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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 […]


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 […]


Building Teams and Confidences

Building Teams and Confidences

Track and field often heralds the individual superstar who sets records every time they enter the athletics facility.  We do that – it is exciting news to cover and share.  But our sport is more than just those superstars.  There is a team aspect to our sport that goes beyond teaming up with three others […]


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 […]


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 […]


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.


2012 Trials: Hammertime

2012 Trials: Hammertime

Princeton’s Conor McCullough and Harvard coach Chris Bryce kicked off the USA Olympic Track and Field Trials yesterday as they both competed in the hammer throw.  Unlike the rest of the Trials, the hammer throw events were organized as a free to the public event, dubbed “Hammertime” by USATF, that was held at the Nike […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


Ivy Wanderings 2012 Vol III

Ivy Wanderings 2012 Vol III

The last few weeks, HepsTrack has been focused on the undergraduate competitions that many of the alumni have tried to sneak in a quick performance or two under our noses.


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 […]


More Sub-4s!

More Sub-4s!

Columbia’s Kyle Merber ran the second sub-4 mile of his career last night in winning the mile at the Last Chance Challenge in NYC.  Princeton’s Joe Stilin (above) also ran sub-4, finishing fourth in 3:59.98 to Merber’s 3:59.44.  Stilin is the second Tiger this year and third Tiger in Indoor Heps history to finish the […]


Why Do They Run

Why Do They Run

Over the course of our travels, HepsTrack has heard of many comparisons for when athletes explain why they like to run.  But the following quote from the Yale Daily News is a first: For Kevin Lunn ’13, captain of the Yale men’s 2012 cross country team, distance running is like having a “super needy, high-maintenance […]


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 […]


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 […]


National Scholar Athletes

National Scholar Athletes

  Four men and five women from the Ivy League have earned the Cross Country Academic All-American distinction by USTFCCCA.   To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 and have either earned USTFCCCA All-America status or finished in the NCAA […]


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 […]


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 […]


So Close…

So Close...

Dartmouth’s DMR from left to right: Megan Krumpoch, Alexi Pappas, Abbey D’Agostino, Christina Supino, and Coach Mark Coogan   Last night, the Dartmouth women distance medley relay had a goal to reach the automatic qualifier for NCAAs in one of the most competitive DMR line-ups of the year, which included Arkansas, Tennessee, BYU, and league […]


Mixing It Up With the Powerhouses

New York City will be hosting one of the largest indoor track meets for collegians this weekend, where two-hundred colleges and universities from across the country will compete.  The New Balance Collegiate Invitational is bringing in some of the traditional track and field powerhouses (like Arkansas, Texas, Texas A&M, and Wheaton College) to set national qualifying […]


Weekend Indoor Recap #4

Weekend Indoor Recap #4

And now, for the remainder of the action that occurred this past weekend (follow this link for the majority of Friday night action)…