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     Kristen Heckert
    Kristen Heckert

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Kaneland, Ill.

    High School:
    Kaneland

    Last College:
    Murray State

    Event:
    XC/Long Distance


    2008-09 Highlights: An NCAA Regional Qualifier in cross country...second team All-Horizon League performer following the cross country season...took second place in the 3000-meter at the Badger Track Classic Jan. 17 with a time of 10:37.23...finished in third place at the Chicagoland Classic in the 5K with a time of 18:11.80.

    Prep/Personal: Transfer from Murray State...four-year cross country and track and field letterwinner at Kaneland...all-conference cross country and track and field selection...three-time basketball letterwinner for the Knights...daughter of Paul and Stephanie Heckert...born Nov. 11, 1986...majoring in math education.

    Career-Best Cross Country Times
    4,000-Meter:
    15:26 (8/29/08)
    5,000-Meter: 19:04 (11/1/08)
    6,000-Meter: 22:19 (11/15/08)

    Career-Best Indoor Times
    800-Meter:
    2:31.80 (1/31/09)
    3,000-Meter: 10:14.62 (2/28/09)
    5,000-Meter: 17:51.24 (2/28/09)

    Career-Best Outdoor Times
    5,000-Meter:
    19:10.29 (4/24/09)