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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

Sports

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

4.10.20

Matt Gilmore, sitting behind the wheel of a Zamboni

Matt “Happy” Gilmore smiles behind the wheel. Zamboni-driving takes focus, but Gilmore says that he loves waving to children in the crowd and making their day.
Photograph by Jim Harrison

Harvard’s Zamboni operators’ quest for the perfect sheet of ice

March-April 2020

Photograph of several players competing for the puck in front of the Harvard goal

Mind the net: Sophomore goalie Lindsay Reed, flanked by teammates Ali Peper (13) and Nicki Lutschaunig (12), homes in on a speeding puck during a January win against Union College. Last year, Reed averaged more than 30 saves per game. 
Photograph by Gil Talbot/Courtesy of Harvard Athletics Communications

 

The many saves of a six-foot goalie

March-April 2020

A.J. Mleczko interviews Buffalo Sabre Jason Pominville before a November game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Her broadcasting career began in 2005 with a cold call from NBC.

Photograph by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images

Hockey champion A.J. Mleczko in the broadcast booth

March-April 2019

Harvard sprinter Gabby Thomas ’19

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

Late winter and early spring highlights

May-June 2018

Merrick Madsen

Merrick Madsen
Photograph by Jim Harrison

Merrick Madsen was the brick wall in net for last season’s Frozen Four team.

November-December 2017

In the momentum-building Beanpot victory: Crimson forward Alexander Kerfoot skates against Boston University.

Photograph by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

Strong seasons in hockey, fencing, and swimming

May-June 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

The Harvard men’s hockey team advances to the national championship’s final four in Chicago.

4.5.17

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

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