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Senior captain Josh Ellis '17 started playing catcher as a 10-year-old Little Leaguer, he says, and "never looked back."

Photograph by Elan Kawesch

Sports

On the eve of his graduation, the baseball team’s Josh Ellis looks forward—and back.

5.19.17

Siyani Chambers '16 ('17) had five assists and just one turnover in the men's basketball team's loss to Yale in the Ivy League tournament semifinals.
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Harvard basketball teams eliminated in Ivy League tournament semifinals

3.13.17

Seth Towns '20 (shown here in earlier action) led the Crimson with 26 points in a 73-69 loss at Princeton on Friday.
Seth Towns '20 (shown here in earlier action) led the Crimson with 26 points in a 73-69 loss at Princeton on Friday.
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Heading into the Ivy tournament, Harvard’s basketball teams fall to Princeton and Penn.

3.6.17

Seth Towns ’20 averaged 17 points and eight rebounds per game during the team’s sweep of Yale and Brown last weekend.

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Harvard men’s basketball sweeps Yale and Brown.

2.27.17

Zena Edosomwan ’17 leaped over three teammates, all of whom are at least six-foot-nine, during the slam dunk contest at Crimson Madness.
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Zena Edosomwan's journey

2.22.17

Harvard women’s basketball coach Kathy Delaney-Smith, shown earlier this season, was honored during the team’s alumnae weekend.
Photograph by Jon Chase/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Alumnae weekend helps explain Harvard women’s enduring basketball success.

2.13.17

THE RIGHT STUFF: Freshman point guard Katie Benzan, shown shooting in the home opener against Maine, led the Harvard women’s basketball team in minutes played and points scored per game through January, helping to spark 16 consecutive wins (after an initial loss at Minnesota)—tying the longest such streak in Crimson basketball history and raising hopes for an Ivy League championship.

The right stuff: Freshman point guard Katie Benzan, shown shooting in the home opener against Maine, led the Harvard women’s basketball team in minutes played and points scored per game through January, helping to spark 16 consecutive wins—tying the longest such streak in Crimson basketball history and raising hopes for an Ivy League championship. 

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Basketball teams pursue Ivy League tournament titles. 

March-April 2017

Harvard’s Ryan Donato rushes toward the net in the November game that broke Boston College’s win streak.

Photograph by Gil Talbot/Harvard Athletic Communications

Hockey, squash, swimming and diving: winter sports in brief

March-April 2017

Ted Minnis is Harvard’s winningest water polo coach—his path to Blodgett Pool included a few detours and sharp turns.

Ted Minnis is Harvard’s winningest water polo coach—his path to Blodgett Pool included a few detours and sharp turns.

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Ted Minnis makes Harvard an East Coast power in a West Coast sport.

March-April 2017

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