THIS YEAR: Heather Hennessy is a fine addition to USC's middle distance program.
HIGH SCHOOL: Hennessy prepped at Los Gatos High in San Jose, Calif. ... She had the second fastest prep 800m time in the country as a junior at 2:07.73 which she ran at the North Carolina Nationals.
PERSONAL: Heather was born on April 2, 1983 ... She is an undeclared major at USC ... Her sports hero is famed distance runner Mary Decker.
CAREER BESTS: 800m -- 2:07.73