WSU CAREER. SENIOR (2004-05): Cross Country - Strong season after missing last spring with injury...top WSU runner at Griak in 32nd overall (9/25/04, Minneapolis)...second on team, 27th overall at NCAA Pre-National Meet (10/16/04, TerreHaute)...second and 29th at the Pac-10 Championships (10/30/04, San Francisco)...third and 59th at NCAA West Regional (11/13/04, Fresno)...named to Pac-10 All-Academic second team...REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2005): Indoor - Ran a season-best 3k of 8:51.42i at Idaho Last Chance (3/5/05, Moscow)...Outdoor - Ran the 1500m, 5000m and 10k this season...named to Pac-10 All-Academic Track honorable mention team.
JUNIOR (2003-04): Cross Country - Among the top three Cougars to finish in all six races...finished second overall at Idaho Jamboree...top Cougar to finish at NCAA West Regional (11/15/03, Portland) finishing 29th after finishing 32nd overall and third on team at the Pac-10 Championships (11/1/03, Portland)...named to Pac-10 All-Academic second team...Indoor - Redshirt season...Outdoor - Redshirt season.
SOPHOMORE (2002-03): Cross Country - Finished 5th at the Idaho Invitational and 18th at WSU Invitational...134th at the Roy Griak...finished 172nd at the Pre-NCAA Invitational...48th at the Pac-10 Championships (5th WSU runner)...54th at the NCAA West Regional Championships (3rd on team)...named to Pac-10 All-Academic second team...Indoor - Struggled a little with no time improvements...Outdoor - Opened the season with the PR in the 1500m of 4:05.20 at the Willie Williams (3/22/03, Tucson)...at the Stanford Invite ran top 10k time of 30:03.68...ran outdoor best 5k time of 15:22.64 (4/19/03, Boise). FRESHMAN (2001-02): Cross Country - Finished 34th overall, third on team at Pac-10 Championships...placed 52nd/4th at NCAA West Regional Meet...Indoor - Finished fifth in the 5k at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships...top time in 5k of 15:08.35i at Husker Invite (2/8/02, Lincoln)...ran mile time of 4:19.91i at the McDonald's Last Chance (3/2/02, Moscow)...Outdoor - Running the longer distances with best 10k time of 30:22.57 (3/30/02, Stanford)...5k PR time of 14:49.36 was run at UCLA Tri-Meet (3/16/02, Los Angeles).
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned six varsity letters at Selah High in cross country and track for coach Rick Becker...3A state champion in the 3200m and placed second in state in the 1600m senior season...ran the 1500m (3:58) at the Washington - Oregon Meet of Champions...cross country 3A state champion...Mid-Valley Cross Country Runner of the Year senior and junior seasons...runner-up in state in the 3200m (9:24) junior year...team captain in cross country his senior year.
PERSONAL. Michael Thomas Heidt was born on 5/2/83, at Yakima, Wash...mother Carol is a teacher's aide...father Tom is in maintenance...graduated with a 3.6 GPA and member of National Honors Society...majoring in zoology at WSU.
HEIDT'S WSU BESTS Mile - 4:19.91i (2002) 1500m - 4:05.20 (2003) 3000m - 8:39.90i (2002) 5000m - 14:49.36 (2002) 10,000m - 30:03.68 (2003)
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