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Harvard's Terence Patterson catches a pass under pressure from two Yale defenders during The Game 1999. 

Photograph by Dominic Chavez/The Boston Globe via Getty Images


1999: Terence Patterson ’00 and his four scores


Georgina Milne flies through the air, flipping toward the water.

Georgina Milne tucks and flips, helping Harvard defeat Brown.

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

Diver Georgina Milne pictures a post-pandemic return.

July-August 2020

sandy shores at Salisbury Beach State Reservation

Salisbury Beach State Reservation

Photograph by Georgia P. Zumwalt/Alamy Stock Photo

Strict lines in the sand

July-August 2020

Aerial photograph of Harvard Stadium

Harvard Stadium 
Photograph by Nick Allen/Creative Commons

An agenda for a new athletic director—and for a wider emphasis on student fitness


Erin McDermott

Erin McDermott
Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell, Harvard Public Affairs and Communications, Harvard University

McDermott will join Harvard from the University of Chicago July 1. 


With 2020 winter sports ending early and the spring collegiate season wiped out almost entirely, we look back at some Crimson highlights from past years. 


Chris Lewis, ball in hand, drives past opponent

Senior forward Chris Lewis led the Crimson in rebounding, en route to an All-Ivy League Second Team selection.

Photograph by Erica Denhoff

Injuries—and the coronavirus—lead to disappointing basketball seasons.

May-June 2020

fencers celebrate a championship win

Cai (far left) and teammates swarm Filip Dolegiewiez, who clinched their Ivy title.

Photograph courtesy of Crimson Athletic Communications

How Harvard fencers won an Ivy championship

May-June 2020

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