Women's Track & Field
Friday, June 25, 2010
Heather Miller reached the pinnacle of NCAA competition winning the Division II National
Pentathlon Championship, in Albuquerque, N.M. The Sun Prairie, Wis., native scored a national and school record 3,993 points. Miller is the third female track star in St. Cloud State history to win a national title, following in the footsteps of GiGi DesLauriers ’93 for the indoor high jump in 1992 and Marie Sherwood ’86 for the outdoor javelin in 1982. Miller also set a school record in the 60-meter hurdles with her time of 8.70.
The national title was one of many accomplishments by the nursing major including three All-American honors won at the championships when she also placed fourth in the long jump and fifth in the triple jump.
Miller is the United States Track & Field/ Cross Country Coaches Association Female Field Athlete of the Year, the 2010 Central Region Female Field Athlete of the Year and the 2010 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) Field Athlete of the Year.
Miller’s collegiate career included ten All- American finishes and 14 NSIC titles in both indoor and outdoor track.
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