Track and Cross Country
With the HYP meet occuring last week and an upcoming meet at the Roy Griak Invitational next week, Harvard fielded significantly fewer runners this year than previously before, with hopes of resting the majority of its racers to prepare for later meets.
Thomas, flanked by classmate Ngozi Musa (left) and sophomore Micah Meekins (right), compete in the 100-meter dash at the Ivy League Outdoor Heptagonal Championships. Thomas went a perfect five for five in the meet, collecting gold in every event she participated in.
At the Penn-hosted Ivy League Outdoor Heptagonal Championships, the Crimson track and field teams left with nine first place medals. Across the two day meet, the women's team placed second while the men finished sixth.
On Thursday, the Crimson track and field team made the six-hour trek down to Philadelphia for the historic Penn Relays, in addition to sending a few others on a trip to Stonehill for the Skyhawk Invitational, in this final week of preparation before the divisional championships.
A high of 83 degrees Fahrenheit welcomed the Harvard track and field team deep into the heart of Texas this weekend as the teams competed against the nation’s top talent in the state’s capital, hosted by the University of Texas.