Heather Childs
Heather Childs

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Downers Grove, Ill.

High School:
North

Last College:
Tampa

Height:
5-5

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
09/20/1988


2010-11: Indoor-Recorded a personal-best time in the 800 meter run at the Ball State Quadrangular (2/18) with a time of 2:33.86, an eighth-place finish ... placed eighth at the Wisconsin Classic (1/15) in the one-mile run with a personal best time of 5:55.6 ... notched a time of 2:35.91 at the Eastern Illinois Early Bird Invite (12/11) to finish 10th in the 800 meter run. Outdoor - Placed 15th at the Tom Botts Invitational (4/09/11) in the 800-meter run recording a time of 2:30.49 ... recorded a personal-best time of 2:28.57 in the 800-meter run at the Huskie Open (4/23) ... finished ninth in the 800-meter run with a time 2:29.05 at the Whitewater Invitational (4/30).

2009-10: Cross Country- Notched a career-best five-kilometer time of 21:57.49 at the Huskie Open (9/12) ... recorded a six-kilometer time of 26:28.9 at the Tori Neubauer Race (10/17), a personal-best mark ... competed in the MAC Championships (10/31), crossing the finish line with a time of 26:53.9 to help the Huskies to an eighth-place finish. Indoor- Ran a personal-best time in the 1-mile run at the Eastern Illinois Early Bird Invitational (12/11), finishing the race with a time of 6:03.70 ... achieved a personal record in the 800-meter run, racing to a finish of 2:35.40 at the Ball State Quadrangular (2/19). Outdoor- Ran a career high at the Redbird Invite (4/24) with a time of 2:27.76 in the 800-meter run finishing in 10th place... ran a time of 2:31.55 in the 800-meter run at UNLV (3/6) to finish 28th ... member of the 4x400-meter relay team that ran a third place time of 4:47.98 at the Huskie Open (4/29).

2008-09: Indoor- Placed fifth in the 800m run with a time of 2:41.13 at the Panther Open (1/17) ... ran 2:41.93 in the event at the BSU Quadrangular (2/20). Outdoor- Ran a personal-best 400m time of 1:06.67 at the Spartan Invite (4/18) ... ran a sixth-place time of 1:08.11 at the Marquette Invitational (4/25) and a fifth-place time of 1:09.16 at the NIU Invite (5/9) in the event ... ran a 2:44.13 in the 800m run at the Mike Poehlein Invitational (4/4).

High School: Three-year varsity letterwinner ... twice named athlete of the week, once in both her sophomore and freshman years ... earned all-academic recognition for all four seasons.

Personal: Daughter of Shelley and George Childs ... born Sept. 20, 1988 ... majoring in pre-physical therapy.

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
800 Meter Run 2:33.86 2/18/2011 400-Meter Dash 1:06.67 4/18/2009
1-Mile Run 5:55.69 1/15/2011 800-Meter Run 2:27.76 4/24/2010