Competing at home in front of a packed building, the women were able to defend their title for the second year in a row and claim the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships for the fifth time in program history.
A season filled with long trips, various records, and hours of hard work comes to fruition this weekend as the Harvard men’s and women’s track and field teams host the Ivy League Indoor Heptagonal Championships.
The men and women each took second, with 36 and 54 points respectively, behind the champion Princeton Tigers.
Another weekend for the Harvard track and field team, another opportunity to break records. The Crimson has made a habit of setting new records throughout the season, and this weekend was no different.
The streak continues for the Harvard skiing team, as the squad nabbed its fourth consecutive top-10 finish at the Dartmouth Carnival this past weekend.
Captain Erika Veidis ran to the second-fastest 800-meter time in the country as the men's and women's track and field teams continued to impress.
For the third time in as many meets this season, the Harvard skiing team has found success on the slopes.
In addition to her record-matching performance in the 60-meter dash, Barbian ran for a personal best 24.46 seconds in the 200-meter race, .28 seconds faster than her previous best. The senior’s performance in the 200 ranks fourth all-time in Harvard history.
The Crimson athletes showed they could compete with talent located outside the boundaries of the Northeast, as seniors Danielle Barbian and Ben Glauser, along with sophomore Nikki Okwelogu won their respective events.
The men's and women's track and field teams combined for three school records and five meet records while taking home 13 titles in their opening weekend.
Demonstrating individual and team success, both teams placed fourth, with the men gaining three individual victories and the women earning four top-three finishes.
One could say that Harvard sophomore Nikki Okwelogu’s shot put and discus career has been successful.
Hoping to finish the season on a high note, the Harvard men’s cross country team headed to New York to compete in the IC4A championships, while top runner Tom Purnell went to Terre Haute, Ind. to compete at the NCAA National Championships.
Leading the Crimson with an 18th place finish at the NCAA Northeast Regionals this weekend, junior Tom Purnell was awarded an at-large individual bid from the NCAA committee.
While both teams raced hard, the squad fell short of its season expectations, as the women took fifth while the men finished in seventh.