Men’s Top Performers

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1955 — Stewart Thomson of Yale set a Heps record in weight throw (58-1 3/4) and won the shot put (52-8)
1956 — Al Hall of Cornell set a collegiate record in the weight throw (63-3 1/4)
1957 — Irv Roberson of Cornell won the long jump (23-7 1/4) and placed second in the 60-yard dash
1958 — Ed Bagdonas of Army set a collegiate record in weight throw (64-7 1/4)
1959 — Dick Green of Army set a Heps record in two-mile run (9:20.7)
1960 — Barney Berlinger of Penn set a Heps record in pole vault (14-4 1/2)
1961 — Jim Stack of Yale set a Heps record in the 600-yard run (1:10.8)
1962 — Bob Mack of Yale set a Heps record in the two-mile run (9:08.8)
1963 — Aggrey Awori of Harvard became the first quadruple-winner in Indoor Heps history, set a meet record in 60-yard dash (6.1), tied a meet record in 60-yard high hurdles (7.4), won the long jump (23-5 1/4) and led off the winning mile relay team
1964 — Wendell Mottley of Yale set a world record in the 600-yard run (1:09.2)
mop-awori1965 — Mike Brown of Navy and Aggrey Awori of Harvard. Brown set a Heps record in the pole vault (15-6 1/4) while Awori won the long jump (23-6), placed second in the 60-yard dash and third in the 60-yard hurdles
1966 — Chris Pardee of Harvard set a Heps record in the high jump (6-10 1/4) and placed second in the long jump
1967 — Greg Camp of Army set a Heps record in the 1,000-yard run (2:10.3) and anchored the two-mile relay team to meet record
1968 — Doug Hardin of Harvard set a Heps record in the two-mile run (8:56.4)
1969 — Doug Hardin of Harvard lowered his Heps record in the two-mile run (8:48.6)
1970 — Kwaku Ohene-Frempong of Yale set a Heps record in the 60-yard high hurdles (7.1)
1971 — Tom Blair of Penn set a Heps record in the pole vault (16-7)
1972 — Bruce Collins of Penn set a Heps record in the 60-yard hurdles (7.0), placed third in the 60-yard dash and ran anchor leg on the mile relay
1973 — Scott Haney of Navy set a Heps and Bacon Cage record in the shot put (60-2 3/4)
1974 — Jim Leonard of Cornell set a Heps and Barton Hall record in the triple jump (51-1 1/2)
mop-leonard1975 — Mel Embree of Harvard and Jim Leonard of Cornell. Embree set a Heps and Barton Hall record in high jump (7-0) while Leonard did the same in the triple jump (51-8 1/4)
1976 — David Merrick of Penn set a Heps and Barton Hall record in the two-mile run (8:45.4)
1977 — Curtis Alitz of Army won the two-mile run (8:48.79) less than an hour after placing third in mile run
1978 — Michael Nepinak of Penn set a Heps and Barton Hall record in the triple jump (52-0)
1979 — James Brown of Penn set Heps records in the long jump (25-5 1/2) and the 55-meter dash (6.34)
1980 — Dan Predmore of Cornell set a Heps record in 5,000-meter run (14:18.5) and anchored a record-setting distance medley relay (10:05.6)
1981 — Adam Dixon of Harvard broke his own Heps record in the 1,500-meter run (3:45.05), anchored a record-breaking distance medley relay, and ran a strong leg on the two-mile relay
1982 — Leo Williams of Navy broke his own Heps record in the high jump (7-3 1/4), his third straight win
1983 — James Sapienza of Dartmouth broke the Heps record in the 3,000-meter run (7:56.84) and anchored the record-breaking distance medley relay
1984 — Doug Harris of Penn broke the Heps record in the 55-meter dash (6.32), winning the event a third time
mop-gray1985 — Cliff Sheehan of Harvard won the 1,500-meter run (3:47.84), finished second at 3,000 and anchored winning medley relay
1986 — Michael Greene of Navy broke the Heps record in the 500-meter run (1:01.35)
1987 — Ronnie Harris of Navy won both the 1,500- (3:46.10) and 3,000-meter runs (8:02.09)
1988 — Michael Donaghu of Dartmouth won the 1,000-meter run (2:25.88) and led off the victorious two-mile relay. He also placed third in the 3,000
1989 — Greg Whiteley of Brown set a Heps record in the mile (4:06.46), and 3,000-meter run (8:06.94) and anchored the winning distance medley relay
1990 — Jim Gibson of Yale and Vince Smith of Princeton. Gibson won the 3,000-meter run (8:23.42) and anchored the victorious distance medley relay. Smith won the long (25-0) and triple jumps (49-8 1/2) and placed second in the 55-meter dash
1991 — Bill Burke of Princeton set track records in winning both the 3,000- (8:03.39) and 5,000-meter runs (14:11.27)
1992 — Greg Keller of Navy won the mile (4:11.59) and 3,000-meter runs (8:23.60) and ran on the second-place two-mile relay
1993 — Witek Grzymala-Busse of Princeton qualified for the NCAAs in winning the 35-pound weight throw (63-7 3/4)
1994 — Jason Stewart of Army won both the 3,000- (8:03.58) and 5,000-meter runs (13:53.22), the longer event in Heps record time
1995 — Sam Wilbur of Dartmouth won the 3,000- (8:18.20) and 5,000-meter runs (14:21.91)
1996 — Donal O’Sullivan of Brown won the 3,000- (8:18.55) and 5,000-meter runs (14:34.04)
1997 — Ian Carswell of Harvard won the mile (4:07.23) and 3,000-meter runs (8:12.26) in addition to running the anchor leg of the winning distance medley relay team
1998 — Robin Martin of Penn defended his 500-meter title (1:03.03) and won the 1,000-meter run (2:24.17)
1999 — Michael Ryan of Navy won the mile (4:05.40) and 3,000-meter runs (8:16.79)
mop-mcardle2000 — Trinity Gray of Brown defended his 1,000-meter title (2:24.53) and won the 500-meter run (1:01.36)
2001 — Tora Harris of Princeton won the high jump (7-3 1/4) for the third time, matching the 19-year-old Heps record
2002 — Tom McArdle of Dartmouth won the 3,000m (8:19.57) and 5,000m runs (14:18.83)
2003 — Mustafa Abdur-Rahim of Dartmouth won the pentathlon (3,974), finished second in the 60-meter hurdles, ran the third leg of a 4x400m relay and finished sixth in the long jump.
2004 — Mustafa Abdur-Rahim of Dartmouth and Steve Sundell of Columbia. Abdur-Rahim won the heptathlon (5,645), hitting an NCAA automatic qualifier. Sundell won the 3,000- (8:28.54) and 5,000-meter runs (14:15.96)
2005 — Erison Hurtault of Columbia and Courtney Jaworski of Penn. Hurtault set a Heps record in the 400-meter dash (47.07) and Jaworski broke the meet record in the 800-meter run (1:50.29) and anchored the victorious two-mile relay
2006 — Courtney Jaworski of Penn set a Heps record in the mile (4:04.34), finished second in the 800-meter run and ran on the winning 4×800 relay
2007 — Muhammad Halim of Cornell won the long (24-8 1/4) and triple jumps (53-2 1/2), setting a three-step record by more than a foot
2008 — Muhammad Halim of Cornell claimed the long jump (24-5 3/4) and the triple jump (52-7 1/2)
2009 — David Slovenski and Duane Hynes, both of Princeton. Slovenski set a Heps record in the pole vault (17-3 1/2) and Hynes defended his heptathlon title despite a broken foot
2010 — Duane Teixeira of Cornell swept the long and triple jumps, recording the top four jumps in each. His 24-10 winning long jump was the longest at Heps in 20 years

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