Will Battershill
Will Battershill
Year: Senior
Hometown: Devon, U.K.
High School: Ivybridge Community College
Position: Distance
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Currier

2019 (Senior)
Competed at four races... Named to the All-Northeast Region Team... Ran 25:04.0 at the Nuttycombe Invitational in Wisconsin to open senior season... Finished in 18th place at the Ivy League Heps Championships to score for Harvard... Finished in third place at NCAA Northeast Regionals, the best performance of his career... Ran a time of 28:51.2 over the 10,000m road course... Was just one-tenth of a second behind teammate Kieran Tuntivate at regionals... Competed at NCAA Natinoals for first time, placing 108th with a time of 32:01.8.

2018 (Junior)
Placed fourth at H-Y-(P) with a time of 18:47.74 ... Placed 47th at the Roy Griak Invitational with a time of 24:44.8 ... Ran a time of 24:49.6 at the Pre-Nationals Invite to finish in 65th ... Earned All-Ivy League second team honors with his 12th-place finish at the Ivy League Heptagonal Cross Country Championships, crossing the finish line at 24:56.3 ... Finished in 157th at the NCAA Northeast Regional with a time of 36:01.5.

2017 (Sophomore)
Ran in his first race of the season in the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships and finished fourth on the team and 53rd overall with a time of 26:24.6 (Oct. 27) … Helped The Crimson to a 10th place finish at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships with a time of 33:38.1 (Nov. 10).

2016 (Freshman)
Ran season-best time of 25:17.3 at Ivy League Heps XC Championships to finish 68th ... Ran 25:30.3 at HYP to complete best finish on the season (13th).

Before Harvard
3000m - 8:25.00
3000m Steeple - 9:06.23 

“I’m looking forward to working with Will. He just ran 9:06 for the 3k steeple, a time that would have scored at the most recent outdoor Heps.  He is a gritty competitor and has a real passion for the sport.  He is going to be a great addition to our distance squad.” - Coach Saretsky