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Women's Heptagonal Yearly Results

Women's All-Time Heptagonal Winners

Year Individual Champion Time Team Champion No. Teams
1977 Anne Sullivan, Harvard 17:41 Harvard 6
1978 Paula Newnham, Harvard 17:39.8 Princeton 8
1979 Lynn Jennings, Princeton 15:48.2 Princeton 8
1980 Darlene Beckford, Harvard 17:29.9 Princeton 8
1981 Jenny Stricker, Harvard 16:58 Harvard 8
1982 Kate Wiley, Harvad 17:09.8 Harvard 8
1983 Kate Wiley, Harvard 17:26.0 Harvard 8
1984 Kate Wiley, Harvard 17:38.9 Harvard 10
1985 Jenny Stricker, Harvard 17:15.4 Harvard 10
1986 Kelly Groteke, Yale 17:25.9 Yale 10
1987 Laura Cattivera, Princeton 17:14.7 Yale 10
1988 Sarah P. Smith, Yale 17:26.9 Yale 10
1989 Suzanne Jones, Harvard 17:25.6 Yale 10
1990 Stephanie Best, Cornell 17:32 Pennsylvania 10
1991 Pam Hunt, Cornell 17:30.4 Cornell 10
1992 Pam Hunt, Cornell 17:31.7 Cornell 10
1993 Laura Woeller, Cornell 17:53.8 Cornell 9
1994 Laura Woeller, Cornell 18:14.0 Dartmouth 9
1995 Maribel Sanchez, Dartmouth 18:00.0 Dartmouth 9
1996 Maribel Sanchez, Dartmouth 17:28.0 Dartmouth 9
1997 Jenna Rogers, Dartmouth 17:48.6 Dartmouth 9
1998 Ariana Kelly, Yale 17:40.9 Cornell 9
1999 Sara Tindall, Brown 17:50.9 Brown 9
2000 Sara Tindall, Brown 17:32.0 Yale 9
2001 Kate O’Neill, Yale 17:33.1 Yale 9
2002 Kate O’Neill, Yale 17:18.3 Columbia 8
2003 Emily Kroshus, Princeton 17:15.8 Columbia 8
2004 Caroline Bierbaum, Columbia 17:12.2 Columbia 8
2005 Caroline Bierbaum, Columbia 17:01.4 Columbia 8
2006 Lindsay Donaldson, Yale 17:05.4 Princeton 8
2007 Liz Costello, Princeton 17:04.4 Princeton 8
2008 Liz Costello, Princeton 16:59.9 Princeton 8
2009 Liz Costello, Princeton 16:55.7 Princeton 8
2010 Alex Banfich, Princeton
16:58.9 Princeton 8
2011 Abbey D'Agostino, Dartmouth
21:58.2 Cornell 8
2012 Katie Kellner, Cornell 20:28.5 Cornell 8
2013 Abbey D'Agostino, Dartmouth 19:40.8 Dartmouth 8

 

Women's All-Time Heptagonal Records

 

All Time Top Harvard Heptagonal Times Women's 5k
Year Runner Time

1982 Kate Wiley* 17:09.8

1985 Jenny Stricker* 17:15.4

1982 Jenny Stricker 17:18.1

2005 Lindsey Scherf 17:22.3

2004 Lindsey Scherf 17:25.5    
1989 Suzanne Jones* 17:25.6

1983 Kate Wiley* 17:26.0    
2009 Claire Richardson 17:28.1

2010 Jeanne Mack 17:29.6    
1980 Darlene Beckford* 17:29.9

1985 Kristin Perini 17:32.7


* Indicates Heptagonal Champion








Top 30 5,000-Meter Times at Heps (Since 1950)
Year Runner Time Place  
2009 Liz Costello (Princeton) 16:55.7 1st  
2010 Alex Banfich (Princeton) 16:58.9 1st  
2008 Liz Costello (Princeton) 16:59.9 1st  
2005 Caroline Bierbaum (Columbia) 17:01.4 1st  
2005 Lindsay Donaldson (Yale) 17:04.3 2nd  
2006 Lindsay Donaldson (Yale) 17:05.4 1st  
2005 Cack Ferrell (Princeton) 17:08.1 3rd  
1982 Kate Wiley (Harvard) 17:09.8 1st  
1982 Lynn Jennings (Princeton) 17:10.2 2nd  
2005 Lisa Stublic (Columbia) 17:10.0 4th  
1982 Lynn Jennings (Princeton) 17:10.2 2nd  
2004 Caroline Bierbaum (Columbia) 17:12.2 1st  
2009 Alex Banfich (Princeton) 17:12.9 2nd  
2007 Liz Costello (Princeton) 17:14.4 1st  
1987 Laura Cattivera (Princeton) 17:14.7 1st  
2006 Toni-Lynn Salucci (Cornell) 17:14.9 2nd  
1985 Jenny Stricker (Harvard) 17:15.4 1st  
2009 Sarah Cummings (Princeton) 17:15.5 3rd  
2003 Emily Kroshus (Princeton) 17:15.8 1st  
2004 Lindsey Donaldson (Yale) 17:16.5 2nd  
2009 Ashley Higginson (Princeton) 17:18.0 4th  
1982 Jenny Stricker (Harvard) 17:18.1 3rd  
2002 Kate O’Neill (Yale) 17:18.3 1st  
2003 Cack Ferrell (Princeton) 17:18.5 2nd  
1987 Sarah P. Smith (Yale) 17:18.7 2nd  
2010 Caroline McDonough (Columbia) 17:18.9 2nd  
1987 Kelly Groeteke (Yale) 17:19.3 3rd  
1987 Teresa Sobiesk (Army) 17:19.9 4th  
2004 Kate Boyles (Cornell) 17:20.0 3rd  
2004 Cara Kiernan (Yale) 17:20.3 4th  
2003 Caitlin Hicken (Columbia) 17:21.2 3rd  

 

Three-Time Champions
 
Two-Time Champions
Kate Wiley Harvard 1982, 1983, 1984
Jenny Stricker Harvard 1981, 1985
Liz Costello Princeton 2007, 2008, 2009
Pam Hunt Cornell 1991, 1992
     
Laura Woeller Cornell 1993, 1994
     
Maribel Sanchez Dartmouth 1995, 1996
        Sara Tindall Brown 1999, 2000
        Kate O’Neill Yale 2001, 2002
        Caroline Bierbaum Columbia 2004, 2005

 




Individual Harvard Heptagonal Champions
Second-Place Finishers
1977 Anne Sullivan ’81 17:41
1979 Darlene Beckford 16:07.9
1978 Paula Newnham ’82 17:39.8
1981 Kate Wiley 17:05
1980 Darlene Beckford ’83 17:29.9
1984 Jenny Stricker 17:40.0
1981 Jenny Stricker ’86 16:58
     
1982 Kate Wiley ’85 17:09.8
     
1983 Kate Wiley ’85 17:26.0
     
1984 Kate Wiley ’85 17:38.9
     
1985 Jenny Stricker ’86 17:15.4
     
1989 Suzanne Jones ’91 17:25.6        

 


Widest Margin of Victory
2008 Liz Costello ’10 (Princeton) 34.9 seconds
1977 Anne Sullivan ’81 (Harvard) 24.0 seconds
1986 Kelly Groteke (Yale) 20.8 seconds
1991 Pan Hunt (Cornell) 20.7 seconds
1989 Suzanne Jones ’91 (Harvard) 20.4 seconds
2010 Alex Banfich (Princeton) 20.0 seconds
1979 Lynn Jennings (Princeton) 19.7 seconds
2007 Liz Costello ’10 (Princeton) 17.2 seconds
1999 Sara Tindall (Brown) 17.4 seconds
1992 Pam Hunt (Cornell) 16.2 seconds
1983 Kate Wiley ’85 (Harvard) 13.4 seconds



Teammates Finishing 1-2-3
1995 Maribel Sanchez - Kristen Manwaring - Deirdre Milligan Dartmouth
1996 Maribel Sanchez - Kristen Manwaring - Jenna Rogers Dartmouth
2008 Liz Costello - Megan Brandeland - Reilly Kiernan Princeton
2009 Liz Costello - Alex Banfich - Sarah Cummings Princeton
Teammates Finishing 1-2
1981 Jenny Stricker - Kate Wiley Harvard
1984 Kate Wiley - Jenny Stricker Harvard
1988 Sarah P. Smith - Rebecca Rivkin Yale
1988 Sarah P. Smith - Rebecca Rivkin Yale
1990 Steplhanie Best - Jennifer Cobb Cornell
1991 Pam Hunt - Jennifer Cobb Cornell
1992 Pam Hunt - Loren Mooney Cornell
1997 Jenna Pogers - Kelly Keene Dartmouth
2000 Sara Tindall - Kim Thanlmann Brown
2002 Kate O’Neill - Laura O’Neill Yale
2003 Emily Kroshus - Cack Ferrell Princeton
2007 Liz Costello - Christy Johnson Princeton