September 5, 2010
Sixteen Harvard Teams Earn NCAA Public Recognition Awards
Sixteen Harvard varsity athletic teams have received Division I Academic Progress Rate Public Recognition Awards from the NCAA, it was announced Wednesday afternoon.
June 11, 2010
Women's Basketball Announces Class of 2014
The Harvard womens basketball team welcomes four members of the Class of 2014 this fall. Three of the four players were nominated as McDonalds All-Americans while one is presently competing with the Canadian National Program.
June 9, 2010
Women's Basketball Adds Missy Traversi to Coaching Staff
Head coach Kathy Delaney-Smith announced the hiring of Massachusetts native Missy Traversi as the newest member of the Harvard womens basketball coaching staff Wednesday.
May 10, 2010
Fecteau Named Head Coach at Stevens Institute of Technology
Bri Fecteau, an assistant coach for the Harvard womens basketball team, was named head coach of Stevens Institute of Technology last Friday.
May 6, 2010
Women's Basketball Hands Out Awards and Announces 2010-11 Captains
The Harvard womens basketball team held its annual end-of- season dinner last week at the Stockyard restaurant in Brighton. The Crimson handed out team awards and named its two captains for the 2010-11 season.
March 30, 2010
Season Recap: Women's Basketball Posts 20 Wins and Makes Second WNIT Appearance in 2009-10
The Harvard womens basketball team started the season off young and unproven but by seasons end, the 11-woman team showed that no matter how young or old your team is, working together and playing with heart and soul can bring out the best and lead to success.
March 18, 2010
Syracuse Knocks Womens Basketball From the WNIT
The Harvard womens basketball team suffered an 87-68 loss Thursday night in the first round of the Womens National Invitation Tournament at the Manley Field House.
March 16, 2010
Women's Basketball Travels to Syracuse for First-Round WNIT Action
The Harvard women's basketball team will take on Syracuse Thursday at 7 p.m. in the first round of the Women's National Invitation Tournament.
March 15, 2010
Women's Basketball Scheduled to Play Syracuse in WNIT
The Harvard women's basketball team will play at Syracuse Thursday in first round on the WNIT.
March 11, 2010
Three Women's Basketball Players Garner All-Ivy League Honors
Junior Emma Markley was one of three Harvard women's basketball players named to the All-Ivy League team. She was a first-team pick, while sophomore Brogan Berry and freshman Victoria Lippert were named to the second-team.
March 9, 2010
Women's Basketball Records 20th Win of Season in 64-59 Win Over Dartmouth
Five Harvard women's basketball players record double figures to lead the Crimson to a 64-59 win over Dartmouth in its Ivy League finale.
March 8, 2010
Women's Basketball Hosts Dartmouth in Final Regular Season Game
Harvard closes out its Ivy League season against Dartmouth Tuesday at Lavietes Pavilion. A win against the Big Green would give the Crimson its ninth season with 20 or more wins and best record at home since 2002-03.
March 6, 2010
Markley Posts Double-Double and Three Others Score in Double Figures as Women's Basketball Falls to Princeton, 78-66
Junior Emma Markley posted her seventh double-double of the season and Brogan Berry moved into second on the single season assists list in a tough 78-66 loss to Princeton.
March 5, 2010
Matera Hits Game-Winner To Lift Women's Basketball to 55-52 Win Over Penn
Junior Christine Matera nails a three-pointer with 1.3 seconds left to lift the Harvard women's basketball team to a 55-52 win over Penn at Lavietes Pavilion.
March 3, 2010
Women's Basketball Host Penn and First-Place Princeton in Pivotal Match-up
After four consecutive road games, the women's basketball team returns to Lavietes Pavilion to host Penn, Friday night, and Princeton, Saturday night.
March 1, 2010
Women's Basketball's Lippert Tabbed Co-Ivy League Rookie of the Week
Freshman Victoria Lippert was named the co- Ivy League Rookie of the Week as announced by the league office this morning. This is the fourth rookie of week selection and third in a row. The newcomer from San Diego, Calif., posted her third double-double of the season to lead the womens basketball team to a 68-60 win over Yale and keep the Crimson in the Ivy League title race.
February 27, 2010
Lippert's Double-Double Leads Women's Basketball in 68-60 Win Over Yale
The Harvard womens basketball team beat rival Yale, 68-60, to win its seventh game in a row and improve to 18-7 overall and 9-2 in Ancient Eight play.
February 26, 2010
Women's Basketball Wins Sixth Straight; Hands Brown 65-54 Loss
Brogan Berry and Emma Markley posted double-digit scoring in the second half to propel the Harvard women's basketball team to a 65-54 win over Brown Friday night.
February 25, 2010
Former Women's Basketball Players Return to Campus for Alumnae Weekend
The Harvard Women's Basketball team welcomed back more than 40 alumnae to campus two weeks ago.
February 24, 2010
Women's Basketball Travels to Brown and Yale for Final Road Contests
The Harvard women's basketball team faces Brown Friday night and Yale Saturday night in the team's final road trip of the season.
February 22, 2010
Lippert Tabbed Rookie of the Week for Third Time This Season
Freshman Victoria Lippert earned Rookie of the Week honors for the second straight week and third time this season.
February 20, 2010
Women's Basketball Holds on for 69-67 Victory at Columbia
Sophomore Brogan Berry hit two free throws with 47 seconds left in the game to give the Harvard women's basketball a 69-67 win at Columbia
February 19, 2010
Women's Basketball Pulls Away From Cornell for 74-53 Victory
The Harvard womens basketball team won its fourth straight with a 74-53 win over Cornell Friday night at Newman Arena.
February 17, 2010
Women's Basketball Travels to New York for Ivy Matchups
Halfway through the Ivy League season, Harvard stands second in the conference standings with a 5-2 overall mark. The Crimson travels to New York this weekend to begin the second half of conference play with the hopes of closing in on first-place Princeton
February 15, 2010
Lippert Named Ivy League Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week
For the second time this season, freshman Victoria Lippert has been tabbed Ivy League Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week.
February 13, 2010
Women's Basketball Hands Brown a 66-51 Loss Saturday Night
Despite a slow start to the game, the Harvard women's basketball team held off Brown and came away with a 66-51 win Saturday night at Lavietes Pavilion. Harvard, who is a perfect 10-0 at home this season, improves to 14-7 overall and 5-2 in conference play.
February 12, 2010
Lippert Leads Harvard Women's Basketball To 88-65 Win Over Yale
Freshman Victoria Lippert led three Harvard women's basketball players in double figures as the Crimson downed Yale, 88-65, Friday night at Lavietes Pavilion.
February 10, 2010
Women's Basketball Hosts Yale and Brown This Weekend
The Crimson looks to stay unbeaten at home as it hosts Yale Friday night and Brown Saturday night.
February 9, 2010
Women's Basketball WBCAPink Zone Event This Saturday
The Harvard womens basketball team will host its WBCA Pink Zone Event and National Girls and Women in Sports Day Saturday against Brown. Join the Crimson for free pink t-shirts, trivia, a special Pink Zone Raffle and other prizes as well as post-game autograph session with 2009-10 Crimson.
February 6, 2010
Women's Basketball Gets Back on Track With 66-40 Win Over Penn
Junior co-captain Christine Matera scored 19 points for the second night in a row to lead the Harvard women's basketball team to a 66-40 win over Penn.
February 5, 2010
Women's Basketball Falls at Princeton, 73-54
The Harvard womens basketball team fell to league leading Princeton,73-54, Friday night at Jadwin Gymnasium. Junior co-captain Christine Matera led the Crimson (11-7, 2-2 Ivy) with 19 points, equaling her career high set earlier this season.
February 3, 2010
Women's Basketball Travels to Princeton and Penn This Weekend
The Crimson looks to continue its winning streak as it travels to Princeton Friday night and Penn Saturday night.
February 1, 2010
Basketball's Markley Named Co-Ivy League Player of the Week
Harvards Emma Markley was named Ivy League Co-Player of the Week for her efforts in Harvards two wins over the weekend.
January 30, 2010
Women's Basketball Wins Second Straight Ivy Game; Drops Cornell, 69-53
The Harvard womens basketball team won its second straight and eighth at home Saturday evening with a 69-53 win over Cornell. Junior co-captain Christine Matera led four Crimson players in double figures with her game-high 16 points.
January 29, 2010
Womens Basketball Downs Columbia, 73-55, to Remain Unbeaten at Home
The Harvard womens basketball team defeated Ivy League leader Columbia, 73-55, Friday night in its home Ivy League opener at Lavietes Pavilion.
January 27, 2010
The Crimson Hosts Columbia and Cornell in Ivy Home Opening Weekend
Harvard returns to Lavietes Pavilion for the first time since Jan 2. to face Ivy League opponents Columbia and Cornell.
January 21, 2010
Harvard Falls to No. 15/16 Florida State in Final Non-Conference Game
Harvard fell to No. 15/16 Florida State, 96-52, at the Tucker Civic Center Thursday night. Freshman Elle Hagedorn led the Crimson with a career-high 11 points on 4-for-7 shooting, including a 3-for-5 effort from beyond the arc.
January 20, 2010
Harvard Travels to Tallahassee, Fla., to Take on No. 15/16 Florida State
Harvard steps out of Ivy League play to face No. 15/16 Florida State on Thursday night.
January 16, 2010
The Fire and Focus of the Ivy League
Kevin Armstrong of the New York Times sat down with deans of Ivy League women's basketball: Dartmouth's Chris Weiglus and Harvard's Kathy Delaney-Smith.
January 16, 2010
Last Second Free Throws Gives Dartmouth 45-44 Win Over Harvard in Ivy Opener
The Harvard women's basketball team rallied from an 11-point second half deficit late in the game, but were unable to hold off Dartmouth in its Ivy League opener Saturday night.
January 14, 2010
Harvard Opens Ivy League Play at Dartmouth
Harvard travels to Hanover, N.H., Saturday night to face Dartmouth in the Ivy League opener for both teams.
January 13, 2010
Kathy Delaney-Smiths Quotes From Ivy Womens Basketball Teleconference
Head womens basketball coach Kathy Delaney-Smith recently took part in the midseason Ivy League basketball teleconference.
January 12, 2010
Harvard Defeats NJIT, 69-53, Improves to 9-4
The Harvard womens basketball team improved to 9-4 on the season as they defeated the Highlanders of NJIT, 69-53, Tuesday afternoon at the Fleisher Athletic Center. Harvard has now won six of its last seven contests.
January 11, 2010
Harvard Continues Road Trip, Faces NJIT on Tuesday
Harvard travels to Newark, N.J., to take on the Highlanders of New Jersey Institute of Technology.
January 6, 2010
Harvard Becomes Unofficial State Champions with 72-60 Win Over UMass
The Harvard womens basketball team defeated their fifth Massachusetts opponent of the season Tuesday night as they took down UMass, 72-60, at the Mullins Center. Harvard played all five Division I teams in the Bay State for just the third time in program history, sweeping all five for its first unofficial state title.
January 4, 2010
Harvard Travels to Massachusetts for First of Four Games on the Road
The Harvard women's basketball team looks to improve to 5-0 against teams from the Bay State when it heads to Massachusetts Wednesday.
January 2, 2010
Harvard Rolls Past Navy 71-55, Remains Unbeaten at Home
Freshman Victoria Lippert led three Crimson players in double figures as the Harvard womens basketball team stays perfect at home and improves to 6-0 at Lavietes Pavilion and 7-4 overall.
December 31, 2009
Harvard Back at Lavietes for First Game of 2010 Saturday Against Navy
The Harvard women's basketball team returns to the friendly confines of Lavietes Pavilion Saturday for its first ever meeting with Navy.
December 29, 2009
Second Half Comeback Falls Short as Harvard Falls to Marist, 85-70
Junior co-captain Christine Matera scored a career-high 19 points and classmate Emma Markley recorded her fourth straight double-double of the season in Harvards 85-70 loss to Marist Tuesday night.
December 28, 2009
Harvard Returns to Action at Marist
After a 20-day break from the basketball court, the Harvard women's basketball team returns to action at Marist Tuesday night. The Crimson is looking for its first win over the Red Foxes in program history.
December 17, 2009
Harvard Basketball Runs This Town? You Decide
The Harvard women, under longtime head coach Kathy Delany-Smith, have swept their Boston-area foes with wins over Boston College, Boston University and Northeastern while adding a fourth win against Massachusetts rival Holy Cross. Harvard is 5-0 at home this season and has combined with the men for a 9-0 record at Lavietes Pavilion. Combined with the men, Harvard teams have won their last nine games against teams from the Bay State.
December 14, 2009
Berry Earns COOP Athlete of the Week Honors
Brogan Berry is the COOP Athlete of the Week for the week ending Dec. 13.
December 14, 2009
Lippert Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week
Freshman Victoria Lippert was named Ivy League Rookie of the Week by the conference office on Monday for her efforts in Harvards 90-85 double overtime win over Northeastern on Wednesday, Dec. 9.
December 9, 2009
Berry's Career High and a Pair of Double-Doubles Leads Harvard Past Northeastern in Double Overtime
Sophomore Brogan Berry scored a career-high 31 points, while junior Emma Markley and freshman Victoria Lippert recorded double-doubles to lead the Harvard women's basketball team to a 90-85 double overtime win over Northeastern.
December 8, 2009
Harvard Welcomes Local Rival Northeastern in Third Straight Home Game
The Crimson hosts Northeastern in its third straight home contests Wednesday night. This is Harvards last game before a 20-day layoff for exams and winter break
December 7, 2009
Markley Tabbed Player of the Week For Third Time This Season
For the third time this season and second week in a row, junior Emma Markley has been named Ivy League Womens Basketball Player of the Week by the conference office.
December 6, 2009
Harvard Comes Back on Boston University for 85-68 Win
Junior Brogan Berry led four Crimson players in double figures as the Harvard womens basketball team came back from nine point second half deficit as the Crimson hand Boston University a 85-68 loss on Sunday.
December 4, 2009
Crimson Hosts Local Rival Boston University Sunday Afternoon
The Harvard women's basketball team hosts Boston University Sunday at 2 p.m. in the second of three straight games at Lavietes Pavilion.
December 2, 2009
Four Crimson Players Score in Double Figures as Harvard Downs Holy Cross, 74-57
Four Crimson scored in double figures and Emma Markley recorded her first double-double of the season as the Harvard womens basketball team rolled over Holy Cross, 74-57, Wednesday night at the Lavietes Pavilion.
December 1, 2009
Harvard Returns to Lavietes to Face Holy Cross in First Game of Doubleheader
The Harvard women's basketball team returns home for the first of three straight contests at Lavietes Pavilion Wednesday night against Holy Cross. Tip-off is slated for 6 p.m.
November 30, 2009
Markley Named Ivy League Player of the Week for Second Time This Season
For the second time in three weeks, junior Emma Markley was named Ivy League Women's Basketball Player of the Week by the conference office. Markley, who scored 24 against Colorado, was named to the Omni Hotels Classic All-Tournament team.
November 28, 2009
Colorado Survives Harvard, 67-65, in Omni Hotel Championship Game
Junior Emma Markley led the Crimson with 24 points and freshman Victoria Lippert added 14, but it wasnt enough as the Harvard womens basketball team fell in a heartbreaker to Colorado, 67-65, in the championship game of the Omni Hotels Classic Saturday at the Coors Events Center.
November 27, 2009
Crimson Headed to Omni Hotel Championship Game After Holding Off New Orleans, 60-57
Junior co-captain Claire Wheeler scored a team-high 14 points, including eight in the second half to lead the Harvard womens basketball team to a 60-57 win over New Orleans Friday afternoon in the first game of the Omni Hotels Classic at the Coors Events Center.
November 25, 2009
Harvard Travels to Colorado for Omni Hotel Classic
Harvard heads to the state of Colorado for the first time in program history to face New Orleans and Colorado or Georgia Southern in the Omni Hotels Classic.
November 24, 2009
Wildcats Survives Harvard's Comeback in Overtime
Junior Emma Markley scored 21 points to lead three Crimson players in double figures, but the Harvard womens basketball team fell to New Hampshire, 78-65, in overtime Tuesday night at Lundholm Gymnasium.
November 23, 2009
Harvard Continues Road Swing at New Hampshire Tuesday Night.
Harvard travels north to New Hampshire for its second straight road game. The Crimson is looking for its first road win of the season.
November 21, 2009
Sacred Heart Hands Crimson First Loss of the Season, 92-77
Sophomore Brogan Berry the Crimson with a season-high 20 points, but it wasnt enough to overcome the long range shooting of Sacred Heart, who handed the Harvard womens basketball team its first loss of the season, 92-77, Saturday at the Pitt Center.
November 19, 2009
Harvard Hits the Road for First of Four Contests Away from Lavietes
The Harvard women's basketball team heads out on the road to face Sacred Heart for the first time in 10 years and looks to improve to 3-0 in for the first time since 2004-05.
November 17, 2009
Lippert Scores 24 as Crimson Downs Maine, 72-56
Freshman Victoria Lippert scored 24 points to lead the Harvard womens basketball team to a 72-56 win over Maine Tuesday night at Lavietes Pavilion. With the win, the Crimson improves to 2-0 on the season for the first time since 2004.
November 16, 2009
Harvard Welcomes Maine for Second Straight Home Contest
Harvard hosts Maine in its second straight home contest Tuesday. The Crimson looks to improve to 2-0 on the season for the first time since 2004-05.
November 16, 2009
Markley Named Ivy Leauge Women's Basketball Player of the Week
Junior Emma Markley was named Ivy League Womens Basketball Player of the Week for her efforts in Harvards 82-81 win over Boston College Saturday night, as announced by the conference office today.
November 14, 2009
Harvard Tops Boston College With 82-81 Victory in Season Opener
Junior Emma Markley was one of four Crimson players to score in double figures as the Harvard womens basketball team held off Boston College, 82-81, Saturday evening at the Lavietes Pavilion.
November 12, 2009
Harvard Begins 36th Season at Home Against Boston College
The Harvard women's basketball team opens its 2009-10 season Saturday afternoon against local rival Boston College. The Crimson looks to win its second-straight over the Eagles when the two tip off at 6 p.m.
November 4, 2009
Season Preview: Talented Harvard Squad Seeks 12th Ivy League Title in 2009-10
The Harvard womens basketball team returns six players from last season, where the Crimson won an impressive 19 games and made its seventh postseason appearance in the last 14 seasons.
November 2, 2009
Media Guide Now Available On Line
The 2009-10 Harvard women's basketball media guide is now available online and for sale.
November 2, 2009
Women's Basketball Volunteers at Making Strides Walk
The womens basketball team cheered on breast cancer survivors and supporters in the American Cancer Societys Making Strides Against Breast Cancer the first weekend of October.
October 28, 2009
Harvard Picked to Finish Second in Ivy League Women's Basketball Media Poll
The Crimson, who finished second in the Ivy League standings last season, garnered 115 votes, including five first-place picks.
October 7, 2009
Harvard Assistant Coaches Selected for New England Basketball Hall of Fame
Bri Fecteau, Ann McInerney and Stefanie Pemper, who all helped the Crimson to Ivy League titles during their time in Cambridge, were selected for their success on the hardwood.
September 23, 2009
Basketball Alumn Jess Gelman to be Inducted into New England Hall of Fame
Jess Gelman 97, a four-time letterwinner for the Harvard womens basketball, will be inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame Oct. 9 in a ceremony at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn.
September 1, 2009
Harvard Coaches Participate in Women's Leadership Conference
Harvard head womens basketball Kathy Delaney-Smith and mens freshman lightweight crew coach Linda Muri teamed up with MLB Network reporter Trenni Kusnierek for the 22nd Womens Leadership Conference at Harvard Universitys John F. Kennedy School of Government on Aug. 18.
August 31, 2009
Recent Grads Head to Europe to Play Professional Basketball
Recent graduates Katie Rollins09 and Emily Tay09 will continue their basketball careers overseas this fall. The two-time Ivy League champions will play for TSV Amicitia Viernheim in Germany starting in September.
August 6, 2009
Women's Basketball Announces 2009-10 Schedule
The Crimson, who has reached the postseason in two of the last three years, has put together another challenging slate to prepare for its Ivy League campaign.
July 7, 2009
Women's Basketball Adds Five for 2009-10 Season
Head Coach Kathy Delaney-Smith and the Harvard womens basketball team will welcome five freshmen this fall.
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.