Posts Tagged ‘Muhammad Halim’

Cornellians In International News

Cornellians In International News

Cornell coach Nathan Taylor has been tapped to coach U.S. Virgin Islands athletes as they prepare for the World Championships, the Pan American Games and next year’s London Olympics.


A Birthday to Remember

A Birthday to Remember

Samyr Laine celebrated turning 27 by outleaping all competitors at the Central American & Caribbean Athletic Confederation Championships in Puerto Rico.


Grant, Hurtault Claim Bronze

Grant, Hurtault Claim Bronze

Erison Hurtault and Nicky Grant went to Puerto Rico for the Central American & Caribbean Athletic Confederation Championships and each will return with a medal.


HepsTrack’s Weekly Awards, Vol. 9

HepsTrack’s Weekly Awards, Vol. 9

Cornell sprinter Dan Hagberg ran the fastest 60-meter hurdle time of the Heps’ season over the weekend at the Marc Deneault Invitational in Ithaca’s Barton Hall. That performance was strong enough to share the HepsTrack Athlete of the Week award.


HepsTrack's Weekly Awards, Vol. 2

HepsTrack's Weekly Awards, Vol. 2

Female Athlete of the Week Princeton senior Thanithia Billings (Carrollton, Ga.) opened the 2010-11 campaign with a stunning performance, breaking the all-time Heptagonals record with a weight throw toss of 19.21 meters (63-0 1/4) at the Princeton New Year Invitational. A six-foot personal best for the 2010 Indoor Heps champion in the event, it broke […]


Halim Takes Flight

Nothing like video! Former Cornell standout triple jumper Aaron Gadson sent us a brief clip of another former Cornellian leaper — Muhammad Halim — breaking the Barton Hall record and the U.S. Virgin Island national record in one fell swoop at the Cornell Relays. His mark was measured at 16.70 meters (54-9 1/2). UPDATE: I […]


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 […]


Leaping All Over the World

Leaping All Over the World

While Samyr Laine, representing Haiti, and Muhammad Halim, wearing the colors of the U.S. Virgin Islands, were squaring off in the triple jump at the North America, Central America and Caribbean Championships, another Ivy League leaper was competing a world away. Seven-time Heps champion and former NCAA All-American Tuan Wreh, who graduated from Penn in […]


The Matchup in Mayaguez

The Matchup in Mayaguez

In 2005, Harvard’s Samyr Laine recorded the longest triple jump in Ivy League history, landing 53-7 1/2 from the takeoff board. Three years later, Muhammad Halim of Cornell broke that mark, leaping 54-5 1/2 and winning the NCAA Championship. Those two still stand first and second in League annals. Well, today in Mayaguez, P.R., they […]