AROUND THE IVY LEAGUE | Harvard Loses to Non-League Opponent for First Time Since 2011

Before Saturday’s loss to Holy Cross, the last time Harvard lost a non-conference game was in 2011, also against the Crusaders. The Crimson won 16 straight out-of-league games before falling to Holy Cross over the weekend, becoming the last Ivy League team to lose a game this season. Aside from Harvard, Cornell, Columbia, Yale and Brown also lost over the weekend, while Dartmouth and Princeton picked up victories.

Columnist Kevin Linsey says fans should be excited to senior goalie Mitch Gilliam this season.

LINSEY | Cornell Hockey Season Preview: 10 Reasons for Optimism

Jeff Kubiak’s overtime winner against undefeated Providence. Mitch Gillam’s sprawling glove save that took away a Boston University goal at Madison Square Garden. Matt Buckles’ series-ending goal against Union College. Cornell men’s hockey had a number of memorable moments last season. As the 2016-2017 campaign is about to begin, hockey fans can look forward to many more glorious goals, stunning saves and crushing checks.

The only two remaining undefeated teams in the Ivy League will battle on Saturday.

Around the Ivy League: Cornell and Harvard Sit At Top of Early Conference Standings

After three weeks of regular season play, Cornell and No. 22 Harvard are the last standing undefeated teams in the Ivy League. Saturday’s clash between the two teams assures that only one will continue its bid for an undefeated season. Around the league, Princeton and Dartmouth both have posted two wins, while Penn and Brown have 1-2 records. Columbia and Yale, both winless, are currently bringing up the rear.