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Heather Witney Athlete Profile

Heather Witney

Position: Distance Height: 5-5 Roster Years: 1992-1995 Hometown: Springville, UT


Majoring in biology...hometown is Springville, Utah.

Before BYU

Utah 3A state champion in the 800 all four years of high school...1989 state champion in 1600, 3200, 4x400 relay and cross country...1989 3A Runner of the Year...1991 MVP in track...1992 Most Valuable Athlete in Southern Utah.

1992 | Freshman Year

Finished fourth in WAC cross country meet...11th in District VII cross country meet...competed at NCAA cross country championships, finishing 90th.

1993 | Sophomore Year

Finished first in the 5000m (17:49.12) at WAC indoor championships...All-WAC indoor...All-WAC Academic...qualified for NCAA Championships in the 5000m...led cross country team to Gold Medal at Utah Summer Games...All-WAC cross country for finishing fourth at WAC Championships...competed at NCAA cross country championships, finishing 75th...NCAAWCAA Academic All-American (GPA of 3.49).