Heather Raines
Heather Raines
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lawrenceville, Ga.
High School: Collins Hill
Major: Mass Communication

2008: Ran in all of the team's eight races ... Earned a spot on the USTFCCCA National All-Academic List ... Chosen to the PBC Women's Cross Country All-Academic Second Team ... Had one top-10 finish, three top-20 finishes, led the team twice ... Finished second on the team and 23rd overall at the PBC Championships (21:58) ... Led the team and finished 26th overall at the NCAA Regional (25:16) ... Posted a season-best 5k of 19:55 at the Mercer RunFit Sports Invitational ... Posted a season-best 6k of 24:16 at the Pepperdine Invitational.

2007: Ran in all eight races, finishing in the team's top-five four times ... Had two top-20 finishes and one top-10 ... Ran a season-best 5K of 21:19 at the Georgia Collegiate Championships ... Had a season-best 6K of 25:42 at the NCAA Regional, finishing fourth on the team and 95th overall ... Finished fifth on the team and 29th overall at the PBC Championships (22:26) ... Owns team's 10th-best 6K time ... USTFCCCA All-Academic Team ... PBC Presidential Scholar.

2006: Ran in all seven meets for the Bobcats in 2006 ... She recorded two top-ten finishes ... Season best 5K time was 20:23 at the Peach Belt Conference Championships ... Named to the Dean's List and Presidential Honor Roll in 2006.

High School: Graduated from Collins Hill High School in Suwanee, Ga. ... She earned Honorable Mention All-County honors and was named the team's Most Improved Runner ... Won a state championship in cross country and was the recipient of the Eagle Spirit Award.

Personal: Is the daughter of Mark and Kathy Raines ... Born March 17, 1988 ... Majoring in mass communication ... She lists Tiger Woods as her favorite athlete ... Chose GCSU because of the campus and friendly atmosphere ... Team representative of Student Athlete Advisory Committee.








Yr.  Races  Top 5k Top 6k
2008  8 19:55 24:16
2007 8 21:19 25:42
2006 7 20:23 --