Year in Sports
Heart of Defense, and One of Gold: Bronte-May Brough, Female Rookie of the Year
Coming into collegiate athletics, an uncomfortable adjustment for many Division I athletes is no longer being in the starting lineup, playing in every game, or racking in the most minutes played. For Bronte-May Brough, a first-year on Harvard’s top-notch field hockey team, it was quite the opposite.
Eyes on the Prize
Graduating senior Maggie McCarthy defends the net at a women's lacrosse game. The Medfield, Mass. native also plays for the women's basketball team, where she is a captain.
The Magnificent Marwan
Senior captain Marwan Tarek of Harvard men's squash locks in at a match during the 2023 season. Tarek was recently named the 2023 Skillman Award Recipient, alongside a number of other records set in Harvard's books.
At the first game of the season, Brough drives the ball up the field in Harvard's 1-0 victory over Miami University.
Going the Distance
Sophomore distance runner Graham Blanks runs at the cross-country national championships in the fall, where he earned First-Team All-American status for his top-15 performance.
A Sit Down with Theresa Moore '86: Harvard Track and Field, ESPN, and the Power of Storytelling
Theresa Moore is not only a decorated Ivy League track star but a storyteller committed to shedding light on those whose tales have not been told. The former Harvard track and field captain has been an influential member of many communities beyond the track squad, including ESPN and now her own production company, T-Time Productions.
Across the River
Many of Harvard College's athletes practice in facilities across the Charles River.
From the Editors: A Year of Triumph and Heartbreak
At The Harvard Crimson, we have had the privilege to cover all of the action. From storied rivalries to dominant performances to heartbreaking defeats, our reporters across every varsity sport have sought to bring the stories behind Harvard Athletics to life. Driven and committed athletes have fought through tremendous adversity to compete at an elite level, persevering through injuries and defeats in their pursuit of excellence as student-athletes. On the sidelines, visionary and inspiring coaches, established campus legends, and rookies alike, have continued to set a high standard of achievement and drive Crimson competitors to be their very best.
The Magnificent Marwan: Marwan Tarek, Male Athlete of the Year
Since joining the Harvard squash team in 2018, Marwan Tarek has drawn crowds and headlines alike. During a four-year tenure at Harvard, the senior has accumulated a collection of trophies and titles that could fill the case at the Murr Center on their own.
May I Please
First-year Bronte-May Brough makes a shot on net in Harvard's Oct. 16 contest against Delaware, an eventual 2-1 win for the Crimson.
She Wants Moore
Harvard women's basketball head coach Carrie Moore stands on the sidelines at a 2022-23 season game. The slogan written on her shirt, "Believe It," represents the team's motto during the season.
Making History and Ready for Moore: Carrie Moore, Coach of the Year
Carrie Moore’s career as Crimson basketball coach tipped off to a tremendous start in the 2022-23 season. In her first year at the head of the program, the former Western Michigan standout and retired professional basketball player led the team to a 9-5 Ivy League record and a deep run in the WNIT tournament — one that made program history.
Going the Distance: Graham Blanks, Male Performance of the Year
Harvard track and field has had a dominant three seasons this year, creating a powerhouse within its sprints and distance group. At the head of this distance dominance was sophomore Graham Blanks, a Georgia native who has taken Harvard and the Ivy League by storm.
Ready for Moore
Theresa Moore '86, a former captain of Harvard track and field, now owns her own production company, T-Time Productions.
Senior guard and captain Maggie McCarthy prepare for a shot at the net in Harvard women's basketball 2022 matchup against Boston College. The Medfield native most recently recorded a career-high of three-pointers in the Crimson's 86-59 victory against Cornell.