Heather Harper
Heather Harper

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Redmond, Wash.

High School:
Cedar Park Christian Ind Study

Position:
Breast/Fly/IM



07/07/2014

91 Broncos Receive All-MW Academic Awards

Women's swimming and diving and women's track and field each had 21 honorees

07/07/2014

91 Broncos Receive All-MW Academic Awards

Women's swimming and diving and women's track and field each had 21 honorees

07/24/2013

Broncos Enjoy Big Results at Sectionals

Up next for six Broncos is the U.S. Open

06/25/2013

83 Broncos Earn MW Scholar-Athlete Award

All 19 of Boise State's sports were represented

06/13/2013

Putting the `Student' in Student-Athlete

The Broncos set team records for single-semester and cumulative GPA

Junior (2013-14): Garnered three All-Mountain West honors (100 and 200 breaststrokes, 400 medley relay)...swept the 100 and 200 breaststrokes in season opener against Idaho (Oct. 5)...captured titles in the 100 breaststroke and 400 medley relay at the Bulldog Invitational (Oct. 12)...again swept the breaststroke events, this time against BYU (Oct. 26)...captured 200 medley relay and 200 breaststroke at Wyoming (Nov. 16)...part of 400 medley relay team that set the Boise West YMCA pool record (3:46.84) against Oregon State (Feb. 1)...took second in the 400 medley relay (3:35.77) and 100 breaststroke (personal-best 1:01.81) on Day Three of the Mountain West Championships (Feb. 21)...swam a personal-best 2:13.98 in the 200 breaststroke, goo for fourth place at the Mountain West Championship (Feb. 22)...part of the 400 medley relay team that took 26th at the NCAA Championships (March 20).

Sophomore (2012-13): Scored in two events at 2013 Mountain West Championships... placed sixth in 100 breast and eighth in 200 breast...set lifetime best in 200 breast prelims...won 100 breast three times during dual-meet competition...opened season with victory in 100 breast at Idaho (Oct. 6)...added wins against BYU (Dec. 15) and Colorado State (Jan. 26)...scored in 10 events during duels...scored in both breaststroke events at Missouri Invite.

Freshman (2011-12): Set three lifetime bests at the 2012 Mountain West Championships, including top-six finishes in two events...placed fifth in the 200 breast to lead the Broncos...took sixth in the 100 breast with an NCAA 'B' Cut...also swam a personal best in the 200 IM at the conference meet...swept the 100 and 200 breast against Colorado State (Jan. 28)...won the 100 breast against Idaho (Oct. 8) in first collegiate race...won 100 breast during Boise State Invite (Oct. 14)...runner up in 100 breast against Seattle (Nov. 19), UCLA (Jan. 4) and Oregon State (Jan. 21)...won four individual events and six relays...honorable mention CSCAA Scholar All-American...MW Scholar-Athlete...Academic All-MW.

High School: Three-year letterwinner at Redmond High School, under coaches Julie Barashkoff and Megan Oesting...three-time All-American in the 100 breast...two-time WIAA 4A state champion in 100 breast...helped Redmond to third place at state as a sophomore with first individual title...took second as a junior in the 100 breast, before repeating as champion senior year...also earned silver at state in 200 IM as a senior...six overall top-eight finishes in individual events at state in her career...three-time district champion in 100 breast...two-time team MVP at Redmond...team captain as a senior...swam for PRO Swimming, where she was coached by Justin Berry...placed 17th in 100 breast at 2010 summer junior nationals...three-time USA Swimming Scholar All-American ...plans to study elementary education.

Collegiate Personal Bests (through March 22, 2014):
100 Breast - 1:01.81
200 Breast - 2:13.98
100 Fly - 1:02.72
200 IM - 2:04.76
200 Medley Relay - 1:43.41
400 Medley Relay - 3:35.8