Monday, September 7, 2009

Weekend Results

The field hockey team got off to a good start with a 4-1 win over the Holy Cross Crusaders in Worcester. Junior Chloe Keating grabbed two goals and an assist.

The men's soccer team beat Stony Brook 4-1 at home on Friday, thanks in part to Andre Akpan's 3 point performance. With the three points, Akpan is now the first Crimson player to break the century mark.

The women's soccer team grabbed a 1-1 tie in their opener on Friday against the San Diego State Aztecs, but fell 3-1 on Saturday on the road against the UCONN Huskies. Caroline Albanese and Hana Taiji scored their first career goals during the two games.

Women's volleyball went 2-1 in the Harvard Invitational, defeating Colgate 3-2 and Stony Brook 3-1 before falling to Toledo in the last game 3-1. Junior Mikaelle Comrie and sophomore Christine Wu earned all-tournament honors.

The men's water polo team got off to a rough start, going 0-3 at the MIT Invitational. The Crimson opened the season against the No.13 Pacific Tigers with a 17-4 loss, followed by a close 10-9 loss to Claremont. Harvard then lost on Sunday to Redlands 15-7. Said coach Erik Farrar following the losses, "I'm encouraged, but we have some work to do."

Football Season- Harvard Opponents
Ivy League- no games played
Holy Cross (1-0, 1-0) defeated Georgetown (0-1, 0-1) 20-7 in Patriot League play. Holy Cross trailed Georgetown 7-6 going into the fourth quarter, but a pair of touchdowns sealed the win for them.
Lehigh (0-1, 0-0) lost a non-conference game to Central Connecticut State (1-0, 0-0) 28-21. The teams traded touchdowns throughout the first three quarters, but Lehigh could not answer Central Connecticut State's final tounchdown.

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