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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


The Crimson men overpower Lafayette.


Andrew Rueb speaks to members of his team.

For the energetic Rueb, raising an athlete’s floor is as important as raising his ceiling.

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

Andrew Rueb’s experience on the professional tennis circuit informs his coaching.

May-June 2021

The Ivy League logo

A fourth consecutive season is shuttered.


A man runs around the perimeter of Harvard Stadium

David Melly rounds Harvard Stadium. Running the loop counterclockwise, he acknowledges, is controversial.

Photograph by Molly Malone

A legendary route’s disputed distance

March-April 2021

David Roberts seated outdoors on a stone wall by the Charles River

Roberts pauses during a visit to the Watertown Riverfront Park Braille Trail, not far from his home.

Photograph by Martha Stewart

David Roberts: A lifetime of adventures, risks, and rewards

January-February 2021

Harvard volleyball player Sandra Zeng setting a ball during a game

An adept passer and gritty defender, Zeng also finished fifth in the Ivy League in service aces.

Photograph by Gil Talbot/Harvard Athletic Communications

Volleyball captain Sandra Zeng’s defensive focus

January-February 2021

Andrew Fischer in runs up field with ball

Crimson receiver and returner Andrew Fischer breaks loose for a 58-yard run in the second quarter—one of several huge plays on the day. 

Photograph by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

A sensational performance leads Harvard over Yale.


The Ivy League logo

The Ivy League logo

The pandemic continues to affect athletics. 


Carroll Lowenstein standing at the base of staircase

Carroll Lowenstein
Photograph courtesy of Peter Mee 

A performance for the ages—in just nine throws


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