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10,000 Men of Harvard

10,000 Men of Harvard

After each Harvard football victory, the team gathers in the locker room and, following the post-game conversation, sings "10,000 Men of Harvard"

Sung in a combination of English and Latin, the team concludes the song by counting the number of points that it scored in that particular game. The team has song 28 times over the last three seasons (2013-15), or 93 percent of the time, which represents the highest winning percentage in Division I.

Ten Thousand Men of Harvard (Alma Mater)

First Verse:
Ten thousand men of Harvard want vict'ry today,
For they know that o'er old Eli
Fair Harvard holds sway.
So then we'll conquer old Eli's men,
And when the game ends, we'll sing again:
Ten thousand men of Harvard gained vict'ry today!

Fourth Verse:
Illegitimum non carborundum;
Domine salvum fac.
Illegitimum non Carborundum;
Domine salvum fac.
Gaudeamus igitur!
Veritas non sequitur?
Illegitimum non carborundum -- ipso facto!

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS