CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Ted Minnis, The Friends of Harvard Water Polo Head Coach, and the men’s water polo team have announced the Crimson’s 2018 schedule. All of the Crimson’s home matches will be broadcast live on ESPN+.
Harvard will begin the season on the road, starting with the Brown Invitational at Brown University, where they will play two matches September 1 at the Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center, before returning to Blodgett Pool on September 2 to conclude tournament play. A week later, the Crimson will head to New Jersey to play in the Princeton Invitational at Princeton University.
Harvard then travels to Davis, California for the Aggie Roundup with four games against host the University of California-Davis, the University of California, Chapman University and Whittier College on September 15-16. The Crimson will begin Northeast Water Polo Conference (NWPC) play with a trio of road matches, facing Iona College and St. Francis College Brooklyn on September 29 and Princeton on September 30.
The Crimson returns to Blodgett Pool for a seven-game homestand, starting with a pair of games on October 6 against Brown and Princeton before welcoming the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for a crosstown match on October 7. Harvard closes out its homestand when it hosts the Harvard Invite on October 12-14.
Harvard will wrap up the non-conference portion of the season at the Bronco Invite at Santa Clara University on October 19-21.
Harvard caps October with two home games against St. Francis Brooklyn and Iona on October 27 before making trips to Brown and MIT on November 3 and 4, respectively, to conclude regular season conference play.
The NWPC Championship will take place on November 16-18 at Brown.
All of Harvard’s home games as well as the entire Ivy League schedule will be available across a variety of ESPN platforms including ESPN+. Details to where each event will air will be available at a later date. To learn more about the Ivy League’s agreement with ESPN, CLICK HERE.