Crimson staff writer
Multimedia and Sports for the 149th Guard. Women's soccer beat writer, Sports Comp Director, Former Multimedia Chair.
Crimson staff writer Zing Gee can be reached at email@example.com. Follow him on Twitter @zing401.
Women’s Soccer Falls to South Carolina 3-2, Concluding Season After Advancing to Second Round of NCAA Tournament
The Crimson’s NCAA Tournament run came to a close on Friday, November 18 in Durham, N.C. as it fell 2-3 to a strong South Carolina squad after a late comeback surge fell short. Prior to the South Carolina game, they dominated New Hampshire in a 2-0 victory in the first round of the tournament at home on Jordan Field in front of a packed house of a thousand fans.
Harvard women’s soccer closed out a remarkable regular season with a decisive 5-0 victory over Columbia on Jordan Field last Saturday evening, while celebrating its seven seniors— Hannah Gardner, Hannah Griffin, Lara Schenk, captain Jordan Di Verniero, captain Ava Lung, Sophie Hirst, and Angela Caloia—in front of over 600 spectators in attendance.
There was no shortage of heat in North Carolina last weekend as temperatures reached the high eighties and the Crimson came in hot against the University of North Carolina Greensboro and North Carolina State. While the weather cooled off by the time they returned home to face Long Beach State on Thursday, Harvard has not. The Crimson are still heating up as the team is now off to a 5-0 start for the first time since 1996.
Women's soccer is back in action and there was no shortage of excitement in a successful week. It outshot Central Connecticut 18-2 en route to a dominant 3-0 victory on Friday, Aug. 26, in New Britain, Conn. and followed it up with a thrilling 3-2 comeback win over Northeastern in the home opener at Jordan Field three days later.
Harvard professor John L. Comaroff will return to the classroom to teach an elective course this fall, reigniting a wave of campus and national outrage.
“I think that the team collectively has really been pulling in a good direction, and I feel very, very good about where we're at,” said head coach Chris Hamblin.
Senior forward Murphey Agnew takes the ball down the pitch during a game against St. John's University on September 5. Agnew is one of seven seniors graduating from the program.
While Harvard’s season (12-3-1, 5-2-0 Ivy League) may have ended late last fall after an impressive regular season and an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament, numerous Crimson players are either slated to or have already taken the field across the world this spring with their respective national teams.
The Harvard men's tennis team, pictured huddling before a February 2020 match, found success in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's Northeastern Region Championships in Philadelphia, Penn., beginning Oct. 14.
The team huddles prior to a 2020 match against Rice. The Crimson opened their 2021 fall season with a standout performance at the Milwaukee Tennis Classic.
Sophomore Ronan Jachuck (front) and senior Brian Shi helped Harvard men's tennis sweep Rice in February 2020.
Sophomore defender Taylor Fasnacht scores on the way to a 3-2 Crimson victory against St. John's on Sept. 5. Since the victory against the Red Storm, Harvard has drawn once and won once to maintain an undefeated record.
Hannah Bebar takes a corner kick in Sunday's matchup against the Red Storm. Later in the match, she would provide the golden goal that carried the Crimson to a 3-0 record.
It has been almost a year and a half since the pandemic stopped Ivy League competition, sent Harvard students home, and flipped the world upside down — but Harvard men’s water polo is finally back in the pool together and looking ahead to its first competition in 644 days.
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