Track and Cross Country
Freshman thrower Sam Welsh is no stranger to success. Coming into his collegiate career with a national title and a state record in the discus and a personal record of 59-1 in the shot put, Welsh was already one of the most decorated throwers in the country. The most surprising thing about Welsh’s success? He had never thrown in a competition until his junior year of high school.
After not competing for two weeks, Harvard track and field prepares to continue its promising season against the Yale Bulldogs.
Competing all across the country, the Crimson used its performances this past weekend to gain the edge it needs going into the rest of its season.
With an energetic home crowd behind them, the team had a slew of strong performances. The men’s side took home third in the final team totals, while the women finished second after standout races from their hurdles, jumps, and short sprints athletes.
Ngozi Musa, a senior from Seattle, Wash., captains the women’s track and field team and competes in the sprints. This weekend we received an in-depth look at her routine as she prepared for the Penn Dual Meet at Gordon Indoor Track on Sunday.