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.
The Harvard women's water polo team earned an at-large berth to the Eastern Championships, to be held April 30-May 2. The Crimson will face Michigan, the top-seeded team in the tournament, in the opening match.
Harvard welcomes No. 11 Hartwick in the penultimate game of the regular season. The Crimson and Hawks square off at 6:30 p.m. at Blodgett Pool. Harvard wraps up the regular seasons as it takes on Brown on the road.
Harvard welcomes Brown in a Collegiate Water Polo Association Northern Division match. The Crimson and Bears square off at 8 p.m. at Blodgett Pool. The game is Harvards first home contest since Feb. 7, when the team hosted the Harvard Invitational.
Devan Kennifer and Laurel McCarthy of the Harvard women's water polo team took home two of the three Collegiate Water Polo Association Northern Division weekly awards. Kennifer was recognized as the Player of the Week and McCarthy was tabbed the Defensive Player of the Week, announced by the CWPA league office.
The Harvard women's water polo team posted a 1-1 record on the final day of matches in the trip to the Golden State. The Crimson bowed to No. 17 Pacific to open the day but concluded the journey with a victory.
March Madness knows no borders. This time of year sees a handful of underdogs pull off a miraculous feat, stunning the favorite team. The Harvard womens water polo team accomplished just that as it unleashed its potent offense to conquer its first ranked opponent of the season. The Crimson upset No. 19 Cal State East Bay, 15-11, Friday afternoon.
The Harvard women's water polo team defeated Fresno Pacific, 7-4, in the opening game of the Crimson's California trip. Harvard capped off its first day of competition with a 12-4 loss to No. 15 UC Davis. The Crimson now sits at 9-6 on the season.
Harvard travels to Indiana to compete at the Elite Eight tournament, March 6-7. The Crimson will take on Maryland in the opening round. Other teams competing are Brown, Bucknell, Hartwick, Indiana, Michigan and Princeton.