Crimson staff writer
Nadia A. Fairfax
“Our men’s program is coming off of a historic indoor season, where we scored more than 30 points than any other men’s program has in Harvard history,” junior sprinter Lance Ward said. “Going into the first meet of the outdoor season, our coach said ‘Let’s continue that trajectory. Let’s keep chasing that Ivy Title.’”
The Harvard track and field team sent six athletes to the NCAA championship meet in Albuquerque, N.M. on March 10 and 11. The Crimson saw great success, earning eight team honors as well as an individual award.
Harvard track and field is set to take the stage at the 2023 NCAA Division I Indoor Championships for Track and Field this weekend following a season of record-breaking victory. It will only send six athletes, of whom qualified for the tournament based on the top-16 standings.
Harvard Women’s Track and Field Team Defends Ivy League Title, Men’s Team Falls to Princeton by One Point
The Harvard track and field team traveled to Big Green territory to compete in the Ivy League Heptathlon Championships. The women’s team came out victorious, with a first-place win, repeating its conference title from last year. The men’s team earned second place, falling behind Princeton by only a single point.
More Records Fall For Harvard Track and Field at Clemson Tiger Paw Invite, BU Valentine Invitational
The Harvard men’s and women’s track and field teams ran historic races and set new records for events this past weekend. The Crimson competed at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invite at Clemson University and the Valentine Invitational at Boston University over February 10 and 11, and the team saw great success.
The Harvard track and field teams competed in two meets this past weekend: the Crimson Elite and Multi, hosted at Gordon Track, and the Scarlet and White Invitational across the river at Boston University. The team saw great success, with multiple school records broken, as well as standout performances that resulted in a national record.
Harvard track and field’s men’s and women’s teams made history during the annual Harvard-Yale- Princeton (HYP) meet at Gordon Track on Saturday, January 28. Though Harvard took second place over, five members of the Crimson broke school records both on the track and in field events.
Both the men’s and women’s fencing teams faced off against three Boston teams at the Beanpot Invitational, hosted by Boston College in Chestnut Hill on Wednesday, November 16th. The Crimson went up against Brandeis, Boston College, and MIT and came out victorious for both divisions. Both of the team’s wins make this the men’s and women’s 14th and 15th BeanPot win respectively.
The Harvard women’s volleyball team played four games over the past two weekends against big contenders in the Ivy League. Of the four matches, the Crimson emerged victorious in only one, and the rest were nail-biters.