T.J. Heffernan
    T.J. Heffernan

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Batavia, Ill.

    High School:
    Marmion Academy

    Event:
    Distance

    Birthdate:
    06/14/1990

    Experience:
    SR


    02/21/2013

    Saluki men picked third, women voted fourth in MVC pre-championship poll

    Saluki women received one vote for first place.

    12/07/2012

    Saluki Track and Field opens indoor season at home with Saluki Fast Start

    Competition begins at 10 a.m., starting first with the field events.

    05/30/2012

    Nine Salukis named MVC Scholar-Athletes

    Six members of the men's team, three from the women's earn the honor

    05/15/2012

    Heffernan receives MVC Good Neighbor Award

    Distance runner recognized for efforts in the classroom and the community

    04/30/2012

    New SAAC officers elected

    Groome to serve as president for the upcoming semester

    TFRRS Bio

    2012-13
    Did not compete due to injury.

    2011-12
    MVC State Farm Good Neighbor Award Recipient
    MVC Scholar-Athlete
    Named a spring recipient of the Missouri Valley Conference State Farm Good Neighbor Award, which is awarded to one athlete from each conference school per season (fall, winter and spring) to student-athletes based on their classroom performance and community service efforts...Part of the MVC Champion distance medley team in the indoor season...Competed in four events in 11 meets combined in the indoor and outdoor seasons (Mile, 800m, 1500m, 3000m)...Notched six top-ten finishes combined...Best finish came in the 3000m at the Gladstein Invitational, where he finished second with a time of 8:30.20.

    2010-11
    All-MVC, Distance Medley
    MVC Champion, Distance Medley
    Competed in 11 meets during the indoor and outdoor seasons...Earned six top-ten finishes...Set 1500m PR of 3:54.21 at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold.

    2009-10
    Ran in one event during the outdoor season, finishing 14th in the 1500m at the SIU Spring Classic with a time of 4:11.10.

    High School
    Competed at sectionals all four years of high school...Named second team all-area as a junior, when he ran a personal-best 51.32 in the 400m...Ran a 4:28 indoors in the 1600m...Was team captain as senior.

    Personal
    Full name is Thomas J. Heffernan...Majoring in accounting...Born June 14, 1990 in Norfolk, Va...Son of Joanne and James Heffernan...Has one sibling.

    SIU