* Heather Hanchak returns for her senior year to compete in the sprint and relay events.
* Possesses great range, can compete from the 60 to the 400...Is a hard worker and team leader.
* Is the school record holder in the indoor 400 meters with a best time of 55.30.
* Primarily used on the relay teams, competing on both the 4x400 and distance medley relay units.
* Won the 400-meter dash at the Oklahoma Indoor Classic (56.08).
* Ran the second leg on TCU 4x400 meter relay team...Finished second at the indoor conference meet (3:49.19) and placed third at the outdoor meet with a provisional qualifying time of 3:38.85.
* Won the 400 meters at the Oklahoma Indoor Classic January 22.
* Set a school record of 55.30 in the indoor 400 meters at the Tyson Invitational in Arkansas on February 12.
* Did not compete in the outdoor season due to injuries.
* Posted a solid indoor season with bests of 7.68 in the 60-meter dash, 25.31 in the 200m, and 58.35 in the 400m.
* Helped the 4x100 unit to a seasonal best and NCAA provisional qualifying time of 44.68 while winning at the Texas A&M Invite.
* Ran the leadoff leg on TCU's 4x1 and 4x4 relays, helping both units to second-place finishes at the WAC Outdoor meet.
* Ran seasonal outdoor bests of 12.00 in the 100m, 24.54 in the 200m and 57.71 in the 400m.
1997-98 (California Baptist)
* Qualified for the NAIA Championships in the 200m and 400m during both the indoor and outdoor seasons.
* Won the 1998 California Junior College Association 200 meters.
* Earned NAIA Academic All-America honors as a freshman.
* Earned 12 All-America citations while attending the Ellis School, located in suburban Pittsburgh...Coached by Alonzo Webb, Jr.
* Gained international experience at the 1995 Junior Pan Am Championships in Santiago, Chile, running a leg on the silver medalist 4x400-meter relay...Also earned a spot on the national team at the 1996 World Juniors in Sydney, Australia.
* Was the 1996 National Scholastic Champion at 400 meters... Won the 200- and 400-meter titles, setting a national junior record in the 400 in 1997.
* Heather Marie Hanchak is the daughter of Martin and Patricia Hanchak...Born October 1, 1979...Is a business major.