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Sammy Silva, Cross Country

Sammy Silva is the Harvard COOP Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sept. 20. Silva led the Crimson to a first place finish at the Iona Meet of Champions by winning the 6k race at Van Cortlandt Park, the first race of her collegiate career. She crossed the finish line 18 seconds ahead of the field, helping the team to its best finish at the meet in the 15-year history of the event.