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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Welcoming Party

Welcoming Party

  There are two new people to the conference this year that we should introduce to HepsNation: Elizabeth Phillips and J.J. Riese. Phillips is a volunteer assistant coach for the Penn Quakers as she is currently enrolled in the doctorate program for Penn’s School of Medicine.  She will be focusing on the distance crews.  On Sunday […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


2012 Outdoor All-Americans

2012 Outdoor All-Americans

Fifteen All-Americans — including eight first-teamers — highlighted the Ivy outdoor season.


Another Look at the Outdoor Lists

Another Look at the Outdoor Lists

Photo by Dan Grossman Outdoor Heps are this upcoming weekend, are you ready for it? HepsTrack will be there, reporting as quickly as we can on results and meet progress on both days of the meet.  Follow facebook, this website, or twitter for results, updates, and photos.  The Outdoor Heps schedule is up under the […]


Proud As A PCawk

Proud As A PCawk

Phil Cawkwell — a former Penn distance runner — represented the Heps Nation tonight with a Penn Relays championship.


Ivy Green in NYC

Ivy Green in NYC

The early spring-time weather provided a good backdrop for the New York City Half Marathon on Sunday morning.  Three Ivy Leaguers placed within the top 50 in both races: Lindsey Scherf (14th overall, 1:11.45) and Loretta Kilmer (27th overall, 1:14.50) in the women’s race, and Michael Cassidy (33rd overall, 1:07.22) in the men’s race.  The […]


2012 Indoor Awards

2012 Indoor Awards

HepsTrack has doled out its indoor awards. So what’s ahead for the outdoor season?


D’Agostino Double

D'Agostino Double

Dartmouth’s Abbey D’Agostino finished 8th in the 3000m last night to earn her second All-American status on the weekend.  She finished in 9:18.54.  the winner was Georgetown’s Emily Infeld (9:15.44).   Columbia’s Waverly Neer finished 15th overall in 9:33.32, where according to a commenter that Neer got tangled up with about 600m to go and fell.  […]


NCAA Indoor Championships 2012 Info

NCAA Indoor Championships 2012 Info

The NCAA Division 1 Indoor Track and Field Championships begin today at the Jacksons Indoor track in Nampa, Idaho, and there will be 10 Ivy Leaguers competing today and tomorrow.  The Ivy League schedule is as follows (fully competition schedule can be found here): Friday, March 9th: 5pm: Men’s Mile Preliminaries (Princeton’s Peter Callahan) 5:30pm: […]


ECAC/IC4A Double Win

ECAC/IC4A Double Win

Cornell won both the Division 1 ECAC and IC4A Indoor Track and Field championships this weekend.  The Big Red men previously won the 2007 IC4A Championships while this was the first ECAC championship title for not only the Big Red women but also for any Ivy League women’s team. At IC4As, Cornell was battling UConn […]


Changing of the Guard

Changing of the Guard

  Last December, HepsTrack reported that Charlie Powell had resigned from the head coaching position of the Penn men’s track and field team.  The announcement surprised many people, including some his coaching staff. Robin Martin, an assistant coach at the time and a former All-American at Penn, recalled the memory to the Penn Gazette, as […]


Another Look At the Lists

Another Look At the Lists

There’s less than two weeks until Indoor Heps, and many of the events are already pretty tense.  There have been a number of performances these last two weeks that resulted in a change in the listings that HepsTrack needs to update their lists.  Once again, HepsTrack will only be looking at the events contested at […]


Moving Into the National Rankings

Moving Into the National Rankings

Due to the strong performances and new League records set last weekend, the Princeton men are now nationally ranked in the USTFCCCA Indoor Track and Field Polls.  The Tigers are currently ranked 24th  due to their performances in the weight throw (Conor McCullough, 1st, 76-1), pole vault (David Slovenski, 14th, 17-7.25), mile (Peter Callahan, 14th, […]


Indoor Weekend Recap: Record-Breaking

Indoor Weekend Recap: Record-Breaking

  Three Ivy League records and a number of school records were reset this weekend as Ivy Leaguers competed all over the country this past weekend.  The majority of the teams will be fine-tuning their workouts as they prepare for Indoor Heps at Cornell in 2 weeks. In Washington, Princeton’s Joe Stilin placed 5th in […]


Kicking It Up Another Gear

Kicking It Up Another Gear

This weekend has historically been one of the fastest weekends during the indoor season as there are plenty of high quality meets available across the country.  For one meet, the fast performances are a result of intense rivalries.  Here’s the lowdown on what is going on this weekend within HepsNation: – Cornell will be hosting […]


It’s Millrose Time!

It's Millrose Time!

Over the winter, HepsTrack LLC has been splitting time promoting both the Ivy League and events going on at the Armory facility in New York City.  The highlight of the Armory indoor season is the Millrose Games, the most historic indoor track and field meet in the world.  The Millrose Games is being held at […]


Another Sub-4!

Another Sub-4!

Princeton’s Peter Callahan broke the 4 minute mile barrier yesterday at Penn State’s Syke and Sabock Challenge Cup, winning the mile in meet record time of 3:58.86.  The time is the 3rd fastest in Heps history, behind Columbia’s Kyle Merber (3:58.52) and Princeton’s Bill Burke (3:58.70).  It is also just under a second away from […]