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D’Ags Among Top New Englanders

D'Ags Among Top New Englanders

The New England Council honored Dartmouth grad Abbey D’Agostino as one of four “New Englanders of the Year” at its annual gala in Boston last night. D’Agostino — a seven-time national champion for the Big Green — received world acclaim to her reaction to being knocked down and injured in the first round of the […]


Yale Runner Passes Away

Yale Runner Passes Away

Sam Rubin Photo Sometimes you have nothing more to say. Rest in peace, Hale Ross. “It is very difficult to make an impact on an NCAA Division I Cross Country Team as a walk-on athlete. Hale came to Yale having played football as an undersized defensive end on the Potomac School’s team. He had only […]


Conquering the Leadville 100

Conquering the Leadville 100

Clare Gallagher (Princeton ’14) decided to “go big” when she wanted to compete in her first 100 mile race.  She had caught the passion for ultra racing while she was teaching English in Thailand after she had graduated from Princeton.  Originally, she participated in the Thai ultra race in order to fill the void left […]


Running With the Wings of America

Running With the Wings of America

The Boston Marathon was celebrating multiple things this past Monday – 1) the 120th running of the marathon; 2) the 50th anniversary of Bobbi Gibb becoming the first female to complete the Boston Marathon; and 3)  the celebration of the Native American history associated with the Boston Marathon.  Native Americans have influenced the history of the […]


“Stick A Fork In Me. I’m Done”

"Stick A Fork In Me. I'm Done"

It was announced this yesterday afternoon that longtime head coach of the Princeton women’s cross country/track & field program, Peter Farrell, will be retiring at the end of the 2015-16 academic year.  According to TigerBlog’s Jerry Price, the announcement started with Farrell pretending to stab himself with a fork, saying “You know, as in stick a […]


Durant Named New Cornell Men’s Coach

Durant Named New Cornell Men's Coach

When Nathan Taylor announced his retirement as the Cornell men’s head coach earlier this month, many Big Red fans wondered who the athletics’ office would hire to be his replacement. Well, they did not have to wait very long – earlier today, Cornell Athletics announced that Adrian Durant, current men’s assistant coach, will be the […]


Like Father, Like Son

Like Father, Like Son

It’s fun to read through social media after a big event and find little stories that you initially missed. I was scrolling through facebook last night, trying to find an appropriate photo for the “Everywhere Else But Philly” recap entry.  One of my usual resources has been the Patty Morgan Photography page, as Patty Morgan […]


Athlete Spotlight—Eve Bishop

Athlete Spotlight—Eve Bishop

The athlete spotlight this week lands on senior Cornell pole vaulter and sprinter, Eve Bishop, who has risen to the top of Cornell’s all-time vaulting performances and the top %1 of her graduating class with her drive to reach “higher heights”. Eve, who grew up and attended high school in Andover, Massachusetts, will graduate this […]


Athlete Spotlight — Connor Claflin

Athlete Spotlight — Connor Claflin

We’re hoping to start a new series on Hepstrack.com this outdoor season where we try to present more of a inside view of the Ivy League through the eyes of the current student-athletes.  We reached out to a number of student-athletes to ask them a series of questions regarding their college experience and showing more […]


Korolev Taking on the World

Korolev Taking on the World

This past Saturday, standout Harvard alum and current Stanford graduate student Maksim Korolev competed in his first IAAF World Cross Country Championships with Team USA in the city of Guiyang, China. In dry conditions and in what has been called the “world’s greatest footrace” (namely by LetsRun.com’s Robert Johnson), each of the four USA teams […]


Welcome to the Heps, “Live Fast”

Welcome to the Heps, "Live Fast"

How do the Brown Women get motivated before a conference championships? By rocking out to M.I.A. Thanks to Victoria O’Neil in sharing the video with us and now, HepsNation. How do YOU get motivated before Heps?


Mushing Into the Hall

Mushing Into the Hall

One of HepsNation’s own is being inducted into a Sports Hall of Fame, but it is more for her post-collegiate athletic pursuits than her undergrad ones. Aliy Zirkle, a star hammer and weight thrower for Penn in the early 1990s and now 14-time Iditarod finisher, is being inducted into the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame […]


2013-14 Field Man of the Year

2013-14 Field Man of the Year

Last year when we presented this award to Stephen Mozia (Hackensack, N.J.), we ended the presentation with the following sentence: “He has already made a lot of progress in each of the throwing events since his freshman year, so we will not be surprised when he does shatter one or two of the throwing records […]


Oxford Bound

Oxford Bound

  Earlier this season, it was announced that Princeton middle distance runner Rachel Skokowski has earned a Rhodes Scholarship. Skokowski is a majoring in French and Italian with a focus on French and art history, while also pursuing a certificate in humanistic studies. According to Princeton Athletic Communications, she plans to complete an M.Phil. in modern […]


Ford-Centonze Elected to USTFCCCA Board of Directors

Ford-Centonze Elected to USTFCCCA Board of Directors

Another woman from Dartmouth made history earlier this week. Women’s head coach Sandy Ford-Centonze was elected as the new secretary for the USTFCCCA Board of Directors, as announced this past Tuesday by USTFCCCA.  The Board of Directors main role is to continue to lead the USTFCCCA organization as they continue to promote, support, and recognize collegiate […]


Among the World’s Best in Beer

Among the World's Best in Beer

Michael Cunningham (Penn ’12) came 7 seconds within a world title last night. What world title could I be talking about? How about the World Beer Mile Championships?  Flotrack hosted what they called the “Flo Beer Mile World Championships” in Austin, Texas last night.  The event featured a number of different tiers of athletes, including […]


Three Tiger Medals in Kamloops

Three Tiger Medals in Kamloops

Last weekend, two Princeton Tigers competed for Team USA at the NACAC Under 23 Championships in Kamloops, British Columbia. Recent graduate Chris Bendtsen earned two medals at the regional championships.  On Day 1, he won the 10,000m race in 31:43.37.  Bendtsen shared this with USATF about the race: “[The race] was very similar to Sacramento. […]


Ireland Coming Back to Ivy League

Ireland Coming Back to Ivy League

Columbia University Athletics has announced today that Dan Ireland has been selected as the new Director of Cross Country and Track & Field for the Columbia programs beginning this fall. “In reviewing all of the candidates for this position, Dan’s experience, leadership and understanding of The Ivy League really stood out,” said Columbia’s Director of […]


Double Win, Double Penn Pride

Double Win, Double Penn Pride

Just a quick newsflash before a detailed recap tomorrow, as we need a reason to celebrate tonight. Penn got multiple champions at their Penn Relays today, with senior Maalik Reynolds claiming his second title in the College Men High Jump Championship and sophomore Thomas Awad broke the 4 minute/mile barrier en route to winning the […]


Going to Sochi

Going to Sochi

On January 27th, the official roster for Team USA for the 2014 Winter Olympics was announced.  Included in that roster is former Heps heptathlon champion Jamie Greubel (Cor ’06), who will be piloting one of the women 2-person bobsleds. Greubel began bobsledding during the 2007-08 bobsledding season when Ethan Albrecht-Carrie (Cor ’04), a former decathlete at Cornell […]


Keep an Eye on Stublic

Keep an Eye on Stublic

If you love long-distance racing, you’re going to love the first weekend in November. Saturday November 2nd is the 2013 Heps Cross Country Championships at West Windsor Fields, Princeton, N.J.  You can follow the action on here and on twitter. Sunday November 3rd is the ING New York City Marathon, back in all of its […]


Gracing the Catwalk

Gracing the Catwalk

Track and field athletes have the best bodies, IMHO.  So why not use them more often for fashion shows? Yale alum Kate Grace is joining her Oiselle teammate Lauren Fleshman to help model the Oiselle womensgear at the Nolcha Fashion Week:New York on September 11th at 1:30pm.  Nolcha Fashion Week:New York is an annual event that focuses […]


Across the Twitterverse

Across the Twitterverse

Time to bend the space-time continuum in order to report some of the recent news we have shared only through Twitter so far (because unfortunately, time was not in our favor recently).  Bring your towels and listen for the cloister bell (and extra treats for those who get these references), because we will be covering a […]


On the World Championship Stage

On the World Championship Stage

Samyr Laine (Harvard-Haiti) and Bruno Hortelano-Roig (Cornell-Spain) each advanced out of their preliminary rounds early this morning at the 2013 World Track and Field Championships in Moscow, Russia. In the triple jump, Laine advanced to the finals with one of the top 12 leaps.  His mark of 16.87 meters (55-4; wind +0.4 m/s) was the […]