Autumn Heath
Autumn  Heath

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Liberty Township, Ohio

High School:
Lakota East

Height:
5-5

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
08/15/1995

04/29/2017

T&F Wins 2 Drake Relays Titles Friday

The Boilermakers advanced to six Saturday finals

12/10/2016

T&F Opened Season at Indiana

The Boilermakers had a strong showing in their season opener

12/08/2016

T&F Set to Kick Off 2016-17 Schedule Friday

Purdue looks to build on last season's historical success

06/24/2016

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

06/16/2016

A Look Back at Historical 2016 for T&F

The season proved to be one of the most historic in program history

2017 (REDSHIRT)
  • Did not compete
2016 (SOPHOMORE)
  • Second team All-American in the 4x100m relay, after helping the women finish 11th at the NCAA Championships with a time of 43.99 seconds
  • Big Ten Champion in the 4x100m relay, helping the women's team run a time of 43.91 seconds
  • Finished eighth at the Big Ten Championships in the 100m dash with time of 11.80 seconds
  • Finished seventh at the Big Ten Championships in the 60m dash with a time of 7.54 seconds
  • Tied for the fifth-fastest 60m dash in program history wit ha time of 7.50 seconds at the Meyo Invite, where she was seventh
  • Tied for the seventh-fastest indoor 200m dash in program history with a time of 24.50 seconds, which came at the Meyo Invite
  • Ran the fourth-fastest 100m dash time in program history, crossing the line in 11.55 seconds at the Louisville Invite where she was runner-up
  • Member of the school-record holding 4x100m relay team that ran a time of 43.66 seconds at the Texas Relays to finish third
  • Member of the 4x200m relay team that won the Drake Relays
  • Had 18 top-five finishes on the season
  • Qualified for the NCAA East Prelims in the 100m dash
2015 (FRESHMAN): Ran ninth-fastest 100m dash time in program history with a PR of 11.79 seconds at the Rankin Poehlein Invite where she finished fourth ... part of school's third-fastest 4x100m relay team, with Carmiesha Cox, Devynne Charlton and Twyla Winfrey, when they ran 44.74 seconds to win the Rankin/Poehlein Invite ... ran in just two indoor meets ... finished 16th at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the 200m dash with a time of 24.45 seconds ... travelled as alternate with 4x100m relay team that finished sixth in the country at the NCAA Championships.

High School:
Four-year track letterwinner at Lakota East High School ... has a PR of 11.46 seconds in the 100m, 0.01 of a second better than the Purdue school record ... district champion all four years; named team MVP her freshman through junior seasons; State qualifier as a freshman ... Greater Miami Conference champion, district champion and State finalist as a sophomore; earned GMC champion, district champion, regional champion and athlete of the year accolades as a junior ... State finalist as a junior ... named GMC champion, 60m indoor champion, district champion, regional champion and state champion as a senior ... ran a PR of 7.57 seconds in the 60m dash to win the state champion title ... honored as the Cincinnati Enquirer Athlete of the Year as a senior.

Personal: Autumn LaRece Heath was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Aug. 15, 1996 ... parents are Rodney and Kimberly Heath ... has one brother, Rodney, and one sister, Kaylyn ... plans on majoring in kinesiology ... enjoys reading and listening to music ... chose Purdue for its great education, staff and facilities.

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