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

2014: All-American (Mile, DMR) … CoSIDA Academic All-District … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … Team Captain … (Outdoor): wrapped up career as a member of the winning 4x800m relay that finished in 9:20.17 at the New England Division III Championships (5/3), also finished ninth in the 1500m run in a season best 4:44.79, and 15th in the 800m run in 2:21.90 … placed fourth at the NEWMAC Championships (4/26) in the 1500m run in 4:45.19, added a sixth place finish in the 800m run in a season best 2:19.02 … (Indoor): earned All-America accolades at the NCAA Indoor Championships (3/15) on the runner-up distance medley relay team that crossed in 11:42.28, raced to a seventh place finish in the mile with a season best 4:57.82 to earn individual All-America honors, and finished 10th in the 3000m run in a time of 9:56.45 … won the mile at the ECAC Championships (3/8) in 4:58.71 … set a varsity record of 2:11.98 in the 800m run at the Scarlet and White Invitational (2/15) to finish seventh … won both the mile, in 5:02.75, and the 1000m run, in 2:59.97, at the Tufts Stampede Invite (2/1).

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.