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 Colin Heenan
Colin Heenan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Liverpool, N.Y.

High School:
Liverpool


07/09/2012

71 Wildcats on SEC Spring Sports Academic Honor Roll

SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll Announced

10/01/2011

Orta Earns Top-10 Finish at Greater Louisville Classic

UK men's cross country team finishes in eighth place out of 29 teams

• 2009 and 2008 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2010-11: Cross Country (Junior) - Raced in all six cross country races during the 2010 season ... Earned three top-50 finishes ... Had the third-best time on the team in four races ... Had his best time of the year at the Greater Louisville Invitational, crossing the finish line at the 8K race in 25:09.66. Indoor (RS Junior) - Ran at the Kentucky Invitational ... Had his best time in the 3,000m run come at the Kentucky Invitational. Outdoor (Senior) - Did not compete.

2009-10:
Cross Country (Sophomore) - Placed fourth on the team and 46th overall at Greater Louisville Classic with an 8K mark of 25:07.61 ... At NCAA Southeast Regional, finished fourth on the team and 104th overall with a 10K time of 32:57. Indoor (Junior) - Did not compete. Outdoor (Junior) - At the UCF Black and Gold Challenge ran a season-best time of 4:05.38 to finish eighth in the 1,500m run ... Ran a personal-best 5,000m in 14:56.24 at the Florida Relays.

2008-09:
Cross Country (RS Freshman) - Named SEC Male Athlete of the Week and Freshman of the Week after placing first on the team and seventh overall with an 8K time of 25:25 at the Wildcats' opener in Memphis ... At Notre Dame Invitational, came across the line in second on the team and 62nd overall with a five-mile time of 24:42 ... Placed in the team's top five in four of six meets, including a first-place finish on the team in the season opener ... Placed 94th overall at Southeast Regional with 10K time of 33:09 ... At SEC Championships, finished 8K course in 26:12. Indoor (Sophomore) - Competed in the mile, 3,000m and 5,000m runs ... Ran personal-best 5K mark at Penn State, clocking in at 15:10.05. Outdoor (Sophomore) - Competed in the 3,000m, 5,000m and 10,000m runs.

2007-08 (Freshman):
Cross Country - Did not compete. Indoor - Did not compete. Outdoor - Ran personal-best time in 10,000m of 32:39.23 at Sea Ray Relays ... At Jesse Owens Track Classic, ran personal-best 5,000m as a Wildcat in a time of 15:28.54.

High School:
A four-year letterwinner in cross country and track and field at Liverpool High School ... A three-time state qualifier in cross country and a two-time state qualifier in indoor track ... Finished third at the New York State Federation meet in 2005 as junior ... Was 14th at the Footlocker Northeast Meet in 2005 in junior year ... Coached by Tracy Vannatta ... A member of the National Honor Society ... Earned academic varsity letter.

Personal:
Full name is Colin Jack Heenan ... Born Dec. 30, 1988 ... Parents are Michael and Kathryn Heenan ... Father competed in crew at Jacksonville University as an undergraduate ... Has two siblings, Jeff and Brigid ... Brigid is also a cross country and track athlete at SUNY-Geneseo ... Major is history.

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