CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard baseball team (21-10, 10-5 Ivy) readies for a pivotal three-game series against the Columbia Lions (16-17, 11-4 Ivy), beginning with a doubleheader on Saturday, with the final game of the series on Sunday. Both Saturday and Sunday will begin at noon and broadcast on ESPN+.
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What to Know:
- Harvard sits just one game back of Columbia entering the weekend series. The Crimson leads the third place Penn Quakers by two games for the coveted second spot.
- Senior day for Harvard's 11 seniors will take place prior to the start of the Sunday game.
- Junior Kieran Shaw captured his 13th save of the season on Wednesday against UMass Lowell. The number increases his Ivy League record he set on April 21 against Dartmouth.
- The Crimson surpassed a program record for home runs in a single-season on Wednesday with the team's 38th home run. The previous mark was set by the 2003 team with 37 home runs.
- Senior Patrick McColl continues to rake, now hitting a league-leading .431 with a team-leading 11 home runs.I
- Junior Jake Suddleson enters the weekend on a hot streak, finishing last weekend with two RBIs in each of the three games against Dartmouth, including a game-winning RBI single in the team's first win of the series.
Harvard will prepare for its final non-conference test of the season, traveling down the road to take on Boston College, Wednesday, May 1st at 5:30 p.m. The game will be broadcast on the ACC Network.