Heather Sweeney
Heather Sweeney
Height: 5-7
Year: So.
Hometown: Woodland Park, N.J.
High School: Verona
Position: Mid-Distance
Major: Computational Biology

2014: NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … (Outdoor): crossed ninth in the 10,000m run with a final time of 40:26.44 at the NEWMAC Championships (4/26) … posted a season best time of 19:55.25 in the 5000m run at Bates (4/12) … at the Sean Collier Invitational (4/19), came in 10th in the 5000m run with a time of 20:22. 92 … (Indoor): wrapped up season competing in the 3000m and 5000m runs at the New England Division III Championships (2/22) finishing 24th in the 3000m with a time of 11:04.64 and 23rd in the 5000m in 19:43.65 … posted a season best 3000m time of 10:29.05 in a second place finish at the Bowdoin Quad (1/18) … best 5000m time was 18:35.57, good for a 42nd place finish at the John Thomas Invitational (1/25). 

2013: Did not compete as a freshman.

Off the Track: Majoring in computational biology … also competes on the MIT women’s cross country team … UTF for the Terrascope program.

High School: A 2012 graduate of Verona High School … All-Conference and All-County … three-time state championship qualifier … school record holder in the 3200 … captain of the cross country and indoor and outdoor track teams … four-year letterwinner in cross country and indoor and outdoor track … National Honor Society … Math Honor Society … valedictorian … National Merit Finalist … National Merit Scholar.