Sandra van den Heuvel
Sandra van den Heuvel
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Nashua, N.H.
High School: Nashua
Position: Distance

2012: Ran in the one-mile, 3,000 and 5,000…posted season-best times in the one-mile (5:28.57) at the Joe Donahue Indoor Games (Jan. 27), 3,000 (10:45.89) versus Maine (Feb. 4) and 5,000 (18.26.68) at the Patriot League Indoor Championship (Feb. 17)…named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2011: Ran in the 1,500, 3,000, 5,000 and one mile…ran a season-best time of 10:32.49 in the 3,000 at the Patriot League Indoor Championship (Feb. 20)…posted a one mile time of 5:26.14 at the Boston Indoor Games (Jan. 28)…recorded a season-best time of 18:09.45 in the 5,000, finishing in third place at the Holy Cross Quad Meet (April 23).

Before Holy Cross: Member of the varsity cross country and indoor and outdoor track and field teams at Nashua captain for cross country in 2008 and 2009, and track and field in 2010...received the Coach’s Award in 2006 and 2009...named MVP in 2007 and 2008...named Nashua Telegraph Runner of the Year in 2009...served as vice president of her class.

Personal: Daughter of Hein van den Heuvel and Kim lan Chung...has two sisters (Bea and Louise)...majoring in Psychology...also a member of the Holy Cross cross country team.


van den Heuvel's Top Performances

Event Time Meet (Date)
1,500m 5:05.70 Brown Springtime Open (5/1/2011)
1 Mile 5:26.14 Boston Indoor Games (1/28/2011)
3,000m 10:30.69 New England Indoor Championship (2/25/2011)
5,000m 18:09.45 Holy Cross Invitational (4/23/2011)