LA Tech recorded more than 30 top 10 finishes, including a pair of first place finishes, on Saturday
Kaufman set the school record in the women's 3,000m run
144 Tech athletes earn a spot on the academic list
LA Tech's track and field squads competed in Austin from Thursday to Saturday
165 Bulldog and Lady Techster student-athletes recognized
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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