Allie Heifort
Allie  Heifort

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Bemidji, Minn.

High School:
Bemidji HS

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
12/08/1994


05/07/2016

Gophers Win Four Titles at Hamline

Lyndsey Thorpe and Cami Gilson and unattached Gophers Sophia Anderson and Rebecca Wesley won titles

04/08/2016

Gophers Begin Weekend in Arizona

Minnesota competed at the Sun Angel Classic and the Mesa Classic Friday evening

04/05/2016

Minnesota Set for Meets in Arizona

The Gophers are headed to the Sun Angel Classic and the Mesa Classic this week

04/03/2016

Gophers Win Six Titles

Minnesota won six events at the Hamline Invitational on Sunday

02/10/2016

Gophers to Face B1G Foes at ISU Classic

Six Big Ten teams are in the field for this year's Iowa State Classic

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2016 Season - Indoor: Competed at seven meets with four appearances in the shot put and seven in the weight throw • recorded a career-best throw of 17.64m (57-10.50) in the weight throw to place third at the Minnesota Open and move into eighth in Minnesota history • won both the shot put and weight throw at the UST Invite, posting a season-best throw of 13.04m (42-09.50) in the shot put and recording a first-place mark of 17.16m (56-03.75) in weight throw • ended the season ranked 10th in program history in the weight throw (17.64m, 57-10.50).

2016 Season - Outdoor: Competed at seven meets with five appearances in the shot put and seven in the hammer throw • won the hammer throw with a career-best throw of 51.21m (168-00) at the Hamline Invitational • recorded a season-best throw of 12.88m (42-03.25) to place fourth in the shot put at the Tommie Twilight.

2015 Season - Indoor: Competed in the shot put and the weight throw and recorded career-best marks in both events • recorded a career-best throw of 13.24m (43-05.25) in the shot put to place sixth at the Minnesota Open • recorded a career-best throw of 15.85m (52-00.00) in the weight throw to place seventh at the St. Thomas Showcase.

2015 Season - Outdoor: Competed in the shot put, discus and hammer throw with career-best marks in all three events • placed third in the shot put with a career-best throw of 13.54m (44-05.25) at the Jaguar Challenge • recorded a career best of 43.61m (143-01) in the discus at the Triton Invitational • placed eighth in the hammer at the Eagle Open with a career-best mark of 49.10m (161-01).

2014 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

High School: A 2013 graduate of Bemidji High School • high school track & field coach was Chris Lehman • two-time all-state honoree in track & field (2012, 2013) • track & field team placed fifth at the Minnesota Class AA State Meet as a senior • three-time state meet competitor in the shot put, placing 16th (34-6 1/4) as a freshman, 10th (38-6 1/4) as a junior and fifth (40-9 1/4) as a senior • two-time state meet competitor in the discus, placing seventh (136-9) as a junior and eighth (122-8) as a senior • two-time conference champion in shot put (2009, 2013) and discus (2012, 2013) • set Bemidji High School records in shot put (43-5) and discus (139-9) • four-year letterwinner in track & field, volleyball and hockey • earned all-section and all-conference honors in volleyball and hockey • two-time state-tournament participant in volleyball • team captain and MVP in volleyball and hockey • earned academic all-state honors in volleyball (three years), track & field (three years) and hockey (two years).

Personal: Born December 8, 1994 • daughter of Ernie and Shannon Heifort • has two siblings, Ernie and Gabe • brother Ernie plays football for the Gophers • father played football at Bemidji State from 1986-1990 • intends to major in medicine.

Heifort's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
Shot Put 43-05.25, 13.24m Minnesota Open (1/17/15)
Weight Throw 57-10.50, 17.64m (AT-10th) Minnesota Open (1/16/16)
Heifort's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
Shot put 44-05.25, 13.54m Jaguar Challenge (3/20/15)
Discus 143-01, 43.61m Triton Invitational (4/25/15)
Hammer Throw 168-00, 51.21m Hamline Invitational (5/3/16)

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