Heps Champs

Harvard women & Princeton men Defend iHeps Titles

Harvard women & Princeton men Defend iHeps Titles

Live Results Congratulations to the Harvard women and Princeton men on defending their Indoor Heps team titles.  The Crimson women were the favorites going into this meet and they delivered, but not without a fight by host Cornell.  Meanwhile, Princeton executed a perfect Day 2 to pass by host Cornell in the team scoring to [...]


Wrapping It Up

Wrapping It Up

Live Results In the women’s 4×800 relay, the Columbia Lions took the lead from the end of the initial stagger and never gave it up.  They were challenged by Princeton during the 2nd and 3rd legs, but by the time Sarah Hardie got the baton for the anchor, she was able to pull away.  Unfortunately, [...]


Relay Time

Relay Time

Live Results No matter how big of a lead it seems when you get to the final leg of the DMR, the anchors will slow it down to allow all of the other teams to regroup.  That’s what happened in the men’s DMR today as Penn gave the baton to Thomas Awad with the slight [...]


Distance Pacing

Distance Pacing

Live Results It is a big field for the men’s 5000m final with 27 men entered but no conference leader Ben Rainero of Cornell.  Brian Masterson of Dartmouth is #2 in the conference and he took out the lead by the 600m.  He pulled away from the pack and had about a 15m lead by [...]


Extending Team Leads

Extending Team Leads

Live Results Cornell needed to do well in the men’s 200m final in order to eat into some of Princeton’s lead in the team standings.  Rookie Alex Beck set the track on fire in heat 1, powering to a 21.66 heat win while teammate Larry Gibson was second in 21.88.  It looked good for the [...]


Mid-Distance Drama

Mid-Distance Drama

Live Results The men’s team battle is getting more exciting as Princeton athletes are nipping Cornell at various points in the competition.  Take the men’s 800m.  The men’s 800m final had a bit of drama throughout the race.  Harvard rookie Myles Marshall fell at the end of the first lap, essentially dropping him from title [...]


Two Titles in 15 Minutes

Two Titles in 15 Minutes

  Live Results Harvard’s Autumne Franklin accomplished a near impossible feat – she won two Indoor Heps titles within a span of 15 minutes.  After going four-in-a-row in the 60m hurdles, she won the 400m in 54.60.  Cornell’s Udeme Akpaete took the race out in 25.65 for the first 200m with Franklin and Dartmouth’s Jennifer [...]


Battling Between Princeton & Cornell

Battling Between Princeton & Cornell

Live Results From the field events, the men’s shot put has wrapped up.  Princeton went 1-2, with Chris Cook winning his first Ivy title with a best toss of 58-04 1/2.  Mitchel Charles finished as the runner up in 58-01 1/4 – a tight battle for the win.  Penn’s Sam Mattis finished third in 55-11 [...]


Battling to the Line

Battling to the Line

Live Results The men’s mile is the first final on the track.  Defending champion Rob Napolitano of Columbia may be the slight favorite due to his sub-4 mile capabilities and being a speedy 800m runner, but he will have a good challenge from Princeton’s Garrett O’Toole who ran a 4:01 mile in high school and [...]


Let’s Get This Started

Let's Get This Started

Live Results Time to finish what we got started yesterday at Barton Hall.  At 11am, the women’s high jump, men’s shot put, and men’s triple jump finals all began.  Heptathlon action will resume at 11:30am with the hurdles.  The first track final will start at noon. At the end of Day 1, the scores are [...]


Wrapping Up Day 1

Wrapping Up Day 1

Heat Sheets/Live Results The end of Day 1 included the scoring of the long jump and weight throw competitions as well as the completion of the first half of the men’s heptathlon. Harvard’s Gabrielle Thomas was able to get her 200m qualifying run in between her turns at the long jump, where she ended up [...]


Making It Three

Making It Three

Heat Sheets/Live Results The women’s 3,000m heats did not have any former Indoor Heps champions in the first heat, so no rabbits were warranted for the race.  Princeton’s Melinda Renuart won the first heat in 9:46.  The main names to follow are in the second/fast heat, which includes the two-time defending champion Dana Giordano of [...]


Getting In the Qualifiers

Getting In the Qualifiers

Heat Sheets/Live Results In the pentathlon, defending champion Taylor Morgan of Princeton moved into the overall lead after 3 events after getting the best mark in the shot put – 12.75m (41-10).  Morgan’s point total is now 2475 points, ahead of Dartmouth rookie Maria Garman by 153 points (2322 points).  Harvard’s Madison Hansen made up [...]


Transitioning to the Women

Transitioning to the Women

Heat Sheets/Live Results As we switch over into the women’s competition, time for an update on the pentathlon.  Dartmouth rookie Maria Garman had the best performance in the high jump, clearing 5-10 1/2 for 966 points, to jump into the overall lead with 1853 points after 2 events.  Garman’s height was the best of the [...]


Some Birthday Present

Some Birthday Present

Time for the men’s 3000m… The first heat included the defending Indoor Heps champion Thomas Awad, who was entered with “no time” since this would be his first 3,000m race of the year.  Somehow, a rabbit was coordinated to race through the mile in 4:18, with Awad being the first competitor, followed by Columbia’s Brian [...]


One Lap at a Time

One Lap at a Time

Heat Sheets/Live Results The men’s 500m will see its defending champion get the opportunity to do it again.  Penn’s Jeff Wiseman set the fastest time in the preliminary round with 1:04.19, winning his heat by almost 1 second.  Brown’s Zach Emrich also won his heat by a similar margin – 1:04.51.  Dartmouth’s Amos Cariati was [...]


Making Opening Statements

Making Opening Statements

Heat Sheets/Live Results The women’s competition got started with the pentathlon hurdles.  Cornell’s Jasmine Robinson opened up the competition with the fastest time in the field – 8.79.  Harvard’s Madison Hansen was the second fastest in the field with 8.81, followed by defending Indoor Heps champ Taylor Morgan in 8.83.  The women are off to [...]


Men Are Underway

Men Are Underway

Heat Sheets/Live Results Well it didn’t take long for Cornell to make an impact on the record books. In the men’s hurdle preliminary round, top seed and 2013 Indoor Heps champ Max Hairston set a new personal best of 7.83 to win his heat.  This time is a new meet record and is the second [...]


How the Heat Sheets Changes Everything

How the Heat Sheets Changes Everything

 Heat Sheets/Live Results Hopefully you’ve had a chance to review the heat sheets that were published last night on LancerTiming.com.  We took a look at them this morning with the question in mind of how the team scoring will change with the declared entries. We redid the math, and there are indeed some changes that [...]


iHeps ’16 – Projected Women’s Scoring

iHeps '16 - Projected Women's Scoring

About 24 hours to go until we start the 2016 Indoor Heps Championships up at Barton Hall.  The Harvard women have won the team title for the last three years and they are looking forward to extending that for another year.  But will the rest of the conference let them? Going to the meet – [...]


iHeps ’16 – Projected Men’s Scoring

iHeps '16 - Projected Men's Scoring

About 24 hours to go until we start the 2016 Indoor Heps Championships up at Barton Hall.  And as you can see above, Cornell cannot wait to reclaim the Indoor Heps title in their own house. Going to the meet – share the love of the event through social media!  Share updates, photos, videos, or [...]


iHeps ’16 – Relays

iHeps '16 - Relays

The women’s 4×400 races will be the latest edition of Harvard versus Cornell.  In both indoor and outdoor races, these women have battled each other over Heps titles and conference records.  It seems like they always bring out the best in each other whenever they go head-to-head.  Cornell swept the 4×400 titles last year at [...]


iHeps ’16 – Women’s Throws

iHeps '16 - Women's Throws

Similar to the men’s throws, there is one returning champion and there will be one new champion. But there is a lot of Red across the scoring positions in both events, especially in the shot put. Princeton’s Julia Ratcliffe is taking the year off to focus on Summer Olympic qualification, so the weight throw title [...]


iHeps ’16 – Men’s Verticals

iHeps '16 - Men's Verticals

The men’s pole vault has two reasonably fresh faces as the favorites for the conference title – Yale’s Brendan Sullivan and Princeton’s August Kiles.  Kiles finished in a tie for 2nd place last year at Indoor Heps while Sullivan finished in 6th place.  Both men have cleared 17 feet this year (a first for both).  Sullivan has [...]