2013-14 Harvard COOP Athlete of the Week
Dec 10, 2013
D’Oench scored the Crimson lone goal as Harvard battled to a 1-1 stalemate against crosstown rival No. 6/7 Boston College on Saturday in the Bright-Landry Hockey Center. For the fifth consecutive game, the New York, N.Y., native, found the back of the net just 3:22 into the contest. The sophomore forward continues to lead the team in scoring (7-5-12).
Dec 3, 2013
Gedman scored a goal and registered two assists as Harvard powered past Dartmouth, 5-0, Sunday at Bright-Landry Hockey Center. The junior captain tallied her first assist on a power play goal 14:59 into the first period to give the Crimson an early lead. The Framingham, Mass., native handed out her second helper with 3:35 to go in the second, before she found the back of the net at the end of the final period to give Harvard a, 4-0 lead.
Nov 26, 2013
Korolev finished third overall at the NCAA Championships, earning USTFCCCA Cross Country All-America honors. He ran the 10k race with a time of 29:59.5, narrowly missing second place by 0.4 of a second. The Northeast Region Athlete of the Year, Korolev became the first Harvard male runner to finish in the top-25 of the NCAA meet since Paul Gompers '86-87 placed fifth.
Nov 19, 2013
In her first collegiate start, the freshman goaltender stopped 21 shots against ECAC foe Colgate to earn her first shutout in a 2-0 win for the No. 6 Crimson. The victory moves the Crimson to 6-1-1 overall and tallied the fourth clean sheet of the season including second on the ice of the Bright-Laundry Hockey Center.
Nov 13, 2013
The Bruderheim, Alberta, native anchored the Crimson defense to a 2-0 weekend as Harvard downed St. Lawrence and No. 6 Clarkson last weekend. Maschmeyer collected 26 saves against the Saints before turning away 33 more shots to record her third shutout of the season and defeat the Golden Knights. The sophomore garnered her second ECAC Goaltender of the Week honor of the season for her stellar weekend performance. Harvard improves to 5-1 overall and in conference play.
Nov 5, 2013
The Ballston Spa, N.Y., native helped his team downed Dartmouth, 2-1, on Saturday night at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium to improve to 5-7-2 overall and 4-1 in conference play. Mendez registered two saves while remaining undefeated between the pipes with a 5-0 record. It marks the second-straight win for Harvard and the fourth-consecutive victory in Ancient Eight play.
Oct 29, 2013
In the opening weekend of the season, Maschmeyer helped the Crimson to a 2-0 start with victories over Quinnipiac and Princeton. The Bruderheim, Alta., native stopped 19 shots over three periods in a, 4-2, victory over Quinnipiac on Friday night to hand the Bobcats its first loss of the season and snap a six-game win streak. The Crimson returned to the ice on Saturday to take on ECAC and Ivy League foe, Princeton. The sophomore denied a career-high 44 shots in between the pipes for the Crimson as it shut out the Tigers, 4-0.
Oct 22, 2013
Brate contributed four receptions for 34 yards and two scores in the, 35-16, victory over Lafayette last weekend as Harvard improved to 5-0 for the second straight year. The Naperville, Ill., native helped put the Crimson on the board in the first frame when Harvard faked a field goal. On the play, quarterback Michael Pruneau took the snap rolled to his right and found Brate standing alone in the back corner of the end zone. The senior helped secure the win in the fourth when he caught a 15-yard pass for his second touchdown of the day.
Oct 16, 2013
The Austin, Texas native paced the Harvard offense as the Crimson downed familiar Ivy League foes Cornell and Columbia last weekend. The rookie notched her first career double-double with a career-high 14 kills and 11 digs to help Harvard past Cornell, 3-1. She added an ace and 16 points to secure the win and snap a two-game losing streak. Weghorst contributed nine kills and five digs as the Crimson defeated Columbia in straight sets Sunday. Harvard (8-6, 3-2 Ivy) improves to 6-1 at home and sit in second place in conference play.
Oct 8, 2013
The Kenner, La., native finished with 21 carries for 158 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns as Harvard defeated in-state rival Holy Cross, 41-35, in triple overtime. Stanton tallied his first score of the game in the first overtime when the sophomore rushed for one yard to put Harvard back on top, 35-28. On the game-winning possession, the running back broke through a hole and ran for 17 yards for the score. Stanton was the recipient of the John Turco Memorial Trophy, presented annually to the most outstanding player in the Holy Cross homecoming game. The Crimson (3-0, 1-0 Ivy) remains undefeated on the season.
Oct 1, 2013
The freshman tallied eight goals and two steals in a trio of CWPA Northern Division wins last weekend at Blodgett Pool. The La Jolla, Calif., native led Harvard past Connecticut College, 16-3, with three goals before registering two steals to help the Crimson earn its first win over Brown since 2006. In Harvard’s third game of the weekend, Wrobel paced his team with five goals to down neighboring rival MIT, 13-10.
Sep 24, 2013
The Huntington Beach, Calif., native led the Crimson offense this weekend as the team went 2-1 against Collegiate Water Polo Association rivals Fordham, Iona and No. 14 St. Francis. Harrison tallied a team-high nine goals in three games. He found the back of the net five times in the St. Francis match to give Harvard its first win against the Terriers since 2002. The 14-11 win also snapped an 11-year home win-streak at SFU Aquatic Center for the Terriers. The sophomore scored in all three matches this weekend and currently leads the team with 26 goals and 31 steals.
Sep 17, 2013
The freshman tallied a pair of goals to help Harvard earn its first win of the 2013 campaign as the team downed Holy Cross, 4-0, Friday night. The Norridgewock, Maine, native opened the scoring in the 51st minute before finding the back of the net eight minutes later to give Harvard the 3-0 advantage. Finnemore, who scored her first goal of the year against Bryant, now has three goals this season, the most by a freshman scored in a season since Noel Painter’s eight in 2011.
Sep 10, 2013
Holte helped Harvard become the only Ivy League team to open the season with an undefeated record (2-0) during the first weekend of action. She led Harvard's defensive charge with 13 blocks, including 12 during a 3-1 win over Hofstra. Her 11 block assists and one solo block marked the most by a Harvard player since Sandra Lynne Fryhofer '12 totaled 13 at Georgia State on Sept. 3, 2011. Holte also contributed 11 kills on 29 attempts for a .276 hitting percentage during the weekend. It's Holte's second career COOP award after winning October 9, 2012.