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Cross Country Women Enter USTFCCCA Poll at No. 27

NEW ORLEANS – After finishing third overall at the Heptagonal Championships, Harvard women's cross country sits No. 27 in the latest USTFCCCA Poll, it was announced Tuesday.

After receiving votes for most of the season, the Harvard women's team is ranked nationally for the first time since USTFCCCA records began in 1995.

The Crimson was led by junior Viviana Hanley with a time of 20:47.3 for eighth place. Hanley crossed just over a second before senior Morgan Kelly, who took ninth (20:48.8).

The men, just outside the top 30, are receiving 17 votes. Senior Maksim Korolev ran a conference-record 23:28.2 in the 8K to take home the Ivy League individual title in the squad's last time out.

Harvard will return to action Nov. 15 in Van Cortland Park, N.Y., for the NCAA Regionals.