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Kara Henry

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Elmhurst, Ill

Last College:
Butler

Height:
5-4

Event:
Distance

Experience:
Tr

Honors:
Horizon League champion, 2-time NCAA regional qualifier

NEW MEXICO:

Senior transfer who was a two-time regional qualifier and 2007 Horizon League champion in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at Butler before coming to UNM in August...made an immediate impact at the Lobos' No. 2 runner during the cross country season...

2007: (cross country) Was the team's No. 2 runner in her final three races...notched 2 top-20 finishes in her 5 meet appearances...just missed a spot on the all-MWC team with a 16th place finish in Albuquerque...38th at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships...4th overall in her Lobo debut and first race at altitude to help UNM win the Lobo Invite for the first time...season-best 6K time of 21:40 at Oregon...

BUTLER:

Competed in track and cross country at Butler University from 2003-07...(outoor/indoor) Two-time regional qualifier in the 3,000m steeplechase (2005 & 2007)...won the Horizon League steeplechase title in 2007...recorded a PR of 10:51.55 in the steeplechase in 2005...(cross country) Helped the Bulldogs reach the NCAA Championships in 2004 and 2005...9th at the 2006 Horizon League Championships...10th at the Horizon meet in 2005...

HIGH SCHOOL:

A 2003 graduate of York Community High School in Elmhurst, Ill...lettered all four years in cross country and track under head coach Larry Bassett...helped the Dukes finish among the top-3 at the state XC meet from 2000-02, including a state title in `00...placed among the top-15 in the state twice...3-time all-conference cross country runner and team MVP as a senior...3-time all-conference on the track as well...

PERSONAL:

Born on Feb. 5, 1985 in Elmhurst, Ill...age is 23...full name is Kara Ann Henry...daughter of Jim and Betty Henry...has an older brother, Dan (24)...major is Elementary Education.
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