10 Facts About Harvard Crimson


Harvard Crimson are the intercollegiate athletic teams of Harvard College.

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In 1903, Harvard Crimson Stadium introduced a new era into football with the first-ever permanent reinforced concrete stadium of its kind in the country.

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Cornell and Harvard Crimson are the most storied programs currently in the ECAC.

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Harvard Crimson added Women's Rugby as a varsity sport in 2013, increasing the number of sports the school offered to 42.

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Harvard Crimson was the first Ivy League institution to sponsor a varsity rugby program.

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Michael Zimmerman played tennis for the Harvard Crimson tennis team, and was a member of four successive Ivy League championship winning teams, from 1989 to 1992.

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The Harvard Crimson compete in the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association and are under the direction of head coach, Brian Baise.

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The Harvard Crimson compete in the Ivy League and are under the direction of head coach, Jennifer Weiss.

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In 1938, The Harvard Crimson Wrestling team featured the program's first national champion, John Harkness.

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Harvard Crimson has several athletic facilities, such as the Lavietes Pavilion, a multi-purpose arena and home to the basketball teams.

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