WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – In challenging weather conditions, Harvard totaled eleven event wins at the Wake Forest Outdoor Opener this afternoon.
Junior Kathryn Gillespie had two wins on the day in distance events, taking the 1500m (4:29.92) and the 3000m (10:04.91). On the men's side, in a close 1500m race, Hugo Milner had Harvard's top finish, taking fourth place (3:58.64).
Charles Lego (53.04) and Taylor Brunksole (55.42) finished first and third in the 400 meter hurdles, while on the women's side Maya Miklos (1:03.30) and Lizzie Gummer (1:06.04) also placed first and third in the same event. In the 100 meter hurdles, Karina Joiner and Livia Gauntlett finished 1-2 in 14.01 and 14.33 respectively. Senior Jay Hebert won the 110-meter high hurdles in 14.83.
Gunnar Allison won the discus throw on the men's side, reaching 45.4 meters (148'11").
In sprints, Simi Fajemisin won the 100m dash in 12.69, while Micah Meekins won the 200m dash (25.63). On the men's side senior Alexander Moore won the 100m (11.04) and placed second in the 200m (22.46).
In his spring debut, Myles Marshall took second place in the 400m (48.98), just ahead of Rodney Agyare-May (49.02).
Andrew Bolze won the long jump, reaching 22'3" on his third attempt of the day.
Harvard will send competitors to three different meets next weekend – the Raleigh Relays, the Texas Relays, and the UMass-Lowell River Hawk Invitational.