Track and Cross Country

Track and Cross Country

Cross Country Freshmen Lead the Pack in Cross Coast Competitions

Split between coasts for a big weekend of racing, the Harvard cross country women and men separated to race in the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational and the Princeton Invitational. In both races, freshman led the way with Abbe Goldstein pacing the Harvard women in Wisconsin and Hugo Milner carrying the men’s team in New Jersey

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Men's Soccer

Athletics Implements Cultural Overhaul Following Controversies

Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise called last academic year "the best of times and the worst of times."

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Men's Soccer

Men’s Soccer Scandal Subject of Business School Case Study

​A widely-publicized incident last year at Harvard Athletics has become a subject of study for the department’s neighbors at Harvard Business School.

Track and Cross Country

Men's and Women's Cross Country Finish Strong at the 2017 Coast to Coast Battle

Battling the elements as well as some of the top programs in the country, the Harvard men’s and women’s cross country teams had a strong showing on Friday at the 2017 Coast to Coast Battle in Beantown.

Track and Cross Country

Cross Country Opens Season at Annual HYP Meet

Competing in a dual meet against the Bulldogs, the Crimson men placed second overall, while the women finished third overall against Yale and Princeton.

Home Stretch
Track and Cross Country

Home Stretch

Senior Elianna Shwayder, pictured here during an indoor track meet last season, will captain this year's women's cross country team.

Home Stretch
Track and Cross Country

Cross Country Competes in Exhibition Meet at Boston College

Opening their 2017 campaigns, the Harvard men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in a dual meet against local rival Boston College at the Chestnut Hill Reservoir on Friday afternoon.

Hey Judy
Track and Cross Country

Hey Judy

Sophomore Judy Pendergast keeps pace with a Yale opponent at a home meet this spring. Over the summer, the distance runner was one of five Crimson athletes to compete at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.

Hey Judy
Track and Cross Country

Track and Field Stars Travel for International Events

Over the summer, the Crimson track and field team sent five athletes to the NCAA Outdoor Championships and qualified four for their respective junior national teams, representing the nations of the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and Germany.

Track and Cross Country

Track Competes in Summer Meets

The name Harvard doesn’t exactly evoke thoughts of athletic prowess. But among track and field circles, that may be starting to change.

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Student Life

Embattled Distance Running Coach Steps Down

Patrick Wales-Dinan, a track coach who was the subject of several investigations into his leadership of the women’s distance running program, will step down from his position.

Track and Cross Country

Track and Field Advances Four to National Championships

A total of 15 Harvard student-athletes qualified for the NCAA Eastern Preliminary Meet for track and field. After three days of competition, four athletes in five events will advance to the National Outdoor Championships.

Up and Over
Track and Cross Country

Hughes from the Top: Female Rookie of the Year, Runner-Up

Competing in the indoor pentathlon and the outdoor heptathlon, Hughes must juggle sprints, hurdles, jumps, and throws. And throughout the season, she has mastered them all quite well.

Fastest Woman in the World
Track and Cross Country

The Florence Flash: Female Athlete of the Year, Runner-Up

Sophomore sprinter Gabby Thomas broke records left and right during the indoor and outdoor track seasons.

Fastest Woman in the World
Track and Cross Country

Fastest Woman in the World

Pictured above, Gabby Thomas enters her junior year as one of the most prolific sprinters in Harvard history.