Bryce Aiken, Men’s Basketball – Averaged 29 points per game on 56.3 percent shooting from the field as Harvard swept Princeton (78-69) and Penn (75-68 – OT) on the road … Had 33 points and five rebounds against Princeton before pitching in 25 points and four rebounds at Penn, including the game-tying 3-pointer with five seconds to go in regulation … Also averaged 2.0 steals and 4.5 threes per game … Harvard improved to 6-2 in conference play, and has won seven of its last eight games.
Madeline Raster, Women’s Basketball – Raster led the Crimson in scoring against Princeton and Penn this weekend, recording 16 points against the Tigers while following up with 17 against the Quakers. The senior co-captain led the team in assists as well, posting six on Friday night, followed by five on Saturday. Raster has now scored in double-digits in 10 consecutive games.
Austin Madronic Men’s Lacrosse – The first-year led Harvard in points (6), assists (3), shots (10) and shots on goal (6; tied), while ranking second in goals (3) and adding one ground ball in his Crimson debut at No. 12/14 North Carolina. His three goals were the most by a Harvard freshman in a season-opening game since Ryan Graff scored three goals in the first game of 2017, and his three assists were the most by a Harvard first-year since Devin Dwyer accomplished the feat vs. Yale on April 27, 2013. Madronic’s six points, meanwhile, were the most by a Harvard player in a season-opening game since 2017 (Morgan Cheek – 7), the most by a Harvard first-year since Devin Dwyer had six on April 9, 2013, at Quinnipiac and the most by a Harvard first-year in a season-opening game since at least before the start of the 2008 campaign.
Ryan Graff, Men’s Lacrosse – The junior led Harvard with a career-high five goals and six shots on goal, while adding the second-most points (5) and shots (9), and two ground balls at No. 12/14 North Carolina. His five goals were the most by a Harvard player in a season-opening game since Deke Burns scored seven goals in the 2015 opener and were the most by a Harvard player vs. a nationally ranked team since Morgan Cheek scored nine goals at No. 2/2 Brown on May 6, 2016. Graff also tied his career high with five points, a feat he has now accomplished three times in his career.
Hunter Ladnier, Wrestling – The junior went 2-0 for the week in matches vs. Columbia and Hofstra. Both contests on Saturday started at his 157-pound weight class and Ladnier delivered each time, winning both of his bouts by decision. His performance vs. the Pride helped catapult the Crimson to a 24-19 victory. Ladnier has won four straight matches.
Reilly Walsh, Men’s Ice Hockey – Walsh is in the midst of a career-high five game point streak, and he led Harvard with four points (goal, three assists) in three games this weekend, with a plus-2 rating. He had two assists in a 5-2 win over Boston University in the Beanpot consolation game, recorded an assist in Harvard’s 3-2 win at St. Lawrence, and notched a goal against No. 10/11 Clarkson on Saturday night.
Keeley MacAfee, Women’s Lacrosse - MacAfee had four goals and an assist, scoring her 100th career goal to lead Harvard past New Hampshire, 14-6, on Saturday afternoon in Harvard’s season opener. MacAfee moved into tenth on the school’s all-time scoring list with 145 career points (102 goals, 43 assists).
Erik Johnsson, Men’s Volleyball – Against Saint Francis (PA), Johnsson led the Crimson to its second EIVA win of the season, hitting a career and team-high 17 kills to go along with a team-high 13 digs. The Rochester, New York native registered his second-career double-double and tied his career-high in digs.
James Kitch, men’s nordic skiing – First-year James Kitch raced to a career-best finish in the 10K classic event at the Middlebury Carnival this weekend. In a highly competitive field of athletes, Kitch crossed the finish line at 39:51.2 to earn a fifth place in the event, the highest finish of any nordic skier, men’s or women’s, in a classical event this season.
Alexi Gosset, Men’s Squash - After going down 0-2, the senior battled back to take his match 3-2 to give the Crimson a 3-0 lead. Harvard would go on to win 9-0 in the National Championship game.
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