400m Dash

heps-hurtault2Meet Top 10
46.07c, Wendell Mottley (Yale, 1964)
46.11, Michael Greene (Navy, 1987)
46.12, Erison Hurtault (Columbia, 2006)
46.16, Michael Greene (Navy, 1986)
46.26, Kevin Alexander (Yale, 2006)
46.27, Torrance Chaplin (Navy, 2000)
46.43, Tom Hopkins (Princeton, 2012)
46.49, Mike Eddy (Princeton, 2009)
46.55, Michael Greene (Navy, 1986)
46.56, Johnny Fox (Navy, 1991)
Note: Wendell Mottley’s converted winning time from 1964 is superior to the Heps’ record, but cannot serve as the record because it was not properly timed for 400 meters. He ran a hand-timed 46.1 for 440 yards. Michael Greene’s 1987 mark remains the meet standard.
Underscore indicates performed in preliminary rounds

All-Meet Top 10
45.34+, Wendell Mottley (Yale, 1964)
45.40, Erison Hurtault (Columbia, 2007)
45.68, Torrance Chaplin (Navy, 2000)
45.99, Michael Greene (Navy, 1987)
46.19, Trinity Gray (Brown, 1998)
46.23, Tom Hopkins (Princeton, 2012)
46.26, Kevin Alexander (Yale, 2006)
46.28, Bill Carr (Penn, 1932)
46.33, Jeff Hill (Penn, 1982)
46.40, Eli Anderson (Navy, 1976)

440 yards from 1949 to 1975
400 meters since 1976

Four-Time Champion
Erison Hurtault, Columbia (2004-05-06-07)

Three-Time Champions
Wendell Mottley, Yale (1962-63-64)
Jeff Hill, Penn (1981-82-83)
Michael Greene, Navy (1986-87-88)
Marc-Andre Alexandre, Yale (2015-16-17)

Two-Time Champions
Charles Moore, Cornell (1950-51)
Joseph Myers, Princeton (1954-55)
Richard Wharton, Harvard (1956-57)
James Stack, Yale (1959-60)
Mark Young, Yale (1967-68)
Lee Thompson, Brown (1970-71)
Bradley Stephan, Navy (1973-74)
Daryl Anderson, Navy (1976-77)
Jeff Colvin, Navy (1979-80)
Larry Miller, Yale (1984-85)
Johnny Fox, Navy (1991-92)
Trinity Gray, Brown (1997-98)
Mike Eddy, Princeton (2009-10)
Tom Hopkins, Princeton (2012-14)

All-Time Champions
Underscore indicates record
1949 — 48.4, John Hammack, Army
1950 — 47.9, Charles Moore, Cornell
1951 — 47.9, Charles Moore, Cornell
1952 — 48.7, James Lingel, Cornell
1953 — 48.8, Roy Williams, Columbia
1954 — 48.2, Joseph Myers, Princeton
1955 — 47.8, Joseph Myers, Princeton
1956 — 48.4, Richard Wharton, Harvard
1957 — 48.4, Richard Wharton, Harvard
1958 — 48.4, Peter Byrne, Army
1959 — 48.0, James Stack, Yale
1960 — 47.0, James Stack, Yale
1961 — 47.1, Richard Edmunds, Princeton
1962 — 47.4, Wendell Mottley, Yale
1963 — 47.0, Wendell Mottley, Yale
1964 — 46.1, Wendell Mottley, Yale
1965 — 47.6, Harold Jenkins, Army
1966 — 47.6, William Bruckel, Cornell
1967 — 47.7, Mark Young, Yale
1968 — 47.9, Mark Young, Yale
1969 — 47.7, George Forsythe, Army
1970 — 48.3, Lee Thompson, Brown
1971 — 47.2, Lee Thompson, Brown
1972 — 48.4, Frederick Schnure, Princeton
1973 — 48.4, Bradley Stephan, Navy
1974 — 47.6, Bradley Stephan, Navy
1975 — 47.4, Kenneth Norman, Dartmouth
1976 — 47.61, Daryl Anderson, Navy
1977 — 47.76, Daryl Anderson, Navy
1978 — 47.08, Carl Francis, Cornell
1979 — 48.18, Jeff Colvin, Navy
1980 — 47.14, Jeff Colvin, Navy
1981 — 46.5h, Jeff Hill, Penn
1982 — 46.60, Jeff Hill, Penn
1983 — 47.53, Jeff Hill, Penn
1984 — 47.31, Larry Miller, Yale
1985 — 46.87, Larry Miller, Yale
1986 — 46.55, Michael Greene, Navy (ran 46.16 in heats)
1987 — 46.11, Michael Greene, Navy
1988 — 46.67, Michael Greene, Navy
1989 — 47.99, John Mee, Harvard
1990 — 48.06, Efrem Venters, Navy
1991 — 46.56, Johnny Fox, Navy
1992 — 47.04, Johnny Fox, Navy
1993 — 46.84, Michael Wilson, Navy
1994 — 47.51, Kelsey Armstrong, Penn
1995 — 47.76, Chris Harper, Penn
1996 — 46.74, Royce Reed, Princeton
1997 — 46.70, Trinity Gray, Brown
1998 — 47.3h, Trinity Gray, Brown
1999 — 46.88, John Mack, Princeton
2000 — 46.27, Torrance Chaplin, Navy
2001 — 47.75, Jason Rife, Yale
2002 — 47.55, Kobie Fuller, Harvard
2003 — 47.60, Tyler Haney, Dartmouth
2004 — 47.22, Erison Hurtault, Columbia
2005 — 47.39, Erison Hurtault, Columbia
2006 — 46.12, Erison Hurtault, Columbia
2007 — 47.46, Erison Hurtault, Columbia
2008 — 46.98, Adam Seabrook, Cornell
2009 — 46.92, Mike Eddy, Princeton
2010 — 47.26, Mike Eddy, Princeton
2011 — 46.99, Austin Hollimon, Princeton
2012 — 46.43, Tom Hopkins, Princeton
2013 — 46.60, Bruno Hortelano-Roig, Cornell
2014 — 47.66, Tom Hopkins, Princeton
2015 — 47.29, Marc-Andre Alexandre, Yale
2016 — 47.02, Marc-Andre Alexandre, Yale
2017 — 46.84, Marc-Andre Alexandre, Yale

Winners By School
14, Navy (1973-74-76-77-79-80-86-87-88-90-91-92-93-00)
13, Yale (1959-60-62-63-64-67-68-84-85-01-15-16-17)
11, Princeton (1954-55-61-72-96-99-09-10-11-12-14)
7, Cornell (1950-51-52-66-78-08-13)
5, Penn (1981-82-83-94-95)
5, Columbia (1953-04-05-06-07)
4, Army (1949-58-65-69)
4, Brown (1970-71-97-98)
4, Harvard (1956-57-89-02)
2, Dartmouth (1975-03)