Women’s Recordbook

Women’s Year-by-Year Results

heps-costelloAll-Time Top 5,000-Meter Times
[*indicates champion]

16:55.7 — Liz Costello (Princeton, 2009*)
16:58.9 — Alex Banfich (Princeton, 2010*)
16:59.9 — Liz Costello (Princeton, 2008*)
17:01.4 — Caroline Bierbaum (Columbia, 2005*)
17:04.3 — Lindsay Donaldson (Yale, 2005)
17:05.4 — Lindsay Donaldson (Yale, 2006*)
17:08.1 — Cack Ferrell (Princeton, 2005)
17:09.8 — Kate Wiley (Harvard, 1982*)
17:10.0 — Lisa Stublic (Columbia, 2005)
17:10.2 — Lynn Jennings (Princeton, 1982)
17:12.2 — Caroline Bierbaum (Columbia, 2004*)
17:12.9 — Alex Banfich (Princeton, 2009)
17:14.4 — Liz Costello (Princeton, 2007*)
17:14.7 — Laura Cattivera (Princeton, 1987*)
17:14.9 — Toni Salucci (Cornell, 2006)
17:15.4 — Jenny Stricker (Harvard, 1985*)
17:15.5 — Sarah Cummings (Princeton, 2009)
17:15.8 — Emily Kroshus (Princeton, 2003*)
17:16.5 — Lindsay Donaldson (Yale, 2004)
17:18.0 — Ashley Higginson (Princeton, 2009)
17:18.1 — Jenny Stricker (Harvard, 1982)
17:18.3 — Kate O’Neill (Yale, 2002*)
17:18.5 — Cack Ferrell (Princeton, 2003)
17:18.7 — Sarah P. Smith (Yale, 1987)
17:18.9 — Caroline McDonough (Columbia, 2010)
17:19.3 — Kelly Groteke (Yale, 1987)
17:19.9 — Teresa Sobiesk (Army, 1987)
17:20.0 — Kate Boyles (Cornell, 2004)
17:20.3 — Cara Kiernan (Yale, 2004)
17:21.2 — Caitlin Hicken (Columbia, 2003)

Three-Time Champions
Kate Wiley (Harvard), 1982-83-84
Liz Costello (Princeton), 2007-08-09

Two-Time Champions
Jenny Stricker (Harvard), 1981-85
Pam Hunt (Cornell), 1991-92
Laura Woeller (Cornell), 1993-94
Maribel Sanchez (Dartmouth), 1995-96
Sara Tindall (Brown), 1999-2000
Kate O’Neill (Yale), 2001-02
Caroline Bierbaum (Columbia), 2004-05
Abbey D’Agostino (Dartmouth), 2011-13

Widest Margin of Victory
39.2 seconds, Abbey D’Agostino (Dartmouth), 2013
34.9 seconds, Liz Costello (Princeton), 2008
24.0 seconds, Anne Sullivan (Harvard), 1977
20.8 seconds, Kelly Groteke (Yale), 1986
20.7 seconds, Pam Hunt (Cornell), 1991
20.4 seconds, Suzanne Jones (Harvard), 1989
20.0 seconds, Alex Banfich (Princeton), 2010
19.7 seconds, Lynn Jennings (Princeton), 1979
17.4 seconds, Sara Tindall (Brown), 1999
17.3 seconds, Liz Costello (Princeton), 2009

Closest Margin of Victory
0.4 seconds, Kate Wiley (Harvard), 1982
1.0 seconds, Maribel Sanchez (Dartmouth), 1996
1.1 seconds, Kate Wiley (Harvard), 1984
1.2 seconds, Jenna Rogers (Dartmouth), 1997
2.3 seconds, Katie Kellner (Cornell), 2012
2.7 seconds, Emily Kroshus (Princeton), 2003
2.9 seconds, Caroline Bierbaum (Columbia), 2005
3.0 seconds, Laura Woeller (Cornell), 1994
3.3 seconds, Laura Woeller (Cornell), 1993
4.0 seconds, Laura Cattivera (Princeton), 1987
4.3 seconds, Sara Tindall (Brown), 2000
4.3 seconds, Caroline Bierbaum (Columbia), 2004

Teammates Finishing 1-2-3-4-5
2009, Liz Costello-Alex Banfich-Sarah Cummings-Ashley Higginson-Reilly Kiernan (Princeton)

Teammates Finishing 1-2-3
1995, Maribel Sanchez-Kristin Manwaring-Deirdre Milligan (Dartmouth)
1996, Maribel Sanchez-Kristin Manwaring-Jenna Rogers (Dartmouth)
2008, Liz Costello-Megan Brandeland-Reilly Kiernan (Princeton)
2012, Katie Kellner-Emily Shearer-Rachel Sorna (Cornell)

Other Teammates Finishing 1-2
1981, Jenny Stricker-Kate Wiley (Harvard)
1984, Kate Wiley-Jenny Stricker (Harvard)
1988, Sarah P. Smith-Rebecca Rivkin (Yale)
1990, Stephanie Best-Jennifer Cobb (Cornell)
1991, Pam Hunt-Jennifer Cobb (Cornell)
1992, Pam Hunt-Loren Mooney (Cornell)
1997, Jenna Rogers-Kelly Keene (Dartmouth)
2000, Sara Tindall-Kim Thalmann (Brown)
2002, Kate O’Neill-Laura O’Neill (Yale)
2003, Emily Kroshus-Cack Ferrell (Princeton)
2007, Liz Costello-Christy Johnson (Princeton)

Champion Champions
To win Heps as a team, one might ask, how important is it to have an individual champion as well? On the women’s side, nearly two-thirds of the team champions have featured the individual winner as well.

1977 — Anne Sullivan (Harvard)
1979 — Lynn Jennings (Princeton)
1981 — Jenny Stricker (Harvard)
1982 — Kate Wiley (Harvard)
1983 — Kate Wiley (Harvard)
1984 — Kate Wiley (Harvard)
1985 — Jenny Stricker (Harvard)
1986 — Kelly Groteke (Yale)
1988 — Sarah P. Smith (Yale)
1991 — Pam Hunt (Cornell)
1992 — Pam Hunt (Cornell)
1993 — Laura Woeller (Cornell)
1995 — Maribel Sanchez (Dartmouth)
1996 — Maribel Sanchez (Dartmouth)
1997 — Jenna Rogers (Dartmouth)
1999 — Sara Tindall (Brown)
2001 — Kate O’Neill (Yale)
2004 — Caroline Bierbaum (Columbia)
2005 — Caroline Bierbaum (Columbia)
2007 — Liz Costello (Princeton)
2008 — Liz Costello (Princeton)
2009 — Liz Costello (Princeton)
2010 — Alex Banfich (Princeton)
2012 — Katie Kellner (Cornell)
2013 — Abbey D’Agostino (Dartmouth)

Most Women’s Heps Titles As A Coach
8, Peter Farrell (Princeton), 1978-79-80-2006-07-08-09-10
6, Mark Young (Yale), 1986-87-88-89-2000-01
4, Lou Duesing (Cornell), 1991-92-93-98
3, Ellen O’Neil (Dartmouth), 1995-96-97
2, Robert Hunt (Harvard), 1977-81
2, Frank Haggerty (Harvard), 1982-83
2, Ed Sheehan (Harvard), 1984-85
2, Craig Lake (Columbia), 2003-04
2, Willy Wood (Columbia), 2002-05
2, Artie Smith (Cornell), 2011-12

BROWN BEARS
Best Times
17:29.5 — Margaret Connolly (2010)
17:32.0 — Sara Tindall (2000*)
17:33.9 — Ariel Wright (2009)
17:36.3 — Kim Thalmann (2000)
17:46.5 — Smita Gupta (2007)
17:48.8 — Ariel Wright (2007)
17:49.2 — Laura Pischel (2010)
17:50.3 — Kristin Williams (1996)
17:50.9 — Sara Tindall (1999*)
17:52.5 — Elaine Kuckertz (2010)

Individual Champions
1999 — Sara Tindall, 17:50.9
2000 — Sara Tindall, 17:32.0

Team Champion
1999 (Coach Rick Wemple)

COLUMBIA LIONS
Best Times
17:01.4 — Caroline Bierbaum (2005*)
17:10.0 — Lisa Stublic (2005)
17:12.2 — Caroline Bierbaum (2004*)
17:18.9 — Caroline McDonough (2010)
17:21.2 — Caitlin Hickin (2003)
17:22.3 — Jackie Drouin (2010)
17:27.2 — Lisa Stublic (2003)
17:33.0 — Carmen Ballard (2006)
17:37.4 — Carmen Ballard (2007)
17:37.4 — Jackie Drouin (2009)

Individual Champions
2004 — Caroline Bierbaum, 17:12.2
2005 — Caroline Bierbaum, 17:01.4

Team Champions
2002 (Coach Willy Wood)
2003 (Coach Craig Lake)
2004 (Coach Craig Lake)
2005 (Coach Willy Wood)

CORNELL BIG RED
Best Times
17:14.9 — Toni Salucci (2006)
17:20.0 — Kate Boyles (2004)
17:30.4 — Pam Hunt (1991*)
17:31.5 — Nyam Kagwima (2006)
17:31.7 — Pam Hunt (1992*)
17:32.0 — Stephanie Best (1990*)
17:35.0 — Devin McMahon (2010)
17:37.4 — Stephanie Pancoast (2009)
17:43.6 — Kate Walker (1996)
17:44.0 — Jennifer Cobb (1990)

Individual Champions
1990 — Stephanie Best, 17:32.1
1991 — Pam Hunt, 17:30.4
1992 — Pam Hunt, 17:31.7
1993 — Laura Woeller, 17:53.8
1994 — Laura Woeller, 18:14.0
2012 — Katie Kellner, 20:28.5 (6km)

Team Champions
1991 (Coach Lou Duesing)
1992 (Coach Lou Duesing)
1993 (Coach Lou Duesing)
1998 (Coach Lou Duesing)
2011 (Coach Artie Smith)
2012 (Coach Artie Smith)

DARTMOUTH BIG GREEN
Best Times
17:27.3 — Moira Teevens (1985)
17:28.0 — Maribel Sanchez (1996*)
17:29.0 — Kristin Manwaring (1996)
17:31.7 — Melanie Schorr (2004)
17:31.7 — Hilary Dionne (2005)
17:32.3 — Melanie Schorr (2005)
17:34.2 — Laurie Isbell (1987)
17:39.8 — Jenna Rogers (1996)
17:46.4 — Lara Niell (2001)
17:46.6 — Melanie Schorr (2003)

Individual Champions
1995 — Maribel Sanchez, 18:00.3
1996 — Maribel Sanchez, 17:28.0
1997 — Jenna Rogers, 17:48.6
2011 — Abbey D’Agostino, 21:58.2 (6km)
2013 — Abbey D’Agostino, 19:40.8 (6km)

Team Champions
1994 (Coach Sandra Ford-Centonze)
1995 (Coach Ellen O’Neil)
1996 (Coach Ellen O’Neil)
1997 (Coach Ellen O’Neil)
2013 (Coach Mark Coogan)

HARVARD CRIMSON
Best Times
17:09.8 — Kate Wiley (1982*)
17:15.4 — Jenny Stricker (1985)
17:18.1 — Jenny Stricker (1982)
17:22.3 — Lindsey Scherf (2005)
17:25.5 — Lindsey Scherf (2004)
17:25.6 — Suzanne Jones (1989*)
17:26.0 — Kate Wiley (1983*)
17:28.1 — Claire Richardson (2009)
17:29.6 — Jeanne Mack (2010)
17:29.9 — Darlene Beckford (1980*)

Individual Champions
1977 — Anne Sullivan, 17:41
1978 — Paula Newnham, 17:39.8
1980 — Darlene Beckford, 17:29.9
1981 — Jenny Stricker, 16:58
1982 — Kate Wiley, 17:09.8
1983 — Kate Wiley, 17:26.0
1984 — Kate Wiley, 17:38.9
1985 — Jenny Stricker, 17:15.4
1989 — Suzanne Jones, 17:25.6

Team Champions
1977 (Coach Robert Hunt)
1981 (Coach Robert Hunt)
1982 (Coach Frank Haggerty)
1983 (Coach Frank Haggerty)
1984 (Coach Ed Sheehan)
1985 (Coach Ed Sheehan)

PENN QUAKERS
Best Times
17:33.9 — Stacy Kim (2005)
17:45.3 — Stacy Kim (2006)
17:47.7 — Chris Lundy (1990)
17:48.0 — Sue Eckel (1986)
17:50.3 — Chris Lundy (1989)
17:51.3 — Virginia Mattingly (1990)
17:52.3 — Stacy Kim (2007)
17:52.4 — Leslie Kovach (2010)
18:02.0 — Abby Gleeson (2002)
18:03.4 — Megan Powell (2010)

Individual Champions
None

Team Champion
1990 (Coach Tony Tenisci)

PRINCETON TIGERS
Best Times
16:55.7 — Liz Costello (2009*)
16:58.9 — Alex Banfich (2010*)
16:59.9 — Liz Costello (2008*)
17:08.1 — Cack Ferrell (2005)
17:10.2 — Lynn Jenningss (1982)
17:12.9 — Alex Banfich (2009)
17:14.4 — Liz Costello (2007*)
17:14.7 — Laura Cattivera (1987*)
17:15.5 — Sarah Cummings, (2009)
17:15.8 — Emily Kroshus (2003*)

Individual Champions
1979 — Lynn Jennings, 15:48.2
1987 — Laura Cattivera, 17:14.7
2003 — Emily Kroshus,, 17:15.8
2007 — Liz Costello, 17:14.4
2008 — Liz Costello, 16:59.9
2009 — Liz Costello,, 16:55.7
2010 — Alex Banfich, 16:58.9

Team Champions
1978 (Coach Peter Farrell)
1979 (Coach Peter Farrell)
1980 (Coach Peter Farrell)
2006 (Coach Peter Farrell)
2007 (Coach Peter Farrell)
2008 (Coach Peter Farrell)
2009 (Coach Peter Farrell)
2010 (Coach Peter Farrell)

YALE BULLDOGS
Best Times
17:04.3 — Lindsay Donaldson (2005)
17:05.4 — Lindsay Donaldson (2006*)
17:16.5 — Lindsay Donaldson (2004)
17:18.3 — Kate O’Neill (2002*)
17:18.7 — Sarah P. Smith (1987)
17:19.3 — Kelly Groteke (1987)
17:20.3 — Cara Kiernan (2004)
17:25.9 — Kelly Groteke (1986*)
17:26.9 — Sarah P. Smith (1988*)
17:27.6 — Gillian Morton (1982)

Individual Champions
1986 — Kelly Groteke, 17:25.9
1988 — Sarah P. Smith, 17:26.9
1998 — Ariana Kelly, 17:40.9
2001 — Kate O’Neill, 17:33.1
2002 — Kate O’Neill,, 17:18.3
2006 — Lindsay Donaldson, 17:05.4

Team Champions
1986 (Coach Mark Young)
1987 (Coach Mark Young)
1988 (Coach Mark Young)
1989 (Coach Mark Young)
2000 (Coach Mark Young)
2001 (Coach Mark Young)

ARMY CADETS
Best Times
17:19.9 — Teresa Sobiesk (1987)
17:46.7 — Teresa Sobiesk (1986)
17:54.0 — Teresa Sobiesk (1988)
18:26.0 — Ilean Brook (1984)
18:28.5 — Sigrun Denny (1987)
18:28.9 — Lisa Benitez (1987)
18:33.7 — Teresa Sobiesk (1985)
18:36.2 — Lorie Fleming (1984)

Individual & Team Champions
None

NAVY MIDSHIPMEN
Best Times
17:39.1 — Melissa Foon (2000)
17:54.1 — Kerry O’Neill (1992)
17:58.9 — Rebecca Cline (1996)
18:10.7 — Kathy Fitzpatrick (1990)
18:13.5 — Kerry O’Neill (1991)
18:18.5 — Stefani Green (1984)
18:22.3 — Melissa Foon (1999)
18:24.5 — Amy Baxter (2000)
18:24.6 — Kathy Fitzpatrick (1989)
18:31.8 — Jolene Vanyo (1998)

Individual & Team Champions
None

BEST HEPS TEAM SCORES
15, Princeton (2009)
17, Princeton (2008)
23, Dartmouth (1995)
23, Dartmouth (1997)
24, Harvard (1981)
25, Princeton (2007)
26, Harvard (1977)
27, Cornell (1992)
28, Harvard (1982)
28, Yale (1986)
28, Dartmouth (1996)
29, Princeton (1978)
29, Columbia (2002)
30, Yale (1987)
31, Cornell (1993)
31, Cornell (2012)
33, Columbia (2003)
33, Princeton (2010)