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Aaron B. Shuchman

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Men's Ice Hockey

Men’s Ice Hockey Enters Second Half of Campaign Hoping for Better Health, Stronger Offense

Harvard men’s ice hockey (3-11-3, 3-6-3 ECAC) entered its nearly month-long break on Dec. 2 in an offensive slump, as the squad’s season-long struggle to score saw the Crimson tally only 16 goals in its first nine games.

Locked and Loaded
Breaking Sports

Harvard Football Coach Tim Murphy Retires, Winningest Coach in Ivy League History

Harvard football head coach Tim Murphy announced his retirement on Wednesday after 30 seasons at the helm of the Crimson football program.

Cutting Through
Men's Ice Hockey

Harvard Limps Into Break After Shutout Losses to Clarkson, St. Lawrence

Struggling to score is unfamiliar territory for the Harvard men’s ice hockey team. After ranking second or better in the ECAC in goals-per-game in each of the last two seasons, the Crimson ranks last of the 12 teams so far this season, checking in with a 1.78 goals-per-game average. Harvard has been held to one goal or fewer in five of its nine games so far this season.

Bend, and Snap!

Harvard-Yale Supplement 2023: Letter from the Editors

This famed four-quarter duel is more than just a game: it's a hallmark of the student experience at Harvard and Yale. But this year, there’s more on the line than just bragging rights — while the Crimson has already clinched a share of the Ivy League title, its hated rival from New Haven can grab a share of their own with a win on Saturday at the Yale Bowl.

Playing The Big Game

A Guide to Football and Storied Traditions of Harvard-Yale

The Crimson breaks down football and the history of traditions in Harvard-Yale, giving you all the information you need to know to understand The Game.

Joltin' Joe
Men's Ice Hockey

Harvard Ties Colgate, Beats Cornell to Earn First Win of the Season

After last weekend’s drubbing at the hands of Quinnipiac, Harvard men’s ice hockey head coach Ted Donato said that his team would need to play “markedly better” on the road this weekend if they wanted to be successful against Colgate and Cornell. With a 2-2 tie against Colgate on Friday and an enormous 3-2 victory over Cornell on Saturday at notoriously hostile Lynah Rink, the squad seems to have gotten the message this weekend, and may be starting to round into form.

Marek Magic
Men's Ice Hockey

Harvard Still Searching for an Identity After Tough Losses Over the Weekend

Before the season, Harvard men’s ice hockey head coach Ted Donato said that it would take time for the Crimson to establish an identity, especially on offense, with so many of its players experiencing college hockey for the first time. Three games into the season, the team is still looking for that identity, as well as its first victory, after a shootout loss to the Princeton Tigers and a blowout loss to the Quinnipiac Bobcats, the defending national champions.

Miller Time
Men's Ice Hockey

No. 17 Harvard Set to Hit the Ice for 2023 Opener

When the Harvard men’s ice hockey team returned to the ice for its first post-pandemic season in the fall of 2021, the team was defined by youth and potential. With the arrival of top recruits in forwards Matt Coronato, Sean Farrell, Alex Laferriere, and Zakary Karpa and defensemen Ian Moore and Jack Bar, the squad was brimming with potential and inexperience.

Kings of Blodgett

Weekend Sports Recap, Sept. 8-10

A recap of Harvard sports from the weekend of Sept. 8-10.

Team Meeting

Harvard Weekend Sports Preview, Sept. 8-Sept. 10

A preview of Harvard sports for Sept. 8-Sept. 10.


Harvard Softball's Coach Jenny Allard Leaves Cambridge for Pittsburgh

Jenny Allard, a member of the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Hall of Fame, departed Harvard after a nearly three-decade tenure to become the new head softball coach at the University of Pittsburgh.

Delaney-Smith, Year 36
Women's Basketball

25 Years Later, Harvard’s NCAA Tournament Upset of Stanford Lives On

Until March 14, 1998, a No. 16 seed had never beaten a No. 1 seed in either the men’s or women’s postseason basketball tournament. Then, the Harvard women’s basketball team played Stanford.

Ramsden Races
Track and Cross Country

Rewriting the Record Books: Maia Ramsden, Female Athlete of the Year

Although junior Maia Ramsden has only competed on the Harvard track and field and cross country teams for two seasons, her name is quickly taking up a lot of real estate in the Harvard Athletics record book.

Across the River
Year in Sports

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.

Calgary Bound
Men's Ice Hockey

Former Harvard Stars Look to Make their Mark in the NHL

After Harvard’s 8-1 loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes on March 24th eliminated the Crimson from the 2023 NCAA Tournament, the next wave of Harvard talent is heading to the NHL.