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John Heron
John Heron

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Manlius, N.Y.

High School:
Fayetteville-Manlius

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 135

Event:
Distance


03/02/2014

Coastal Breaks Five Meet Records at Battle of the Beaches IX

Chants Have Now Won Five of the Nine Battle of the Beaches Events

**2007: All-Big South in steeplechase...

2009 XC: Did not compete due to injury...

2009 Outdoor: Was the top competitor in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, posting a 10:05.22 time in the Big South Championship and placing eighth... Helped the 4x800-meter relay team post a season-best time of 8:00.98 at the Shamrock Invitational... Had a season-best time 9:10.43 at the Coastal Carolina Invitational, placing sixth in the 3,000 meters...

2008 XC: Redshirted the season retaining a year of eligibility...

2008 Outdoor: Top steeplechaser for Coastal Carolina during the 2008 season... Finished seventh in the 3,000-meter steeplechase final at the Big South Championship... Set a personal best of 9:16.76 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at Asics Duke Invitational, ranking him third all-time at Coastal Carolina... Finished third in the 3,000-meter run at the Shamrock Invitational with a career-best time of 8:47.72...

2007 XC: Was the top Chanticleer at the Brooks Paul Short Run, completing the 8k course in a time of 25:50 and placing 97th... Was 24th at the New Balance Big South Conference Championships...

2007 Outdoor: Finished with a second-place finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Big South Conference Championships in 9:28.52... Won the 2,000-meter steeplechase at Battle of the Beach with a time of 6:10.59... Took third in the 5,000 meters at the Coastal Carolina Invitational, clocking 15:02.32... Member of the distance medley relay team that ran 10:06.79 at the Penn Relays...

2006 XC: Finished fourth at the Covered Bridge Open with a time of 26:17.88... Placed seventh at the Coastal Carolina Invitational with a time of 25:46.94... Finished 12th at the Big South Cross Country Championships at 25:40.45... Finished 101st at Regionals with a time of 33:03.75... Ran a season-best 8k time of 25:24.6 at Pre-Nationals and placed 175th...

High School: Ran personal-best times of 4:22.44 in the 1,600 meters, 8:58 in the 3,000 meters (Indoors), 9:32.19 in the 3,200 meters and 9:21.32 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, which was a New York Section III record... Was a member of the 2006 Nike Indoor National 4x1600-meter relay championship team that now holds the meet record... Member of the championship distance medley relay team at the Penn Relays in 2006... Placed 20th at the Nike Cross Country National Championships in 2005 where his team placed third... 2005 New York Section III Cross Country Individual Champion and the 2006 Indoor League Champion in the 3,200-meters...

Personal: Full Name: John Patrick Heron... Son of Larry and Lisa Heron... Majoring in physical education.