The No. 4 indoor 5K runner in UW history ... a cancer survivor, has raised more than $6,000 for cancer research since 2004 as the founder of the Tri-Cities Race Against Cancer and the Race for the Cure in Shoreline.
2006 (Cross Country): Ran just once in the fall, placing fourth for UW, 28th overall, at the Mike Hodges Invite ... earned Academic All-Pac-10 honorable mention. 2005-06: Among UW's top-five at 3K and 5K during the 2006 track season ... placed 14th in the 5K at Pac-10s, in 14:39.83 ... also ran the 1500m and 3K outdoors, and competed in the mile, 3K and DMR indoors ... earned first-team Academic All-Pac-10 honors on the track ... ran twice in the fall, placing fifth for UW, 24th overall, at the Sundodger Invite, and 24th overall at Willamette.
2004-05: Returned in the fall of 2004 just six months after having a tumor removed ... was 35th overall, No. 4 for UW, at Pac-10s, and placed third overall at the Sundodger meet ... earned second-team Academic All-Pac-10 honors in the fall ... redshirted both track seasons.
2003-04: Competed just once during the 2003 fall season ... an Academic All-Pac-10 honorable mention honoree in cross country, and a second-team all-academic pick on the track ... a Pac-10 and NCAA Regional track qualifier at 5000m ... saw his outdoor season cut short by a tumor ... season-best 5Ktime of 14:14.24 led UW outdoors ... indoors, ran the 5K in 14:11.39, UW's fourth-best ever ... was ninth in the mile at MPSFs, in 4:08.28. 2002-03: Redshirted the fall ... ran 16th in the 1500m at Pac-10s ... was also a Pac-10 qualifier at 5000m.
High School and Personal: Parents are Eva and John ... has one brother, James ... placed fifth at the 2001 state 3A cross country meet in 16:13 ... earned all-state and all-league cross country honors in 2001 ... won two state track titles in 2002 ... captured the 1600m crown in 4:14.23, and won the 3200m in 9:09.58, both personal bests ... led Hanford to district and regional titles in 2001, and second at state ... placed fifth in the 3200m at state in 2001 ... ran second in the mile at the 2002 Pasco Invite ... an Academic All-State honoree ... majoring in poitical science.
Collegiate Best Marks:
5000m....... 14:11.39i / 14:14.24
Hickey news and features:
Winning the toughest race - UW Daily (Nov. 17, 2005)
Washington runner Hickey discovers life of substance through illness - Seattle Times (Oct. 27, 2005)
The Race of His Life - Gohuskies.com (Sept. 5, 2005)