Heather Heron
Heather  Heron


Yakima, Wash.

Last College:
CS Northridge




No. 16 Aztecs Advance at NCAA T&F Championships

No. 16 T&F advances at NCAAs


No. 16 Aztec T&F Set for National Stage This Weekend

T&F set for national stage this weekend

The Aztecs' top returning hurdler ... will look to qualify for her second consecutive NCAA outdoor meet after competing in 2004 ... versatile athlete who competed in everything from the long jump to the 400-meter hurdles in 2004.

2004 - Qualified for the NCAA outdoor meet in the 100-meter hurdles in her first season on the Montezuma Mesa ... anchor leg of the 1,600-meter relay team that was 12th at the NCAA outdoor meet (3:33.84) and the second-fastest all-time by an Aztec team ... placed third at the MWC outdoor championship in both the 100- and 400-hurdle events ... ran the third leg of the first-place 400-meter relay team at the MWC outdoor championship (44.45) ... relay is second on the Aztec all-time top-10 list ... had NCAA regional qualifying times in the 100 hurdles in all 11 races leading up to the regional meet ... posted seven NCAA regional-qualifying times in eight races in the 400 hurdles ... fastest times of the year both came at the prestigious Mt. Sac Relays, where she ran 13.26 in the 100 hurdles (third place) and 59.32 in the 400 hurdles (12th) ... those times rank her eighth and seventh, respectively, on the all-time SDSU list ... won the 100-hurdles at the San Diego City Championships, Aztec Classic and the Cal-Nevada Championships ... took first in the 400 hurdles at the San Diego Championships ... won the 60-meter hurdles in consecutive indoor meets at the Mountain T's and Boise State Invites.

At Cal State Northridge - Spent three seasons at Cal State Northridge ... used her redshirt year in 2003 ... competed in the 100 hurdles at the 2002 NCAA championships at LSU ... posted a season best time of 13.39 in the prelims to advance to the NCAA semifinals, where she completed the race in 13.63 ... helped the Matadors to the team title at the Big West championships as a sophomore, winning the 100 hurdles (13.42) ... also competed in 100-meter dash, 60-meter hurdles, and 4x100 and 4x400-meter relays for the Matadors.

High School - Three-year captain at Eisenhower High School in Yakima, Wash. ... finished second in the 100-meter hurdles at Washington state meet in 2000.

Personal - Heather Rebecca Heron was born June 20, 1982, in Yakima, Wash. ... majoring in communications.

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