"Successful athletic teams generate unique excitement across the campus and community, help strengthen bonds among the various arms of our university, build collegiate loyalty in a healthy manner, and give our community members yet another reason to be proud to represent Harvard."
--Harvard Athletics Mission Statement
Staying true to the athletics department's mission statement, Harvard student-athletes and coaches have engrained themselves in the local community and beyond. Their work in the community has helped numerous causes and organizations, while advancing the department's goal of using athletics as a tool for education.
Below is a sampling of the initiatives that Harvard student-athletes are involved with.
|Harvard SAAC Hosts Bench
Press for Breast Cancer
The Harvard University Student Athlete Advisory Committee hosted its annual Bench Press for Breast Cancer fundraiser on May 2 at the Palmer Dixon Strength and Conditioning Center... WATCH NOW
|Harvard Women's Hockey Helps
Members of the Harvard women's hockey team took part in Project Bread's 45th Walk for Hunger May 5 to help raise money and awareness of hunger in Massachusetts... CONTINUE READING
Radcliffe Lightweight Crew's Corinne Wee Presents $25,000 Check to Boston Children's Hospital
Corinne Wee, a senior on the Radcliffe lightweight crew, joined Beth Kohl of USRowing and Josh Farkes of Boathouse Sports to present the proceeds of the "Row for Boston" t-shirt sales to the Boston Children's Hospital May 28, 2013 at Weld Boathouse. Tara Tonello of the Boston Children's Hospital Trust was on hand to accept the check worth $25,000 to go towards the Children's Hospital Marathon Fund...
|Members of Men's Swimming and
Diving Participate in Swim Across America
Members and alumni of the Harvard men's swimming and diving team participated in Swim Across America's Boston Team Relay Challenge Sunday, April 7 at Blodgett Pool... CONTINUE READING
|Team IMPACT's Sophie Inspires
Harvard Women's Swimming & Diving
Harvard women's swimming ad diving junior Deirdre Clute talks about the team's involvement with Sophie, the newest member of the Crimson squad... WATCH NOW
Women's Water Polo Holds
Draft Day, Welcomes Team IMPACT Member
|FAS Green Teams Up With
FAS Green teamed up with Harvard Athletics to promote green sustainability and recycling at the 129th edition of The Game... WATCH NOW
|Harvard Men's Lacrosse Teams
Up With Metro Lacrosse
The Harvard men's lacrosse team has spent the fall volunteering its Saturday's with Metro Lacrosse... WATCH NOW
|Harvard Football and the
National Marrow Donor Program
Frank Mace, a junior government concentrator living in Mather House, became a bone marrow donor this summer thanks in part to the Harvard football team... WATCH NOW