Grace Heller
Grace Heller
Year: '19
Hometown: Ridgefield, Conn.
High School: Ridgefield HS

Career-Best Times

2018: Competed in six events during her senior season... Achieved USTFCCCA All-Region honors after finishing first on the team and 11th overall at the NCAA Division III Atlantic Region Cross Country Championships with a time of 23:01.0, qualifying for the NCAA Division III Championships... Ran a personal-best 6K time of 22:22.3 at the NCAA Division III Championships... Finished third at RPI's Saratoga Invitational with a personal-best 5K time of 17:52.8... Was named NESCAC Performer of the Week on Oct. 1... Named to the NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team... Received NESCAC Fall All-Sportsmanship Team honors.

2017: Transferred to Hamilton College... Competed in eight events as a junior... Achieved USTFCCCA All-Region honors after finishing second on the team and 15th overall at the NCAA Division III Atlantic Region Cross Country Championships with a time of 22:36.2, qualifying for the NCAA Division III Championships... Ran a 22:57.0 at the NCAA Division III Championships... Ran her first collegiate 6K at the Purple Valley Invite, finishing second on the team with a time of 24:01.2... Finished second on the team and second overall at the Hamilton Invitational 5K with a time of 18:52.4... Recipient of the Hamilton College Scholar-Athlete Award for the highest cumulative grade point average on their team.

2015-17Attended Fordham University... Did not compete in cross country.

Personal: Majors in psychology... Minors in English literature... Grace attended Ridgefield High School... She is the daughter of Mary Jean Heller, and the sister to Jack, Catherine, and Mikey.

Grace is also a member of the women's track & field team.