T.J. HEATHERINGTON -- Men's Basketball, Sr., G, McKeesport, Pa.
Featured Student-Athlete -- Jan. 14, 2013
T.J. Heatherington is a senior point guard for the Point Park men's basketball team. A four-year starter, he ranks 9th in school history with 1,414 career points. So far this year, he is averaging 14.5 ppg and a team-high 5.0 apg.
Heatherington's standout career includes being named an NAIA Division II First Team All-American last year as the national scoring leader at 24.5 ppg.
The former all-state player at Serra Catholic High School also ranks 6th in Point Park history with 437 assists. His 415 free throws made rank third in the school's record book, as do his 510 free throws attempted.
Heatherington is a two-time all-conference selection, including last year when he was the AMC Player of the Year. He and the Pioneers (11-7, 5-5 KIAC) return to action Jan. 22 at home vs. IU East (7:30 p.m.).