D'Agostino Wins Two National Championships at NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Two days, two national titles and multiple All-Americans. All in all, it was a very successful 2014 NCAA Men's and Women's Indoor Track & Field Championships for the Ivy League.
Dartmouth senior Abbey D'Agostino became the first woman to win the 3K and 5K in the same meet in back-to-back years, taking the former on Friday and the latter on Saturday. She now has seven career NCAA individual national championships, the most all-time in Ivy League history.
D'Agostino helped the Big Green tally a program-record 24 total to finish tied for seventh with Stanford. Dartmouth's DMR team of senior Megan Krumpoch and sophomores Elizabeth Markowitz, Jennifer Meech and Dana Giordano finished eighth on Friday to take home All-America accolade, while Krumpoch also earned All-America in the 800m, where she placed sixth.
Harvard junior Erika Veidis finished seventh in her 800m prelims heat and 15th overall to earn second-team All-America honors.
On the field, Columbia junior Nadia Eke placed sixth in the triple jump with a mark of 42-10 ¾, surpassing the 13-meter mark for the second time this year.
For the men, Cornell led the way with 14 points, tying with Pittsburgh for 14th overall. All three Big Red competitors earned All-America, as junior Stephen Mozia was the runner-up in the shot put with a mark of 65-9 ¾, senior Montez Blair was fourth in the high jump after clearing 7-3 ¾ and fellow classmate Bruno Hortelano-Roig placed eighth in the 200m with a time of 20.75.
Columbia was next with seven points, tying for 30th overall. Senior John Gregorek finished sixth in the mile, while the Lions' DMR team of junior Brendon Fish, freshman Noah Lartigue, senior Harrison McFann and junior Daniel Everett placed fifth. All five earned first-team All-America status.
Dartmouth senior Will Geoghegan claimed fifth in the mile en route to All-American honors, while his teammate, 2014 Ivy League Heptagonal champion Steve Mangan, finished fifth in his prelims heat and 13th overall. Mangan was followed by Princeton senior Michael Williams, who placed 14th overall in the mile.
Harvard senior Maksim Korolev took home a pair of second-team All-American honors, thanks to his 13th-place finish in the 5K and 14th in the 3K. Penn senior Maalik Reynolds also earned second-team All-American honors, finishing tied for 10th in the high jump.
A tape delay of the championship will air Saturday, March 22 starting at 6:30 p.m. ET on ESPNU.