Meghan Heuer tops 1500 meters record, 4x400 relay mark beaten by five seconds
2013-14:Indoor- Competed in three meets during the indoor season... Set an NIU record in the mile at the GVSU Big Meet (2/14), running 4:51.35 to break the previous mark by almost three seconds... Also won the 800 meters at Grand Valley State with a personal-best time of 2:12.78... Broke her PR in the 3000 meters at the Indiana Relays (1/31), where she ran 9:59.93 to place eighth... Earned a fourth-place finish in the mile at the MAC Championships (3/1) with a time of 4:53.60... Placed 10th at the conference meet in the 3000 meters at 10:04.46... Helped set the school record in the distance medley relay during the MAC meet, running the final leg of NIU's relay that finished with a time of 11:35.03. Outdoor-Ran at seven meets during the outdoor season... Garnered second team all-MAC recognition after placing second in the 1500 meters at the MAC Championships (5/17) with a school-record time of 4:26.68... Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round (5/29-31) in the 800 meters... Set the NIU record in the 800 meters at the regional meet with a run of 2:07.79, advancing to the quarterfinal round in the process... Also helped set school records in the 4x800 relay and distance medley relay at the Penn Relays (4/24-26)... Earned a spot in the conference meet and the NCAA regional meet with a 2:08.54 clip to win the 800 meters at the Wisconsin Open (5/10)... Earned her MAC bid in the 1500 meters with a 4:29.78 mark at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/18).
2012-13: Indoor- Ran in the final three meets of the indoor season... Set a PR in the mile with a 4:57.99 run at the MAC Championships (2/23)... Won the mile at the Ball State Quadrangular (2/15) behind a 5:02.75 clip... Clocked in at 10:12.23 in the 3000 meters at the GVSU Big Meet (2/8) for her NIU debut... Helped NIU score an eighth place finish in the distance medley relay at the MAC Championships (2/22).Outdoor- Qualified for the conference meet with a run of 4:31.79 in the 1500 meters at the Raleigh Relays (3/28)... Ran an NIU season-best time of 2:09.82 in the 800 meters at the Beach Invitational (4/20), placing 11th... Won the 1500 meters at the Bulls Invitational (3/15), breaking the tape at 4:36.63... Took second in the 800 meters at the Chicagoland Championships (4/6) with a 2:21.83 clip...Helped NIU break the school's 4x1500 relay record with a 19:33.00 clip at the Raleigh Relays (3/28).
High School/Previous School: Qualified for the 2010 NCAA National Cross Country Championships, finishing 173rd with a time of 21:56.40... Advanced to the 2011 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field West Preliminary Round in the 1500 meters... Placed sixth in the mile at the 2011 Big 12 Indoor Championships and ninth in the 1500 meters at the 2011 Big 12 Outdoor Championships... Part of Kansas State's school record-holding 4x800 relay team... Earned all-state honors at the 2009 Illinois Class 3A Cross Country Championships, crossing the finish line with a time of 17:53 to finish in 21st place.
Personal: Born June 2, 1992... Daughter of Mark and Susan Heuer... Plans on majoring in psychology... Active volunteer who enjoys art and traveling.