HPU’s Heinst Named Big South Women’s Track Athlete of the Week

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — High Point University women’s track and field freshman Famke Heinst has been named Big South Women’s Track Athlete of the Week, the conference announced Wednesday (March 21).

In her outdoor track and field debut, Heinst placed fifth in the 1,500 meters at the Charlotte 49ers Classic in a time of 4:29.15, the fastest time in the conference. She also led off the 4x800m relay that finished first and broke the HPU record in a time of 9:03.16.

The Panthers return to action at the Wake Forest Outdoor Opener Saturday (March 24) in Winston-Salem.