Track and Cross Country

Track City
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Track City

Co-captains Paige Kouba and Autumne Franklin led the team to its third straight outdoor Heps title and seventh overall Heps crown (indoor and outdoor) in the past four years.

Kouba's Crew
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Kouba's Crew

Paige Kouba capped off her four years on the women's track and field team with a qualification to Olympic trials in her hometown of Eugene, Ore. in the steeplechase.

Franklin in Front
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Franklin in Front

Senior sprinter Autumne Franklin served as one of the women's track and field team's captains this season and also was one of five athletes to qualify for Olympic trials this summer.

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Women's Track and Field Wins Third Consecutive Outdoor Ivy Championship

Over the weekend, the Harvard women’s track and field team brought home its third consecutive outdoor Ivy League Heptagonal title. The Crimson women scored 160 total points and beat out Princeton and Cornell, who finished with 139 and 107 points, respectively.

Nikki's Niche
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Okwelogu Leads Track and Field at Penn Relays

While most of the squad rested in preparation for the outdoor Ivy League championships next weekend, the Harvard track and field team sent a small delegation of athletes to the Penn Relays and Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational this past weekend. The team came home with a bevy of first-place finishes.

Qualified
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Qualified

Senior Autumne Franklin, shown (second from right) after a race while still an underclassman, qualified for the Olympic Trials with a 56.81 second time in the 400 meter hurdles at the Florida Relays this weekend.

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Franklin, Kouba Headline Women's Track's Qualifying Quartet for 2016 Olympic Trials

Seniors Paige Kouba and Autumne Franklin, sophomore Courtney Smith, and freshman Gabby Thomas all came away from the weekend with times that put them in the running for a bid to represent the United States this August in Rio de Janeiro.

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Women's Track and Field Co-Captains Shine With Olympic Trials Qualifying Times

​Paige Kouba, co-captain of the Harvard women’s track and field team, is no stranger to the Olympic Trials. After all, each year they’re held in Eugene, Oregon—her hometown—and Kouba has attended the last two contests as a volunteer, helping to carry gear for the athletes.

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Athlete of the Week: Thomas Qualifies for 2016 Olympic Trials in 200-Meter Dash

This past weekend at the Raleigh Relays in Raleigh, N.C., Thomas set three new Ivy records, the most notable being a then-NCAA best time of 23.18 seconds in the 200-meter dash—good enough to automatically qualify for the 2016 Olympic Trials.

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Records Fall at the Raleigh Relays for Track and Field

Continuing its blazing outdoor season, the Harvard women’s track and field team set three new Ivy and five school records this weekend at the Raleigh Relays.

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Nikki Okwelogu, Gabby Thomas Shine for Track in TCU Invitational

The Harvard track and field team kicked off its outdoor season this past weekend with a bevy of strong individual performances at the TCU Invitational.

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BRIEF: Record Breaking Performances for Track at IC4A/ECAC Championships

​The Harvard track and field team set a number of personal bests and Ivy League records at the IC4A/ECAC Championships, hosted Saturday and Sunday at Boston University. Only 12 Harvard athletes were chosen to compete at the event, which featured athletes from more than 40 schools across the region.

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Women's Track and Field Wins Fourth Straight Ivy Championship, Men Come in Fifth

This weekend, the Harvard women brought home its fourth straight Ivy Championship—capping off an undefeated indoor Ivy career for the team’s seniors. Meanwhile, the men tied their result from last year by rallying near the close of the meet to a fifth-place finish.

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Track and Field Finds Success Across the Nation

Competing in Boston, Seattle, and New Mexico, the track and field team found top ten finishes from east to west.

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Track and Field Places Second at HYP Meet

Led by strong performances from freshman Gabby Thomas and sophomore Jay Hebert, the Harvard track and field teams set a number of personal records at the annual HYP meet this weekend.