2006 - NCAA Indoor Champion 800 meters
2010 USA Indoor Championships 800 meters - 3rd
2010 USA 1 Mile Road Championships - 6th
2011 USA Indoor Championships 800 meters - 3rd
2011 USA 1 Mile Road Championships - 2nd
2012 USA 1 Mile Road Championships - 1st
2012 U.S. Olympic Trials 800 meters - 7th
2013 USA 1 Mile Road Championships - 3rd
Heather is a 2005 graduate of Rosemount High School in the Twin Cities where her prep career included the Minnesota Class AA state title in the 800 meters and the 400 meters.
At the University of Minnesota, where she was the highest decorated Gopher women's track athlete, Heather was a nine-time All American. She was also the only Gopher who competed in every NCAA Championship in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track during the time she was at the University. In 2006, she was the NCAA Indoor Champion in the 800 meters.
Heather holds school records in nine events - 800 meters indoor and outdoor, 400 meters indoor, 600 meters indoor, the 4x400-meter relay indoor, indoor and outdoor distance medley relays, the outdoor 4x800m relay and the outdoor 4x1600m relay.
At the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials she was a semifinalist in the 800 meters as well as at the 2009 USA Outdoor Championships. At both the 2010 and 2011 USA Indoor Championships, Heather placed third in the 800 meters.
Heather joined Team USA Minnesota in December 2009.