Track and Cross Country

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.

Wanting Moore
Track and Cross Country

Track and Field Places Second at Crimson Multi-Meet

The women's team won the Beantown Challenge thanks to strong performances in pole vault, shot put, and 60-meter dash, among other events.

Men's Soccer

Across Country, Men’s Athletics Teams Investigated for Explicit Remarks

After reports in The Crimson prompted administrative action against Harvard athletic teams, allegations of similar practices on men's athletics teams at four other colleges and universities​ have spurred administrative action.

Men's Basketball

Athlete of the Week Runners-Up: Smith, Bassey, Benzan, Moy Tally Big Weekends

​While Joey Colton took home athlete of the week honors this week after leading men’s water polo to its first NCAA Tournament berth, four other Harvard student-athletes had notable performances for their respective teams, earning this week’s Athlete of the Week runners-up honors.

Track and Cross Country

Women's Cross Country, Led by All-American Smith, Finishes 26th at NCAA Nats

The Crimson came in 26th place overall with 551 points, again making history. This was the Harvard team’s best finish since 1983, when the team finished 13th out of a total 16 teams.

Track and Cross Country

Women's Cross Country Claims NCAA Auto Bid

Making history again this season, the Harvard women’s cross country team is headed to the NCAA National Championships for the first time since 2012.

Runner's High
Track and Cross Country

Runner's High

Junior Courtney Smith, an All-American first team selection, will have all eyes on her as she looks to get another first place finish and carry her team to another victory. She has had the past two weeks to rest and prepare herself for the intense competition and course that is sure to come this weekend.

Runner's High
Previews

Cross-Country to Vie for NCAA Bid at New England Regionals

This weekend at the NCAA Regionals, the Harvard women’s cross country team (29-17, 6-3 Ivy League), along with sophomore Kieran Tuntivate from the men’s team, will look to continue to make history two weeks after a strong showing at Heps in which the women placed first and the men had a Top 10 finish.

Dillon Field House
Track and Cross Country

Harvard Athletics Director Asks General Counsel to Review Men’s Cross Country Team

​Harvard’s Athletics Director has asked the Office of the General Counsel to review the men’s cross country team after The Crimson reported former men’s runners produced “sexually explicit” spreadsheets about members of the women’s team.

Dillon Field House
Track and Cross Country

Past Harvard Men’s Cross Country Teams Wrote ‘Sexually Explicit’ Comments About Women’s Team

The Harvard men’s cross country team produced yearly spreadsheets about members of the women’s team, sometimes writing “sexually explicit” comments about them, according to team correspondence obtained by The Crimson.