UTC's Henderson Sets School Record In 5000 Meter

Friday, April 04, 2014

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga redshirt freshman Teghan Henderson (Pickering, Ontario) blew away her competition at the Cobb Track and Angell Field to set a school record in the women’s 5000 meter run Friday morning at the Stanford Invitational.

Henderson posted a school-record time of 16:13.03, nearly seven seconds faster than the previous mark set by Kathleen Turchin in the 2007 season. Turchin posted her top time of 16:19.74 during the NCAA Championship preliminary race.

Adidas Team Green’s Samantha Draney placed second in the heat with a time of 16:31.69 while Henderson’s closest collegiate competitor was SMU’s Shanoah Souza more than 26 seconds behind in third with a time of 16:39.75

Record Timing - RT Race Data - RT Race Timing:

Stanford Invitational - 4/4/2014 to 4/5/2014 Stanford University -Stanford, California

Event 85  Women 5000 Meter Run Section 5

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    Name                    Year School                  Finals

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Finals

  1 Teghan Henderson             UT-Chattanooga        16:13.03

  2 Samantha Draney              Adidas Team Green     16:31.69

  3 Shanoah Souza                SMU                   16:39.75

  4 Katie Jensen                 Rice                  16:41.80

  5 Melanie Stemper              SMU                   16:44.86

  6 Jacy Christiansen            Liberty               16:45.99

  7 Aly Nielson                  Oregon St             16:50.86

  8 Rachel Bush                  Cal Poly              16:53.98

  9 Frances Loeb                 Johns Hopkins         16:54.32

10 Sally Larson                 Lipscomb              16:55.05

11 Connor Ward                  Texas                 16:55.06

12 Kelli Sugimoto               Loyola Marymount      16:55.90

13 Vanessa Valentine            Vanderbilt            16:58.73

14 Hannah Everson               Air Force             17:05.91

15 Chelsea Sumney               UNC-Greensboro        17:19.80

16 Brittnie Munoz               Loyola Marymount      17:44.36

17 Meghan Breadmore             Cal Poly              18:18.09

 


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