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Ellie Shahbo blocking a shot during practice

Shahbo lunges for a save during NCAA tournament warmup.

Photograph by Rick Oz/University of Michigan


Field hockey goalie Ellie Shahbo’s quiet dominance


Carrie Moore on the sideline of a basketball game.

As an assistant coach at the University of Michigan, Moore helped lead the Wolverines to the NCAA Tournament's Elite Eight.

Photograph by Michigan Athletics/courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications


She succeeds Kathy Delaney-Smith, who led the Crimson for 40 seasons.


Kathy Delaney-Smith

Kathy Delaney-Smith

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

In her final season, the Harvard women’s basketball coach stays “in the moment."


Noah Kirkwood

Noah Kirkwood

Photograph by Gil Tabot

In an injury-filled season, Harvard’s best player assumes a new role.


Mason and McKenzie Forbes

Mason and McKenzie Forbes

Photographs courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications; collage by Niko Yaitanes/Harvard Magazine

Mason and McKenzie Forbes work together on and off the court.


Jason Rosenfeld delivers a presentation with microphone in hand

A statistical standout: Rosenfeld shares his fascination with analytics in classrooms, conference rooms, and conventions across the country.

Photograph courtesy of Jason Rosenfeld

Jason Rosenfeld ’12 traces his path to sports-statistics success.

July-August 2021

Beds were set up for Spanish flu patients outside the Harvard-affiliated Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in 1918.
Photograph courtesy of the Brigham and Women's Hospital Archives

Fall semester interrupted, a century ago


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

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