Women Have High Hopes Headed to Heps at Harvard

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By: Pat Salvas

2019 Ivy League Heptagonal Indoor Track & Field Championship
Where: Cambridge, Mass.
Facility: Gordon Track | Harvard
When: Saturday, Feb. 23 through Sunday, Feb. 24

THIS WEEKEND
The 2019 Ivy League Heptagonal Indoor Track & Field Championship is set to get underway this weekend at Harvard’s Gordon Track.

COMIN’ IN HOT
•    The Dartmouth women’s team enters the weekend with high hopes of winning its first title in program history and just the second all-time between indoor and outdoor seasons.
•    The Big Green are currently ranked No. 1 in the latest US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCA) Northeast Regional rankings.

LAST YEAR
•    The Green and White finished third in last season’s championship meet held at Leverone Field House in Hanover.
•    Dartmouth posted 96 points over the two days, behind Penn (137) and Harvard (105).
•    Then-sophomore Cha’Mia Rothwell was named the Female Field Performer of the Meet for the second time in as many years. She would finish the meet as a two-time First-Team All-Ivy League honoree (Long Jump, 60mH) and a second teamer in the 200m. She has four indoor titles in her first two years as she repeated in both the 60mH and long jump as a sophomore in 2018.
•    Julia Valenti was an All-Ivy League First Team Selection in the pole vault after winning the event on the first day of competition.

WATCH IT
Both days in Cambridge will be carried live on ESPN+ for subscribers of the online video service.

TICKETS
For those looking to attend the meet at Gordon Track this weekend, tickets can be purchased through the Harvard Ticket Office with two-day passes available for $16 for adults and $8 for students.

SCHEDULE
The women’s meet will begin Saturday at 10:45 with the pentathlon, while both track as well as field events start at 11 a.m. Sunday will begin at 10:45 a.m. on the infield and running events kicking off at 12:30 p.m.
 

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