With its catching nets and hard-hitting action, lacrosse is similar to America's national pastime, extreme lepidoptery, though it involves fewer swarms of carnivorous butterflies. Discover the delights of this simpler sport with today's Groupon: for $15, you get two general-admission tickets (up to $16), parking ($10), and a $10 food voucher (up to a $36 total value) to a Harvard Men's Lacrosse game at Harvard Stadium in Allston. Choose between the following games:
- Harvard Crimson vs. The University of Massachusetts Minutemen on Tuesday, March 29 at 7 p.m.
- Harvard Crimson vs. The Penn Quakers on Saturday, April 16 at 1 p.m.
Led by first-year head coach Chris Wojcik, the Harvard Crimson are looking to make a run towards the top of the Ivy League standings while maintaining the high-octane action of collegiate lacrosse. Cheer from general-admission seats as the team's preseason all-Americans, senior attackman Dean Gibbons and junior midfielder Terry White, rile the crowd as they catch, carry, and hacky sack balls towards opponents' goals with the precision of scissors on a sleeping father-in-law's toupee. Delight in the iconic atmosphere of Harvard Stadium while attempting solo-incarnations of the wave, igniting stadium-wide sing-alongs of "I Believe I Can Fly," and tallying the score on an old-fashioned scorekeeper's forehead.
In between quarters, aficionados can satiate stomachs using food vouchers at Crimson Pub, which serves delicious dishes catered by Redbones Barbecue and an assortment of beer and wines. The pub is housed in the Dillon Field House and is open before, during, and after each game.
Though Harvard Athletics offers free admission to residents of Cambridge and Allston/Brighton to the UMass game and to children 12 and under wearing a team jersey to the Penn game, the other elements of this package ensure that this Groupon still offers the best deal available.
Championships and distinguished alumni are both part of Harvard's 150-year athletic tradition that traces back to a wrestling match between sophomores and freshmen in 1780. Beyond their four NCAA championships in men's hockey, women's lacrosse, women's rowing, and fencing, Harvard has produced 141 national team championships and numerous Olympians who have faced off against elite competition and in almost every time zone. In addition to winning three conference titles in a row, the men's football team went 9–1 last year, and has won at least seven games in each of the past 15 years, an Ivy League record. The Harvard Crimson women's tennis program accounts for 18 ivy league championships, laying claim to five of them in the past 12 years.
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