University's student-athletes continue to shine on and off the field
Drake Heinz, Kacie Kaufman and Morgan Keesee all earned the academic honor on Wednesday
The outdoor championships are scheduled to begin Thursday, May 11 and run through Sunday, May 14
The 2017 C-USA Outdoor Championships begin Thursday, May 11 in El Paso
The Bulldogs and Lady Techsters competed against some of the nation's top programs on Saturday in Baton Rouge
2016: Opened the indoor season by running 4:34.89 in the 1-mile run at the Texas A&M Aggie Invitational (1/15) in College Station ... Finished the 3,000-meter run with a time of 8:56.63 at the Vanderbilt Invitational (1/29) ... Posted a season-best time of 4:25.70 in the 1-mile run at the Samford Invitational (2/12) ... Finished the indoor season with a time of 8:38.36 in the 3,000-meter run to finish in the top 20 at the Conference USA Indoor Championships in Birmingham (2/24) ... Began the outdoor season by placing second in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:07.49 at LA Tech's Jim Mize Invitational (3/18) ... Ran 15:37.85 in the 5,000-meter run at the Victor Lopez Classic (3/25) ... Placed fifth in the 800-meter run at the Leon Johnson NSU Invitational (4/8) with a time of 1:57.51 ... Also was part of a relay team that finished in fifth place in the 4x400-meter relay with a time of 3:41.26 at the Leon Johnson NSU Invitational (4/8) ... Came in 10th place in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:05.62 at the Southeastern Lion Invitational (4/15) ... Finished the Jace LaCoste Invitational (4/30) by placing 11th in the 1,500-meter run (3:59.54) and 21st in the 800-meter run (2:05.82) ... Ran 4:10.02 in the 1,500-meter run at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships to place 16th, while also finishing 24th in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 15:29.66 at the event.
2015: Opened his collegiate season by running 2:43.65 to finish 11th in the 1,000m at the UAB Blazer Invite (1/9-10) ... Placed 28th in the mile at the Vanderbilt Indoor Invitational (1/23-24) with a time of 4:32.06.
High School: Graduated from Benton High School in 2014 ... Has three individual state titles and two team cross country titles.
Personal: Drake David Heinz ... Son of Denis and Jodi Heinz ... Born on June 6, 1996 ... Has two siblings, Ashtan and Dylan.
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