Photo of Daniel Chenoweth courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Junior Daniel
Chenoweth finished eighth overall in the men’s blue race and
three Crimson women finished in the top 50 of the women’s
blue race to lead the Harvard cross country teams at the
Pre-Nationals Invitational on the NCAA Championship course at the
Wabash Valley Family Sports Center.
Chenoweth ran a personal best for the 8,000 meter race, crossing the finish line in 24:01.8. He finished just 21 seconds behind winner Luke Paskedra of Oregon and helped his team to a 23rd-place finish (out of 34). Freshman Jeremy Gilmour and junior Ryan Neely finished second and third for the Crimson, placing 111th and 141st, respectively, out of 238 runners. Newcomers Sean Poherence and Phil Galebach rounded out the scoring for the Harvard men.
Junior Claire Richardson and sophomore Kailyn Kuzmuk ran personal best times of 21:19.0 and 21:21.5 on the 6,000 meter course to finish 31st and 33rd overall, respectively. Not far behind was newcomer Sammy Silva, who placed 49th overall, with a time of 21:35.2, a collegiate best for the freshman. Juniors Jamie Olson and Eliza Ives completed the Crimson scoring, crossing the line in 104th and 151st place, respectively, and helping Harvard to a 12th-place finish (out of 36).
Harvard returns to action Oct. 30 at the Heptagonal Ivy League Championships at Van Cortlandt Park.