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Milner Earns All-Ivy Honors, Leading Cross Country at Heps

Milner Earns All-Ivy Honors, Leading Cross Country at Heps

Freshman Hugo Milner had the fastest time among all freshman male runners, earning All-Ivy second team honors. (The Ivy League)

COMPLETE MEN'S AND WOMEN'S RESULTS

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Freshman Hugo Milner placed 11th overall, earning All-Ivy second team honors to lead Harvard cross country at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships today (Oct. 27), held at Van Cortlandt Park.

Milner had the fastest time among all freshman runners, finishing the five-mile course in 25:20.3, moving from 19th to 11th in the final stages of the race. The Harvard men's team placed eighth overall, as junior Collin Price (38th, 26:02.3), freshman Michael Alber (48th, 26.17.7), sophomore Will Battershill (53rd, 26.24.6), and freshman Matthew Pereira (67th, 26:48.2) rounded out Harvard's scoring runners.

Harvard finished eighth place overall as Princeton won the men's team title.

On the women's side, freshman Abbe Goldstein placed 23rd in 21:52.3 as Harvard's top finisher. Junior Kathryn Gillespie (38th, 22:18.1), sophomore Gillian Meeks (53rd, 22:32.5), freshman Anna Juul (66th, 22:46.8), and senior Fiona Davis (68th, 22:52.9) rounded out Harvard's top five.

The Crimson placed eighth overall, with Columbia winning the women's team title.

Harvard Highlights:
-Milner is the first men's runner to earn All-Ivy honors since Thomas Purnell '16 in 2014.

-Milner's finish marked the third time this season that he has led Harvard (Ivy Heps, Princeton Invitational, Coast-to-Coast Battle of Beantown).

-This marked the third time this season that Goldstein has been Harvard's top performer (Ivy Heps, Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown, Wisconsin Nuttycombe Invitational.

What's Next:
Qualified Harvard runners will compete at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships in Buffalo, NY on Nov. 10.

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