Four Crimson Runners Earn All-Region Honors: Three NCAA Bound

Photo of Daniel Chenoweth courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications.

Four members of the Harvard men’s and women’s cross country team earned U.S. Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association Northeast All-Region for their top 25 finish at the NCAA Northeast Regional.

Junior Daniel Chenoweth finished third in the 10k race to earn an individual bid to the NCAA Championships. Chenoweth, the 2009 Ivy League Heptagonal champion, crossed the finish line with a time of 31:03, just 27 seconds after the winner. He is a two-time all-region honoree and NCAA qualifier in cross country.

Sophomore Kailyn Kuzmuk was the top Harvard finisher on the women’s side and sixth overall. Kuzmuk completed the 6k course in 22:25 to punch her ticket to the NCAA Championships. This is her first all-region award.

Junior Claire Richardson finished just three seconds and two spots behind Kuzmuk to earned all-region honors for the second year in a row. Richardson will also be making her second trip to the NCAA Championships.

Freshman Sammy Silva finished 11th overall to join her teammates on the all-region team. She clocked in a time of 22:35.

Harvard will compete at the ECAC/IC4A Championships Saturday at Van Cortlandt Park, while Chenoweth, Kuzmuk and Richardson head to Terre Haute, Ind., for the NCAA Championships Monday, Nov. 23.