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Harvard Women's Basketball 2018-19 News

  • Women’s Basketball Takes Down Undefeated Penn in Double Overtime, 80-72
    February 16, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In front of a sold-out crowd at Lavietes Pavilion tonight, the Harvard women’s basketball team handed Penn its first conference loss of the season, defeating the Quakers 80-72. The Crimson improves to 12-9 overall and 5-3 in Ivy League play, while the Quakers drop to 16-4 and 6-1 in conference action.
  • Women's Basketball Falls in Late-Game Heartbreaker to Princeton, 75-71
    February 15, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—The Harvard women’s basketball team fell to Princeton Friday night at Lavietes Pavilion, falling 75-71 in a down-to-the-wire matchup. With tonight’s loss, the Crimson drops to 11-9 (4-3 Ivy) on the season, while the Tigers improve to 12-9 (4-2 Ivy).
  • Women’s Basketball Returns Home to Host Princeton, Penn
    February 12, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Returning home to Lavietes Pavilion for a four-game homestand, the Harvard women’s basketball team will welcome Princeton and Penn this weekend, Feb. 15-16. Tip-off is slated for 7 p.m. and 5 p.m., respectively. Both contests will be broadcast on ESPN+, while Friday’s game against the Tigers will also air on NESNplus.
  • Women’s Basketball Runs Past Cornell, 68-61
    February 09, 2019
    ITHACA, N.Y. – Concluding a five-game road stretch this evening, the Harvard women’s basketball team (11-8, 4-2 Ivy) topped Cornell (7-10, 1-5 Ivy) at the Newman Arena tonight, Feb. 9. The Crimson improves to 4-2 in the Ivy League, while the Big Red drops to 1-5 in conference play.
  • Women’s Basketball Falls Late to Columbia, 75-65
    February 08, 2019
    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Despite a pair of double-doubles from junior Jeannie Boehm and sophomore Jadyn Bush and four players in double figures, the Harvard women’s basketball team (10-8, 3-2 Ivy) fell late to Columbia (6-12, 2-3 Ivy) at Levien Gymnasium tonight, Feb. 8.
  • Women’s Basketball Concludes Road Swing at Columbia and Cornell
    February 05, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Closing out a five-game road stretch, the Harvard women’s basketball team will make the trek to Columbia and Cornell this weekend, Feb. 8-9. Tip-off is slated for 7 p.m. and 4 p.m., respectively, while both contests will be broadcast on ESPN+.
  • Women’s Basketball Bests Brown, 100-83
    February 02, 2019
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Harvard women’s basketball team (10-7, 3-1 Ivy League) improved to 3-1 in the Ivy League with a 100-83 win over Brown tonight, Feb. 2 at the Pizzitola Sports Center. The Crimson now holds a 10-7 overall record, while the Brown Bears dip to 9-11 overall with a 1-3 conference mark.
  • Women’s Basketball Falls In Buzzer-Beater Heartbreaker to Yale, 65-62
    February 01, 2019
    NEW HAVEN, CONN. – The Harvard women’s basketball team (9-7, 2-1 Ivy League) dropped a heartbreaker at the buzzer to Yale (11-8, 2-1 Ivy League) tonight, Feb. 1 at the Lee Amphitheater. Harvard saw its five-game winning streak snapped by a score of 65-62, as the Bulldogs hit a buzzer-beater to top the Crimson.
  • Women’s Basketball Looks to Extend Win Streak at Yale, Brown
    January 28, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Looking to extend its five-game winning streak and undefeated conference record, the Harvard women’s basketball team will continue its road trip to Yale and Brown this weekend, Feb. 1-2. Tip-off is slated for 6 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., respectively, while Friday’s contest against the Bulldogs will air on ESPN3 and Saturday’s game against the Brown Bears will be broadcast on ESPN+ and NESN.
  • Benzan, Bush Lead Women’s Basketball Past Dartmouth, 73-57
    January 26, 2019
    HANOVER, N.H. – Extending its win streak to five games, the Harvard women’s basketball team improved to 2-0 in Ivy League action with a 73-57 win over Dartmouth today, Jan. 26 at the Leede Amphitheater. The Crimson moves to 8-6 overall and secured its season series sweep over the Big Green, as Dartmouth falls to 7-8 overall and 0-2 in conference play.
  • Women’s Basketball Begins Road Stretch At Dartmouth
    January 22, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Looking to continue its four-game winning streak, the Harvard women’s basketball team will make a return trip to Dartmouth this Saturday, Jan. 26 to face the Big Green in Hanover, N.H.. Tip-off is slated for 5 p.m., while the contest will be broadcast live on ESPN+.
  • Harvard Announces The Friends of Harvard Women’s Basketball Head Coach Endowment
    January 20, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Bob Scalise, the John D. Nichols ’53 Family Director of Athletics, and Harvard University are pleased to announce the endowment of Harvard Athletics’ 23rd head coach position, The Friends of Harvard Women’s Basketball Head Coach.
  • Women’s Basketball Dominates Dartmouth in Ivy Opener
    January 19, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—In front of an electric crowd, the Harvard women’s basketball team opened up Ivy League play with a 56-46 win over Dartmouth in a matinee matchup at Lavietes Pavilion on Saturday. With today’s victory, the Crimson improves to 8-6 (1-0 Ivy) while the Big Green drops to 7-7 (0-1 Ivy).
  • Butler Battaglino '95, Lavietes '36 Named Legends of Ivy League Basketball
    January 16, 2019
    Former Harvard basketball standouts Tammy Butler Battaglino '95 and Ray Lavietes '36 have been selected as Ivy League Legends of Basketball, as announced by the Ivy League office on Thursday.
  • Women’s Basketball Begins Ivy League Action at Home Against Dartmouth
    January 14, 2019
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - After nearly three weeks off from competition, the Harvard women’s basketball team returns to the court this Saturday, Jan. 19 to host Dartmouth at Lavietes Pavilion in its Ivy League opener. Tip-off is slated for 2 p.m., while the contest will be broadcast live on ESPN+. 
  • Benzan Earns espnW, Ivy League Player of the Week Honors
    December 31, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Capping an impressive performance against Rhode Island and No. 14 California this weekend, junior Katie Benzan of the Harvard women’s basketball team has been named both the espnW National Player of the Week and the Ivy League Player of the Week, as announced by the organizations today.
  • Women’s Basketball Upsets No. 14 California, 85-79
    December 29, 2018
    BERKELEY, Calif. – Taking to the court for its final non-conference game of the season, the Harvard women’s basketball team (7-6, 0-0 Ivy) topped No. 14 California (9-2, 0-0 Pac-12) today, Dec. 30 at Haas Pavilion. The Crimson improves to 7-6 on the season, while handing California just its second loss of the season.
  • Balanced Effort Leads Women’s Basketball Over Rhode Island, 80-47
    December 28, 2018
    KINGSTON, R.I. – Opening its final weekend of non-conference action this afternoon, the Harvard women’s basketball team ran past Rhode Island, 80-47, at the Ryan Center. The Crimson improves to 6-6 overall, while the Rams drop to 5-7.
  • Women’s Basketball Concludes Non-Conference Slate at Rhode Island, California
    December 25, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Concluding a four-game homestand at Lavietes Pavilion the past month, the Harvard women’s basketball team will hit the road for its final two non-conference contests of the season. First traveling to Rhode Island for a 2 p.m. match up on Friday, Dec. 28, the Crimson will trek to California on Sunday, Dec. 30 for a 5 p.m. EST tilt to close out its non-conference campaign.
  • Women’s Basketball Stifles Boston University, 67-47
    December 21, 2018
    The Harvard women’s basketball team closed out its four-game homestand with a decisive 67-47 victory over cross-town rival Boston University on Friday night at Lavietes Pavilion. The Crimson improves to 5-6 (0-0 Ivy), while the Terriers fall to 4-6 (0-0 Patriot).
  • Around The Yard: Maddie Stuhlreyer
    December 19, 2018
    Homes of Hope finds families in need of a new home and volunteers, along with Homes of Hope building staff head to the family’s property and they build a house in two days that provides security they didn’t have before.
  • Around The Yard: Maddie Stuhlreyer
    December 19, 2018
    Homes of Hope finds families in need of a new home and volunteers, along with Homes of Hope building staff head to the family’s property and they build a house in two days that provides security they didn’t have before.
  • Women’s Basketball Hosts Cross-Town Rival Boston University Friday
    December 17, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Concluding its four-game homestand at Lavietes Pavilion after a two-week break, the Harvard women’s basketball team will welcome cross-town rival Boston University on Friday, Dec. 21. The Crimson and Terriers will square off at 4 p.m. and will air on ESPN+ and NESN.
  • Late Comeback Not Enough as Women’s Basketball Falls to Rutgers, 60-49
    December 08, 2018
    CAMBRDIGE, Mass. – Despite a late offensive push, the Harvard women’s basketball team (4-6, 0-0 Ivy) fell short against Rutgers (6-3, 0-0 Big Ten) today, Dec. 8 at Lavietes Pavilion.
  • Women’s Basketball Falls Short Against Maine, 67-60
    December 04, 2018
    Late game foul trouble plagued the Harvard women’s basketball team as it fell, 67-60, against the Maine Black Bears at Lavietes Pavilion Tuesday night. The Crimson drops to 4-5 (0-0 Ivy) while the Black Bears move to 6-2 (0-0 AE) on the season.
  • Ivy Madness Presale Tickets Set for December 11 at 10 a.m.
    December 03, 2018
    Tickets to the 2019 Ivy League Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments will be available to select groups beginning Tuesday, December 11 at 10 a.m. Full information is available at IvyMadness.com.
  • Women’s Basketball Continues Homestand with Maine and Rutgers
    December 03, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Continuing its four-game homestand at Lavieties Pavilion, the Harvard women’s basketball team will welcome Maine for a midweek match up on Tuesday, Dec. 4, before facing Rutgers on Saturday, Dec. 8. Tuesday’s tilt with the Black Bears is slated for 7 p.m., while tip-off for Saturday’s contest is set for 2 p.m. Both games will be broadcast on ESPN+, while Saturday’s match up with Maine will also be featured on NESN.
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