Track and Cross Country
At the historic HY/OC meet on Apr. 8, senior Alexander Kolesnikoff throws shot put. Kolesnikoff set a school record, throwing at 20.69 m.
Rewriting the Record Books: Maia Ramsden, Female Athlete of the Year
Although junior Maia Ramsden has only competed on the Harvard track and field and cross country teams for two seasons, her name is quickly taking up a lot of real estate in the Harvard Athletics record book.
Going the Distance
Sophomore distance runner Graham Blanks runs at the cross-country national championships in the fall, where he earned First-Team All-American status for his top-15 performance.
Ready for Moore
Theresa Moore '86, a former captain of Harvard track and field, now owns her own production company, T-Time Productions.
Record Breakers and Title Snatchers: Track and Field, the Team of the Year
Breaking records left and right, marking new tournament and Ivy League titles in its record book, and sending athletes across the country to take podium places at every meet, Harvard track and field has earned itself the honor of Team of Year — both on paper and in the hearts of its members — who will remember the 2022-23 season as a season like no other.
A Sit Down with Theresa Moore '86: Harvard Track and Field, ESPN, and the Power of Storytelling
Theresa Moore is not only a decorated Ivy League track star but a storyteller committed to shedding light on those whose tales have not been told. The former Harvard track and field captain has been an influential member of many communities beyond the track squad, including ESPN and now her own production company, T-Time Productions.
Going the Distance: Graham Blanks, Male Performance of the Year
Harvard track and field has had a dominant three seasons this year, creating a powerhouse within its sprints and distance group. At the head of this distance dominance was sophomore Graham Blanks, a Georgia native who has taken Harvard and the Ivy League by storm.
Sophomore Chloe Fair runs in the 400-meter race, taking first at 54 seconds flat to earn herself First-Team All-Ivy Honors. Fair also took second place in the 200-meter finals at 24.52, trailing another Harvard runner, senior Tina Martin.
For First Time in Program History, Both Men's and Women's Track and Field Teams Crowned at Outdoor Heptagonals
Harvard track and field made program history this past weekend during the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships at the University of Pennsylvania. For the first time in history, both the men’s and women’s teams won the Ivy League title. The historic win marks the men’s team’s eleventh title, and first since 1983. The women’s team claimed their sixth outdoor championship title, along with the honor of triple-crowning.
Lancing on My Own
Junior Lance Ward hands off the baton to junior Collin Fullen in the 4x100 m relay at the Outdoor Ivy League Championships in Philadelphia, Pa. For the first time in program history, both the men's and women's teams were named champions.
Hitting Their Stride
Senior Stephanie Ratcliffe and sophomore Kenneth Ikeji celebrate their performance at the Penn Relays.
Harvard Track and Field Prepares for Ivy League Heptagonal Championships at Penn
The Harvard track and field team is gearing up for the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships, with competition beginning this Saturday, May 6th and continuing until Sunday, May 7th.
Coach Jason Saretsky has led the Harvard Track and Field team to a dominant spring season heading towards the end of the campaign.
Sophomore distance runner Graham Blanks runs at the Wake Forest Invitational on Apr. 21. Blanks set a new record in the 5000 m run at 13:24.91 to win the meet.
Four School Records Fall for Harvard Track and Field at LSU and Wake Forest
The Harvard track and field team sent athletes to three different meets this past weekend. The distance team traveled to the Sean Collier Invite at MIT and the Wake Forest Invitational in Winston-Salem, N.C., while sprinters and throwers headed down south to the LSU Alumni Gold meet. The team posted another weekend of strong results, breaking four records across the three meets.
On Fire: Harvard Track and Field Breaks More Records at UConn Northeast Challenge
At the UConn Northeast Challenge, Harvard track and field engineered another successful weekend. The team had two field athletes break their own previous records, as well as eight first-place finishes. Both the Harvard men’s and women’s teams currently lead the northeast region in the national rankings.
Make a Run For It
Harvard runners compete in the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships on Oct. 28, 2022. In that event, the women won the conference while the men came second. Led by junior Maia Ramsden and sophomore Graham Blanks, the Crimson continued its success last weekend in the National Championships.
Eyes on the Prize
Harvard competes in the track portion of the HYOC meet on April 8.
Harvard Track and Field Pairs up with Yale to Defeat Cambridge and Oxford at 126th HYOC Meet
The Harvard track and field team hosted Yale, Oxford, and Cambridge at the 126th HYOC meet this Saturday, April 8th. The historic meet occurs every two years, alternating between the four universities. The win this weekend marks Harvard’s 14th consecutive win at HYOC, as it has won every matchup since 1993. The Crimson competed alongside Yale against the two UK schools, defeating Oxford and Cambridge 26-10.
The Crimson competes in the field portion of the HYOC meet on April 8.
One National-Leading Record, Four School Records Set for Harvard Track and Field
Amidst one of its most successful seasons in program history, Harvard track and field split between Texas, Florida, and Massachusetts last weekend for the third week of its 2022-23 outdoor season.
Alexander the Great
Senior Alexander Kolesnikoff poses next to the scoreboard in Fla., listing his new school record and leading NCAA mark. Kolesnikoff threw a 20.05 m shot put, making him the first in Harvard history.
Nine First-Place Finishes, Two New School Records for Harvard Track and Field During Second Week of Outdoor Season
This past weekend, the Harvard track and field team competed at the Raleigh Relays, Hurricane Invite, and UMass Lowell Riverhawk Invite. The track team saw great success in the second week of its outdoor season, earning nine first-place finishes and setting two new school records.
Hearts of Gold
Sophomore Chloe Fair, first-year Mfoniso Andrew, sophomore Izzy Goudros, and sophomore Victoria Bossong smile after the 2023 Ivy League Championships. The Harvard women's track and field team won the championships and is set to compete in three different meets this weekend.