Heaven Briggs
Heaven Briggs
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Columbus, Ga.
High School: Northside HS
Position: Sprints
Major: Secondary English Education
Last School: Northside HS

2014-15 Indoor:  Competed in all seven indoor meets and ran in both the 200- and 400-meter dashes…Combined for three top-10 finishes in both events with a best showing of third in the 400-meter dash at the season-opening UNCG Six-Way Meet…Would finish sixth in the 400-meter dash at the App State Indoor Open and turned in a top performance of seventh in the 200-meter dash seeded during the Hilton Garden Invitational…Won the 4x400-meter relay at the App State Indoor Open with Sierra White, Courtney Bradley and Draneisha Griffin.

2014 Outdoor: 
Was named Second Team All-Conference in the 4x100-meter relay along with Semaj Tolliver, Dominique Nock and Brenicke Johnson…Set a new school record in the 400-meter dash at the A-Sun Championships…Recorded two top-5 performances in the 400-meter dash highlighted by a 4th-place finish at the Carolina’s Cup…Set a new personal-best in the 400-meter dash of 57.17 at the A-Sun Championships en route to a 5th-place finish…Recorded two 14th-place finishes in the 200-meter dash at the Carolina’s Cup and A-Sun Championships…Was a part of the 4x100-meter relay team of Draneisha Griffin, Ashley Edmond and Brenicke Johnson that placed 2nd at the season-opening CCU Invitational… Compiled two finishes of 3rd or better with the 4x100-meter combination of Johnson, Dominique Nock and Semaj Tolliver.

2013-14 Indoor:  Recorded seven top-10 finishes in both the 200-meter dash and 400-meter dash…Picked up her first individual victory after finishing 1st in the 400-meter dash at the Mountaineer Open…Began the season with two top-10 finishes at the Appalachian Invitational led by a 4th place performance in the 200-meter dash…Placed 3rd in the 400-meter dash at the UNCG Spartans Team Challenge…Wrapped up her indoor season with a 4th place finish in the 400-meter dash with a season-best time of 57.82 at the A-Sun Championships…Had a best time in the 200-meter dash of 25.93 at the Niswonger Invitational…Ranked 5th for the A-Sun in the 400-meter dash…Is currently the school record holder in the 400-meter dash…Was part of the 4x100-meter relay team that captured the school’s first victory in the event at the A-Sun Championships…Earned First Team All-Conference honors in the 4x400-meter relay...Teamed up with Ashley Edmond, Dominique Nock and KeAndrea Ladson at the UNCG Spartans Team Challenge to finish 2nd in the 4x400-meter relay.

2013 Outdoor:  Posted two top-10 finishes in the 100-meter dash (9th) and 200-meter dash (5th) during the Catamount Classic…Was 7th in the 200-meter dash at the Johnson C. Smith Invitational…Had back-to-back 9th place performance in the 200-meter dash at the Charlotte Invitational and A-Sun Championships...Posted best time in the 100-meter dash of 12.20 at the A-Sun Championships where she also ran her season-best time in the 200-meter dash of 24.58…Was part of the 4x100-meter relay team, along with Semaj Tolliver, Dominique Nock and Brenicke Johnson, that finished 1st at the Catamount Classic and Charlotte Invitational.

2012-13 Indoor:  Appeared in four meets…Had a best finish in the 200-meter dash of 24th at The Tiger Paw Invitational…Placed 14th in the 60-meter dash preliminaries during the A-Sun Championships with a time of 7.90…Was 16th in the 60-meter dash preliminaries at the Orange & Purple Winter Classic…Combined with Rebecca Elliott, Ashley Edmond and Sarah Thomas at the Hilton Garden Invitational to finish fourth in section 4 (4:10.11) during the 4x400-meter relay.

High School:  Participated in the track and field program at Northside High School in Columbus, Ga…As a senior at the Georgia Regionals 4A, she placed first in the 100-meter prelims, 200-meter prelims and 4x100-meter relay prelims…Qualified for the Georgia Girls State meet in 2012 in the 100-meter, 200-meter and 4x100-meter relay…During her junior year she qualified for the Georgia Regionals 4A, placing second in the 100-meter prelims and finals, first in the 200-meter prelims and second in the finals, competed in the 4x100-meter relay, 4x400-meter relay and the triple jump…In 2011, qualified for the Georgia State meet in the 100-meter, 200-meter and 4x100-meter relay.

Personal:  Born Feb. 14, 1994…Parents are Kip Briggs and Empress LeNoire Has a younger sister named Queen Briggs (14)…Is majoring in secondary english education…Enjoys reading, writing and poetry, watching Netflix and shopping…Lists her favorite foods as ham, dressing and twice baked potatoes…Favorite movie is “A Goofy Movie” and “Lilo & Stitch” and enjoys watching “Sons of Anarchy”…Claims her favorite actors are Charlie Hunnam and Gabrielle Union…Likes listening to Yolanda Adams…Winter is her favorite season…Enjoys reading The Skin I’m In and On Beauty…Favorite athlete is Sanya Richards… Favorite quote is, “No one ever said it would be easy…They just promised it would be worth it in the end”…Her dream job is to be an english professor.