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Grace Heymsfield
Position: Distance
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Elkins, Ark.
High School: Elkins
Experience: 2 Letters
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Grace Heymsfield
Courtesy: Athletic Communications
Release: 01/02/2012

PERSONAL BESTS || INDOOR: Mile – 4:43.44 (SEC Championships, 2/26/12)…3,000m – 9:37.33 (New Balance Collegiate Invitational, 2/4/12); OUTDOOR: 1,500m – 4:21.62 (Mt. SAC Relays, 4/19/12)…3,000m steeplechase – 10:13.41 (Payton Jordan Invitational, 5/29/12)

FIRST LOOK: Two-time All-SEC…2012 NCAA West Preliminary qualifier (3,000m steeplechase)…SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll…USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

2013 || INDOOR: All-America First Team…All-SEC Second Team…anchored the distance-medley relay to a school record of 11:00.23 and third-place finish at the NCAA Championships…three-time scorer at SEC Championships with runner-up finish with distance-medley relay, fifth-place finish in the mile and sixth-place finish at 3,000 meters…established personal bests of 4:35.44 in the mile at the Razorback Team Invitational and 9:12.25 at 3,000 meters at the Tyson Invitational…No. 2 and 3 times in school history, respectively. OUTDOOR: All-America First Team…SEC Champion (3,000m SC)…All-SEC First Team…set school record in 3,000-meter steeplechase with time of 9:57.18 in seventh-place finish at the NCAA Championships… won SEC title in the steeplechase with a meet-record performance of 10:01.74...also scored at 5,000 meters at the SEC Championships with fifth-place finish and personal-best time of 16:15.75…closed season with 15th-place finish in preliminary round of steeplechase at the USA Championships.

2012 || INDOOR: Heymsfield began the year with a first-place run in the mile at the Arkansas Invitational. Running up in distance, she added another win in the collegiate section of the 3,000 meters at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational in New York. She crossed the finish in a personal-best time of 9:37.33. At the SEC Championships, Heymsfield scored in two events with a fourth-place finish in the mile and a runner-up showing with the distance-medley relay. She turned in a personal-best mile time of 4:43.44 at the conference meet. OUTDOOR: Like the indoor season, Heymsfield opened her outdoor campaign with a win. She crossed first at 1,500 meters at the Arkansas Spring Invitational. Three weeks later at the Mt. SAC Relays, she established a personal best in the event with a time of 4:21.62. Heymsfield turned to her signature event in the 3,000-meter steeplechase and posted a personal best at the Payton Jordan Invitational. She ran to a second-place finish with a time of 10:13.41. At the SEC Championships, she added points to the team total with a runner-up result in the steeplechase. Heymsfield closed out her season with a 19th-place finish in the steeplechase at the NCAA West Preliminary. For her work in the classroom, Heymsfield earned a spot on the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll.

2011 || INDOOR: At the season-opening Arkansas Invitational, Heymsfield placed fifth in the mile with a time of 5:09.67. She finished in 10th place with a personal-best time of 5:03.78 at the Tyson Invitational. She moved up in distance to compete at 3,000 meters at the SEC Championships where she finished in 13th place with a time of 9:53.20, a personal best. OUTDOOR: After one race at 1,500 meters to begin the spring, Heymsfield moved to the 3,000-meter steeplechase which was her primary event the remainder of the season. In her first race in the event, she finished in 13th place (10:56.74) at the Stanford Invitational. She wrapped her collegiate season with a 14th-place showing at the SEC Championships. Heymsfield continued her season at the USA Junior Championships where she turned in a runner-up effort in a personal-best 10:40.31 to qualify for the Pan American Junior Championships. Competing for Team USA, she ran to a silver medal (10:47.01) in the steeplechase event.

AT ELKINS HS: Heymsfield became the first female in Arkansas high school history to break five minutes in the 1,600 meters with a victory at the 52nd annual 2009 Arkansas Meet of Champions. She clocked a time of 4:59.51 which eclipsed the previous Arkansas State and Meet of Champions record of 5:01.34, set by Julie Jiskra of Conway in 1986. She won three-consecutive individual cross country state titles and was the 2009 Arkansas Class 3A state champion at 1,600 meters in 5:16.16. She also finished third in the 3,200 meters at the 2009 Arkansas Meet of Champions (11:28.86).

PERSONAL: Born March 24, 1992, she is the daughter of Ernest and Carol Heymsfield. Her father is an associate professor in civil engineering at UA. She plans to major in biological engineering.


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