American model Erin Heatherton is featured in the 2015 SI Swimsuit Issue, which hits stands this week.

The honor is Heatherton's first, and she shares the issue's pages with six other rookies: Ashley SmithHailey ClausonKelly RohrbachRobyn LawleyRose Bertram and Solveig. All seven are up for 2015 Rookie of the Year -- voting runs through Feb. 28 on the SI Swimsuit 2015 website.

Swimsuit 2015: Erin Heatherton photos

Heatherton was photographed in St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, by photographer Yu Tsai.

Along with several models, the 2015 Swimsuit Issue features two athletes: UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and tennis star Caroline Wozniacki.

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