Ran in all seven meets for SIU...Posted two top-10 finishes and four top-20 finishes, including a win at the Saluki Early Bird on Aug. 30...Finished 21st at the MVC Championships to help push the Saluki men to their second straight conference title...Ran at the NCAA Midwest Regional, where he finished 116th.
Ran in two meets for Southern...Best finish was 10th place at the Saluki Invitational.
Competed in five meets for the Salukis...Best finish came at the Saluki Invitational, where he finished sixth.
Competed in four meets in 2010...Took 16th place at the MVC Championship with a time of 25:31.87...Named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete team.
Ran in three events during the 2009 campaign...Finished no worse than 26th during the season...Posted a season-best 15th place finish to help the Salukis capture the EIU Panther Open title.
Garnered all-area honors while at Marmion Academy... Ran in track sectionals in all four years... 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.