Track & Field
Chris Heibell - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Sophomore
  • High school Immaculata

Previous College (Loyola Md.): Transfer from Loyola University of Maryland where he set numerous school records in both cross country and track … Has one year of eligibility remaining for both indoor and outdoor track seasons … Set school records for 10K time in cross country and set top indoor marks in the 3,000m (8:18.97), mile (4:11.19), 1,000m and 800m runs along with the 4x400m relay … Posted school records in the outdoor 5,000m (14:29), 1500m (3:51.44) and 800m (1:54.21) runs … Recognized on All-MAAC Team for cross country after sophomore and junior campaigns … Three-time qualifier at Intercollegiate Association of Amateur Athletes of America (IC4A) in both the indoor mile and 3,000m runs in final two seasons … Also qualified in the 5,000m run at the outdoor IC4A meet … Named captain of both track and cross country teams last season … Named cross country team MVP in last three seasons … Two-time MAAC cross country runner of the week … Coached by Rick Woods … Three-time MAAC All-Academic Team selection in final three seasons … Four-time member of dean’s list at Loyola.

High School: Second team All-State selection in New Jersey for cross country as a senior … First-team All-Area cross country selection in final season … Claims school records in cross country at a 5K distance as well as track records for the 800m,1600m and 3200m runs … Coached by Wilt Robinson … Four-year letter winner in cross country and earned six letters in indoor/outdoor track … Played AAU Basketball in high school with Hillsborough Raiders … Volunteered with Mary, Mother of God Catholic Church in high school and college; and volunteered at Zoo Boo while at Loyola.

Personal: Full name is Chris Robert Heibell … Born January 23, 1987 in Somerset, NJ. … Parents are Robert and Laura Heibell … Master’s degree candidate in sport leadership.

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