Stanford: Returns for his final season on The Farm and should be a threat to compete for the NCAA individual crown ... earned All-America honors for his seventh-place finish in the 5,000 meters at the 2010 NCAA Indoor Championships ... one of two returning All-Americans for Stanford in cross country.
2009 Season (Junior): Earned All-America honors after placing 33rd at the NCAA Cross Country Championships, covering the 10,000-meter course in 30:19.4 ... finished as the individual runner-up at the NCAA West Regional meet with a 10,000-meter time of 30:38.96 ... all-conference honoree after placing third at the Pac-10 Championships with a season-best 8,000-meter time of 22:52.01 ... helped the Cardinal to the Pre-National meet title after placing third overall in the White Race.
2008 Season (Sophomore): Stanford's fifth finisher at the 2008 NCAA Cross Country Championships, where he covered the 10,000-meter course in 31:00.0 ... earned All-Regional honors for 21st place at the NCAA West Regional, where he ran a 10,000-meter time of 29:45.31...placed 20th at the Pac-10 Championships with a 8,000-meter time of 24:17.48 ... matched his best finish of the year at the NCAA Pre-National, where he placed 12th in the White Race to help Stanford to the team title ... opened the season at the Stanford Invitational, where he placed 12th with an 8,000-meter time of 24:43.
2007 Season (Freshman): Finished 35th at the Pac-10 Championships with a time of 23:59.9 ... finished 41st with a 10,000-meter time of 31:11.85 at the NCAA West Regional Championships ... was a member of the Stanford team at the NCAA Championships.
International Competition: Competed at the 2010 USA Track and Field Championships in the 1,500 meters ... finished second in the 5,000 meters at the 2007 Pan American Junior Games in Sao Paulo, Brazil ... the U.S. junior champion at 5,000 meters in 2007.
High School: The 2005 Minnesota state cross country champion and was the 2006 and 2007 Minnesota state champion in the 3,200 meters ... holds the AA State Meet record in the 3,200 meters...a 2006 FootLocker national cross country finalist ... the 2007 U.S. junior cross country champion ... finished third in the two mile at the 2007 Nike Outdoor Nationals with a personal-best of 8:46.12 ... the fastest two-miler ever from the state of Minnesota ... the 11th-fastest two-mile by a high school athlete since 1999.
Cardinal Catalogue: Engineering major ... parents are Bob and Linda Heath ... has one brother, Garrett, who was a nine-time All-American at Stanford and is now a volunteer assistant coach ... USTFCCA Academic All-American in both 2009 and 2010 ... second team Pac-10 All-Academic for cross country in 2009 and track and field in 2010 ... Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention selection for track in 2009 MPSF All-Academic for indoor track in 2009 and 2010 ... 2008 Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention selection in cross country.