Track and Field Opens Competition at NCAA East Prelims

Photo by: Svenne Juul
Photo by: Svenne Juul

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Harvard outdoor track and field began its competition at the NCAA East Prelims in Jacksonville, Fla. on Thursday, May 23.

Anna Juul is coming off an Ivy Heps title in the women's 1500m and sits in the 14th qualifying spot with her time of 4:20.95. The time gives her the third-fastest 1500m in Harvard history.

Myles Marshall sits in the sixth qualifying spot for the 800m quarterfinal after he won his heat with a time of 1:49.91. His placement qualifies him for the NCAA Championships on June 5-8.

Erick Duffy was the top Ivy finisher in the men's pole vault, sitting in the ninth qualifying spot, reaching 5.31m (17-5). 

Maya Miklos placed 34th in the women's 400m hurdles with a time of 1:00.68, with Karina Joiner finishing in 44th in 1:03.22. Then Charles Lego crossed the finish line in the men's 400m hurdles in 52.42 seconds to place 36th, while Jovahn Williamson finished in 28th in the men's 400m with a 46.97 second effort. 

What's Next
The Crimson continues at the NCAA East Preliminary Meet tomorrow, with track events beginning at 4:30 p.m. and field events beginning at noon.