Harvard baseball senior Noah Zavolas has been named the Ivy League Pitcher of the Year, as announced by the conference today. In addition, Ben Skinner, Patrick Robinson, Simon Rosenblum-Larson, Matt Rothenberg, Jake Suddleson and Hunter Bigge also earned All-Ivy honors. Harvard’s seven honorees is the most for the program since 2005. In total, the Crimson collected nine separate awards, more than any other school and also led the conference in first and second team selections. Harvard’s three first team selections are the most since 2006 and its four second team selections are the most since 1999.
Harvard baseball’s Matt Rothenberg has been named Ivy League Player of the Week as announced by the conference today. The senior played an instrumental role in Harvard’s season series win over Dartmouth this past weekend, the Crimson’s first since 2005.
With a combined 35 runs and 36 hits marking the scoreboard, the Harvard baseball team (22-20, 12-9 Ivy) played spoiler in the 2018 season finale, edging Dartmouth (17-22-1, 12-8-1 Ivy) out of a spot in the Ivy League Championship Series with an 18-17 victory at O’Donnell Field this afternoon. While the Crimson’s playoff hopes were dashed with Columbia winning at Cornell, Harvard persevered to post its best overall record in 18 years and best Ivy record in more than a decade.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard baseball team (21-20, 11-9 Ivy) split its doubleheader with Dartmouth (17-21-1, 12-7-1 Ivy) today at O’Donnell Field. The Big Green narrowly took game one by a score of 6-5 before the Crimson came storming back on senior day for a convincing 11-3 win on the back end of the twin bill.
The Harvard baseball team will return to O’Donnell Field this coming Sunday and Monday to wrap up the regular season with a three-game series versus Dartmouth. The Crimson is slated for a doubleheader beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 13 and a standalone game on Monday, May 14, set for a 1 p.m. start. The team will also celebrate the Class of 2018 on Sunday between the two games.
Harvard baseball’s Devan Peterson and Matt Rothenberg earned 2018 Google Cloud CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors as announced by the organization today. Academic All-America awards are nominated and voted upon exclusively by members of CoSIDA and athletes must maintain a GPA of 3.30 or higher to be nominated. Peterson and Rothenberg were two of 12 players recognized in District I, comprised of New England and New York programs. Harvard was the only program to land more than one athlete on the All-District team and it is the first time both athletes have received the accolade.
After the Crimson went 4-2 in back-to-back road series with Princeton and Cornell, Buddy Hayward and Simon Rosenblum-Larson picked up Ivy League Rookie and Pitcher of the Week honors as announced by the conference today. This is Hayward’s third and Rosenblum-Larson’s second weekly nod from the league this season.
The Harvard baseball team (20-19, 10-8 Ivy) closed out the Cornell series with a strong 6-2 victory on Sunday afternoon. The win came with additional meaning, marking the first 20-win season under head coach Bill Decker, the most wins since 2006 under Joe Walsh (21-20-1) and the most Ivy League wins since 2006 (10-10). Harvard is also now one of only two Ivy programs with winning overall records for the 2018 season.
The Harvard baseball team (19-19, 9-8 Ivy) fell in back-to-back games against the Cornell Big Red (11-17-1, 6-8) at Hoy Field today. The Crimson would open both games with a 4-0 lead, but ended up dropping decisions 10-8 and 7-4.
The Harvard baseball team (19-17, 9-6 Ivy) re-wrote history today with a series sweep of the Princeton Tigers (10-20, 7-8 Ivy). The Crimson has not swept an Ivy League opponent since 2009, when the team defeated Cornell in a two-game series under the previous divisional format. The last time Harvard swept a divisional opponent was Brown in a four-game series in 2008.
The Harvard baseball team will head to Princeton, N.J. this Tuesday and Wednesday to make-up its twice rescheduled series with the Tigers. Games are set for an 11:30 a.m. doubleheader on Tuesday and a single game on Wednesday at 1 p.m. Contests will be broadcast on the Ivy League Network.
The Harvard baseball team (18-17, 8-6 Ivy) has propelled itself into contention for one of the top two spots in the Ivy League after sweeping Princeton (10-19, 7-7 Ivy) on day one, jumping to third overall in the league and one win behind second place Columbia.
Harvard baseball senior Noah Zavolas has been named the Ivy League Pitcher of the Week as announced by the conference today. Just one week after his no-hitter, Zavolas backstopped Harvard to a 3-1 victory in game one against Brown. The Acton, Mass. native totaled 11 strikeouts through eight innings, one shy of his career high. In addition to allowing just four hits and not a single run, Zavolas held Brown batters to a .154 average.
The Harvard baseball team (16-17, 6-6 Ivy) stumbled in game three against Brown (8-22, 4-11 Ivy) this afternoon at O’Donnell Field. The Bears took a 7-3 victory after giving up both games to the Crimson yesterday. Patrick McColl stood out for the hosts, recording two hits, two runs and two RBI in addition to a team-high 11 putouts.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard baseball team (16-16, 6-5 Ivy) earned a sweep of day one against the Brown Bears (7-22, 3-11 Ivy) this afternoon at O’Donnell Field. After posting a narrow 3-1 victory in game one, the Crimson secured game two in walk-off fashion. With the wins, Harvard has taken ownership of the season series with Brown, and will compete for a series sweep in its single game tomorrow afternoon.
After weather rattled the Crimson’s schedule, the Harvard baseball program will return to the diamond for the first time in a week to host Brown this coming Saturday and Sunday. The teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday beginning at 11:30 a.m. before wrapping up the series with a single game on Sunday slated for a 1 p.m. first pitch. All games will be broadcast on the Ivy League Network.
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After pitching Harvard’s first no-hitter in 17 years, Noah Zavolas earned Ivy League Pitcher of the Week honors and it didn’t stop there. The senior from Acton, Mass. has been tabbed NCAA Baseball’s Player of the Week, The Perfect Game’s National Player of the Week, College Sports Madness National Pitcher of the Week, College Sports Madness Ivy League Player of the Week and one of Collegiate Baseball News’ National Players of the Week.
Noah Zavolas and Buddy Mrowka have been selected as this week’s Ivy League Pitcher and Rookie of the Week respectively, as announced by the conference today. This is Zavolas’ first honor of the season while Mrowka earned the honor once already during the 2018 campaign. Zavolas put on a stunning performance against Yale, throwing Harvard’s first no-hitter since 2001 while Mrowka was instrumental in the Crimson’s first Beanpot championship since 2014.
On first meeting, Hoffman seems quiet, but that’s just because he speaks with an even tone. Soon it becomes obvious that he’s eager and chatty about baseball, a quick talker with precise thoughts about his game, who acknowledges the unusual opportunities his family has given him without boasting or self-effacement. “He’s competitive, but he doesn’t do it with a growl,” Decker says. “He’s got that little confident look, not overconfidence.”
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Harvard baseball team (14-16, 4-5 Ivy) fell in back-to-back contests with Yale (14-15, 9-3 Ivy) this afternoon at Yale Field in New Haven. The Elis took the opening game 10-6 despite a Crimson comeback from a 7-2 deficit to put itself within one run. In game two, the Bulldogs sharpened their game, going three up, three down in six of nine innings.
The Harvard baseball team (14-14, 4-3 Ivy) took down a 7-2 Ivy League leading Yale program on the arm of Noah Zavolas who threw a complete game and the Crimson’s first no-hitter since 2001 tonight at Yale Field. Zavolas notched a career-high 11 strikeouts in the process.
Fresh off its fifth Beanpot championship in program history, the Harvard baseball team will continue league action this weekend when it travels to face the reigning Ivy League champion Yale for a three-game series. The Crimson will play a single game on Friday, April 13 at 5 p.m. before playing the regularly scheduled doubleheader on Saturday, now set for a 1 p.m. first pitch.