June 4, 2010
Baskind, McMahon and Petropulos Named Women's Lacrosse Captains
Senior Sam McMahon and juniors Melanie Baskind and Tyler Petropulos will serve as the 2011 womens lacrosse captains. The three were elected by their teammates at the conclusion of the 2010 season.
June 1, 2010
VanderMeulen Named All-American by WomensLacrosse.com
Freshman Jennifer VanderMeulen has been named a 2010 third-team All-America and All-Rookie selection by WomensLacrosse.com.
May 28, 2010
Baskind and VanderMeulen Named to the IWLCA All-Region Team
Freshman Jennifer VanderMeulen and sophomore Melanie Baskind were named IWLCA All-Region performers as announced by the Intercollegiate Womens Lacrosse Coaches Association Friday.
May 26, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Great Francesca Den Hartog Selected for National Lacrosse Hall of Fame
Den Hartog is one of eight inductees for the Class of 2010 which will be inducted in a ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 30 at The Grand Lodge in Hunt Valley, Md.
May 20, 2010
Season Recap: Women's Lacrosse Rides Offense to Best Conference Finish in Four Years
Harvard finished its third season under head coach Lisa Miller with an 8-7 overall record and a 3-4 mark in conference games. It was the second winning season for Miller and first season for the Crimson with at least three conference wins since 2006.
May 13, 2010
VanderMeulen Tabbed WomensLacrosse.com Rookie of the Week
Freshman Jennifer VanderMeulen was named Rookie of the Week by WomensLacrosse.com for her five-goal, two-caused turnover performance in Harvards upset of Boston College last week.
May 5, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Gives Class of 2010 a 17-9 Win Over BC on Senior Night
Eight different Crimson womens lacrosse players found the back of the net to give Harvard a 17-9 win over Boston College Wednesday night at Harvard Stadium.
May 3, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Closes 2010 By Hosting Boston College Under the Lights
Harvard closes at its 2010 campaign at home against Boston College Wednesday night. The Crimson will recognize its three seniors prior to the start of the 7 p.m. contest.
April 27, 2010
VanderMeulen Named Rookie of the Year: Harvard Garners Three All-Ivy Selections
Freshman Jennifer VanderMeulen was named Ivy League Rookie of the Year and was one of three Crimson players to earn a spot on the All-Ivy League teams, the conference office announced Tuesday afternoon.
April 26, 2010
1990 Team Recognized on Alumni Day
The 1990 National Team was recognized at halftime of the women's lacrosse game against Princeton.
April 24, 2010
Harvard Downs Columbia, 18-10, for Third League Win of the Season
Freshman Jennifer VanderMeulen and sophomore Melanie Baskind scored five goals each to lead the Harvard womens lacrosse team to a must-win victory over Columbia, 18-10, Saturday afternoon.
April 22, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Travels to Columbia for Final Conference Game
Harvard travels to Columbia for its last conference game of the season Saturday at 1 p.m. The Crimson is mathematically alive in the race for the fourth seed in the inaugural Ivy League Women's Lacrosse Tournament and need a win Saturday to keep it that way.
April 21, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Comes Up Short Against No. 7 Dartmouth
Harvard pulled to within one goal late to the second half before falling to No. 7 Dartmouth, 11-9, Wednesday afternoon at Harvard Stadium. Freshman Micaela Cyr had two goals, an assist and won five draw controls for the Crimson.
April 20, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Welcomes No. 7 Dartmouth Wednesday
Harvard hosts No. 7 Dartmouth in its second to last conference game of the season Wednesday at 4 p.m. The Crimson is mathematically alive in the race for the fourth seed in the inaugural Ivy League Women's Lacrosse Tournament.
April 19, 2010
VanderMeulen Receives Conference and National Player of the Week Honors
Freshman Jennifer VanderMeulen was named Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week and WomensLax.com Rookie of the Week for her performance against Holy Cross and Prineton.
April 19, 2010
VanderMeulen Named COOP Athlete of the Week
Jennifer VanderMeulen is the Harvard COOP Athlete of the Week for the week ending April 18.
April 17, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Tops Rival Princeton, 11-9, On Alumni Day
Freshman Jennifer VanderMeulen and sophomore Melanie Baskind scored hat tricks to lead the Harvard womens lacrosse team to an 11-9 win over Princeton Saturday afternoon.
April 15, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Hosts Princeton and Welcomes Back Alumni Saturday
Harvard returns to Ivy League play Saturday when it hosts league-rival Princeton at 1 p.m.
April 13, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Returns Home for Non-Conference Tilt Against Holy Cross
The Harvard women's lacrosse team returns to Harvard Stadium for the first of three straight home games Wednesday. The Crimson faces Holy Cross at 7 p.m.
April 5, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Falls at No. 4 Virginia, 14-9
The Harvard womens lacrosse team trailed No. 4 Virginia by just one goal at halftime, but a strong second half by the Cavaliers allowed Virginia to pull away to a 14-9 win Monday night.
April 3, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Falls to Yale, 17-13, Despite Second Half Rally
Freshman Jennifer VanderMeulen scored five goals and classmate Danielle Tetreault contributed three goals and an assist in a 17-13 loss to Yale, Saturday morning on the road.
April 1, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Hits the Road for Contests at Yale and No. 4 Virginia
Harvard hits the road for two games. First stop is Friday at Ivy League rival Yale, followed by a Monday night contest against No. 4 Virginia.
March 30, 2010
VanderMeulen Named Co-Offensive Player of the Week by the Ivy League
Freshman Jennifer VanderMeulen of the Harvard womens lacrosse team was named the Co-Offensive Player of the Week as announced by the conference office Monday evening. This is VanderMeulens second player of the week nod, just five weeks into the season.
March 28, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Cruises Past Bryant in 19-4 Win
Eight different members of the Harvard womens lacrosse team found the back of the net as the Crimson defeated Bryant, 19-4, Sunday afternoon at Harvard Stadium.
March 27, 2010
Second Half Rally Comes Up Short as Women's Lacrosse Falls to Brown, 11-10
The Harvard womens lacrosse team outscored Brown, 7-3, in the second half but it wasnt enough to overcome an early first half deficit as the Crimson fell, 11-10, Saturday afternoon at Harvard Stadium.
March 25, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Hosts Brown and Bryant at Harvard Stadium
Harvard continues its homestand with a busy weekend to close out the month of March. The Crimson hosts Brown in its second straight conference game of the season Saturday and welcomes Bryant Sunday for a non-league contest.
March 20, 2010
Strong Defense Powers Womens Lacrosse to 10-4 Win Against Cornell
The Harvard womens lacrosse team held Cornell scoreless for the first 40 minutes of play as the Crimson earned its first league win of the season with a 10-4 victory over the Big Red Saturday at Harvard Stadium.
March 18, 2010
Baskind's Return to Lacrosse Timely for Harvard
Sophomore Melanie Baskind of the Harvard women's lacrosse team was featured in Lacrosse Magazine earlier this week.
March 17, 2010
Womens Lacrosse Falls to No. 11 Boston University, 13-9, Despite Strong Second Half
A second-half surge by the Harvard womens lacrosse team wasnt enough to overcome a strong first half by No. 11 Boston University as the Crimson fell to the Terriers, 13-9, Wednesday at Cumnock Field. The Crimson slips to 2-3 on the year while BU improves to 4-2 on the season.
March 15, 2010
VanderMeulen Named Co-Offensive Player of the Week by the Ivy League
Freshman Jen VanderMeulen of the Harvard womens lacrosse team was named the Co Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week for her efforts in Harvards upset win over No. 15 New Hampshire last week.
March 15, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Hosts No. 7 Boston Universtiy in First Home Game
Harvard hosts No. 7 Boston University in its first home game of the season Wednesday at Cumnock Field. The game is the first of four straight at home for the Crimson, who have a total of eight games on campus.
March 13, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Drops Ivy Opener to No. 4 Penn, 16-6
The Harvard womens lacrosse team fell to No. 4 Penn, 16-6 Saturday afternoon at Franklin Field. Freshman Jennifer Vandermeulen led the Crimson with three goals and an assist.
March 11, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Opens Ivy League Campaign at No. 4 Penn Saturday
The Harvard womens lacrosse team closes out its four game road swing to open the season with a trip to No. 4 Penn Saturday. It will be the Ivy League opener for both teams and the second straight nationally ranked opponent for the Crimson.
March 9, 2010
Baskind Scores Game-Winner in Second OT to Lift Women's Lacrosse Over UNH, 10-9
Sophomore Melanie Baskind scored the game-winning goal in the second overtime period to lift the Harvard womens lacrosse team to a 10-9 win over No. 15 New Hampshire.
March 8, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Heads to New Hampshire to Face First Ranked Team of the Season
The Harvard womens lacrosse team travels to No. 19 New Hampshire Tuesday afternoon for the first of six games this season against teams currently ranked in the IWLCA Top 20 Coaches Poll.
March 6, 2010
Baskind Leads Women's Lacrosse in 15-10 Loss to John Hopkins
The Harvard womens lacrosse team fell to John Hopkins, 15-10, Saturday afternoon at Homewood Field in its first loss of the season. Sophomore Melanie Baskind led six Crimson players in scoring four goals.
March 5, 2010
Lacrosse's Jess Halpern Named to Tewaaraton Award Watch List
Junior attacker Jess Halpern of the Harvard womens lacrosse team has been named to the Tewaaraton Award List as announced Thursday evening by the Greater Washington Sports Alliance. She is one of 11 Ivy League players honored on the list.
March 4, 2010
VanderMeulen Named to WomensLacrosse.com Honor Roll
The rookie attacker scored four goals and contributed one assists in Harvards season opening 10-8 win over Massachusetts.
February 27, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Wins Season Opener Against Massachusetts, 10-8
Three freshmen scored in their collegiate debuts to lead the Harvard womens lacrosse team to a 10-8 victory over Massachusetts Saturday in the season opener for the Crimson.
February 18, 2010
Season Preview: A Mix of Veterans and Rookies Will Pave the Path to Success for Womens Lacrosse
The Harvard womens lacrosse team will look to get things going early as it plays its first four games of the 2010 season on the road. The Crimson opens up the season at Massachusetts, Feb. 27.
February 1, 2010
Women's Lacrosse One of Five Ivies in Preseason Poll
The Harvard womens lacrosse team is receiving votes in the Inside Lacrosse Preseason Womens Media Poll. The Crimson is one of five Ivy League teams recognized in the media poll, which is more than any other conference.
November 16, 2009
Harvard Student-Athletes Honor Myles Brand, Former NCAA President
The Harvard Student-Athlete Advisory Committee sponsored a three-mile walk as a tribute to Myles Brand, former President of the NCAA who passed away Sept. 16 after battling pancreatic cancer.
November 4, 2009
Miller Announces 2010 Women's Lacrosse Schedule
The Crimson plays 15 regular season games, including eight at Harvard Stadium. Harvard will again have a challenging schedule as six of the Crimsons 2010 opponents finished last season ranked in the IWLCA/Under Armour Weekly Poll.
September 28, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Hosts Middle School, High School and College Teams in Fall Festival
The Crimson will host five college teams in a two-day tournament and will also welcome 40 middle school and high school teams for the second annual Fall Foliage 7 v 7 tournament.
September 3, 2009
Women's Lacrosse Named to IWLCA Academic Squad
The Harvard womens lacrosse team was named a 2009 IWLCA Academic Squad, while Sarah Bancroft 09 and Shannon Flynn 09 were recognized by the Intercollegiate Womens Lacrosse Coaches Association for excellence in the classroom.
September 2, 2009
Flood and Pais Named 2010 Lacrosse Captains
Seniors Sara Flood and Delia Pais will serve as the 2010 womens lacrosse captains. The duo was elected by their teammates at the conclusion of last season.
June 30, 2009
Go Time: GoCrimson Redesign Launches July 1
The Harvard University Department of Athletics is proud to announce the launch of its redesigned official athletics' website, GoCrimson.com.