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Heather Heinrich
Heather Heinrich

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Littleton, Colo.

High School:
Dakota Ridge HS

Height:
5-6

Event:
All-Around

Experience:
2L

Club:
Colorado Gymnastics Institute

* NCAA Regional Qualifier All-Around (`08)
* First-Team All-WAC Beam (`08)
* Academic All-WAC (`08-'09)
* First-Team All-WAC Vault (`07)
* USU Whitesides Scholar-Athlete ('07-'08-'09)

2009 (JUNIOR) -- Missed five meets with illness... Returned in regular-season finale in Southern Utah dual... Competed in three events at the WAC Championships, finishing tied for 12th on beam (9.750), tied for 17th on bars (9.600) and tied for 19th on vault (9.750)... Was third in the all-around in the season-opening meet at Kentucky with a 37.575... Was third on vault in the Central Michigan dual with a 9.725... In the dual at Southern Utah, won the vault (9.800) and finished fourth in the all-around (38.200)... At the Boise State meet, won the all-around with a season-best 38.950, as well as tying for the win on vault (9.850) for second vault win in a row... In the dual with Cal State Fullerton, won a career-best two events, tying for the vault win for the third meet in a row (9.825), as well as tying a career-best on floor with a 9.850... Was USU's top all-around finisher at the Utah dual, placing third with a 38.350, highlighted by a 9.825 on floor to tie for third... Scored a 9.750 on vault (6th) in the home dual vs. SUU in her return to line-up... Earned academic all-WAC accolades in addition to earning the USU Joe E. and Elma Whitesides Scholar-Athlete Award.

2008(SOPHOMORE) -- Earned first-team all-WAC honors on beam... An NCAA North Central Regional Qualifier in the all-around... Was the Aggies' top vaulter with a 9.728 average and also had USU's top beam average with a 9.505... Competed in the vault, bars and beam in every event of the season... Also competed in the floor and all-around in every event except three... Was first in the all-around at Boise State, scoring a 36.875... Tallied season-highs in all three events competed in at home against Boise State with a 9.800 on beam, good for third, a 9.750 on vault to place fourth, and 9.700 on bars, placing seventh... At Cal State Fullerton, posted a 37.450 in all-around (third)... Logged a 38.275 in all-around at Southern Utah including registering season-bests on vault with 9.825, tying for second, bars with a 9.725 for seventh and a 9.525 on floor to place 11th... In the BYU/New Hampshire tri-meet, tied a season-high on bars with a 9.725, tying for fourth... Had perhaps her best meet as an Aggie in the San Jose State dual, logging a career-high 39.000 in winning the all-around, as well as tying for first with a career-best 9.850 on floor... Also tied a career-best with a 9.750, placing third on bars and tallied a 9.600 on beam to place fourth... Won the vault in the Southern Utah dual meet with a 9.800... Earned first-team all-WAC honors on beam at the conference meet by placing tied for third with a 9.825... Earned a spot to the NCAA North Central Regional meet in the all-around, placing 19th with a 37.650... Finished tied for 29th on beam with a 9.575, tied for 28th on vault with a 9.675, tied for 37th on floor with a 9.650 and 41st on bars with an 8.750... Earned academic all-WAC honors as well as the USU Joe E. and Elma Whitesides Scholar-Athlete Award.

2007(FRESHMAN) -- Competed in the vault and beam in every meet, as well as all but five meets in bars... Also competed in floor exercise in final six meets of season and in the all-around in four of the final six meets of the year... Had season-averages of 9.723 on vault, 9.646 on floor, 9.506 on bars, 9.452 on beam and 38.250 in all-around... The 9.723 average on vault was the 17th-best in school history at the time... Posted a 9.850 on vault at the WAC Championships (3/31), a mark that ties for No. 21 on USU's best individual scores... Had a season-high 9.850 on beam against Southern Utah... Posted a season-high 9.750 on floor at BYU and against Oregon State... Also tallied a season-high 9.750 on bars vs. Minnesota... Finished 10th in the all-around at the WAC Championships with a season-best 38.750, also placing tied for third in the vault with teammate Katie Omann (9.850) to earn first-team all-WAC honors, tied for 13th in the bars (9.725), tied for 19th on beam (9.750), and 30th on floor (9.425)... Was 10th at the NCAA North Central Regionals in the all-around (38.450), finishing tied for 29th on bars (9.650), tied for 23rd on beam (9.675), tied for 28th on floor (9.675), and 39th on vault (9.450)... A USU Joe E. and Elma Whitesides Scholar-Athlete Award recipient.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL -- Competed as a Level 10 gymnast for the Colorado Gymnastics Institute... Qualified for Regionals eight years in a row from 1999 to 2006, while qualifying for Nationals in 2005 and 2006... Graduated from Dakota Ridge High School with a 3.79 grade-point average.

PERSONAL -- A management information systems major... Daughter of Amy and Pete Heinrich... The only child in her family.

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