Track and Cross Country

Track and Cross Country

Gabby Thomas Makes History in Finals Debut

Finishing with the seventh-fastest overall time in the semifinals, Thomas became the first woman from the Ivy League to ever advance to the 200-meter dash final at indoor NCAAs.

Track and Cross Country

Okwelogu, Nunally Carry Track and Field in Texas

For the Harvard track and field team, there’s no such thing as spring break. Only five days after the NCAA Indoor Championships earlier in the week, the teams were back at it again with two meets commencing the start of the outdoor season.

Track and Cross Country

Three Women's Track and Field Athletes Capture All-American Awards

For the group of Harvard representatives, the meet was a successful one overall, with three participants placing in the top 11 of their respective events and those same three going home with All-American awards.

On Your Mark!
Track and Cross Country

On Your Mark!

Crimson hurdlers, pictured in a 2015 dual meet with Yale and Princeton, wait with much anticipation at the starting block.

On Your Mark!
Previews

Preview: Four Harvard Athletes to Compete at NCAA Championships

Following an historic Ivy League Heptagonal Championship, the Harvard women’s track and field team will travel to College Station as Texas A&M hosts the NCAA Indoor Championships this Friday. Representing the Crimson in the two-day event will be senior Nikki Okwelogu, sophomore Gabby Thomas, and freshmen Zoe Hughes and Judy Pendergast.

Track and Cross Country

Men's 4x400 Relay Sets School Record at ICAAAA Championships

Traveling to the Boston University Track and Tennis Center for the ICAAAA Championships, the quartet—junior James Heckendorn, sophomore Myles Marshall, junior Matt Hurst, and junior Alexander Moore—didn’t just beat the Crimson 4x400 record, it destroyed it.

Kick to Victory
Track and Cross Country

Kick to Victory

Junior distance runner Elianna Shwayder, seen in action at the 2015 rendition of the HYP meet, was among the runners that scored points for the Crimson.

Kick to Victory
Track and Cross Country

Women's Track and Field Earns Fifth Ivy Heps Title; Men Finish Sixth

This weekend, adding to an era of dominance that precedes even the most senior members of the squad, the Crimson traveled to the NYC Armory in New York and handedly brought home a fifth consecutive crown. While the women’s team dashed the next closest competitor, Penn, by 19.67 points to claim first place, the men placed sixth, falling one spot from their 2016 finish of fifth.

Pace Setter
Track and Cross Country

Pace Setter

Junior sprinter Matt Hurst, pictured in 2015, leads the pack in a dual-meet with Princeton and Yale.

Track and Cross Country

Track and Field Builds on Recent Success as Heps Approach

​Experience being the best teacher, the Harvard track and field team is trying to get as much of it as possible with a mere two weeks left until the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships. Friday’s and Saturday's competitions represented the final weekend of meets before the make-or-break event.

Track and Cross Country

Track and Field Breezes through Final Home Meet

The Ivy Heptagonal Championships looms just three weekends away, so the Crimson Elite stood as the final competition for seniors in Cambridge.

Hurdles
Track and Cross Country

Hurdles

Track and Cross Country

Athlete of the Week: Thomas Breaks School Record in 200-Meter Dash

Sophomore sprinter Gabby Thomas broke the Harvard school record in the 200-meter dash. The Florence, Mass. native is this week's Athlete of the Week.

Track and Cross Country

Track and Field Posts Strong Finishes at Kentucky, Roxbury Meets

Several sprinters and mid-distance runners posted strong performances in Kentucky on a weekend when other members of the squad competed at the Joe Donahue Games 925 miles from Lexington in Roxbury. Members of the field team shone at the event, with many posting personal bests.

Wanting Moore
Track and Cross Country

Wanting Moore

Junior Alexander Moore rounds the bend in a short-distance event.