A Successful Split

A Successful Split Women’s Water Polo take on the Harvard Invite By JP VIERIA   Coming from a successful Bison Invite, where the Harvard women’s Water Polo team went undefeated, expectations were high for the Harvard Invite in Cambridge. The women’s water polo team was off to an unprecedented start, the best in the school’s history at 9-0. The first game on their schedule was against Brown, on Friday March 1st. This would be their first Ivy League match of the season and the Crimson were more than ready for it. After a relatively uneventful first period, sophomore attacker Quinne …

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Harvard Women’s Water Polo Team Builds on Historic Start

Harvard Women’s Water Polo Team Builds on Historic Start The Crimson kick off their season with a historic 9-0 record By JP VIEIRA   Harvard women’s water polo team is off to an incredible 9-0 start to the season, best in school history. The team, ranked No. 17, began the Bucknell Bison Invite on February 9th with two straight victories over Gannon (by a score of 18-5) and Salem (by a score of 11-5). The game against Gannon seemed close after the first quarter, with the Crimson leading Gannon by a score of 4-2. Led by freshman Evan Tingler and …

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Harvard Comes Up Short in Beanpot Championship

Harvard Comes Up Short in Beanpot Championship By JP VIEIRA   After convincingly defeating the Boston College Eagles 4-1 on Tuesday, February 5th, the Harvard women’s hockey hosted the Beanpot Championship Game in which they played the Boston University Terriers. History was on our side as Harvard was previously 18-3-1 in Beanpot games against the Terriers. Harvard fans expected an exciting game as the Crimson were on a 5-game win-streak and BU was undefeated in their last 10. Despite an entertaining and close game, Harvard fell short to the Terriers in overtime and ended the game 3-2. Out of the …

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Crashing the Boards: Women’s Basketball

By JP VIEIRA Coming in on a 2-game win streak, the Harvard women’s basketball team was hoping for a hat trick in their home game this week against Quinnipiac. In an extremely close game, which saw both teams playing in double overtime, Harvard led Quinnipiac 32-30 at the end of the first half. As the second half began, Harvard tried to pull away multiple times, but Quinnipiac stayed in the game. Down the final stretch, Harvard gave up their lead, but managed to send the game to overtime with a buzzer-beating shot from captain Madeline Raster. The first overtime almost …

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March Madness comes Early!

By JP Vieira   Coming off an incredible year, in which Harvard Men’s Basketball won their sixth Ivy League championship in program history, expectations were high for the upcoming season. Last Tuesday, November 2nd, college basketball started off the new season around the country. For Harvard’s first match-up, they hosted their Cambridge neighbors: MIT. By no means was this meant to be an easy game,  as Harvard had a lot to prove coming off of an astounding 2017-2018 season. Harvard played well in the first half, as did MIT…the score at the end of the first half was 40-39 in …

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Sports Briefs

By JP VIERIRA The intramural soccer season was starting for both Winthrop and Cabot Houses. Winthrop, having made it into the finals last season, were heavy favorites, as countless people were calling for a blow-out and claiming that Winthrop house would simply breeze through. But as kick-off began, it became evident that Cabot meant business this season. Cabot dominated the midfield, and 10 minutes into the first half, Cabot opened up the scoring with a great shot from outside of the 18-yard box. Cabot continued to pressure Winthrop, when out of nowhere, Winthrop mounted an amazing counterattack that ended with …

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