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2010 Ivy Football Media Day Central
The Ivy League officially kicked off the 2010 football season on Tuesday, August 10, highlighted by its media day teleconference featuring all eight head coaches and the unveiling of the mediaís preseason picks for the Ivy title.

2010 Ivy Football Media Day Teleconference
The Ivy League kicks off the 2010 season with its annual football media day teleconference, featuring all eight Ivy head coaches.

Harvard Selected 2010 Ivy Football Preseason Favorite
Harvard was selected the favorite in the annual Ivy League Football Preseason Media Poll to win the 2010 Ivy title for the fourth time in five years. The Crimson's quest for another Ivy title will be led by preseason All-America pick Collin Zych [pic.].

Eight Men's Hoops Ivies Named To NABC Honors Court
Eight Ivy League menís basketball players were named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court, recognizing those collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the 2009-10 season.

53 Ivy Trackers Named USTFCCCA All-Academic
The Ivy League boasted 53 student-athletes named to the 2010 Division I Menís and Womenís All-Academic Track & Field teams announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

Ivies Help USA Claim Gold at 2010 FIL Championship
Five players with Ivy League ties helped the U.S. menís lacrosse national team claim gold at the 2010 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championship at the University of Manchester in Manchester, England.

Preseason Honors Pour in for Ivy Football
The 2010 preseason accolades for Ivy League football have been pouring over the past few weeks as five Ivy players have received All-America honors so far.

Harvard's Lin Signs NBA Contract with the Warriors
Former Harvard guard and three-time All-Ivy League honoree Jeremy Lin í10 has signed a multiple-year professional contract with the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association.

Harvard Hires Wojcik to Lead Men's Lacrosse Program
Former Harvard two-sport captain Chris Wojcik has been named the Frisbie Family Head Coach for Harvard Menís Lacrosse, announced by Bob Scalise, the Nichols Family Director of Athletics.

Junot Named Harvard Men's Soccer Head Coach
Carl Junot has been named the Virginia B. and James O. Welch í52 Head Coach for Harvard Menís Soccer, Bob Scalise, the Nichols Family Director of Athletics, announced Thursday afternoon.

Harvard Heavyweight Crew Captures Henley Ladiesí Plate
The Harvard heavyweight varsity eight edged Oxford Brookes University and Oxford University by one-third of a length Sunday on the Thames River to capture the Ladiesí Challenge Plate at the 2010 Henley Royal Regatta.

Harvard Heavyweight Eight to Row for Henley Title
Harvard's heavyweight varsity eight won for the second straight day to advance to the Ladiesí Challenge Plate final at the 161st Henley Royal Regatta.

Ivy Crews Compete at 161st Henley Royal Regatta
Ivy League crews opened the 161st Henley Royal Regatta with Harvard carrying the banner for the Ancient Eight with its varsity four and heavyweight freshman eight each winning their first two races.

Former Harvard Hoops Standouts Get NBA Chance
Two former Harvard standouts will get their chances at their NBA dreams as Brian Cusworth [pic.] has signed to play with the New Orleans Hornets for their NBA Summer League team while Jeremy Lin has signed to play with the Dallas Mavericks' summer league team after an impressive showing at their mini-camp.

Ivy League Statement on Harvard Men's Basketball
The Ivy League and Harvard University announced today that Harvard has declared an unintentional secondary violation in connection with conversations in the summer of 2007.

Harvard's Stone to Lead USA Hockey National Program
Harvard women's ice hockey head coach Katey Stone will lead the U.S. Women's Ice Hockey National Program throughout the 2010-11 season.

Ivies Dominate ECAC Hockey All-Academic Teams
One hundred sixty-eight Ivy League menís and womenís ice hockey student-athletes were named to the 2009-10 ECAC Hockey All-Academic teams.

Tillman Resigns to Become Head Coach of Maryland Lax
John Tillman has resigned as the Frisbie Family Head Coach for Harvard Menís Lacrosse to accept the head coaching position at the University of Maryland, it was announced Wednesday afternoon.

Spring Academic All-Ivy -- 2009-10
The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for All-Ivy Academic honors in spring sports today. The 80 men and women were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages.

Harvard's Clark Leaves to Lead Creighton
Jamie Clark has stepped down as the Virginia B. and James O. Welch í52 Head Coach for Harvard Menís Soccer, to take the head coach position at Creighton.

 Clark guided the Crimson to a 26-10-1 (.716) overall record in two seasons.

VERSUS to Broadcast Ivy Football Games in 2010 & 2011
The Ivy League Office today announced an agreement with VERSUS, the fastest growing sports cable network in the country, to televise at least three football games for the 2010 and 2011 seasons, culminating each year with the Harvard vs. Yale gameóone of the most storied rivalries in sports.

Princeton Lightweights Repeat as IRA Champions
Led by Princetonís men's lightweight crew second-straight national championship, the Ivy League had another strong showing at the 2010 IRA Championships on the Cooper River in Cherry Hill, N.J.

Six Ivy Tracksters Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District
The 2010 CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District Men's and Women's Track/Cross Country Teams have been selected by the Academic All-Americaģ Committee. In total, six Ivy Leaguers gained distinction, including five first-teamers.

Herrmann Answers Cleveland Indians' Call
Former Harvard pitcher Frank Herrmann has been called up to the Major League and will be pitching for the Cleveland Indians this weekend. The Chicago White Sox will host Cleveland before the Tribe returns home for a seven-game home stand with the first four coming against the Boston Red Sox.

More Accolades Bestowed on Ivy Women's Lacrosse
In addition to the IWLCA selections, several publications have also dubbed Ivy League student-athletes as All-America for the 2010 season. Womenslacrosse.com and Womenslax.com have recognized six from Ancient Eight with postseason accolades.

43 Ivy Women's Rowers Named CRCA Scholar-Athletes
A total of 43 Ivy League womenís rowers were named National Scholar-Athletes by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association for the 2010 season.

Den Hartog & Bacigalupo To Be Enshrined in Lax Hall
Two Ivy League lacrosse legends -- Francesca Den Hartog, Harvard í83 and Scott Bacigalupo, Princeton '94 -- will be inducted into the 2010 National Lacrosse Hall of Fame, as announced by the US Lacrosse Board of Directors.

Wong, Cao Fall in Singles at NCAA Tennis Championships
Columbiaís Jonathan Wong [pic.] and Harvardís Holly Cao both fell in the opening round of the singles tournament Wednesday afternoon at the 2010 NCAA Division I Menís and Womenís Tennis Championships at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Ga.

Ivies in Action at NCAA Tennis Individual Championships
Columbiaís Jonathan Wong, Harvardís Holly Cao [pic.] and Princetonís Hilary Bartlett and Taylor Marable will be in action in the singles and doubles competition at the 2010 NCAA Division I Menís and Womenís Tennis Championships at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Ga.

Nineteen More Ivies Earn Academic All-District Honors
A total of 19 Ivy League student-athletes have been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Men's and Women's At-Large teams, as announced by CoSIDA.

Ivy Student-Athletes Once Again Lead in the Classroom
Ivy League student-athletes again have the nationís most commendations in the annual NCAA Division I Academic Progress Report (APR) ratings, as highlighted in the NCAA's official release, with 135 Ivy teams recognized.

All-Ivy Menís Rowing -- 2010
The 2010 All-Ivy teams for menís rowing were determined at the Eastern Sprints in Worcester, Mass. The rowers in the first Ivy boat in the varsity eight grand final were named to the first team while the members of the second Ivy boat were named second team.

Harvard, Princeton Capture Ivy Menís Rowing Titles
The Harvard menís heavyweight crew reclaimed its place as the Ivy Leagueís top varsity eight boast while the Princeton lightweights captured their second-straight Ivy title at the 2010 Eastern Sprints on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass.

Harvard Dropped by Georgia in NCAA First Round
The No. 39 Harvard womenís tennis team suffered a 4-0 loss to No. 19 Georgia in the first round of the 2010 NCAA Division I Women's Tennis Championshps.

EARC Sprints Preview
The Ivy heavyweight and lightweight titles will be up for grabs as the 65th edition of the EARC Sprints takes place Sunday, May 16 on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass.

EAWRC Sprints Preview
Once again, the Ivy womenís rowing title will be up for grabs as the 37th edition of the EAWRC Sprints takes place Sunday, May 16 on Cooper River in Cherry Hill, N.J.

Cornell, Harvard Split; Decisive Game Three Tomorrow
Cornell used a complete game four-hitter from Elizabeth Dalrymple to shut down Harvard in Game One, 3-1, but the Crimson took Game Two in dramatic fashion with a two-out walk-off homerun by Jennifer Francis to force a decisive Game Three tomorrow at 12:30 pm.

Harvard to Play Georgia in NCAA Women's Tennis 1st Rd.
The Harvard womenís tennis team has been selected to play in the upcoming NCAA Tournament. The Crimson will travel to Clemson, S.C. to take on Georgia on Friday, May 14 at 10 a.m. at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center.

4th Ivy Softball Championship Series Set to Begin
Due to the chance on inclement weather this weekend, the 2010 Ivy Softball Championship Series between South Division champion Cornell and North Division champion Harvard has been moved up one day. The two teams will begin the best-of-three series at Niemand*Robison Field on Friday, May 7 at 12:30 p.m. with the first two contests. Follow the action via Live Stats

All-Ivy Menís Tennis -- 2009-10
Yale freshman sensation Marc Powers quickly made his presence known on the Ivy League tennis courts during the 2009-10 season, becoming the first menís tennis player in League history to win the Player and Rookie of the Year awards in the same season.

All-Ivy Womenís Tennis -- 2009-10
There was virtually no doubt among the Ivy League Womenís Tennis postseason awards for the 2009-10 season, paced by Princeton's Hilary Bartlett as the unanimous selection as Player of the Year.

Champion athleticwear Signs on as Presenting Sponsor for the 2010 Ivy Lacrosse Tournaments
The Ivy League announced a new partnership today with Hanesbrands, Inc. for Champion athleticwear to be presenting sponsor for the 2010 Ivy League Menís and Womenís Lacrosse Tournaments.

LiveSportsVideo.com to Stream the 2010 Ivy Lax Semis
The Ivy League has teamed with LiveSportsVideo, LLC, to stream live the semifinal games of the 2010 Ivy League Menís and Womenís Tournaments.

Harvard Men Lead the Links at Baltusrol
The Harvard men's golf team head into Day Two at the Ivy Championships at Baltusrol Golf Club with a strong 297 after 18-holes. Harvard's Tony Grillo (pic.) and Penn's Scott Williams lead the individual competition, each shooting 72 today.

Winter Academic All-Ivy -- 2009-10
The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for Academic All-Ivy honors in winter sports for the 2009-10 season. The 80 men and women were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages.

CSA Names 11 Ivy Men All-America in Squash
The Menís College Squash Association has announced its 2009-2010 First and Second All-American teams. Of the student-athletes announced, 11 are representatives of the Ivy League, including four first-team selections.

15 Named to Women's All-American Squash Teams
The Womenís College Squash Association has announced its 2009-2010 First and Second All-American teams. Of the student-athletes announced, 15 are representatives of the Ivy League, including seven first-team selections.

Harvard's Vloka Takes Women's Sabre National Title
Avenging a 5-3 defeat during the round-robin competition, Harvard's Caroline Vloka upset Rebecca Ward (Duke) in the NCAA Women's Sabre National Championship bout, 15-13. Vloka finished with 21 wins in the tournament.

Ivies Garner Women's Ice Hockey Postseason Recoginitions
Ivy League women's ice hockey garnered national accolades among the postseason honors from the 2009-10 season.

Ivies Receive Men's Ice Hockey Postseason Honors
Ivy League men's ice hockey once again received national recognition among the postseason honors from the 2009-10 season.

Harvard's J.P. O'Connor Takes National Title at 157 lbs.
Entering his senior season, Harvard's J.P. O'Connor had enormous expectations to live up to. After going 32-4 as a junior, his goal was a national title. With a 6-4 decision over Cal Poly's Chase Pami in the 157 lbs. final, he has one. He also has an undefeated senior campaign to cherish.

Brown, Cornell Face Off in 2010 ECAC Men's Hockey Semis
Brown and Cornell survived the quarterfinal round and will now face each other in one semifinal in the 2010 ECAC Menís Ice Hockey Tournament at the Times Union Center in Albany, N.Y.

Cornell Advances to First Women's Frozen Four
The Cornell women's ice hockey team made its first NCAA tournament appearance a memorable one, advancing to the Frozen Four with an impressive 6-2 win over fourth-seeded Harvard.

Harvard to Host NCAA Menís Lacrosse Quarterfinals in '11
The NCAA Division I Menís Lacrosse Committee has selected Harvard and Hofstra to serve as hosts for the 2011 NCAA Division I menís lacrosse quarterfinals. The Crimson will host two quarterfinal games at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., on May 22, 2011.

Crimson Pair Takes Home Individual Honors at CSAs
Senior co-captain Colin West (16-1) and freshman Laura Gemmell (16-0) of the Harvard squash team capped stellar seasons by going 5-0 at the College Squash Association Individual Championships. Both student-athletes took home national titles and West earned the Pool Cup, while Gemmell earned the Ramsay Cup.

Four Ivies Continue in 2010 ECAC Menís Hockey Tourney
The 2010 ECAC Men's Ice Hockey Tournament continues Friday, March 12 with Brown, Cornell, Harvard and Yale in action against each other in the quarterfinal round.

Two Ivies Earn Spots in NCAA Women's Hockey Tourney
Cornell and Harvard comprised two of the eight teams in the field for the 2010 National Collegiate Women's Ice Hockey Championship. The Big Red earned an automatic bid by virtrue of winning the ECAC Hockey Tournament Championship, while the Crimson earned an at-large selection and a No. 4 seed.

All-Ivy Menís Ice Hockey -- 2009-10
Leading Yale to back-to-back Ivy League and ECAC Hockey titles, senior forward Sean Backman was named 2009-10 Ivy League Player of the Year and first-team All-Ivy, becoming just the third player in League history to earn first-team honors every year of his Ivy career.

National Champs! Harvard Women's Squash Unmatched
The top-ranked Harvard womenís squash team captured the 12th national title in program history, as the Crimson won the College Squash Association national womenís team trophy Sunday. Harvard defeated Penn, 6-3, to grab its first national crown since 2001 and cap an undefeated year.

Ivy Teams to Open in 2010 ECAC Menís Hockey Tourney
Brown, Dartmouth, Harvard and Princeton will be on the ice in the first round of the 2010 ECAC Men's Ice Hockey Tournament while top-seeded Yale and second-seeded Cornell are on a bye until the quarterfinals.

Ivy Teams Advance to ECAC Women's Ice Hockey Semis
Top-seeded Cornell swept Colgate and third-seeded Harvard swept sixth-seeded Princeton in the first round of the 2010 ECAC Women's Ice Hockey Tournament to advance to the semifinals.

All-Ivy Men's and Women's Fencing -- 2009-10
With a near perfect 15-1 record, Princeton freshman foilist Brianna Martin had an impressive Ivy League Fencing Round-Robins debut, leading her Tigers to the 2010 womenís title.

2010 Ivy Fencing Round-Robins - Part II
The second half of the 2010 Ivy Fencing Round-Robins have completed at Pennís Hutchinson Gym in Philadelphia. Click here for the complete results.

Ivies Secure Six Gold as Canada Takes Ice Hockey
Canada beat its American rival 2-0 to win the women's hockey gold medal in a third straight Olympics. The victory means that six Ivy League athletes will take gold medals from the Vancouver Olympics. Team USA, which has three former Ivy Leaguers on its roster, took the silver medal.

All-Ivy Womenís Ice Hockey -- 2009-10
Cornell's banner season for women's ice hockey was capped with a Big Red sweep in the Ivy postseason awards as sophomore forward Catherine White (pic.) was named Player of the Year and freshman defenseman Lauriane Rougeau was selected Rookie of the Year.

2010 Ivy Fencing Round-Robins - Part I
The 2010 Ivy Fencing Round-Robins Part I is in the books. Click here for complete results and selected video clips from day one action at Newman Arena in Ithaca.

No.1 Harvard Takes Women's Squash Title with Ease
With its 7-2 victory at arch-rival Yale, the top-ranked Harvard womenís squash team won the Ivy League crown and finished the regular season with a perfect 9-0 record. The Crimson, which posted an unblemished 6-0 mark in Ivy matches, has now claimed 17 Ancient Eight titles.

Two Ivies Named Finalists for Wooden Citizenship Cup
Dartmouth's Becky Poskin and Harvard's Melissa Schellberg have been named national finalists for the prestigious Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup, presented to the most outstanding role model among athletes.

Harvard Duo Taken in 2010 MLS SuperDraft
A pair of Harvard soccer players were selected in the 2010 MLS SuperDraft. Forward Andre Akpan was taken with 22nd by the Colorado Rapids and the Columbus Crew secured the rights to defender Kwaku Nyamekye at pick #60.

MLS Taps Four from Ivy League for Player Combine
The player showcase list for the 2010 adidas MLS Player Combine has been released and includes 62 of the top players in NCAA Division I college soccer, including four players from the Ivy League. The combine will be held January 9-13 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Akpan and Keat Brace for All-American; 12 All-Region
Harvard's Andre Akpan and Dartmouth's Daniel Keat were honored by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America as All-America selections for the 2009-10 season. Akpan earned his third first-team selection and Keat landed a third-team nod. In all, 12 Ivy Leaguers were recognized.

Akpan Looks to Claim Hermann Trophy Glory
Harvard's Andre Akpan is one of three finalists for the 2009 Missouri Athletic Clubís Hermann Trophy, the highest individual honor in intercollegiate soccer. The finalists were determined in voting by Division I men's soccer coaches who are members of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).

Harvard's Akpan is a Hermann Semifinalist
Senior forward Andre Akpan of the Harvard men's soccer team has been named one of 15 semifinalists for the 2009 Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann Trophy, the highest individual honor in intercollegiate soccer. Akpan is making his third consecutive appearance among the semifinalists.

Fall Academic All-Ivy -- 2009-10
The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for Academic All-Ivy honors in fall sports for the 2009-10 season. The 80 men and women were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages.

Terrapins Oust Crimson in Men's Soccer Third Round
The 10th-ranked Harvard menís soccer team suffered a 2-0 loss to Maryland in a third-round matchup of the 2009 NCAA tournament, held Sunday before 1,926 fans at Ohiri Field. The Terps will now meet Virginia in the Elite Eight.

All-Ivy Football -- 2009
Brown senior wide receiver Buddy Farnham (pic.) and Penn senior linebacker Jake Lewko share the Asa S. Bushnell Cup as the Ivy League Football Player of the Year for the first time since the trophy was initiated in 1970.

With Crimson in triumph flashing: Harvard to Sweet 16!
The 10th-seeded Harvard menís soccer team scored twice in the second half to defeat Monmouth, 3-0, in a second-round game of the 2009 NCAA tournament Sunday afternoon. Freshman Richard Smith opened the scoring before seniors Andre Akpan (pic.) and Adam Rousmaniere put the Crimson through to face Maryland in the Sweet 16.

Ivy Weekly Football Teleconference Ė 11/17
This weekís Ivy Football Weekly Media Teleconference is now available. Penn head coach Al Bagnoli (pic.) talks about his teamís chance to claim the 2009 Ivy Football title outright with a win over Cornell in the Quakersí season finale.

Fantastic Four into the NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament
For the first time since 1977, the Ivy League will have four teams in the NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament. Ivy Champion Harvard will be joined by Brown, Dartmouth and Princeton in the 48-team field, which begins on Nov. 19th.

Harvard Takes Outright Men's Soccer Title
Needing a win to earn the Ivy League's outright title and automatic big into the NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament, the Harvard Crimson turned away an inspired Penn team, 1-0, courtesy of Richard Smith's finish. In other action, Brown closed out second-place with a 3-0 win over Dartmouth.

Harvard Women's Soccer Falls in NCAA First Round
In the first round of the NCAA tournament, the Ivy League champion Harvard women's soccer team fell to No. 7 Boston College, the two-seed in the bracket, 1-0, in Newton, Mass.

SIRIUS Football Game of the Week Change for Nov. 14
The Ivy League Football Game of the Week for Saturday, November 14 has been changed to the Penn at Harvard game, which kicks off at Noon and can be heard on SIRIUS Channel 130.

Harvard Women's Soccer to Face BC in NCAAs
After winning its second straight Ivy title, Harvard has advanced to the NCAA tournament for the second time in as many years and will face No. 7 Boston College, a two-seed, in the opening round of the 2009 NCAA Championship.

Harvard Women Clinch Outright Soccer Title
Harvard used two Melanie Baskind goals, including the game-winner in overtime, to clinch its first outright Ivy women's soccer in a decade, as the Crimson beat Columbia 2-1.

Ivy Weekly Football Teleconference Ė 11/3
This weekís Ivy Football Weekly Media Teleconference is now available. Yale head coach Tom Williams (pic.) talks about his Bulldogsí come-from-behind win over Columbia and previews his teamís home matchup with Brown.

Harvard Women's Soccer Clinches Share of Ivy Title
Behind two goals from junior forward Katherine Sheeleigh, the Harvard women's soccer team clinched at least a share of its second consecutive Ivy League championship with a 2-1 win over Dartmouth.

The Ivy League Mourns Passing of NCAA's Myles Brand
The Ivy League mourns the passing of NCAA President Myles Brand, who died Wednesday from a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer.

Six Tipped for Lowe's Senior CLASS Award in Soccer
Six Ivy Leaguers, including 2008 Ivy Players of the Year ó Craig Henderson (Dartmouth) and Sophie Reiser (Columbia) ó have been named to the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award for Men's and Women's Soccer. In total, two male athletes and four female athletes have earned candidate nods for 2009.

Two Ivies Named Preseason All-America
Harvard's Andre Akpan and Dartmouth's Craig Henderson have been selected as preseason first team All-America selections by Soccer America. The distinction is Akpan's third consecutive, whereas Henderson is receiving his first. Both players were unanimous All-Ivy selections in 2008.

Akpan on Hermann's Radar Again
Harvard's Andre Akpan has been named to the 2009 Missouri Athletic Clubís Hermann Trophy Watch List, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) has announced. Akpan, making his second appearance on the list, is the only Ivy League athlete of the 48 Division I Menís soccer players recognized.

Harvard's Murphy Helps USA to University Games Gold
Harvard Menís swimming & diving head coach Tim Murphy recently served as an assistant coach of Team USA at the 2009 World University Games, and helped the American squad win 26 medals during the weeklong event in Belgrade, Serbia.

Harvard's Fucito Inks Deal with Seattle Sounders FC
Former Harvard All-America forward Michael Fucito í09 has signed a professional contract with the Seattle Sounders FC of Major League Soccer. Fucito, a fourth-round selection in the 2009 MLS SuperDraft in January, was taken 46th overall.

Ivies Lead U.S. to World Championship in Lacrosse
The United States held off a furious charge from Australia to win the 2009 FIL Women's World Cup, 8-7. USA held an 8-4 advantage before a three-goal flurry finished the game. In the two games with the Aussies, the Americans had a victory margin of just two goals. Canada finished third.

Britannia, Ruled!: Ivies Help U.S. Into FIL Final
A strong Ivy League contingent was once again in full-force as the United States ripped England, 20-3, to advance to the finals of the 2009 FIL Women's World Cup. With six goals from the Ancient Eight, the Americans earned a title date with Australia, which outlasted Canada, 12-10.

Seven Ivies in Action at FIL Women's World Cup
Seven women with ties to the Ivy League either as players or as coaches are in action in Prague, Czech Republic for the Federation of International Lacrosse World Cup. Five of the seven were in action as top-seeded USA defeated defending champion Australia, 10-9, in pool play.

Three Ivy Tracksters Earn Academic All-American Honors
A total of three Ivy League track and field athletes have earned ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America status.

Seven Ivies Become Track & Field All-Americans
Seven Ivy League track and field student-athletes earned All-America status at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships held at McDonnell Field on the University of Arkansas campus.

CoSIDA Names Six Ivies Academic All-Americans
Dotting some impressive Ivy resumes, Brown's Dan Ricketts and Columbia's Jeff Spear can now add ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Men's at-large first team. In all, six Ivy student-athletes were named at-large Academic All-Americans.

GCAA Tabs Six Ivies to PING All-Northeast Team
The Golf Coaches Association of America recently announced selections for 2009 All-Region and All-America teams. In all, six Ivy League Men's golfers were named to the PING All-Northeast team, including Dartmouth freshman Peter Williamson, the 2009 Ivy League Men's champion.

Spring Academic All-Ivy -- 2008-09
The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for Academic All-Ivy honors in spring sports for the 2008-09 season. The 80 men and women were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages.

Ivies Fare Well in Women's Lacrosse Awards
The IWLCA and US Lacrosse have honored 48 student-athletes in Division I with a selection on one of the All-American teams. Six student-athletes, including two first-team selections, lead the charge for the Ivy League. The League also had 20 players selected to IWLCA Regional teams for the 2008-09 season.

Ivies Score High Yet Again
After having the highest scores in the NCAA's APR ratings two weeks ago, the Ivy League has scored big again as the NCAA has released its sport-by-sport progress report today. Of the Ivy sports that are also NCAA sports, the League has the nation's top APR average in nearly 70 percent (20 of 29).

Harvard Women Claim Second Straight Golf Title
The Harvard women's golf team captured its second Ivy League championship in as many years, holding on to win by two strokes over second-place Yale. Princeton's Susannah Aboff won her second straight individual title.

Ivy Student-Athletes On Top Again
Ivy League student-athletes again have the nationís most commendations in the annual NCAA Division I Academic Progress Report (APR) ratings, as highlighted in today's official NCAA release, with 144 Ivy teams recognized.

Winter Academic All-Ivy -- 2008-09
The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for Academic All-Ivy honors in winter sports for the 2008-09 season. The 80 men and women were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages.

Ivies Wrestling Well at NCAAs
After a full day of competition has been completed in St. Louis, Mo., the 20 Ivy League wrestlers have been pared down considerably. However, a handful of athletes are still competing for All-America status and individual titles.

Field Set for Arch Madness; 20 Ivies Get Invites
The NCAA recently announced 52 at-large selections to the 2009 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships. Four Ivy Leaguers earned selections via this process and will join the 16 automatic qualifiers in St. Louis, Mo. for the Championships. Action for all 330 wrestlers in the field begins March 19th.

Crimson Turns Tide in Ivy Women's Swimming & Diving
The Harvard womenís swimming and diving team claimed its ninth league championship on Saturday by using a balanced attack to set ten school records and finish 249.5 points ahead of the field at the 2009 Ivy League Championships. The win ended a three-year title run by Princeton.

Harvard's Matthews Nominated for College Baseball HOF
Harvard baseball pioneer William Clarence Matthews has been nominated to the ballot for the College Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Class of 2009.

Two Ivies Selected in 2009 MLS SuperDraft
Alex Grendi (Penn) and Michael Fucito (Harvard) had their names called back-to-back during the 2009 Major League Soccer SuperDraft. Grendi went to the Columbus Crew at the 45th pick and then Fucito joined Seattle Sounders FC.

Four Ivies to Participate in MLS Combine
The initial player list for the 2009 Adidas MLS Player Combine has been released and includes 65 of the top players in NCAA Division I college soccer, including four players from the Ivy League. The combine will be held between January 9th and 13th in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Seven Ivies Earn NCSAA All-Region Honors
A total of seven Ivy women's soccer players were named to their respective NCSAA/adidas All-Region teams, including three first team honorees in Taylor Numann (pic.) of Princeton, Sophie Reiser of Columbia and Myra Sack of Dartmouth.

Dťjŗ vu for Harvard Duo; Henderson also All-America
The attacking partnership for the Harvard Crimson has once again earned NSCAA All-America honors. Andre Akpan (first-team) and Michael Fucito (second-team) shared the honor with Dartmouth's Craig Henderson (third-team).

10 Ivies on NSCAA All-Northeast Teams
The NSCAA has released its selections for the 2008-09 All-Northeast Region teams. The Ivy League earned 10 selections to the squad, with four on the first team where Harvard's duo of Andre Akpan and Michael Fucito joined Dartmouth's Craig Henderson and Penn's Omid Shokoufandeh.

What Happens in Vegas... Makes National News
Ivy wrestlers fared very well at the 27th Annual Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational over the weekend. The League had three champions ó Penn's Rollie Peterkin (125), Harvard's Corey Jantzen (141) and Cornell's Mack Lewnes (165). No. 4 ranked Cornell finished in second in the 44-team field.

Fall Academic All-Ivy -- 2008-09
The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for All-Ivy Academic honors in fall sports for the 2008-09 season. The 80 men and women were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages.

Three Ivies Named Silver Anniversary Recipients
Cornell volleyball coach Deitre Collins-Parker, Harvard ice hockey standout Mark Fusco and Yale basketball star Earl Graves, Jr. will be honored at the 2009 NCAA Convention in Washington, D.C.

Boggs' Brace Sinks Crimson in Tampa
Two goals from South Florida's Zak Boggs ended the dreams of an upset by the Harvard Crimson in Tampa, Fla. in the second round of the NCAA Men's soccer tournament. John Stamatis leveled the game at one in the 23rd minute before Boggs hit for a decisive second in the 63rd.

Akpan Fires Crimson into Second Round in Men's Soccer
It took 102 minutes of play, but Harvard's Andre Akpan finally solved Zack Simmons in the Minutemen net. The sudden victory puts Harvard through to Tampa, Fla. on Tuesday at 7:30 pm, where the Crimson will face South Florida.

The Treble Alliance: Ivies Get Three into Men's Tourney
In a repeat from the 2007 season, three Ivy League Men's soccer teams have been invited into the 48-team 2008 NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament. Included in the field were Dartmouth, Harvard and automatic qualifier Penn. Tournament play begins Nov. 21st, 2008.

Men's Soccer Teams to Learn Tournament Fate at 6 pm
With the 1-0 overtime victory on Sunday afternoon, it is assured that the Penn Quakers will be in the NCAA Men's Soccer 48-team tournament field. But Dartmouth and Harvard both have resumes seemingly fitting of at-large bids. All three will learn at 6 pm whether they are in or not.

Harvard Loses Heartbreaker in Penalty Kicks
The Harvard women's soccer team ended its season on a heartbreaking overtime loss in penalty kicks to cross-town rival Northeastern, in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

Harvard, Princeton Share Title; Crimson Earn NCAA Berth
Harvard and Princeton both used overtime goals to win their respective regular season finales, on their way to sharing the Ivy women's soccer title. The Crimson defeated the Tigers 2-1 on Oct. 25, giving Harvard the automatic postseason bid.

Highlights/Interviews from Ivy Women's Championship
This 5-minute video piece features interviews with Harvard player Jessica Hazlett and head coach Kevin Rhoads, and individual champion Susannah Aboff of Princeton.

Harvard Wins Historic First Ivy Women's Golf Title
The Harvard women's golf team today won the Ivy League Women's Golf Championship for the first time in school history. The Crimson did it in style, winning the event by 10 strokes over second-place Columbia.

Crimson Capture EISL Championship
Harvard cruised to the 2007-08 Eastern Intercollegiate Swimming League championship in front of the home crowd at Blodgett Pool over the weekend. The Crimson scored 1564 points to win the title. Princeton was second with 1208.5.

Historic Women's Coaching Endowments Announced
For the first time in the history of Harvard athletics, a women's head coaching position has been endowed. The Costin Family Endowed Coach for Women's Swimming and Diving and the Landry Family Head Coach for Harvard Women's Ice Hockey were announced today.

Harvard's Scalise to Tackle Dual Role
Harvard Athletic Director Robert L. Scalise will assume additional duties as Interim Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences beginning in March, according to a statement circulated by FAS Dean Michael D. Smith.

Harvard's Pat Henry to be Honored by NACWAA
The National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators will honor Harvard Senior Associate Athletic Director Pat Henry as one of its eight Administrator of the Year Award recipients at their national convention next month.

Chu, Jeffers Nominated for Women of the Year
Yale rower Rachel Jeffers (pictured) and Harvard ice hockey player Julie Chu are the Ivy League's nominees for the 17th annual NCAA Woman of the Year Award. They are two of 128 conference and independent nominees.

Harvard 2006 Senior Awards
Harvard University has awarded its coveted senior awards for the 2005-06 season and the recipients of the major awards are swimmer David Cromwell and field hockey's Jen McDavitt.

The 154th Anniversary
It is the oldest collegiate athletic competition. It has been 154 years since Harvard and Yale met on Lake Winnepesaukee in New Hampshire in a two-mile race. Now the two crews will meet on the Thames in New London, Conn., on Saturday.

Sail On
The Harvard Crimson claimed its fifth national title in women's sailing at the Austin Yacht Club in Texas on Friday, but its first since 1972. Three other Ivy schools -- Dartmouth, Yale and Brown -- were among the nation's top 10.

Three Ivies On USOC Board
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has announced an 11-person Board of Directors to lead the organization. Included on the Board are three members with Ivy League backgrounds: Dr. Harold Shapiro, Mary McCagg and Anita L. DeFrantz.

ECAC Top Award Goes To Harvard
Harvard University has been selected as the 2003 Eastern College Athletic Conference Jostens Institution of the Year as the member school which best exemplifies the highest standards of collegiate academics and athletic performance.


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Fucito Gets His Chance
In the 76th minute of a 2-0 victory over the Philadelphia Union, Harvard's Michael Fucito added his name to the growing list of Ivy League representatives in Major League Soccer. The Seattle Sounders featured his debut on SoundersFC.com.

Ted Cable
In honor of Black History Month, comes the story of former Harvard track and field athlete Ted Cable '13 - a man who made his mark on history in many ways.

Crimson Rising
On the eve of a pivotal early-season Ivy weekend, comes a Sports Illustrated feature by Pablo Torre on Jeremy Lin, Tommy Amaker and the rise of Harvard Crimson basketball.

नमस्ते! Harvard: Service to India
The Harvard women's squash team is traveling to India for an 11-day training and service trip.†Members of the team will be checking in to say नमस्ते! (hello) by posting regular blog entries on GoCrimson.com during their trip over the next few weeks.

Harvard Globetrotter
After playing basketball at Harvard for two seasons, Darryl Finkton suffered a career-halting knee injury. Had that not happened, the recent Rhodes Scholar may not have had the time to accomplish all that he has.

Living a Dream
Harvard senior basketball star Jeremy Lin has the Crimson off to its best start in 25 years. As it turns out, the Palo Alto, Calif. native is living out the dream of his proud father who taught him the game after coming to America from Taiwan over 30 years ago.

Sibling(s) Rivalry
The 186th meeting between Harvard and Dartmouth kicked off each school's 2009-10 season in Hanover, N.H. Since that century-old rivalry began and the formal beginning of Division I play in 1948, there have been thousands of hockey games. Not one, however, can match the unofficial records established in Dartmouth's Thompson Arena on that particular Friday night.

Protection Project
Hall-of-Famer Mark Messier spoke to Harvard Men's ice hockey team members about a collaboration aimed at addressing concussions. The campaign is an all-encompassing grassroots and educational initiative which aims to change priorities in the sport by encouraging athletes to play smart and choose the best protective equipment.

Adaptive Volunteering
Harvard football players took to the river last weekend with a volunteer effort in conjunction with AccesSportAmerica, a national non-profit organization that inspires higher function and fitness for children and adults living with disabilities through high-challenge sports.

Award Winning Proposal:
Coaches across Continents

Coaches across Continents, with the help of Harvard's Seamus Malin (í62) and Nick Gates (í91), received the Best New Project Award at the prestigious Beyond Sport Awards. Personalities from the world of business, politics and sport made up the 500-person room including Sir Tony Blair, Desmond Tutu, Ian Thorpe and Michael Johnson.

Jumping Around
Fresh off the jump of his life and a national title at last weekend's USATF Club Championships, former Harvard triple jump standout Samyr Laine is gearing up to represent Haiti in August's World Championships in Berlin, while balancing his studies at Georgetown law school.

Harvard 2009 Athletic Awards
Here are Harvard's end of the year Athletic Awards recipients for 2008-09.

Pressing for a Cause
Harvard Student-Athlete Advisory Committee "pressed" to raise money for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation.

Class on the Grass
A self-admitted perfectionist, Emily Balmert keeps carding milestones for Harvard Golf. As a freshman, she became the first Harvard woman to win the Ivy League individual golf championship, and has been a vital part of the changing of the guard in the sport.

Harvard Collects Shoes to Reuse
Harvard student-athletes collected over 250 pairs of shoes during the month of March in its first annual Reuse-a-shoe campaign.

The Golden Rule
The 1961 Freedom Riders ó an oft-overlooked expedition ó ushered in a new era of the Civil Rights Movement and one of its original participants once toted a hockey stick for the Harvard Crimson.

A Period of Growth
Harvard coach Ted Donato ('91), played for both the New York Islanders and New York Rangers during his 13-year National Hockey League playing career and was the recent subject of a NY Daily News story.

Redemption [Swan] Song
In 2005, Michael Fucito made a mistake that he paid dearly for. Now the senior is making amends for the time he lost. An undeniable talent on the field and in the classroom, a single force now drives him: redemption.

Harvard 2008 Athletic Awards
Here are Harvard's end of the year Athletic Awards recipients for 2007-08.

All Around the World
Harvard field hockey player Francine Polet was born in the Holland, grew up in Malaysia, lived in Belgium for a while, and went to high school in Hong Kong. Click here to read about how her athletic experience helped the transition to life in Cambridge.

Getting His Due
He was handpicked by Pele to be the goalie for the 1976 New York Cosmos of the North American Soccer League. And that doesnít even make the top-five list of most interesting facts about former Harvard goalie Shep Messing (í72).

Great Expectations
With the plush lawn of Wimbledon upon us, the expectations are high for the top players in tennis. Harvard graduate, and current top 10 player in the world, James Blake ('01), may have higher expectations than most.

Harvard 2007 Senior Awards
Here are Harvard's Senior Awards recipients for 2006-07.

Ivy@50 - 4/9
A brother and sister, born two years apart, reached the heights of collegiate squash, each winning national individual championships. For good measure, Jeremy and Jordanna Fraiberg did it on the same day.

Ivy@50 - 4/2
Wrestling was his outlet while he was in college, but it was the stars and the planets that led Neil DeGrasse Tyson to Harvard. And following them has led to his extraordinary success.

Ivy@50 - 3/27
She nearly won the NCAA triple crown as a junior at Harvard, but 'Hard-Hittin' Tiffany Whitton has yet to find her alumni softball team. Obviously, someone doesn't know who they are missing.

Studying & Studied
Harvard researchers are learning more about the heart and ways to protect it by studying Crimson athletes during their season of training and competition. The research may help non-athletes in the future.

Ivy@50 - 3/9
At Harvard he learned that he was anything but a writer. But former Crimson golfer and basketball player Stephen Bergman wound up authoring 'The House of God,' one of the most important medical novels of all-time.

Called To Serve
Track and field captain Sean Barrett is prepared for his first job out of Harvard. Yet unlike most of his fellow students in Cambridge, Barrett will become a U.S. Marine, a decision that he calls his generation's "greatest calling."

Ivy@50 - 10/17
With her ability to rise above big challenges, watching what is in store for former Harvard volleyball standout Lolita Lopez should certainly prove to be exciting.

A Man for All Seasons
Unlike the athletes he works with every day, Harvard's Chet Stone never takes a day off, serving as an equipment manager, friend and mentor to Crimson students for 30 years. On Thursday he will be rewarded with the Harvard Medal. The Boston Globe's Dan Shaughnessy has Stone's story.

Olympics Symposium At Harvard
For the first time, the Harvard Alumni Association and The Harvard Varsity Club have convened a group of alumni to talk about their personal experiences as athletes, coaches, and administrators of the Olympic Games. For more information on the event, please click below.

Friends and Foes
They have been competing all their lives. It's what childhood friends do. But being on the opposite sides of the field at Harvard Stadium on Saturday was something different for Dartmouth's Buddy Teevens and Harvard's Tim Murphy.

Giving Devlin Her Due
Already a national champion, senior Sloan Devlin is looking to keep Harvard on top of the college sailing world in her final season and beyond... and she is educating people about her sport as well.

2005 Harvard Senior Awards
Each year, the eight Ivy League schools honor the top graduating senior student-athletes with traditional annual awards. Harvard's 2005 awardees are Ryan Fitzpatrick and Caryn Davies.

Agents of Change
In our second week of features from the League's Black History Month celebration, we take a look at Lucy Diggs Slowe and Edwin Bancroft Henderson, two figures who were at the forefront of change in the Washington, D.C. area.

Harvard's 2003-04 Awards
Each year, the Ivy schools release their annual awards and this year at Harvard, Dante Balestracci, Jesse Jantzen and Angela Ruggiero took home the top prizes.

Gold Medal Project
Harvard's Angela Ruggiero has two Olympic medals, the Kazmaier Award and the reputation of the toughest women's hockey player in the country. Now she has a mission. This summer she will spend a month in Uganda with Right To Play, a human rights organization.

A Name To The Face
In celebration of Black History Month and National Girls and Women in Sports Day, we present the extraordinary story of Dr. Theodora Roosevelt Boyd, a two-sport star for Radcliffe College in the 1920s.

Another Crimson Rhodes Scholar
Harvard skier Rachael Wagner has been named a Rhodes Scholarship recipient for 2004. The Harvard University Gazette recently ran a story on Wagner and the five other Harvard students that received this honor.

Feelin' Fine
After overcoming a severe illness before his freshman season, Rodney Byrnes continues to star for Harvard with highlight reel plays at his new position...

A Dueling Biochemist
After fencing and pole vaulting for the Crimson, Harvard senior Amy Bei is headed to Tanzania on Fulbright Scholarship. Once there she will be analyzing blood samples for the malaria genes with the goal of working on a vaccine. Click below for a link to the story from the Harvard Gazette.

Harvard End of the Year Awards
Recently, an Ivy football living legend and the nation's best women's ice hockey player were honored by the Harvard Crimson for their accomplishments during their careers.


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