Track and Cross Country
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Sophomore Madison Hansen took the the heptathlon title at the LSU Alumni Gold meet this weekend, setting not only a personal best, but also posting the second-best mark in Harvard history.
Records were falling all Friday and Saturday as the team split up and competed in four meets across the country.
Hosting rival Yale on Saturday at McCurdy Outdoor Track, Harvard recorded two dominant victories. The women notched an 87-54 win, while the men handed the Bulldogs a humbling 104-34 defeat.
Despite competing with a limited squad, the men’s and women’s track and field programs combined for two first-place and two second-place finishes at Dussault Outdoor Track on Saturday.
The Harvard men's and women's track and field teams combined for eight first place finishes in Houston, with the women excelling on the track and the men impressing on the field.
Seniors Maksim Korolev and James Leakos and junior Erika Veidis represented the Crimson at the national event.
After last week's success at Ivy League Championships, the Harvard track and fields teams headed to BU this weekend to compete in the ECAC and ICAAAA Championships.
Harvard has another banner to raise as the women’s track and field team took the top spot at this weekend’s Heptagonal Invitational, making the Crimson Ivy League Champions for the second year in a row.
Coming off of a weekend of competing against nationally ranked opponents, the Harvard track and field teams returned to Ivy League play Saturday when they faced Yale and Princeton in the annual HYP meet in New Haven.
After a weekend of competing against nationally ranked opponents, the Harvard track and field team returned to Ivy League competition Saturday as it faced Yale and Princeton in the annual HYP meet in New Haven.
It was a day for the record books for the Harvard track and field team, with a flurry of school and league records falling after strong performances by the Crimson.
To go along with the few unaffiliated athletes in attendance, Boston College, Holy Cross, Quinnipiac, Sacred Heart, and the University of Massachusetts all competed at the invitational event.
“There can only be one!” So sayeth Connor MacLeod in Highlader and so sayeth the Crimson sports board.
Senior Maksim Korolev, pictured above, will be heading to Stanford for his fifth year of eligibility.
Senior Maksim Korolev set a Harvard record this school year when he placed third at the NCAA Cross Country Championships in November, the highest finish of any Harvard runner. When he crossed the finish line at Friday’s Terrier Invitational at Boston University, he broke yet another Harvard record.