Posts Tagged ‘Adam Nelson’

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.


Ivy Wanderings 2012 Part II

Ivy Wanderings 2012 Part II

A number of professional level cross-country and track & field events have occurred over the last month.  Luckily, Anna Pierce and Morgan Uceny are able to take a quick stop with their coach Terrence Mahon to the Armory to say hi and get a quick practice in before heading overseas… Here’s a recap of those […]


Fast Times in the City?

Fast Times in the City?

FloTrack likes to do “weekly throwdowns” before every weekend to highlight any interesting meet match-ups scheduled for the upcoming weekend.  This weekend, FloTrack listed a number of “hot races” that will have Ivy talent included in them*.  See FloTrack’s hot races below. *Based on the accepted entries listing. Boston University Terrier Invite:  (FloTrack coverage) Men’s […]


Weekend Head’s Up

Weekend Head's Up

It looks like a busy weekend for HepsNation, including the annual Dartmouth-Columbia-Yale tri-meet on 1/21 in Hanover, NH.   Some Ivy alumni are beginning their indoor season this weekend in either Germany or New York City.  The weekend schedule is listed below: Cornell hosting a Multi I Meet on 1/20 and Upstate Challenge on 1/21 Dartmouth […]


Woah, Nellie

Woah, Nellie

Yeah, we are biased, but shot putter Adam Nelson is among our favorite voices in track and field. He is big and blunt and makes you think. And now he explains why the American system isn’t preparing throwers to be the best they can be.


Nelson, Laine Finish Up

Nelson, Laine Finish Up

The five Heps athletes — representing the Ivy League to the world at the IAAF Championships in Daegu, South Korea — have finished competition. Next stop London 2012.


Nelson’s Through To Final

Nelson's Through To Final

Adam Nelson didn’t have his greatest day in Daegu, but it was enough to advance to the final as he pursues another World Championship.


Delilah Out At Worlds

Delilah Out At Worlds

Steeplechaser Delilah DiCrescenzo — the subject of an internet awareness campaign from Puma — has been forced to pull out of the IAAF World Championships because of injury.


Keeping His Focus

Keeping His Focus

Preparing for a trip to the World Championships in South Korea in August, Adam Nelson recently revealed that he nearly gave up the sport seven years ago.


Day 4: Nelson Triumphs Over Age

Day 4: Nelson Triumphs Over Age

Ageless Adam Nelson unloaded his best shot put in three years to win the U.S. national title in Eugene, Ore., on Sunday.


On the Oregon Trail

On the Oregon Trail

Defending USA National javelin throw champion Sean Furey headlines the Ivy Leaguers heading to Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., for the 2011 Nationals.


Don’t Mess Up Your Life

Don't Mess Up Your Life

Former Dartmouth standout Adam Nelson told Track & Field News about his ascension to the pro ranks back in 2006. And his story begins in the Ivy League.


The Furey & the Formchart

The Furey & the Formchart

Jack Pfeifer and Dave Johnson have had their say about the USA Track & Field National Championships and Sean Furey, formerly of Dartmouth, must be pretty happy about it.


Heps In Jamaica?

Heps In Jamaica?

Samyr Laine and Adam Nelson celebrated Outdoor Heps by winning their events at an IAAF meet in Kingston, Jamaica.


Wandering Ivies, Vol. 2

Wandering Ivies, Vol. 2

Former Harvard standout Lindsey Scherf was the early news at the 2011 USA Half Marathon Championship in Houston, Texas, over the weekend. Not content to let the field relax, Scherf took off on a 5:17 first mile to set the pace and would hold on for a seventh-place finish (1:13:40). The event — which served […]


LBP: Keeping Pace With A Purpose

LBP: Keeping Pace With A Purpose

Last week, former Columbia star Liam Boylan-Pett won the 800-meter run at the inaugural Hoya Spiked Shoe Club Invitational in Bethesda, Md. Next Thursday he will move up the coast to New York City to serve as a pacesetter in the New York Road Runners Men’s Distance Challenge two-mile run at the 104th Millrose Games. […]


The Latest Chart Toppers

Nine different Ivy Leaguers have been named to Track & Field News‘ year-end national rankings, including three that the ‘Bible of the sport’ considers to be in the top 10 in the world. Ageless Adam Nelson of Dartmouth, a three-time Olympian, was Heps’ top-ranked athlete on the world stage, tabbed seventh globally in the shot […]


It's Dartmouth Relays Week

It's Dartmouth Relays Week

The 42nd running of Dartmouth Relays will get underway on Friday, primarily focused on high school events for the first two days. The college events take center stage at Leverone Field House in Hanover on Sunday. The latest information can be found on Rick Berryman’s Lancer Timing website. The Relays record books serve as a […]


HepsTrack's Weekly Awards, Vol. 1

HepsTrack's Weekly Awards, Vol. 1

Okay, yeah. We are finally doing this. So a note to all the sports information folks out there: Post your results online in a timely fashion. And thanks for Dan Grossman of Maple Leaf Photos for the images below. Male Athlete of the Week Cornell junior Nick Huber (Leopold, Ind.) broke the school record in […]


Giving It His All

Giving It His All

As he tries to become only the second U.S. shot putter to compete in four Olympic Games, it is safe to say that Dartmouth graduate Adam Nelson isn’t on an all-encompassing mission. Don’t think that he isn’t planning to break his own eight-year-old personal best in his specialty — 73-10 1/4 — because he definitely […]