Nicole Heitzman  
Nicole  Heitzman

RS Sophomore

Andover, Minn.

High School:
Andover HS



Gophers Head to Two Meets in Wisconsin

No. 23 Minnesota will race at the Wisconsin adidast Invitational and the Tori Neubauer Invitational this week


Castanias Leads Gophers at UW-Eau Claire

Minnesota raced at the Blugold Invitational Friday


Gophers Open 2015 with Intrasquad Meet

Liz Berkholtz repeated as the individual champion of the Gophers' annual intrasquad race


Gophers Host Jack's Twilight Run

Several Gophers ran season or career-best times at Les Bolstad Course Saturday night


Seven Gophers Run Season-Best Times

Minnesota raced at the Tori Neubauer Invitational Saturday morning

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2014 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Ran two races • made her Gopher debut at the Tori Neubauer Invitational, finishing her first collegiate 6K in 24:07 as the seventh Gopher for 84th place overall • placed 10th on the team and 17th overall at Jack's Run in a career-best 23:31.7.

2013 • Freshman 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.