Posts Tagged ‘Kyle Merber’

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 […]


Indoor Weekend Recap #3

Indoor Weekend Recap #3

It’s been a very busy weekend in HepsNation, with a few Ivy head-to-heads that suggests how Indoor Heps may play out in 5 weeks.  (Aside: if you’re planning on traveling to Ithaca at the end of February, let us know by signing up at the Facebook Event page) We’ll do the recap by meet, as […]


Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

A lot has changed in how the mile is raced on a collegiate level.  Last year, twenty-two athletes broke the 4 minute/mile barrier during the indoor track season (another 12 runners were within 1 second of breaking that barrier).  Only sixteen of those twenty-two were allowed to run at indoor nationals as a) they had […]


What A Run

What A Run

Abbey D’Agostino and Alex Banfich both finished in the top five at the NCAA Championships today.


Tigers Are Champs; Lions Back In Blue

Tigers Are Champs; Lions Back In Blue

Joe Stilin brings home a championship at the IC4A on Saturday while Columbia is prepared for its team run at NCAAs on Monday.


Ivy & the BCS

Ivy & the BCS

The Ivy League joined the BCS power conferences of the Big Ten, Pac-12, ACC, Big East, Big XII and SEC as the leagues which had at least 20 runners earn All-Region honors in cross country.


It’s Official

It's Official

Princeton and Columbia will be competing at the NCAA Men’s Cross Country Championships in Terre Haute, Ind., next Monday.


Back to 98.6

Back to 98.6

Kyle Merber lost the Heps Cross Country Championship by 0.1 seconds, his team finished second and he had to go to the hospital. Yet his sense of humor remains.


The Men’s Finish Video

The Men's Finish Video

Bringing back the video finish of the men’s race at Heps, by request.


Next On The Schedule

Next On The Schedule

All that’s left are the NCAAs, both regionals and nationals. Oh, and this weekend’s ING New York City Marathon.


HepsTrack.com Men’s Awards

HepsTrack.com Men's Awards

Ethan Shaw and Kyle Merber — who showed epic determination in the final approach to the finish — share the HepsTrack Athlete of the Championships award for men.


Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland

It was definitely not a day for the meek as snowfall made this year’s Heps Cross Country Championships ones that no one will soon forget.


Lions Don’t Come Up Short

Lions Don't Come Up Short

Led by junior Leighton Spencer, the Columbia Lions used a pack mentality to knock off four ranked teams at the Brooks Paul Short Invitational in Bethlehem, Pa.


Long May He Run

Long May He Run

Columbia sub-four miler Kyle Merber has a big test Friday at the Brooks Paul Short Invitational. After the ordeal he’s been through, winning won’t be his measure of success. Simply competing is joy enough.


Will The Headband Return, Too?

Will The Headband Return, Too?

Running on a trail the summer between his sophomore and junior years, a freak episode left Kyle Merber injured and sidelined for a year. He talked to FloTrack about it… during a run.


The Great Garmin Debate

The Great Garmin Debate

Kyle Merber — who is returning to action for Columbia this season — has been training in Maine and fighting the good fight in the name of GPS.


Running With Texas In Mind

Running With Texas In Mind

We have Ivy Leaguers running at the Armory, hoping to earn a spot at the NCAAs, which will be streamed live online. Lots of news and we have it all.


Your Last Chance

Your Last Chance

Where exactly will the stars from Heps take their last chance for a spot at the indoor NCAAs? Well, we talked to some folks and have some answers.


No. 1 — The Empire State

No. 1 — The Empire State

No. 2 | No. 3 | No. 4 | No. 5 | No. 6 | No. 7 | No. 8 | No. 9 | No. 10 | Nos. 11-51 In New York, Concrete jungle where dreams are made of, Theres nothing you can’t do, Now you’re in New York, These streets will make you feel […]