Women’s Track and Field Earns Highest Ranking in Program History

Women’s Track and Field Earns Highest Ranking in Program History

Harvard improved to No. 10 in the most-recent USTFCCCA poll (Gil Talbot).

NEW ORLEANS – Following another highly successful weekend, Harvard women's outdoor track jumped to No. 10 in the national rankings, the highest in program history. The Crimson initially jumped 25 spots to No. 12 from their No. 37 preseason ranking, and have climbed into the top-10 for the first time.

The ranking is the fourth of the year, doubling the all-time total in program history. The Crimson had only been ranked previously in 2014, as the women's indoor squad picked up No. 24 and No. 25 rankings in the preseason and week one polls, respectively. Prior to the 2016 campaign, the women's outdoor track team had never climbed higher than 38th. The USTFCCCA rankings utilize a combination of past- and current-year performances, and are computer generated.

Harvard has a nationally-ranked student-athletes in a variety of events, with many in the nation's top 10.

Harvard track and field continues its outdoor slate with the Penn Relays and Stonehill Invite April 30-May 1.