Cross Country Signs Fallon Heffernan To National Letter Of Intent

Nov. 20, 2003

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The JU cross country team has signed local product Fallon Heffernan to a national letter of intent, head track & field coach Ron Grigg announced Thursday.

Heffernan, a senior at Fletcher High School in Jacksonville, will also compete on the track and field team at JU. As a junior, she finished eighth (18:50) in the 5K cross-country race at the FHSAA state championship in class 4A. Heffernan also posted a personal-best time of 11:24 in the two-mile run in track.

"We are thrilled that Fallon has chosen to come to JU," Grigg said. "Her infectious personality will be a welcome addition to the team."

The JU women's cross country team finished seventh out of 11 teams at the 2003 Atlantic Sun Championship, held in Buies Creek, N.C.