June 15, 2014
CASTAIC LAKE, Calif. -- Freshman David Heron backed up his fifth-place finish in the 10K by taking fifth in the 5K on Sunday to end the USA Open Water National Championships.
Heron finished the distance race in 55 minutes, 38.339 seconds.
It was a big weekend for the Vol in his second open water competition since coming back from a broken wrist injury suffered in December. He was a top-10 finisher at the Crippen Cup in April.
By placing in the top six, he will be named to the USA Swimming National Team.