PRINCETON, N.J. -- Three women's teams and two men's teams took to the course on Saturday for the annual Harvard-Yale-Princeton meet in New Haven, Conn. It was the 34th running of the meet on the women's side and the 97th for the men.
Princeton's women, ranked No. 8 in the nation in the most recent US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association poll (released Sept. 28), ran away with the race, looking early on to be the favorite to win the Ivy Championship. The Tigers finished with a team score of 22, followed by Harvard with 40 points and Yale with 68 points. Princeton senior Sarah Cummings claimed the 5k individual title in 17:14.20. Her teammates Alex Banfich and Ashley Higginson was fourth in 17:34.52 and 17:43.29, respectively.
Harvard's top finishers were Claire Richardson, who took second in 17:20.13 and Jeanne Mack, who placed fifth in 18:02.56. Yale's top finisher was Elizabeth Marvin who placed 10th in 18:19.59.
The Bulldog men took back the team title from the Crimson, scoring 24 points to Harvard's 34. Yale senior Jeff Perrella took second overall in 25:35.53. He was followed by Julian Sheinbaum (25:39.45) and Sam Lynch (25:40.30) in third and fourth, respectively. Harvard's Daniel Chenoweth took the individual title, winning the 8k in 25:10.70. The Crimson also held down the fifth, sixth and 10th places.
Click on the headlines below for complete recaps and results from this week's action.
Men/Women: Cross Country Battles Yale, Princeton in Ivy League Showdown
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