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Running back Aidan Borguet runs up field with ball in hand

First aid: Helped by the block of wideout Kym Wimberly (1) on Lafayette defensive back Shaikyi Hannah, Harvard running back Aidan Borguet churns goalward. Borguet piled up 169 yards and scored twice.

Photograph by Mairead B. Baker/The Harvard Crimson

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The Crimson men overpower Lafayette.

10.17.21

Running back Aidan Borguet runs up field with ball in hand

First aid: Helped by the block of wideout Kym Wimberly (1) on Lafayette defensive back Shaikyi Hannah, Harvard running back Aidan Borguet churns goalward. Borguet piled up 169 yards and scored twice.

Photograph by Mairead B. Baker/The Harvard Crimson

The Crimson men overpower Lafayette.

10.17.21

Harvard junior running back Aaron Shampklin eludes the desperate lunge of Cornell's Kenan Clarke to score the clinching touchdown.

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Over the goal: Harvard junior running back Aaron Shampklin eludes the desperate lunge of Cornell's Kenan Clarke to score the clinching touchdown. It was Shampklin's second score of the day and sixth of the season.

Photograph by Angela Dela Cruz

Harvard remains undefeated with a win over Cornell.

10.10.21

Jon Sot punts a football.

Big leg: A master of placement as well as power, Sot led the Ivies in punting in 2019 with a 42.3-yard average, highlighted by an almost surreal 76-yard boot against Holy Cross.

Photograph by Gil Talbot/Harvard Athletics Communications

Jon Sot “flips the field” and the Crimson excel early.

November-December 2021

The Harvard punter kicks the football

Field of dreams: On Saturday at Fitton Field (where he had unloaded a 76-yard punt in 2019), Harvard junior punter Jon Sot unleashed 64- and 67-yard boomers.

Photograph by Gil Talbot/Courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

A third straight victory for the Crimson

10.3.21

Charlie Dean throws a football across field.

Mr. Wizard: Making his first Ivy start, Harvard sophomore quarterback Charlie Dean dazzled with fakery and completed 14 of 24 passes for 156 yards and a touchdown--and was not intercepted.

Photograph by Angela Dela Cruz/The Harvard Crimson

Another big win for the Crimson 

9.26.21

Harvard junior Aaron Shampklin (20) singed Georgetown defenders such as Jonathan Honore for 186 yards and two touchdowns.

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Back in stride: After two years away, Harvard junior Aaron Shampklin (20) singed Georgetown defenders such as Jonathan Honore for 186 yards and two touchdowns.

Photograph by Art Pittman

Harvard crushes Georgetown in the season opener.

9.19.21

Michael Lyon and son ride a bike next to a river.

Lyon rides on a special tandem bicycle with his son, Joshua.

Photograph courtesy of Michael J. Lyon

Michael J. Lyon pursues easy, affordable trips.

September-October 2021

players from two opposing teams line up at line of scrimmage.

Hard chargers: All-Ivy first team linebacker Jordan Hill (55), the Crimson’s 147th captain, and defensive tackle Jacob Sykes (99) are mainstays on a defensive front seven that is rugged and deep.

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

Footballers shake off the rust from a long hiatus

September-October 2021

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