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Harvard Crimson
Harvard Crimson.svg
University Harvard University
Conference Ivy League
ECAC Hockey
Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges
Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association
Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association
NCAA Division I
Athletics director Robert Scalise
Location Cambridge, MA
Varsity teams 41 teams
Football stadium Harvard Stadium
Basketball arena Lavietes Pavilion
Baseball stadium O'Donnell Field
Soccer stadium Ohiri Field
Lacrosse stadium Jordan Field
Other arenas Bright Hockey Center
Mascot John Harvard
Nickname Crimson
Fight song Ten Thousand Men of Harvard
Colors Crimson and
             
Homepage Harvard Crimson
The Harvard Crimson are the athletic teams of Harvard University. The school's teams compete in NCAA Division I. As of 2006, there were 41 Division I intercollegiate varsity sports teams for women and men at Harvard, more than at any other NCAA Division I college in the country. As with other Ivy League universities, Harvard does not offer athletic scholarships.[1]
.The school has won national championships in men's golf (6), men's ice hockey (1), women's lacrosse (1), and men's soccer (4).^ Women's Ice Hockey vs. Union .
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^ Men's Ice Hockey vs. Dartmouth .
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^ Women's Ice Hockey at Quinnipiac .
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Contents

Teams

Baseball

See: Category:Harvard Crimson baseball and College baseball

Basketball

Men's basketball

See footnotes,[2][3] Category:Harvard Crimson men's basketball players, Category:Harvard Crimson men's basketball coaches, Lavietes Pavilion, NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship, and College basketball
For links to articles on Harvard head basketball coaches, see the navigation box at the bottom of the page.
In 1984, junior Joe Carrabino, a power forward, was named the 1983–84 Ivy League Men's Basketball Player of the Year.

Women's basketball

See: Category:Harvard Crimson women's basketball, Lavietes Pavilion, and College basketball

Crew

Harvard men's eight at Henley, 2004
See footnote.[4] See also: College rowing (United States) and Intercollegiate sports team champions #Rowing

Men's crew

See also: Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges (EARC)

Women's crew

See also: Eastern Association of Women's Rowing Colleges (EAWRC)

Fencing

The fencing won the 2006 NCAA team championship in men's and women's combined fencing.

Football

See: Category:Harvard Crimson football and Harvard Stadium
For links to articles on Harvard head football coaches, see the navigation box at the bottom of the page.
The football team has competed since 1873. They have won ten national championships when the school competed in what is now known as the FBS[6]. They are perhaps best known for their rivalry with Yale, known as "The Game". Sixteen former players have been inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. The school won the 1920 Rose Bowl.
.Harvard's athletic rivalry with Yale is intense in every sport in which they meet, coming to a climax each fall in their annual football meeting, which dates back to 1875 and is usually called simply The Game.^ Harvard's athletic rivalry with Yale is intense in every sport in which they meet, coming to a climax each fall in their annual football meeting, which dates back to 1875 and is usually called simply The Game .
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^ The Bright Hockey Center hosts the Harvard hockey teams, and the Murr Center serves both as a home for Harvard’s squash and tennis teams as well as a strength and conditioning center for all athletic sports.
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^ Harvard has a friendly rivalry with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology which dates back to 1900, when a merger of the two schools was frequently discussed and at one point officially agreed upon (ultimately canceled by Massachusetts courts).
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.While Harvard's football team is no longer one of the country's best as it often was a century ago during football's early days (it won the Rose Bowl in 1920), both it and Yale have influenced the way the game is played.^ Six teams will be competing and nine games will be played in two days.
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^ November 9, 2009 Harvard to Play No.
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^ The Harvard-Yale football game continues to be one of the highlights of the school year.
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.In 1903, Harvard Stadium introduced a new era into football with the first-ever permanent reinforced concrete stadium of its kind in the country.^ Men's Lacrosse Opens Practice in Harvard Stadium Bubble The 12th-ranked Crimson men's lacrosse team will hold its first practice of the year Monday, Feb.
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^ In a strange new place, the first turn of the key and push of the door can give way to feelings of anticipation, excitement, and even exhaustion for students coming to Harvard from all over the country and the world.

.The stadium's structure actually played a role in the evolution of the college game.^ The stadium's structure actually played a role in the evolution of the college game.
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^ November 4, 2009 Miller Announces 2010 Women's Lacrosse Schedule The Crimson plays 15 regular season games, including eight at Harvard Stadium.
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.Seeking to reduce the alarming number of deaths and serious injuries in the sport, the Father of Football, Walter Camp (former captain of the Yale football team), suggested widening the field to open up the game.^ Seeking to reduce the alarming number of deaths and serious injuries in the sport, the Father of Football, Walter Camp (former captain of the Yale football team), suggested widening the field to open up the game.
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^ Princeton; Friday's Game on NESN The Harvard men’s hockey team wraps up its five-game, season-opening road stretch by visiting No.
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^ The Harvard-Yale football game continues to be one of the highlights of the school year.
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.But the state-of-the-art Harvard Stadium was too narrow to accommodate a wider playing surface.^ But the state-of-the-art Harvard Stadium was too narrow to accommodate a wider playing surface.
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^ November 4, 2009 Miller Announces 2010 Women's Lacrosse Schedule The Crimson plays 15 regular season games, including eight at Harvard Stadium.
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^ Florida State Harvard steps out of Ivy League play to face No.
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.So, other steps had to be taken.^ So, other steps had to be taken.
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Camp would instead support revolutionary new rules for the 1906 season. .These included legalizing the forward pass, perhaps the most significant rule change in the sport's history.^ These included legalizing the forward pass , perhaps the most significant rule change in the sport's history.
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Golf

Men's golf

Harvard has won six men's golf championships: 1898 (spring), 1899, 1901, 1902 (fall), 1903, and 1904.

Ice hockey

Men's ice hockey

See: Category:Harvard University Crimson ice hockey, Bright Hockey Center, Beanpot, and College hockey
See the "Harvard Crimson ice hockey" navigation box at the bottom of the page.
.The mens' ice hockey team won the school's first NCAA championship in any team sport, in 1989. It has a strong rivalry with Cornell.^ Men's Ice Hockey vs. Dartmouth .
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^ Men's Ice Hockey vs. Cornell .
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^ Men's Ice Hockey vs. Yale .
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Its games are at Bright Hockey Center.
.The Cleary Cup — awarded to the ECAC regular-season champion (the team with the best in-conference record) — is named for former Harvard All-American hockey player, coach, and athletic director Bill Cleary, a member of the U.S. hockey team that won the 1960 Winter Olympics gold medal.^ December 3, 2009 Crimson Sets New Records and Posts Best Record in Five Years The Harvard women’s volleyball team finished the 2009 season with the most wins in four years, the most players on the All-Ivy League team in three years and was the only conference team to beat Ivy League Champion Penn during the conference season.
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^ Crimson Continues Home Stretch With Pair Against Union, Rensselaer With nine ECAC Hockey games remaining in the regular season, the sixth-ranked Harvard women’s hockey team will look to grab crucial conference points as the squad hosts Union and Rensselaer at Bright Hockey Center.
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^ February 1, 2010 Buesser, Bellamy Honored with ECAC Hockey Weekly Awards Junior forward Kate Buesser and freshman goaltender Laura Bellamy of the sixth-ranked Harvard women’s hockey team have been honored as the ECAC Hockey Player of the Week and Goaltender of the Week, respectively, the conference office announced Monday afternoon.
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Women's ice hockey

See the "Harvard Crimson ice hockey" navigation box at the bottom of the page.

Lacrosse

Men's lacrosse

See footnote[9] and Category:Harvard Crimson men's lacrosse players and College lacrosse

Women's lacrosse

Harvard became the first Ivy League institution to win a NCAA championship title in a women's sport, when its women's lacrosse team won the NCAA championship in 1990. The team was runner-up in 1989 and 1992.

Rowing

.Older than The Game by 23 years, the Harvard-Yale Regatta was the original source of the athletic rivalry between the two schools.^ November 23, 2009 Harvard Announces Ticket Information for Men's Soccer NCAA Third-Round Game Against Maryland Ticket information has been announced for Sunday's NCAA third-round men's soccer game between 10th-seeded Harvard and Maryland, which will be played at Ohiri Field at 1 p.m.
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^ Brown The fifth-ranked Harvard men's squash team handed the Bears a 9-0 defeat, as the Crimson dropped only two games in the entire match to No.
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^ Saturday Afternoon Harvard opens the 2010 calendar year with its first-ever game in the city of Seattle, Wash.
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It is held annually in June on the Thames river in eastern Connecticut. .The Harvard crew is typically considered to be one of the top teams in the country in rowing.^ October 30, 2009 Harvard Takes Second at Heptagonal Championships for Best Finish Since 1995 Five Crimson runners finished in the top 20 at the 2009 Heptagonal Championships to help the Harvard women’s cross country team to a runner-up finish.
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^ Bobcats The Harvard men's hockey team returns from a layoff of nearly three weeks and takes on its second straight top-10 opponent, No.
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^ Stanford The top team in the land, Harvard, travels to take on No.
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Sailing

Soccer

See: Category:Harvard Crimson soccer players, Ohiri Field, and College soccer

Men's soccer

Before the NCAA began its tournament in 1959, the annual national champion was declared by the Intercollegiate Association Football League (IAFL) — from 1911 to 1926 — and then the Intercollegiate Soccer Football Association (ISFA), from 1927 to 1958. From 1911 to 1958, Harvard won four national championships.

Squash

See also: Squash

Swimming and diving

Tennis

See: Category:Harvard Crimson tennis players

Track and field

See: Category:Harvard Crimson track and field athletes

Volleyball

Wrestling

Facilities

.Harvard has several athletic facilities, such as the Lavietes Pavilion, a multi-purpose arena and home to the basketball teams.^ Harvard is 5-0 at home this season and has combined with the men for a 9-0 record at Lavietes Pavilion.
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^ January 29, 2010 Women’s Basketball Downs Columbia, 73-55, to Remain Unbeaten at Home The Harvard women’s basketball team defeated Ivy League leader Columbia, 73-55, Friday night in its home Ivy League opener at Lavietes Pavilion.
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^ 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.
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.The Malkin Athletic Center, known as the "MAC," serves both as the university's primary recreation facility and as a satellite location for several varsity sports.^ The Malkin Athletic Center, known as the "MAC," serves both as the university's primary recreation facility and as a satellite location for several varsity sports.
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^ The Bright Hockey Center hosts the Harvard hockey teams, and the Murr Center serves both as a home for Harvard’s squash and tennis teams as well as a strength and conditioning center for all athletic sports.
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^ 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.
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.The five-story building includes two cardio rooms, an Olympic-size swimming pool, a smaller pool for aquaerobics and other activities, a mezzanine, where all types of classes are held at all hours of the day, and an indoor cycling studio, three weight rooms, and a three-court gym floor to play basketball.^ So it’s no surprise that two-time Olympic medalist Bryan Clay has selected the Harvard Multi Meet as one his meets this indoor season.
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^ November 20, 2009 Crimson Sweeps Day 1 of Harvard Invitational Junior Katy Hinkle contributed to three event wins to lead the Harvard women’s swimming and diving team to a sweep of all five events on the first day of the Harvard Swimming and Diving Invitational.
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^ 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.
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The MAC also offers personal trainers and specialty classes. The MAC is also home to volleyball, fencing, and wrestling. The offices of several of the school's varsity coaches are also in the MAC.
.Weld Boathouse and Newell Boathouse house the women's and men's rowing teams, respectively.^ Weld Boathouse and Newell Boathouse house the women's and men's rowing teams, respectively.
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^ As of 2006, there were 41 Division I intercollegiate varsity sports teams for women and men at Harvard, more than at any other NCAA Division I college in the country.
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^ January 24, 2010 Crimson Concludes St. John's Invitational with a Pair of Wins The Harvard men's and women's fencing teams competed at the St. John's Invitational.
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.The men's crew also uses the Red Top complex in Ledyard, CT, as their training camp for the annual Harvard-Yale Regatta.^ The men's crew also uses the Red Top complex in Ledyard, CT, as their training camp for the annual Harvard-Yale Regatta .
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^ The Harvard crew is typically considered to be one of the top teams in the country in rowing .
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^ January 30, 2010 Men's Swimming and Diving Earns Win Over Yale at HYP Meet The Harvard men’s swimming and diving team topped Yale and fell to Princeton to pick up a split at the annual HYP meet, held at Princeton’s DeNunzio Pool.
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The Bright Hockey Center hosts the ice hockey teams, and the Murr Center serves both as a home for the squash and tennis teams as well as a strength and conditioning center for all athletic sports.
Other facilities include: O'Donnell Field (baseball), Harvard Stadium (football), Jordan Field (lacrosse), Ohiri Field (soccer), and Blodgett Pool (swimming and diving).

Television footage

.Harvard Undergraduate Television has footage from historical games and athletic events including the 2005 pep-rally before the Harvard-Yale Game.^ Harvard Undergraduate Television has footage from historical games and athletic events including the 2005 pep-rally before the Harvard-Yale Game.
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^ Ivory Tower is a student-produced Harvard Undergraduate Television show 121 about fictional Harvard students.
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^ Harvard v Brown , September 25, 2009 Older than The Game by 23 years, the Harvard-Yale Regatta was the original source of the athletic rivalry between the two schools.
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.Harvard's official athletics website has more comprehensive information about Harvard's athletic facilities.^ Harvard’s official athletics website has more comprehensive information about Harvard’s athletic facilities.
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^ Harvard has several athletic facilities, such as the Lavietes Pavilion, a multi-purpose arena and home to the Harvard basketball teams.
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^ Our web page has more prevention information, lists of other resources at Harvard, and tips for people with RSI. .

References

  1. ^ The Harvard Guide: Financial Aid at Harvard
  2. ^ Torre, Pablo S. (February 1, 2010). "Harvard School of Basketball". Sports Illustrated. http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1165302/index.htm. Retrieved 2010-02-01. 
  3. ^ Gregory, Sean (December 31, 2009). "Harvard's Hoops Star Is Asian. Why's That a Problem?". Time, Inc.. http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1951044,00.html?artId=1951044?contType=article?chn=us. Retrieved 2010-01-20. 
  4. ^ Men's rowing (both heavyweight and lightweight) and women's lightweight rowing are not part of the NCAA and have separate championships. The NCAA does conduct championships for women's heavyweight (or openweight) crews (Divisions I, II and III). See: NCAA Rowing Championship.
  5. ^ ECAC Awards and Honors: ECAC Rowing Trophy. Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) official website. Retrieved 2010-03-03.
  6. ^ Smith, Mel. "Early American Football Style College Champions 1882/83 - 1890/91". College Football Data Warehouse. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/national_championships/mel_smith/football_style.php. Retrieved 2010-01-20. 
  7. ^ "History of American Football" NEWSdial.com
  8. ^ Nelson, David M., Anatomy of a Game: Football, the Rules, and the Men Who Made the Game, 1994, Pages 127-128
  9. ^ See 1941 Harvard–Navy lacrosse game.

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