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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Spanish Heat

Spanish Heat

A few weeks ago, Cornell’s Bruno Hortelano-Roig earned his spot on Team Spain for the World Championships.  Now he has his first Spanish national title. Hortelano-Roig was the sprinting star at the Spanish National Championships, held in Madrid, Spain, over the weekend, as he finished 2nd in the 100m (10.43, wind +0.2) and won the […]


Taking It To Russia

Taking It To Russia

Outdoor Heps MVP Bruno Hortelano will be taking on the world in the 200m dash at the World Champs in Moscow, Russia, next month.


Tri-Meets, Upstate Battles, and Angry Birds

Tri-Meets, Upstate Battles, and Angry Birds

This weekend has some fun meets lined up. The headliner this weekend is the annual Yale-Dartmouth-Columbia tri-meet  in the legendary Coxe Cage (New Haven, Conn.).  Last year, Dartmouth swept the meet, with the Big Green (62) edging out Columbia (60) in the men’s competition.  For anyone that is planning to attend this meet with a […]


One Round Down

One Round Down

  Early this morning, USA’s Morgan Uceny took her first racing steps as an Olympian by competing in the 1,500m preliminary rounds.  She easily qualified for the semifinals by placing 2nd in her heat.  The top 6 in each heat got automatic bids for the semifinals, with the next fastest 6 times filling in the last […]


USTFCCCA All-Academics

USTFCCCA All-Academics

Dartmouth’s Abbey D’Agostino can add another title to her name as she has been selected by the U.S. Track  and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as the Outdoor Track Female Scholar Athlete of the Year.  When she was not on the track, D’Agostino finished the year with a 3.65 cumulative GPA while studying […]


Olympics 2012: T-6…

Olympics 2012: T-6...

Our London Eight are slowly making their way to London and if you look in the right places, you can see some cool behind-the-scenes stuff. For example, Brown’s Craig Kinsley has been training at the Team USA camp in Birmingham and has had the oppportunity to demonstrate the javelin to some local youths.  We found […]


Trails – Just Try It

Trails - Just Try It

Sage Canaday (Cornell) has had quite a variable running career. First, it was the uneven terrain of earthen trails of Oregon.  Then, the rubber surface of a running track and flatter grasses of cross country at Cornell.  Later, it was the hard asphalt of roads of the Olympic Trials Marathon.  Now, he’s back to the earthen trails, but he’s running […]


Olympics 2012: T-10…

Olympics 2012: T-10...

Only 10 days left until the start of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.  Time is slowly passing our London Eight by as they get their final meets done before they need to report to London. The Diamond League matchup at London’s Crystal Palace last weekend was the highlight for many athletes who are […]


Mozia Competes in Spain

Mozia Competes in Spain

Joy Kimani • NSSF Cornell rising sophomore Stephen Mozia competed in the 6kg shot put today at the World Junior Championships in Barcelona, Spain. In the qualification round, Mozia threw 19.81 meters (64-11 3/4), easily qualifying for the finals with the fourth best mark in the morning. The finals were six hours later and everyone who […]


Travelling to Europe

Travelling to Europe

There are only three and half weeks left until the beginning of the track and field – or as they say across the pond, Athletics – portion of the Olympic program on August 3rd.  The opening ceremonies are only two weeks away.  Until then, the majority of our focus will be on the European continent […]


Leading Clubs to National Titles

Leading Clubs to National Titles

Three Ivy Leaguers — including Olympic-bound Erison Hurtault — led the Central Park Track Club to a national title.


International Olympic Trials

International Olympic Trials

Even though the USA Olympic Trials were our focus for the last 10 days, other national championships were taking place in the Western Hemisphere and a number of Heps Nation athletes competed at them. Some of these meets were open meets, allowing athletes from other countries to compete; however, these athletes were not included in […]


2012 Academic All-Americans

2012 Academic All-Americans

College Sports Information Directorsof America (CoSIDA) announced the 2012 Academic All-American teams yesterday for cross country and track & field.  The 2012 Capital One Academic All-America Teams recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. To be eligible for Academic All-America consideration, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter […]


Next Step to London

Next Step to London

The 2012 Olympics are little over a month away away (beginning July 27th), and American athletes are looking at their next step in achieving their Olympian dreams. The U.S. Track & Field Olympic Trials — held in Eugene, Ore. — will begin on Thursday (with the hammer trials at Nike HQ) and run through July […]


Punching Tickets to Spain

Punching Tickets to Spain

Stephen Mozia (Cornell) may have just earned his first Heps title in early May, but he can now add a national title to his resume.  This past Saturday, Mozia won the National Junior Championships in the shot put, heaving the ball 66-3.25.  The national title earned him a ticket to the World Junior Championships, to […]


Mountain Men

Mountain Men

Sage Canaday (Cor ’08) may have only started competing on mountains recently but he has just won his first national title.  On Saturday, Canaday won the USA Mountain Championships by being the winner of the 52nd Mount Washington Road Race.  This race is a historic all uphill run along the single road that climbs along […]


Aiming for Junior Titles

Aiming for Junior Titles

Three of the top four shot putters in the Ivy League right now are freshmen: Cornell’s Stephen Mozia (Outdoor Heps champion, second Indoors), Harvard’s Ben Glauser (Indoor Heps champion, second Outdoors) and Harvard’s Igor Liokumovich (fourth Outdoors, fifth Indoors). These throwing three will have one more chance to battle head-to-head in the shot put as freshmen this weekend, […]