Nicole Heitzman
Nicole  Heitzman

RS Sophomore

Andover, Minn.

High School:
Andover HS




Gophers Earn Four Titles at Parents Day Invite

Anne Ferguson, Devin Stanford, Agnes Esser and Audra Winter won events for Minnesota


Golding, Hawkins Excel at Iowa State

Erin Hawkins ran a career-best 24.14 in the 200m to move into second among all-time Gopher sprinters


W.Track Concordia April 2015

Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Concordia Invitational on April 18th, 2015


Nicole Heitzman

Photos of track and field student athlete Nicole Heitzman.

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2016 Season -- Indoor: Ran three races • ran a career-best 3:11.44 in the 1,000m at the UST Invite • ran a season-best mile of 5:36.34 at the Parents Day Invite • placed 15th in the 3,000m in 11:06.09 at the Minnesota Open.

2016 Season - Outdoor: Did not compete.

2015 Season -- Indoor: Ran four races with two appearances in the mile and two in the 3,000m • ran a career-best 5:19.94 mile to place 18th at Parents Day Invite • ran a career-best 10:48.80 in the 3,000m to place 12th at St. Thomas Showcase.

2015 Season -- Outdoor: Ran the 1,500m at four meets • clocked a season-best 4:49.25 in the 1,500m for 12th place at the Eagle Open.

2014 Season: Redshirted the 2013 cross country season and the 2014 indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

High School: A 2013 graduate of Andover High School • three-time Minnesota all-state cross country runner • owns two conference titles, four section titles, a fourth-place state finish and two seventh-place state finishes • competed in the 3,200m in the state track & field meet • holds Andover school records in the 4K (14:32), 3,200m (11:16) and 4x800m relay.

Personal: Born October 24, 1994 • major is biology, society, and the environment • daughter of Tim and Beth Barten • has two brothers, Andrew Heitzman and Garrett Barten • brother Andrew ran cross country at the University of St. Thomas • enjoys traveling and volunteering at the University of Minnesota Amplatz Children's Hospital.

Heitzman's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
1,000m 3:11.44 St. Thomas Invite (1/22/16)
Mile 5:19.94 Parents Day Invite (2/21/15)
3,000m 10:48.80 St. Thomas Showcase (2/13/15)
Heitzman's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
1,500m 4:49.25 UW La Crosse Eagle Open (5/8/15)


New Outdoor Track and Field Facility Approved


The University’s Board of Regents approved a plan during its October meeting to construct a new, competition-level outdoor track and field stadium on the East Bank of campus

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Erin Hawkins


Catch up with Gophers senior sprinter Erin Hawkins as the women's track & field team trains for the upcoming season.

B1G Champions Honored at Gopher Football


The Gophers' 2016 Big Ten Championship team was honored at TCF Bank Stadium Saturday.

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