Senior Akeo Maifeld-Carucci and sophomore Rachel Hampton traveled just shy of the Canadian border to compete against the best in the nation this past weekend, returning to Cambridge with solid performances and experience under their belts.
For sophomore thrower Nikki Okwelogu, an indoor season filled with success, titles, and records came to an end in the same manner which many of her previous competitions had ended—with another shattered Ivy League record.
Three times this season, the Crimson pulled out 2-1 wins over Quinnipiac. But on Saturday, Harvard exploded for five goals against the Bobcats to earn a spot in the Frozen Four next weekend in Minnesota.
Just one week after the women took home their third consecutive Indoor Heps title, while the men finished fifth, various individuals were recognized for their hard work.
Last weekend was a big one for the Harvard men and women’s track and field teams, as the women provided a performance to remember, taking home a third straight Ivy League title, while the men gritted out a fifth-place finish at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships.
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.