Lisa Tertsch
Lisa Tertsch
Year: Junior
Hometown: Darmstadt, Germany
High School: ASC Darmstadt
Position: Distance
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Pforzheimer

Collegiate Bests:
800m - 2:18.57
1500m - 4:33.08
Mile - 5:03.32 
3000m - 9:38.38
3000s - 10:22.76
5000m - 16:50.47
Shot Put - 4.80m (15'9")

2018-19
First Team All-Ivy Outdoor Selection… First Team All-Ivy Indoor Selection… Finished 1st in both the 5000m (16:13.95) and career best 10,000m (35:05.32) at the Ivy League Outdoor Track & Field Championships (May 4-5) Ran a career best 16:03.15 in the 5000m at the 125th Penn Relays (Apr 25-27) … Crossed the 5000m finish line first with 16:18.58 at the Ivy League Indoor Track & Field Championship (Feb 23-24) … Ran a career best and finished 1st in the 3000m with 9:35.82 at the USATF-New England Indoor Championships (Feb 17).

2017-18
Did not compete.

2016-17
Placed 1st in the Harvard vs. Yale Meet in the 3000S ... Recorded her best time in the 3000S with a 10:22.76 ... Also registered her best time in the 3000m at the Husky Classic with a time of 9:43.76.

Before Harvard
3000m - 9:39.77
5000m - 16:39.18
2000m Steeplechase - 6:59.13

“Lisa brings incredible diversity to Harvard’s program. She is very new to running and primarily has a background in triathlon. Her focus and commitment are unrivaled and we are thrilled to watch her develop into a fantastic collegiate runner.” - Coach Wales-Dinan