth Tartakovsky competes in a match against New York University's Sharon Ni on January 28. The Crimson went on to win the match 18-9, and most recently took fourth place out of 28 teams at the NCAA Championships in N.C.
Harvard Football's Truman Jones Gears Up for NFL Draft
As the National Football League (NFL) prepares to welcome 260 new rookies to the uppermost echelon of professional football between April 27 and 29, one of Harvard’s best draft prospects in years is chasing a dream achieved by precious few.
Hawaii’s Mufi Hannemann: From Harvard Men’s Basketball to Mayor of Honolulu
Few people know Mufi Hannemann ‘76 for his exploits as a basketball player. As an alum of the Harvard men’s basketball team, Hannemann has become a distinguished leader in both business and politics, working in three presidential administrations (Carter, Clinton, and Bush), serving as the Mayor of Honolulu for six years, and most recently leading the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association, Hawaii’s largest private tourism organization, as President and CEO, his second stint holding that post.
Mufi Hannemann '76, pictured above, is a Harvard men's basketball alumnus and has had quite a career in the business and political worlds, serving as the Mayor of Honolulu for six years. Most recently, he has lead the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association, which is the state's largest private tourism organization.
Conservative Lawmakers Say Banning Trans Youth From Sports Will Keep the Competition Fair. Some Harvard D1 Athletes Disagree.
In 2022, the number of states banning transgender athletes from school sports doubled. Some current and former Division I athletes at Harvard criticized the legislation being passed around the country and said it does not target athletes competing in elite-level sports.
Football to Face St. Thomas in Home-and-Home Series in 2023 and 2029
Starting in 2023, Harvard football will add a new opponent to its ledger; the team announced via its Instagram account on April 12 that it will play a home-and-home series against the University of St. Thomas, beginning with a clash at Harvard Stadium on Sept. 16, 2023, and ending at O’Shaughnessy Stadium in St. Paul, Minn., on Sept. 15, 2029.
Harvard goaltender Emerance Maschmeyer '16, then a senior, awaits in goal in a 4-1 win over Princeton on Jan. 30, 2016. Maschmeyer led Canada to Olympic gold during the 2022 Olympics in Beijing.
Hitting the (Xiaohaituo) Slopes: Sophomore Nordic Skiing Standout Drolet Competes in Beijing
Sophomore standout Rémi Drolet is representing Harvard well at the Beijing Olympics. The Nordic skier has competed in three events for his native Canada, finishing 33rd in the men’s 15km classic, 57th in the men’s skiathlon, and helping Canada to an 11th place finish in the men’s 4x10km relay.