At the annual football awards banquet hosted by the Harvard Club of Boston, Tanner Lee was chosen as the winner of the Frederick Greeley Crocker Award as the most valuable player of the 2017 Harvard football team, as chosen by his teammates.
Led by first team selections, Justice Shelton-Mosley and Charlie Booker III, six Harvard football student-athletes earned selection to All-Ivy League teams, as announced by the conference office Tuesday, Nov. 21.
More than anything, I appreciate Semar’s toughness and physicality at the running back position. Whether picking up tough yards or picking up a blitz, we can always count on him to compete and get the job done.
The cornerback position in football can be one of the toughest positions to master, but for Harvard senior Raishaun McGhee, his persistence, patience and passion for the game have led him to becoming an All-Ivy League performer.
Three touchdown passes from freshman quarterback Jake Smith, including two to tight end Ryan Antonellis, and a game-sealing interception by Tanner Lee in the final minutes helped Harvard football (4-3, 2-2 Ivy) rally for a 25-22 win over Dartmouth (5-2, 2-2 Ivy) at Harvard Stadium.
There is a great lineage of Harvard quarterbacks, from Mike Giardi ’94 to Ryan Fitzpatrick ’05 to Colton Chapple ’13, and senior Joe Viviano is looking to supplant his name in the record books in Cambridge as well.
For Harvard senior bioengineering major Jack Stansell, it was an unplanned family trip to a hotel in Houston in 2005 that started his journey in the game of football. Since then football has been one of the biggest facets of his life.
For the second time this season, junior Justice Shelton-Mosley has been recognized by the Ivy League as the Special Teams Player of the Week. The conference made the announcement via its weekly awards release Monday.
In the 700th game at Harvard Stadium, Harvard football (3-2) used 383 yards of total offense and two special teams scores on its way to a 38-10 win over Lafayette (2-5) on Saturday afternoon (Oct. 14).
Coming off a 17-14 defeat at Cornell last week, Harvard will return home to host Lafayette in the Crimson’s 700th game played at Harvard Stadium. Harvard owns a 445-220-34 (.660) record at the historic venue built in 1903.
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