2006 - NCAA Indoor Champion 800 meters
2010 USA Indoor Championships 800 meters - 3rd
2010 USA 1 Mile Road Championships - 6th
2011 USA Indoor Championships 800 meters - 3rd
2011 USA 1 Mile Road Championships - 2nd
2012 USA 1 Mile Road Championships - 1st
2012 U.S. Olympic Trials 800 meters - 7th
2013 USA 1 Mile Road Championships - 3rd
2013 USA Outdoor Championships 800m - 6th
2014 USA Indoor Championships 1500m - 3rd
2014 World Indoor Championships 1500m - U.S. Team
2014 USA 1 Mile Road Champion
2014 USA Outdoor Championships 1500m - 6th
2015 USA 1 Mile Road Champion
2015 USA Outdoor 1500m - 7th
Heather is a 2005 graduate of Rosemount High School in the Twin Cities where her prep career included the Minnesota Class AA state title in the 800 meters and the 400 meters.
At the University of Minnesota, where she was the highest decorated Gopher women's track athlete, Heather was a nine-time All American. She was also the only Gopher who competed in every NCAA Championship in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track during the time she was at the University. In 2006, she was the NCAA Indoor Champion in the 800 meters.
Heather holds school records in nine events - 800 meters indoor and outdoor, 400 meters indoor, 600 meters indoor, the 4x400-meter relay indoor, indoor and outdoor distance medley relays, the outdoor 4x800m relay and the outdoor 4x1600m relay.
At the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, Heather placed 7th in the 800 meters. Also in 2012 she was the USA 1 Mile Champion and during 2012 and 2013 she has place first at a number of U.S. road miles, including the Ryan Shay Mile, the Liberty Mile, the Michigan Mile and the Minnesota Mile. In 2014, Heather was 3rd in the 1500 meters at the USA Indoor Championships.
Heather joined Team USA Minnesota in December 2009.