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Johnson Sprints
Track and Cross Country

Johnson Sprints

Freshman sprinter Malcolm Johnson claimed the 60 meter title in his first ever Ivy League Heptagonal competition.

Johnson Sprints
Track and Cross Country

Male Rookie of the Year, Runner-Up: Johnson Challenges Records from the Start

​Freshman Malcolm Johnson was a highly recruited sprinter coming out of high school and a centerpiece of a strong incoming recruiting class for the Harvard men’s track and field team and had little trouble finding success in his first year of collegiate competition.

Okwelogu Breaks Record Again
Track and Cross Country

Female Breakout Athlete of the Year; Female Athlete of the Year, Runner-Up: Okwelogu the Record Breaker

First it was a school-record 15.33 meter throw, then a 16.09 mark, followed by a 16.39 meter and Ancient Eight record-setting follow-up. Then it became a weekly series of record-breaking revisions—16.51, 17.12, 17.22, and, most recently, 17.32.

Brown UNH
Men's Basketball

No Offseason: The Lives of Two-Sport Athletes at Harvard

During their offseasons, most athletes are able to take a step back and limit their frequent treks across the river, to the Malkin Athletic Center, or to the boathouse. But that is not the case for freshman Candida Janachowski and senior Matt Brown.

Shwayder's Summer
Track and Cross Country

Shwayder's Summer

Rookie Elianna Shwayder is among the athletes who plans on staying on campus, completing organic chemistry while training for cross country.

Okwelogu Breaks Record Again
Track and Cross Country

Okwelogu Breaks Record Again

Sophomore Nikki Okwelogu had a year to remember, continually breaking her own Ivy League record in the shot put en route to a plethora of honors.

Gather Round
Features

Gather Round

Harvard and Yale coaches and athletes celebrate around the American flag during the 1995 edition of the meet. The 12-8 win for the Crimson and Bulldogs began a streak of seven straight wins for the American side.

Union Jack V. Stars and Stripes
Track and Cross Country

Union Jack V. Stars and Stripes

The 1937 edition of the meet saw the Harvard-Yale squad fall to its British competitors by a 7-5 total score.

A Century Later
Track and Cross Country

A Century Later

Continuing over a century of biannual trans-Atlantic competitions, the Crimson and Bulldogs will suit up as one once again this summer.

Across the Pond
Track and Cross Country

Across the Pond

Harvard-Yale and Oxford-Cambridge athletes begin a race in one of the more recent transatlantic competitions. The event, which has been planned as a biannual occurrence, has been interrupted a few times such as a decade-long gap from 1911 to 1921 due to the tensions around World War II.

Then and Now
College

When Foes Became Friends

Despite all the changes to the biannual track and field competition between Harvard-Yale and Oxford-Cambridge, the meet still holds a special place on the calendar and in the hearts of student-athletes: It is the only opportunity for them to compete alongside their rivals while engaging in new, broadened social and cultural interactions.

Then and Now
Track and Cross Country

Then and Now

Ever since the late 19th century, the Harvard and Yale track and field teams have suited up as one squad to challenge foes from across the Atlantic—the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. Above is the Harvard-Yale squad from the 1911 rendition of the meet.

Track and Cross Country

Women's Track and Field Takes Home Heptagonal Championship

For the first time ever in program history, the women's track and field team has taken home back-to-back heptagonal championships.

Pushing to the Finish: Boston Marathon 2015
College

Pushing to the Finish: Boston Marathon 2015

Mad Maks
Track and Cross Country

Mad Maks

Former Harvard runner Maksim Korolev '14, pictured at the annual Harvard-Yale Meet on Sept. 14, 2013, has continued his collegiate success a Stanford following his graduation from Harvard.

Administrators on the Stage
College

Class of 2019: Academics & Extracurriculars

The View of Convocation
College

Class of 2019: By the Numbers

Sorry, Dorothy
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Sorry, Dorothy

Skipping Stones
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Skipping Stones