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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harvard_Crimson

The Harvard Crimson are the athletic teams of Harvard University. The school's teams compete in NCAA Division I. As of 2013, there were 42 Division I intercollegiate varsity sports teams for women and men at Harvard, more than at any other NCAA Division I college in the country. Like the other Ivy League universities, ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harvard_University

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, established in 1636, whose history, influence, and wealth have made it one of the world's most prestigious universities. Established originally by the Massachusetts legislature and soon thereafter named for clergyman John Harvard ...

www.thecrimson.com/article/2005/11/21/a-mascot-for-us-in-an

Nov 21, 2005 ... But the impotence of the John Harvard mascot need not deprive us of the energy and enthusiasm that a good mascot can bring to the school. I suggest that we, the students of Harvard College, follow the example of the boys of 1875 and hold a plebiscite to choose a mascot to replace John Harvard.

www.quora.com/Why-is-Harvard-mascot-crimson-How-did-Harvard-choose-its-mascot

Back in the mid-1800s, the most hotly contested college sport of the day wasn't football or basketball, but rowing. A crew of Harvard men was set to row in the 1858 Boston regatta, and, to distinguish them from all the other entrants competing on ...

www.harvard.edu/about-harvard/harvard-glance/history

Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States, established in 1636 by vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. It was named after the College's first benefactor, the young minister John Harvard of Charlestown, who upon his death in 1638 left his library and half his ...

www.quora.com/What-is-Harvard-Universitys-mascot

The sports teams are The Crimson. This is probably an attempt to copy Oxford who, for years, have been the Oxford Blues. But their mascot can't dress up as a color, so he dresses up as their founder, John Harvard.

www.mascotpassion.com/harvard-mascot

Harvard Mascot. Harvard University is the oldest educational institution in the US. Since it was established in 1636, it has become one of the wealthiest, most influential and prestigious universities in the world. The University is currently organized in 12 distinct academic units and with campuses scattered around Boston.

www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WMH7A4_John_Harvard_Harvard_University_Cambridge_MA

Jun 3, 2013 ... Long Description: The Harvard sports teams may go by the nickname "Crimson" but the mascot of Harvard University was an historical figure, the college benefactor John Harvard, the Pilgrim. The famous statue of John Harvard is located in front of University Hall, on the campus of Harvard University.

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February 17, 2018 | Men's Volleyball UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Despite three closely contested sets, the Harvard men's volleyball team (1-9, 1-2 EIVA) fell to No. 9 Penn State (8-2, 3-0 EIVA) 3-0 today, Feb. 17 at Rec Hall. Erik Johnsson led the Crimson with seven kills, while Trevor Dow recorded three and zero errors for a ...