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

Team Co-Captain

2011: Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll … ran a season-best time of 18:48 to take 11th place of 56 runners at the Blue Devil Invitational on Sept. 2 … finished 36th of 385 runners at the Paul Short Invitational (23:05) … also ran at the National Catholic Championship (52nd, 18:51.2), 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 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.