Louise van den Heuvel
Louise van den Heuvel
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Nashua, N.H.
High School: Nashua North
Position: Mid-Distance
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2013: NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … NEWMAC All-Conference (1500m) … (indoor): finished sixth in the 1000m with a 3:01.50 at the Harvard Challenge (1/19) … came 29th in the mile in 5:06.16 and was part of the Distance Medley Relay that came fifth with a time of 12:01.43 at the Terrier Classic (1/25) … came first in the 4x800 relay in 9:35.93 at the Tufts Stampede (2/01) … (outdoor): won the 1500m with a time of 4:43.15 at the Engineer’s Cup (4/06) … came in third place in the 800m and the 1500m at the meet against Bates and Colby with times of 2:19.38 and 4:44.54 respectively … at the NEWMAC Championships (4/27), she was second in the 1500m in 4:38.78, seventh in the 800m with a time of 2:19.82 and fifth as part of the 4x400 relay with a 4:07.11 … finished in sixth place in the 1500m in 4:36.79 and was the second leg of the 4x800 relay that came in third with a 9:14.56 at the New England Division III Championships (5/04).

2012: Came first in the 4x800 relay (9:24.87), fifth in the mile (5:02.18) and fifth in the 1000 (3:00.07) at the New England Division III Championship (indoor) … finished fifth in the DMR (11:53.85) at NCAA Division III … holds the varsity record in the mile (4:55.56) … ranked first on the team in the 1,000m (2:58.91) … holds the varsity record in the 4x800m relay (9:10.19) ... came in fifth in the 800m (2:22.01) and sixth in the 1500m (4:50.93) at the NEWMAC Championship (outdoor) … finished third in the 4x800m relay (9:14.89) at the New England Division III Championship … ranked first on the team in the 4x800m relay (9:14.89) … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference.

2011: All-America in distance medley relay (indoor) … All-New England champion in distance medley relay (indoor) … NCAA Division III All-Region in mile, 4x800 relay (indoor) and 4x800 relay (outdoor) … set MIT indoor record in distance medley relay (11:49.80) … set MIT indoor rookie record in distance medley relay (12:18.57) … set MIT outdoor rookie record in 800m (2:21.83) … recorded program’s third-best indoor time in mile (5:03.98), eighth-best time in 1000m (3:07.23) and 10th-best time in 800m (2:24.76) of all-time … recorded program’s third-best outdoor time in 4x800 relay (9:23.54), sixth-best time in 1500m (4:47.56) and ninth-best time in 800m (2:21.83) of all-time.

Off the Track: Majoring in mechanical engineering with a minor in music … also competes on the MIT women’s cross country team … completed internships with IDEXX and DEKA … ASME treasurer … conducted a Solarclave UROP for Little Devices Lab at MIT … Paul E. Gray UROP Researcher … BC floor chair … Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Nashua High School North … track team MVP as a senior … track team captain as a senior … earned varsity letters in volleyball and track … National Merit finalist … National Honors Society … AP Scholar with Distinction … class salutatorian.