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Maddie B. Barkate

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Defense to Offense
Men's Soccer

Harvard Defeats Princeton at the Buzzer, Looks to Secure Top Ivy Tournament Seed

Ale Gutierrez scored a brace for the second time in his career to send the Harvard men’s soccer team (5-4-6, 3-1-2) past the visiting Princeton Tigers (4-7-3, 1-3-2) on Senior Day at Jordan Field. This win kept the Crimson on top of the Ivy League standings with 11 points.

Right on the Marko
Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer Beats Yale to Reach Top of Ivy League Table

The Harvard men’s soccer team (2-3-6, 1-0-2) tied two important contests last week, one 0-0 to Ivy League rival Brown University (4-4-3, 1-0-2), and another 1-1 to crosstown rival Boston University (7-2-3, 4-0-1). However, after defeating the Yale Bulldogs 3-1 on Saturday night, the Crimson now stand in first place in the Ivy League table.

Set Pieces
Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer Earns First Win of the Season, Will Face Columbia Next

Harvard men’s soccer (1-3-4, 0-0-1) went (1-1-2) in their last four games, including a 0-1-1 record against ranked opponents. In this span, senior Willem Ebbinge moved to second all-time at Harvard in career assists, and he now leads the team with seven points. Junior Alessandro Arlotti is close behind with five points, and junior Jan Rieke has played every minute on the season so far for the Crimson.

In the Lion's Den
Men's Soccer

Harvard Men’s Soccer Ties Seton Hall, Falls to Northeastern

The Harvard men’s soccer team (0-2-2, 0-0) netted its first goal of the season to tie No. 23 Seton Hall (3-1-1, 0-0) 1-1 despite a more than two-hour rain delay, but later fell scoreless in a midweek game to the Northeastern Huskies (3-1-2) 0-4.

Protect the Net
Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer Ties Close Ivy Contest

The Harvard men’s soccer team (5-4-2, 0-1-1) met Columbia at home this past Saturday while on the hunt for their first Ivy League win. Although the Crimson led for most of the hard-fought contest, the Lions were able to net one in the second half, ending the game tied 1-1.

Team Effort
Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer Loses Ivy Opener, 3-2, to Cornell, Notches 1-0 Win at Boston University

The Harvard men’s soccer team (5-4-1, 0-1) dropped a close contest to the Cornell Big Red in its Ivy League opener, but bounced back quickly a few days later by shutting out its crosstown rival, the Boston University Terriers. Although the loss was undeniably a disappointing start to its Ivy League campaign, the Crimson was undeterred and performed well against the Terriers.

Making his Marko
Men's Soccer

Harvard Kicks Off Season with Back-to-Back Wins

The 2021 season for the Crimson (8-5-3) was one of best in recent history, and they show no sign of letting up in 2022. Two victories to begin the season over Central Connecticut State University and Bryant University foretell good things to come, with Harvard showing its ability to work under pressure early with a last-second go-ahead goal against the Bulldogs to win the game.

Full Steam Ahead

The Call that Changed a Season: Football v. Princeton, Heartbreak of the Year

Harvard appeared to have won the Oct. 23, 2021 matchup against Princeton, but a delayed timeout call by the referees negated what would've been a game-winning conversion to junior wide receiver Kym Wimberly. The Tigers went on to win the contest, 18-16, in five overtimes, and edged the Crimson out by a game for the Ivy League title.

I Am Speed

Kitch and Ryan Deliver Standout Performances at NCAA Skiing Championships

Harvard skiing hit the slopes for a final time this season, putting up a strong performance at the recent 2022 NCAA Skiing Championships in Utah from March 9-12.

I Am Speed

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.

Uphill Slope

Skiing Takes Seventh Place at Saint Michael's Carnival

The Harvard ski team built on a strong start to the season with a seventh-place finish at the Saint Michael’s Carnival on January 21st and 22nd. Career-best performances were a dime a dozen for the Crimson, with junior Annabel Hagen, junior Emma Ryan, sophomore Liam McNamara, sophomore Elsie Halvorsen, and first-year Mads Groeholdt all having record days.

3-0 Since Oct. 9
Field Hockey

Strong Second Half Sends No. 12 Field Hockey Past Yale

No. 12 Harvard (11-1, 4-0 Ivy League) smashed past Yale (5-7, 2-2) on Oct. 9, closing out the game commandingly in the second half with two goals off of corners for a final score of 3-1.

Huddle Up
Women's Volleyball

Women’s Volleyball Continues Competitive Ivy League Play, Defeating Penn, Losing to Princeton in a Decider

This past weekend, Harvard (5-7, 2-1 Ivy League) traveled to Penn (4-8, 1-2 Ivy League) and Princeton (9-2, 3-0 Ivy League) for a pair of conference matchups, delivering a win against the Quakers on Friday and dropping a close contest to the Tigers on Saturday.