Saluki women received one vote for first place.
Competition begins at 10 a.m., starting first with the field events.
Six members of the men's team, three from the women's earn the honor
Distance runner recognized for efforts in the classroom and the community
Groome to serve as president for the upcoming semester
Did not compete due to injury.
MVC State Farm Good Neighbor Award Recipient
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.