June 28, 2010
Senior Perspective: Men's Water Polo's Egen Atkinson
As I reflect on my four years of water polo at Harvard, Im struck by the dichotomy of my experience. Although at times extremely frustrating, playing water polo at Harvard taught me numerous invaluable life lessons, formed the foundation of many amazing friendships, and shaped my identity on campus and beyond.
June 18, 2010
Men's Water Polo's Atkinson Named 2010 CWPA Scholar-Athlete of the Year
The Collegiate Water Polo Association announced the selection of Egen Atkinson of the Harvard men's water polo team as the recipient of the 2010 Men's Varsity Scholar-Athlete of the Year award, announced Friday.
May 26, 2010
Eleven Award-Winners Honored at Senior Letterwinners Dinner
Eleven members of the Harvard class of 2010 were honored at the annual Senior Letterwinners Dinner, held Wednesday night at the Murr Center. J.P. OConnor of the wrestling team took home the William J. Bingham Award as Harvards outstanding male athlete, and Alexandra Clarke of the womens swimming team earned the Radcliffe Prize as the outstanding female athlete.
May 20, 2010
Atkinson Named to ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Team
Laura Huppert and J.P. OConnor have been tabbed to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District first team, while Egen Atkinson, Alexandra Clarke and Noam Mills have been honored on the second team for their efforts in the classroom and in athletics, as announced by CoSIDA Thursday.
May 14, 2010
Erik Farrar Resigns as Harvard Water Polo Coach
Erik Farrar, coach of the mens and womens water polo teams at Harvard, announced his resignation Friday afternoon. Farrar departs after six years during which he committed himself to recruiting student-athletes who would succeed both in the classroom and in the water.
May 7, 2010
Mens Water Polo Recognizes Team Award Recipients
The Harvard mens water polo team handed out its team awards recently. The team presented five awards at a small gathering.
April 23, 2010
Men's Water Polo Garners Nine ACWPC All Academic Honorees
The Harvard men's water polo team had nine members recognized for their efforts in the classroom, as they were honored with All Academic awards by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches.
March 20, 2010
Men's Water Polo Garners a Dozen on CWPA Scholar-Athlete Team
The Harvard men's water polo team earned 12 spots on the 2009 Collegiate Water Polo Association Scholar-Athlete Team.
December 9, 2009
Babic, Voith Named Men's Water Polo Captains
Sophomore Luka Babic and junior Bret Voith of the Harvard mens water polo team have been selected as captains for the 2010 season, head coach Erik Farrar announced today.
December 1, 2009
Ten Fall Student-Athletes Tabbed Academic All-Ivy League
The Ivy League has announced the names of 80 student-athletes including 10 from Harvardwho have been named to the fall 2009-10 Academic All-Ivy League team.
November 25, 2009
Season Recap: Mens Water Polo Employs Experience to Finish Fifth at Northerns
The Harvard mens water polo team completed the 2009 season with an overall record of 7-17 and a 3-3 mark in the Northern Division of the Collegiate Water Polo Association.
November 20, 2009
Voith Honored on All-Northern Division First Team
The junior co-captain ranked third on the Crimson with 27 goals and helped the Harvard men's water polo team finish fifth at the Northern Division Championships.
November 16, 2009
Harvard Student-Athletes Honor Myles Brand, Former NCAA President
The Harvard Student-Athlete Advisory Committee sponsored a three-mile walk as a tribute to Myles Brand, former President of the NCAA who passed away Sept. 16 after battling pancreatic cancer.
November 8, 2009
Voith Scores Four Goals as Harvard Finishes Fifth at Northern Division Championships
Bret Voith netted four goals and made five steals to help the Harvard men's water polo team top Queens (N.Y.), 15-8, Sunday morning in the fifth-place game at the Northern Division Championships.
November 7, 2009
Harvard Earns Split at First Day of Northerns
The Harvard men's water polo team earned a split on day one of the Northern Divison Championships held at Blodgett Pool Saturday. The Crimson fell to MIT, 7-5, and bounced back to beat Connecticut College, 20-6.
November 3, 2009
Harvard Set to Host CWPA Northern Division Championships
Harvard will serve as the host institution for the 2009 Collegiate Water Polo Association Northern Division Championships, scheduled to be held at Blodgett Pool Nov. 7-8.
October 18, 2009
Men's Water Polo Drops Regular-Season Finale to No. 19 St. Francis, 18-10
Alexandre Popp made 11 saves in net, while Egen Atkinson, Alex Thompson, Luka Babic and Bret Voith supplied the offense for Harvard with two goals apiece.
October 17, 2009
Harvard Falls to Fordham, 12-7
The Harvard mens water polo team lost to Fordham, 12-7 Saturday afternoon at Blodgett Pool. Six different Crimson players notched goals in the contest.
October 16, 2009
Mens Water Polo Game on Saturday Moved to 1:30 p.m.
The Harvard mens water polo match against Fordham has been rescheduled for 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17.
October 15, 2009
Harvard Closes Out Regular Season with Two Home Games
Harvard hosts Fordham and St. Francis (N.Y.) in crucial games this weekend, as the Crimson takes on the Rams Saturday and the Terriers Sunday.
October 11, 2009
Comeback Bid Falls Short for Crimson Against Iona
Bret Voith netted a hat trick and Egen Atkinson and Alex Thompson each tallied two goals, while Alexandre Popp made seven saves in net for the Harvard men's water polo team.
October 10, 2009
Men's Water Polo Drops Northern Division Contest Against Brown
Luka Babic, Egen Atkinson and Max each chipped in with two goals apiece, while Nikhil Balaraman made 11 saves for the Crimson against Brown Saturday afternoon at Blodgett Pool.
October 9, 2009
Crimson Welcomes Brown, Iona to Blodgett Pool for Key Northern Division Matchups
Harvard hosts Brown and Iona in crucial CWPA Northern Division games this weekend, as the Crimson takes on the Bears Saturday and the Gaels Sunday.
October 8, 2009
Harvard Remains Undefeated in Conference Play with 13-4 Victory Over Connecticut College
Kevin DiSilvestro tallied four goals, while Jeff Lee had a hat trick and Mike Katzer and Alex Thompson notched two goals apiece for the Crimson against the Camels Thursday evening.
October 6, 2009
Atkinson, Eliot Sweep Weekly CWPA Northern Division Awards
Harvard senior co-captain Egen Atkinson has been named Collegiate Water Polo Association Northern Division Player of the Week, while freshman Max Eliot took home this third Northern Division Rookie of the Week honor, the CWPA announced Tuesday.
October 6, 2009
Crimson Begins Five-Game Home Stretch Against Connecticut College Thursday
The Harvard men's water polo team sits tied for first in the CWPA Northern Division standings with a 2-0 record and four conference games remaining on the season.
October 3, 2009
Crimson Falls to Two Ranked Opponents on Second Day of Claremont Convergence
The Harvard men's water polo team suffered defeats at the hands of No. 14 Concordia and No. 20 Cal Baptist at the Claremont Convergence Saturday.
October 2, 2009
Crimson Drops Pair at Claremont Convergence
The Harvard men's water polo team fell in two games on the first day of the Claremont Convergence, losing to Chapman and Pomona-Pitzer.
September 30, 2009
Mens Water Polo Heads to California for Claremont Convergence
The Harvard mens water polo team travels to California this weekend to take part in the Claremont Convergence Oct. 2-3.
September 29, 2009
Eliot Honored for Second Time as CWPA Northern Division Rookie of the Week
Max Eliot, who was also honored by the conference Sept. 15, led Harvard with a career-high five goals in the Crimsons 12-7 win over Queens (N.Y.) Saturday.
September 28, 2009
Max Eliot named COOP Athlete of the Week
Max Eliot is the Harvard COOP Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sept. 27.
September 26, 2009
Crimson Improves to 2-0 in Conference Play with 12-7 Win Over Queens
Freshman Max Eliot tallied give goals, made three steals and drew four ejections as the Crimson won its second CWPA Northern Division game of the season.
September 24, 2009
Mens Water Polo Regally Ready to Take on Queens
The Harvard mens water polo team will face the Knights of Queens (N.Y.) in a conference match-up on the road. The Crimson enters the game sitting atop the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Northern Division standings with a 1-0 conference mark.
September 20, 2009
Harvard Downs Connecticut College, 15-5; Finishes Ninth at ECAC Championships
Kevin DiSilvestro tallied four goals and the trio of Egen Atkinson, Mike Katzer and Alex Thompson netted two apiece as the Crimson placed ninth at the 2009 ECAC Championships.
September 19, 2009
Crimson Defense Stands Tall in 8-4 Loss to Fordham
Luka Babic tallied two goals, while Alexandre Popp made nine saves on the second day of competition at the 2009 ECAC Championships.
September 18, 2009
Crimson Drops Opener at ECAC Championships to George Washington
Harvard, which scored on 2-of-10 man-up opportunities, fell to the Colonials, 12-5, Friday evening in the opening round of the 2009 ECAC Championships.
September 17, 2009
Men's Water Polo to Face Stiff Competition at ECAC Championships
The Harvard mens water polo team travels to Princeton, N.J., for the second-straight weekend to compete in the ECAC Championships. In its first game, the Crimson will take on No. 8 seed George Washington Sept. 18 at 9:15 p.m.
September 16, 2009
Harvard Takes Down MIT, 9-6, to Win Home Opener
The trio of Egen Atkinson, Alex Thompson and Breth Voith tallied two goals apiece, as the Crimson men's water polo team defeated MIT in Harvard's home and CWPA opener Wednesday evening.
September 15, 2009
Men's Water Polo Hosts MIT in Home Opener Wednesday Evening
Harvard hosts MIT in the Crimsons home opener at Blodgett Pool after playing the first seven games of the season on the road.
September 14, 2009
Eliot Named Northern Division Rookie of the Week
Freshman Max Eliot scored four goals last weekend at the Princeton Invitational, including one in Harvard's 12-7 victory over George Washington Saturday.
September 13, 2009
Crimson Falls to No. 16 Santa Clara, Fordham at Princeton Invite
The Harvard men's water polo team dropped a pair of decisions to No. 16 Santa Clara and Fordham on the second and final day of the Princeton Invitational.
September 12, 2009
Harvard Handles George Washington, 12-7, at Princeton Invitational
The Crimson men's water polo team earned its first victory of the season, topping George Washington behind a four-goal effort by Mike Katzer.
September 10, 2009
Mens Water Polo Set to Compete at the Princeton Invitational
The Harvard Mens water polo team travels to Princeton, N.J. to take part in the Princeton Invitational Sept. 12-13. The Crimson will play George Washington and No. 11 Princeton on Sept. 12 and No. 16 Santa Clara and Fordham on the following day.
September 6, 2009
Crimson Falls to Redlands at MIT Invite, 15-7
Seven different Harvard players found the back of the net, but the Crimson men's water polo team fell to Redlands, 15-7, Sunday afternoon on the second and final day of the MIT Invitational.
September 5, 2009
Men's Water Polo Suffers Pair of Defeats at MIT Invitational
The Crimson opened its 2009 season by falling to Claremont and No. 13 Pacific on the first day of competition at the MIT Invitational.
September 1, 2009
Men's Water Polo Embarks on 2009 Season with Plenty of Experience
The Harvard mens water polo team will look to reach the upper-echelons of the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) in 2009.
July 27, 2009
Men's Water Polo Welcomes Class of 2013
Harvard head coach Erik Farrar recently announced that two incoming freshmen will join the Crimson mens water polo team for the upcoming fall season.
July 16, 2009
Welch Joins Crimson Water Polo Coaching Staff
Shana Welch, a three-time All-American at Michigan, has been named the assistant coach of Harvard mens and womens water polo, head coach Erik Farrar announced Thursday.
July 2, 2009
Men's Water Polo Announces Schedule for Upcoming Fall Season
The 2009 schedule for the Harvard mens water polo team has been released by head coach Erik Farrar. The Crimson is slated to play eight dual regular-season games and compete in four tournaments, including the MIT Invitational, the Princeton Invitational, the ECAC Championship and the Claremont Convergence.
June 30, 2009
Go Time: GoCrimson Redesign Launches July 1
The Harvard University Department of Athletics is proud to announce the launch of its redesigned official athletics' website, GoCrimson.com.