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.
Crimson competitors headed out to the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational and Princeton Invitational this weekend.
A week after duking it out with some of the top teams in the nation at the Battle for Beantown, the Harvard men and women’s cross country teams traveled to Lehigh University to participate in the Paul Short Invitational.
Looking to kick off the season with a successful start, the Harvard men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to New Haven this weekend to compete against Ivy League rivals Yale and Princeton at the H-Y-P meet.
Coming off one of the most successful seasons in program history, the Harvard men’s and women’s cross country teams enter a new season with the hopes of improving even further despite the loss of some key runners.
A program-best seven members of the Harvard Track and Field team traveled to Eugene, Or. to compete against the best of the nation in the NCAA National Outdoor Championships.
The Crimson athletes followed the trend of success that has characterized the team this year, as a school-record seven competitors qualified to the championships, which will begin on June 11th.
After finishing near the back of the pack in 2012, Harvard men's cross country co-captain Maksim Korolev made Ivy League history by finishing third at NCAAs.
Nine of the 22 players who started a game for the Crimson this season hail from Long Island.
Ibrahim Khan has almost single-handedly built a program which just three years ago did not exist into a national club powerhouse, all while maintaining a humble perspective on what has been an incredible journey.
In a game which saw both teams go on scoring streaks in the first half before experiencing some difficulty scoring in the second stanza, the Crimson (9-6, 4-3 Ivy) suffered a tough 9-8 loss to the Big Green (6-8, 3-4) on Senior Night.
A group of Harvard affiliates involved in the Boston sports scene, including Harvard men’s basketball coach Tommy Amaker, discussed their successes and failures in the sports community.