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June 8, 2010
O'Connor Earns ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Honors
Former Harvard All-America wrestler J.P. O’Connor ’10 has been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America At-Large first team, according to an announcement made by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Tuesday morning.

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. O’Connor of the wrestling team took home the William J. Bingham Award as Harvard’s outstanding male athlete, and Alexandra Clarke of the women’s swimming team earned the Radcliffe Prize as the outstanding female athlete.

May 20, 2010
O'Connor Named to ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Team
Laura Huppert and J.P. O’Connor 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 11, 2010
Wrestling Announces 2009-10 Team Awards
The Harvard wrestling team recently announced its awards for the 2009-10 wrestling season. Three of the awards handed out were voted on by the team, while the final two were selected by the coaches.

May 5, 2010
Harvard Boasts Top Wrestling GPA: O'Connor Named to All-Academic Team
The NWCA announced its annual Division I All-Academic Top 30 Teams and the NWCA Individual All-Academic wrestling team Wednesday. Harvard had the top GPA in the nation, while NCAA Champion J.P O’Connor earned a spot on the All-Academic wrestling team.

April 27, 2010
Keith Wins Junior National Championship at 55Kgs.
Freshman Steven Keith won the 55kg title at the ASCIS FILA Junior National Championships over the weekend and qualified for the World Team Trials next month. Classmate Paul Ligouri also competed at the tournament, falling one match short of placing.

April 16, 2010
Season Recap: Wrestling Crowns NCAA Champion
On The Harvard wrestling team saw one of its grapplers achieve a life-long dream and leave his mark in the storied tradition of the program, the Crimson battled in each dual meet and tournament competition to wrestle its best and improve its skills.

April 13, 2010
Keith Finishes Eighth at FILA Nationals Earns All-America Honors
Harvard freshman Steven Keith finished eighth at the ASICS University & FILA Cadet Nationals to become a Freestyle All-American.

April 7, 2010
Ten Winter Student-Athletes Tabbed Academic All-Ivy League
The Ivy League has announced the names of 80 student-athletes – including 10 from Harvard—who have been named to the winter 2009-10 Academic All-Ivy League team.

March 24, 2010
O'Connor and Weiss Selected as Guests for Takedown Radio
NCAA Champion J.P. O’Connor and Jay Weiss, the David G. Bunning’88 Head Coach for Harvard Wrestling, will be guests on this weekend’s Takedown Radio.

March 23, 2010
O'Connor Named EIWA Wrestler of the Year After Winning NCAA Title
Harvard senior co-captain J.P. O'Connor went undefeated at 157 pounds this season with a 35-0 record to win his Harvard's third NCAA title.

March 20, 2010
NATIONAL CHAMPION! Wrestling's J.P. O'Connor Wins 157 Title at NCAAs
Senior J.P. O’Connor won the 157 pound title at the 2010 NCAA Wrestling Championships Saturday night in front of a sold-out crowd of 15,919 at the Qwest Center. O’Connor is the third NCAA Champion for the Crimson and first to finish a season undefeated.

March 19, 2010
O'Connor Earns Spot in 157 Semifinal Match: Guaranteed All-America Honors
Harvard senior J.P. O'Connor became the 16th Crimson wrestler to earn All-America honors when he advanced to the 157 semifinal match at the 2010 NCAA Wrestling Championships.

March 19, 2010
O'Connor Into the Finals at the 2010 Wrestling Championships
Senior J.P. O’Connor will compete in the 157 finals at the 2010 NCAA Wrestling Championships Saturday night after winning his semifinal match by major decision Friday night in front of a sold out crowd at the Qwest Center.

March 18, 2010
Caputo and O'Connor Advance to Second Round at NCAA Wrestling Championships
Harvard’s top-seed J.P. O’Connor and eight seed Louis Caputo won their first round matches at the 2010 NCAA Wrestling Championships at the Qwest Center.

March 18, 2010
O'Connor Advances to Quarterfinals at NCAA Wrestling Championships
Harvard senior and top-ranked J.P. O'Connor advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals Friday night at the Qwest Center. Classmate Louis Caputo still alive in the wrestlebacks.

March 16, 2010
Grapplers Head to Omaha for NCAA Wrestling Championships
Three members of the Harvard wrestling team will compete at the 2010 NCAA Wrestling Championships Thursday through Saturday at the Qwest Center in Omaha, Neb.

March 11, 2010
O'Connor Earns Top Seed at NCAA Championships; Brackets Released
Three members of the Harvard wrestling team are headed to the 2010 NCAA Wrestling Championships in Omaha, Neb. The NCAA announced all 284 qualifiers for the national championship Wednesday night along with seeds and brackets.

March 7, 2010
O'Connor Wins EIWA Title: Three Wrestlers Qualify for NCAA Championships
Senior co-captain J.P. O’Connor won the EIWA title at 157 pounds to lead the Harvard wrestling team at the 106th EIWA Championships at Lehigh’s Stabler Arena. O’Connor, Louis Caputo and Steven Keith automatically qualified for the NCAAs with top-three finishes.

March 6, 2010
Wrestling's Caputo and O'Connor Advance to EIWA Finals
Three Crimson wrestlers advanced to the second day of competition at the 106th EIWA Championships tomorrow. Seniors Louis Caputo and J.P. O'Connor earned spots in the championship finals.

March 3, 2010
Wrestling Gears Up for 106th EIWA Championships Saturday and Sunday at Lehigh
Nine Harvard wrestlers will compete at the EIWA Championships this weekend with an eye on qualifying for the NCAA Championships later this month in Omaha, Neb.

February 25, 2010
O'Connor Named Wrestler of the Year: Joined by Caputo on First Team
Harvard senior J.P. O’Connor was named Ivy League Wrestler of the Year, while earning unanimous first-team All-Ivy League honors along with classmate Louis Caputo.

February 20, 2010
Senior Co-Captains Lead Wrestling at No. 6 Cornell
Senior co-captains Louis Caputo and J.P. O’Connor extended their wins streaks to lead the Harvard wrestling team in a 44-6 loss to No. 6 Cornell.

February 19, 2010
Caputo, Liguori and O'Connor Lead Crimson in 30-15 Loss to Columbia
Three Harvard wrestlers had their hands raised at the Crimson fell to Columbia, 30-15, Friday night at University Gym.

February 18, 2010
Wrestling Heads to New York to Close Out Dual Season Against Columbia and No. 6 Cornell
The Harvard wrestling team closes out its dual meet season in New York this weekend with matches Friday at Columbia and Saturday at Cornell.

February 14, 2010
Caputo, O'Connor and Keith Pick Up Wins as Wrestling Falls to Lehigh
Senior co-captain J.P O’Connor and freshman Steven Keith earned bonus points wins in Harvard’s loss to No. 7 Lehigh Sunday at the Malkin Athletic Center. Senior co-captain Louis Caputo picked up an important win over nationally ranked David Craig.

February 13, 2010
Three Harvard Wrestlers Take Home Wins at Brown
Three Harvard wrestlers picked up wins as the Crimson fell to Brown, 33-12, Saturday in league action.

February 10, 2010
Wrestling Travels to Brown and Hosts Lehigh in Weekend Action
The Harvard wrestling team closes out its home slate Sunday with a dual meet against No. 7 Lehigh after facing Brown in Providence, R.I.

February 6, 2010
Wrestling's O'Connor and Caputo Continue Winning Ways Against Penn and Princeton
Senior co-captains J.P. O’Connor and Louis Caputo continued their winning streaks with a pair of wins today as the Harvard wrestling team fell to Princeton, 35-10, and Penn, 41-11, at the Malkin Athletic Center.

January 30, 2010
Trio of Wrestlers Win Two Matches Against Army and Boston University
Freshman Steven Keith and senior co-captains J.P. O'Connor and Louis Caputo each won two matches for the Harvard Wrestling team.

January 27, 2010
Harvard Hosts Army and BU in First Home Matches of the Season
The Harvard wrestling team competes at the Malkin Athletic Center for the first time this season when it hosts Army and Boston University Saturday afternoon. The Crimson takes on the Terriers for the Charles Cup at 1 p.m. and then meets Army at 5 p.m.

January 25, 2010
BU and Harvard to Celebrate Long Standing Rivalry With Charles Cup
Separated only by a river, Harvard University and Boston University will celebrate their long-standing annual rivalry in wrestling this Saturday with the dedication of The Charles Cup following their 1 p.m. match at Harvard’s Malkin Athletic Center.

January 16, 2010
Caputo Goes 3-0 and O'Connor Moves Into Second in Wins List at Lone Star Duals
Caputo, DeSena, Keith, Murphy and O'Connor pick up wins as the Harvard wrestling team lost a trio of matches at the Lone Star Duals Saturday.

January 14, 2010
Grapplers to Face Two Top 25 Teams at Lone Star Duals
The Harvard wrestling team travels to Arlington, Texas for the 2010 Hilton Arlington Lone Star Duals. The Crimson will face two of the nation’s top teams when it meets No. 11 Oklahoma, No. 22 Arizona State and Utah Valley Saturday.

January 9, 2010
Harvard Wins Five Matches To Tie Hofstra, 20-20
Five Crimson grapplers won matches as the Harvard wrestling team tied Hofstra, 20-20, Saturday afternoon.

January 8, 2010
Four Crimson Grapplers Pick Up Two Wins as Harvard Splits With F&M and Rutgers
The Harvard wrestling team split its two dual matches Friday evening at Rutgers’ College Ave. Gymnasium. The Crimson defeated Franklin & Marshall, 35-21 and fell to Rutgers, 29-14.

January 4, 2010
Caputo Collects COOP Honors
Louis Caputo is the Harvard COOP Athlete of the Week for the week ending Jan. 3. Caputo placed fifth at the 47th Midland Championships, one of the most prestigious tournaments.

December 29, 2009
Caputo Takes Fifth to Lead Crimson Grapplers at Midland Championship
In his season debut for the Crimson, senior co-captain Louis Caputo took fourth at the 47th Midland Championships at 184 pounds

December 27, 2009
Seven Grapplers Travel to 47th Midlands Championships
The Harvard wrestling team returns to action for the first time since the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational and senior co-captain Louis Caputo makes his season debut for the Crimson.

December 23, 2009
Wrestling's O'Connor Earns Top Ranking at 157 Pounds
Senior co-captain J.P. O'Connor moved into the no. 1 spot at 157 pounds in the latest Intermat Wrestling poll.

December 5, 2009
O'Connor Wins, Peppelman Finishes Sixth to Lead Harvard at Las Vegas Invitational
For the second year in a row, a Harvard wrestler won an individual title at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Inivtational. O'Connor won the 157 pound title to become the fifth Crimson grappler to accomplish the feat.

December 3, 2009
Harvard Grapplers Travel to Nevada for Cliff Keen Las Vegas
The Harvard wrestling team will travel to the 28th annual Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational held Dec. 4-5 in Primm, Nev. The Crimson has had at least one finalist in each of the last three years with two wrestlers earning individual titles.

November 22, 2009
Harvard Picks Up Win Over Sacred Heart at Sprawl and Brawl
The Harvard wrestling team opened its dual meet season at the Sprawl and Brawl held at Binghamton University. The Crimson went 1-2 on the day, while senior co-captain J.P O’Connor picked up three wins to remain unbeaten on the season.

November 20, 2009
Crimson Takes on No. 17 Penn State, N. Iowa and Sacred Heart in First Duals of the Season
The Harvard wrestling team returns to Binghamton, N.Y., to face three tough teams at the Journeyman/Brute Sprawl and Brawl Sunday.

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 15, 2009
O'Connor One of Five Placewinners for the Crimson at BU Open
O’Connor won the 157 pound weight class for the second year in a row, while three freshmen finished among the top six in their collegiate openers.

November 2, 2009
Season Preview: Depth and Experience Set to Take Wrestling to Next Level
Harvard wrestling returns a pair of two All-Americans, four battle tested sophomores and a trio of seniors with three years of starting experience and welcomes nine eager freshmen for the 2009-10 season.

October 5, 2009
Crimson Tabbed 15th in WIN Preseason Poll; Caputo and OConnor Land in Top Five
The Harvard wrestling team is tied for 15th in Wrestling Insider Newsmagazine’s 2009-10 Preseason Tournament Power Index and has two grapplers ranked in the top five in their respective weight classes announced by WIN Monday.

September 9, 2009
Harrington Joins Harvard Wrestling Staff
The David G. Bunning ’88 Head Coach for Harvard Wrestling Jay Weiss recently announced the addition of Sean Harrington to his staff for the 2009-10 season.

September 3, 2009
Wrestling Announces 2009-10 Schedule
The David G. Bunning ’88 Head Coach of Harvard Wrestling Jay Weiss has again put together a challenging schedule that will prepare the Crimson for the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) Championships and the NCAAs.

September 1, 2009
Weiss Talks to Wrestling 411 About Upcoming Season
The David G. Bunning ’88 Head Coach for Harvard Wrestling Jay Weiss recently spoke with Wrestling 411’s Kyle Klingman and Jason Bryant on the upcoming season.

July 1, 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.