2012: Ran a season-best 5K time of 19:05.9 at the National Catholic Championship on Sept. 14 … finished 35th of 72 runners with a time of 24:40.8 at the Patriot League Championship (Oct. 27) … also ran at the Harry Lang Invitational (37th, 17:21.0), Paul Short Invitational (254th, 23:33), New England Championship (116th, 19:07.04) and NCAA Northeast Regional (196th, 23:29.2).
2011: Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll … ran a career-best 5K time of 18:51.2 at the National Catholic Championship on Sept. 16 … finished 11th of 56 runners with a time of 18:48 at the Blue Devil Invitational (Sept. 2) … finished 36th of 385 runners at the Paul Short Invitational (23:05) … also ran at the New England Championship (58th, 18:58), ECAC Championship (53rd, 19:25), Patriot League Championship (64th, 24:37.6) and NCAA Northeast Regional (148th, 23:43.3).
2010: Ran a season-best 5K time of 19:02 at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational … placed 12th at Maine (19:21) … ran at the New England Championship (118th, 19:29), Patriot League Championship (39th, 22:00) and NCAA Northeast Regional (170th, 23:14).
Before Holy Cross: Member of the varsity cross country and indoor and outdoor track and field teams at Nashua H.S. … team 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.
van den Heuvel's Top 5K Performances
|2010||19:02||UMass Dartmouth Invitational (9/18)|
|2011||18:51.2||National Catholic Championship (9/16)|
|2012||19:05.9||National Catholic Championship (9/14)|