Events: 1,500M (4:21.29), 3,000M (9:29.87)
Did not compete for the Tigers during the 2010 season.
Competed in one meet for the Tigers during the 2009 season ... Earned a 16th-place finish in the 3,000 meters at the Purple Tiger Classic in the 2009 indoor season opener ... Clocked a time of 9:29.87 in his only action of the season.
Competed in two meets during the outdoor season in 2008 ... Placed 14th in the 1,500 meters at the Warhawk Classic with a time of 4 minutes, 21.29 seconds ... Did not finish the 5,000 meters at the Tiger Invitational ... Did not compete for the Tigers during the indoor season.
Did not compete for the Tigers during the 2007 season ... Received a redshirt in the indoor and outdoor seasons.
PRIOR TO LSU
Was a three-year letterwinner in both cross country and track and field at Brother Martin High School ... Coached in cross country by Dennis Panipento and in track and field by Brad Puplachine ... Led his team to three state runner-up finishes in cross country during his high school career ... Served as team captain of his cross country team in 2005 and 2006 ... Came to LSU with a personal-best time of 16:18 in cross country ... Also recorded a personal-best time of 10:10 in the 3,200 meters during his senior season.
Full name is Kyle Grayson Hecker ... Born on Oct. 6, 1987 ... Son of Robert and Karen Hecker ... Has a sister named Kayla ... Majoring in kinesiology with a concentration in human movement.