Collegiate Career Bests:
800 Meters 1:49.70
1,500 Meters 3:39.96
3,000 Meters 8:01.96i
5,000 Meters 13:56.40
Stanford: An experienced postseason competitor for the Cardinal who can compete at all distances ...added his first cross country All-America honor in 2008...a semifinalist at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials in the 1,500 meters.
2008 Season (Junior): The Pac-10 and West Regional champion in the 1,500 meters...earned an All-America honor outdoors in the 1,500 meters after placing sixth at the NCAA Outdoor Championships...earned two All-America honors at the NCAA Indoor Championships after finishing fourth in the mile and as a member of the distance medley relay team that finished fourth...moved into third place on the Stanford all-time list after running 3:58.71 for the indoor mile...2008 MPSF champion in the mile.
2007 Season (Sophomore): Claimed the fourth All-America honor of his career after running a 3:40.14 1,500 meters to place seventh at the NCAA Championships...finished third at the NCAA West Regional with a 1,500-meter time of 3:46.15...posted a third place finish at the Pac-10 Championships in the 1500 meters...earned the third All-America honor of his career as a member of the national champion distance medley relay team at the NCAA Indoor Championships...captured the second All-America honor of his career after finishing fourth in the mile at the NCAA Indoor Championships.
2006 Season (Freshman): Finished ninth in the 5,000 meters at the NCAA West Regional...recorded a season-best 14:09.33 in the 5,000 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays...indoors, earned his first All-American honor as a member of the distance medley relay team that finished eighth at the 2006 NCAA Indoor Championships...anchored the distance medley relay team that captured the MPSF title...logged a season-best 4:03.32 in the mile at the Arkansas Tyson Invitational.
2005 Season: Redshirted the outdoor season...indoors, finished sixth in the 3,000 meters at the MPSF Championships.
High School: 2003 and 2004 Minnesota state mile and two-mile champion for Winona Senior High (Minn.)...top-10 finisher at the FootLocker National Championships as a junior and senior...two-time Minnesota state cross country champion as a junior and senior...also a two-time Minnesota state champion in Nordic skiing.
Cardinal Catalogue: Management science and engineering major...parents are Bob and Linda Heath...2006, 2007 and 2008 USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team member...also selected to the 2007 and 2008 Pac-10 All-Academic first team and the 2006 Pac-10 All-Academic second team...named to the 2006 and 2008 Pac-10 Cross Country All-Academic first team...named 2008 MPSF All-Academic for indoor track and field.