Heidi Busack
Heidi  Busack

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fergus Falls, Minn.

High School:
Fergus Falls HS

Position:
Freestyle


03/27/2013

Minnesota Places 62 on Winter Academic All-Big Ten Teams

For the second year in a row, gymnast Nathan Fortunato posted an unblemished 4.0 GPA.

03/27/2013

Twenty Gophers Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Student-athletes must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and be in their second academic year at an institution to earn the honor.

02/22/2013

Gophers Extend Lead to 151, Claim Four Titles

Minnesota sits in first with 573.5 points and eight Big Ten titles

02/22/2013

Preliminary Results: Day Three

The Gophers will send 16 women to the finals

02/08/2013

Gophers Wrap Up Day One of Minnesota Challenge

Competition continues Saturday at 11am and 6pm

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2013-14 • Junior Season:Placed 42ndin the 100 free(50.78), 9th in the 100 breast (1:01.41), and 19th in the 50 free (23.01) atthe 2014 Big Ten Championships (2/22)• Placed 16th in the 200 free (1:59.49) at the Minnesota Challenge (2/8) • Placed 10th in the 200 breast (2:24.95) and 7th in the 100 breast (1:05.94) vs. Purdue (01/31-02/1) • Finished the 50 free with a time of 24.22, placed 8th in the 100 free (53.40), and placed 7th in the 100 breast (1:08.29) vs. NC State (1/24) • Completed the 100 free with a time of 52.87, placed 21st in the 100 butterfly (1:00.76), placed 21st in the 100 backstroke (1:03.27), placed 4th in the 50 free (24.09), and placed 6th in the 500 free (5:14.72) at the Jean Freeman Invitational• Placed 1st in the 100 free (50.91) at the Minnesota Grand Pix.

2012-13 • Sophomore Season:
Placed 15th in the 100 breast (1:02.72) and 19th in the 50 free with a personal-best time of 22.99 at the 2013 Big Ten Championships (2/20) • also established a personal-best time in the 100 breast (1:02.17) in the preliminaries of the event • placed first as a member of the 400 medley relay (3:50.63) and 200 free relay (1:33.53) at the Minnesota Challenge (2/8) • finished 13th in both the 100 free and 100 breast at the Big Ten Quad Duals (2/1) • posted a fourth-place finish in the 50 free vs. North Dakota (1/25) • won the title in the 50 free (23.92) and as a member of the 200 medley relay (1:46.77) at the Jean Freeman Invite (11/30) • member of the 200 free relay team that placed second at Kansas (10/20) • also placed fourth in the 50 free vs. the Jayhawks • claimed first-place honors in the 100 free (52.71) and third-place honors in the 50 free (24.13) and as a member of the 400 free relay vs. Iowa State (10/12) • finished fourth with the 400 free relay at Michigan (10/5) • earned second varsity letter.

2011-12 • Freshman Season: Finished 18th in the 100 freestyle with a personal-best time of 50.11 at the Big Ten Championships • also posted personal-best times of 1:02.59 in the 100 breaststroke, good for 15th overall, and the 50 free in the preliminaries • finished third as a member of the 200 medley relay and placed eighth in the 100 breaststroke at the Minnesota Challenge (2/3-4) • helped her 200 free relay team place fifth at the Quad Duals (1/27-28) • competed in four events at Missouri (1/14) • placed second with the 200 free relay team, fifth in the 50 free and seventh in the 100 free at Hawaii (12/31) • competed in the 100-meter breaststroke at the Minnesota Grand Prix (11/11-13) • member of the 400 freestyle relay (3:32.76) and the 200 medley relay (1:47.02) teams that placed third vs. Kansas (10/21) • finished third in the 200 medley relay (1:50.23) and the 50 freestyle (24.76) at Iowa State (10/15) • placed third as a member of the 200 freestyle relay (1:36.04) team in the Michigan dual (10/8) • earned first varsity letter.

High School: A 2011 honor roll graduate of Kennedy Secondary • high school coach was Tom Uvaas • swam for Fergus Falls Flyers and Twin Cities Swim Team • 100 freestyle state champion in 2009 and 2010 • state runner-up in 50 freestyle in 2009 and 2010 • all-state selection from 2007-10 • NISCA All-American • voted most improved and hardest worker by her team.

Personal: Born August 26, 1992 • daughter of Julie and Dave Busack • has two older siblings Kyle (28) and Stacy (24) Busack • Stacy was a four-year letter winner and All-American for the Gophers swimming and diving team • major is criminal justice.

Busack's Top Times
Year - Event - Time
2013 - 50 free - 22.99
2012 - 100 free - 50.11
2013 - 100 breast - 1:02.17
2013 - 200 Breast - 2:27.78
2013 - 100 back - 1:02.43

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