Harvard to Celebrate Men’s Basketball Senior Day Prior to Columbia Game Friday

Christian Webster has scored 988 points in his career (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Co-captain Christian Webster will be honored in a pre-game ceremony for Senior Day prior to Harvard’s contest against Columbia Friday, March 8 at Lavietes Pavilion.

Opening tip is slated for 7 p.m. Fans are encouraged to arrive early for the ceremony.

Webster, a native of Washington, D.C., has helped the Crimson claim its first two Ivy League titles in 2011 and 2012 and is the winningest player in program history, leading Harvard to 87 victories over the course of his career. In addition, Webster and the Crimson earned the team’s first national ranking, reaching as high as No. 21 in the polls last season.

A guard, Webster is tied for third in games played in the Harvard record books and will suit up for his 114th contest Friday evening. He has started 79 games in his career and ranks fourth in team history in career foul shooting (.844). Webster also stands fifth in team history with 169 career 3-pointers and is just 12 points shy of 1,000 for his career.

As a senior, Webster is averaging 8.7 points per game and has helped the Crimson to a 17-9 overall record and 9-3 mark in the Ancient Eight.