Track and Field Competes at Brown, Yale in Final Ivy Tune-ups

Track and Field Competes at Brown, Yale in Final Ivy Tune-ups

Pictured: Tyler Funk captured the high jump title at the Brown Springtime Invitational.
Photo Courtesy: David Silverman

Yale Springtime Invitational Results (men)
Yale Springtime Invitational Results (women)
Brown Springtime Invitational Results

The Harvard track and field team sent athletes to two meets Sunday, in a final tune-up for the Heptagonal Championships.

At the Brown Springtime Invitational, the Crimson men and women combined for five event wins, including three in the field events. Tyler Funk took the men's high jump title with a mark of 1.96 meters and Mary Hirst and Dina Emde comprised a one-two finish in the women's event with Hirst posting a winning clearance of 1.70 meters. Jessica Fronk earned the women's javelin title with a distance of 43.38 meters and Jakob Lindaas captured the men's 3,000 meter steeplechase. Graham Infinger and Kenneth Wang Ken rounded out Harvard's winners on the day with a one-two finish in the long jump, highlighted by Infinger's top jump of 6.55 meters. Jack Brady had the top collegiate mark in the men's hammer throw at 59.60 meters and Jasmine Cho turned in a runner-up time of 12.57 in the 100 meter dash.

Another group of athletes took part in the Yale Springtime Invitational where Ashtynn Baltimore paced the women with a win in the 100 meter hurdles and a second-place finish in the long jump. Sydnie Leroy tied for second in the pole vault with a mark of 3.55 meters and Kim O'Donnell took sixth in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 1:06.10. Fedor Garin sparked the men's team with a top clearance of 4.80 meters in the pole vault and was followed closely by teammate Sean Gil in fourth. Scott Sansovich took fifth in the 110 meter hurdles with a 15.57 result and Robbie Paris ran a time of 55.38 in the 400 meter hurdles, good for sixth place.

Harvard will take the next weekend off and returns to action May 8-9 in Princeton, N.J., for the 2010 Heptagonal Championships.