In her first collegiate season, competed in five of seven race for the Lady Tigers … Recorded three finishes in the Top 90 individually … Performed best in her first race at the New Orleans Invitational (5k) where she recorded a time of 22:20.17 and placed 22nd … Followed with her second-best finish at 63rd-place at the Bulldog SEC Preview (6k) … In her third race of the season at the Texas A&M Invitational (6k), she finished in 89th-place with a time of 23:45.90 … Ended her freshman season at the SEC Championships (6k) as she placed 128th.
Did not compete for the Lady Tigers in the 2016 season.
PRIOR TO LSU
A member of the cross country and track and field teams at Conant High School in Illinois … Set a personal-best three-mile time in her senior season at the Sterling Invitational as she recorded a time of 19 minutes, 22.4 seconds … Placed seventh at the Minooka Flight Invitational with a time of 20:40.00 in her junior cross country season … On the track, placed second in the two-mile at the Conant Girls Twilight Invitational with a time of 11:59.00 during her senior season.
Full name is Heather Eileen Cizek … Born on Nov. 7, 1997 … Parents are Brian and Julie Cizek … Has one younger brother named Connor … An honor roll student upon graduating high school … A member of National Honor Society in high school … Plans to major in natural resource ecology at LSU.