14 Earn All-Ivy Honors At 2019 Ivy League Outdoor Heptagonal Track and Field Championships

Photo courtesy: Sideline Photos/The Ivy League
Photo courtesy: Sideline Photos/The Ivy League

PRINCETON, N.J. – Harvard outdoor track and field had 14 individuals earn All-Ivy honors, including five earn multiple All-Ivy honors. Notably, Sam Welsh received Co-Male Most Outstanding Field Performer of the Meet after winning the discus with a mark of 58.88m (193-2) and placing second in the shot put with a throw of 16.66m (54-8).

All-Ivy selections are based on results from Indoor Heps, with all first-place finishers (including ties and relays) earning first-team All-Ivy, and all second-place finishers (including ties and relays) earning second-team All-Ivy. 

Jovahn Williamson took the crown in the men's 400m with a Harvard-record time of 46.73 seconds. He would follow up the performance with an All-Ivy effort in the 200m, running time of 21.11 to take second. He would also be a part of the men's 4x400m relay team that took home All-Ivy first team honors, crossing the finish line in 3:11.35. 

Also earning All-Ivy first team honors as part of the relay were Myles Marshall, Rodney Agyare-May and Kahlil Wassell. Marshall would also earn All-Ivy first team honors in the 800m, running the fifth-fastest Heps time ever, crossing the finish line in 1:48.23. 

The Harvard women's team had six individuals earn first-team honors, including Lisa Tertsch, who swept both distance events. She would win the 10,000m with a time of 35:05.32 and the 5,000m with a time of 16:13.95. Anna Juul earned All-Ivy first team honors in the 1500m with her win, crossing the finish line in 4:24.72.

The Crimson's women's sprinters swept first team honors in the 100m and 200m, as Ngozi Musa won the 100m with a time of 11.67(5) and Micah Meekins won with a personal-best 24.00. Olivia Okoli took second in the 100m, earning second-team honors, running a time of 11.67(8).

Maya Miklos also earned All-Ivy first team honors, winning the women's 400m hurdles with a career-best 58.05. Simi Fajemisin then won the women's triple jump with a mark of 13.14m (43-1.5), giving her first team honors. 

Earning All-Ivy second team honors were Charles Lego and Erick Duffy. Lego placed second in the 400m hurdles with a time of 52.62 while Duffy finished in second in the pole vault with a mark of 5.07m (16-7.5). 

First Team All-Ivy Men
Sam Welsh – Discus
Jovahn Williamson – 400m, 4x400m Relay
Myles Marshall – 800m, 4x400m Relay
Rodney Agyare-May – 4x400m Relay
Kahlil Wassell - 4x400m Relay 

First Team All-Ivy Women
Lisa Tertsch – 10,000m, 5000m
Anna Juul – 1500m
Ngozi Musa – 100m
Maya Miklos – 400m Hurdles
Simi Fajemisin – Triple Jump
Micah Meekins – 200m 

Second Team All-Ivy Men
Erick Duffy – Pole Vault
Sam Welsh – Shot Put
Charles Lego – 400m Hurdles
Jovahn Williamson – 200m 

Second Team All-Ivy Women
Olivia Okoli – 100m