Track and Field Competes in Florida, at Yale

Track and Field Competes in Florida, at Yale

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – On Saturday, Harvard had student-athletes compete at two meets - the Florida Relays and Mark Young Invitational (Yale).

In Florida, Harvard's 4x400-meter relay team - Zoe Hughes, Gabby Thomas, Jade Miller, and Karina Joiner - placed third in the finals in 3:37.73, the fifth fastest time in the event in program history.

Freshman Simi Fajemisin recorded the third best triple jump effort in school history. She placed sixth overall in the event with a 41'9.29" effort.

Senior Julian Nunally had his best throw of the year in the shot put, finishing fourth by reaching 56'4.8". Nunally recorded another top-10 finish in the discus throw by nearly reaching 176 feet (53.64m), placing seventh overall.

At the Mark Young Invitational hosted by Yale, Marlena Sabatino neared her own school record in the pole vault, placing second by clearing 12'5.5". Nicole Trenchard placed second in the event by clearing 11'11.75". Both efforts are among the top-10 marks in program history.

In the long jump, Floriane Kameni took fourth place with a 17'5.8" mark.

In other field events, freshman Donagh Mahon made his collegiate debut in the high jump, placing third by clearing 6'4.37".

Freshman Ian West placed fifth in the pole vault (14'11") while Gunnar Allison placed sixth in the discus throw (149'6"). Josh Whitener also placed sixth in the hammer throw with his 165'5" mark.

Harvard will send student-athletes to compete at the Tufts Snowflake Invitational on Sunday (April 2).