Meghan T. Purdy
The Boston side of the Weeks Footbridge, shown above in a photograph taken during the winter, was the site of an alleged rape on July 4.
Junior Nick Farnsworth, shown here in earlier action threw a personal best of 64.65 meters in the javelin against Rice last weekend. Farnsworth currently holds the record for Harvard’s third-best javelin throw of all-time.
Brady, a co-captain of the track and field team, threw personal bests in his final season and is pursuing a professional career.
Men’s co-captain Jack Brady, shown here in earlier action, and the rest of the Crimson track and field team seek a top-four finish at the Heptagonal Championships this weekend. The women are hoping for similar results.
The Harvard men and women's track team begin competition in the Penn Relays today.
Co-captain Justin Grinstead finished second in the 400-meter hurdles at the UCF invitational over the weekend, finishing the race in 54.15 seconds. Grinstead also came in 10th in the 200-meter dash.
In deciding which sport to commit to, sophomore Christine Reed ultimately stopped competing in world championships for jump roping in order to pursue a collegiate career in the pentathlon.
Co-captain Jack Brady, shown here in outdoor action, picked up a pair of top-three finishes at Indoor Heps. Brady’s performance aided the men’s squad in its fourth-place finish, which the women matched.
Junior co-captain Thea Lee and the Harvard track team, shown here in earlier action, came up short at HYP this weekend, as both the men’s and women’s squads placed second to Princeton but defeated Yale. Harvard coach Jason Saretsky showed optimism though, given that a number of young athletes posted strong showings over the weekend, earning wins in many events.
The Crimson track and field team will face Yale and Princeton tomorrow at the HYP Meet. Last weekend, the Harvard men and women captured the overall victory at the Battle of Beantown. At that meet, co-captain Jack Brady took first place in the shot put and freshman Carlyle Davis won the 500-meter run. The women’s team also finished first in the 4x400 relay.
Sophomore Darcy Wilson and a number of standout Crimson performers helped Harvard win its second-consecutive title at the Battle of Beantown. Wilson, who finished second in the 800, was one of three Crimson sophomores to qualify for IC4As, joining classmates Steven Geloneck and John Dingus.
Senior high jumper Becky Christensen followed a stellar junior season by earning All-American honors once again.