Track and Field Sends 13 to NCAA East Prelims

Sideline Photos/The Ivy League
Sideline Photos/The Ivy League

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard outdoor track and field will be sending 13 student-athletes to the NCAA East Preliminary Meet in Jacksonville, Fla. From May 23-25. The meet will begin at 12 p.m. on both Thursday and Friday, while starting at 2:45 p.m. on Saturday.

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Harvard Participants
Will Battershill
Alana Carroll
Erick Duffy
Simi Fajemisin
Abbe Goldstein
Karina Joiner
Anna Juul
Charles Lego
Myles Marshall
Maya Miklos
Kieran Tuntivate
Sam Welsh
Jovahn Williamson 

What to Know
- First-year Sam Welsh is coming off an incredible performance at Outdoor Heps. He was named Male Co-Field Athlete of the Meet after winning the discus, throwing a 58.88m (193-2) mark and placing second in the shot put. The discus throw is the second-best in program history and gives him the fifth-best mark in the NCAA East region this season.
- Maya Miklos won the 400m hurdles Heps title with a time of 58.05 – the fourth-fastest time in program history. The time gives her the 14th-best NCAA East time this year.
- Myles Marshall is coming off an indoor/outdoor Ivy League sweep of the 800m, running a time of 1:48.23 to seal the individual title at outdoor Heps. The time is tied for the 10th-best in the NCAA East region this season.
- Lisa Tertsch is currently 16th in the NCAA East region in the women's 5000m with her time of 16:03.15 from the Penn Relays. Tertsch is coming off an impressive outdoor Heps where she won the 5000m and 10,000m races.
- Kieran Tunitvate's 28:45.61 from the Raleigh Relays is good for seventh in the region in the 10,000m.

What's Next
Those who qualify will head to Austin, Texas for the NCAA Championships from June 5-8.