Cross Country

 Adam Henken
Adam Henken


Catharpin, Va.

High School:
Brentsville District

• 2009 All-SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2008 NCAA Cross Country Championship Participant
• 2008 All-Southeast Regional Team - Cross Country
• 2008 All-SEC Second Team - Cross Country
• 2008 All-SEC Indoor Freshman Team - 3000m Run
• 2007 All-SEC Freshman Team - Cross Country

2008-09 (Sophomore): Cross Country - Individually qualified for the NCAA Championships by virtue of first placing fifth overall at the NCAA Regional to earn his first All-Southeast Regional honor with a 10K time of 30:26 - a 73-second improvement over his 2007 Regional mark ... Finished the 10K NCAA Championship course in 31:25 in cold conditions ... Claimed All-SEC Second Team honors at the league championships ... Slowly worked his way up through the field passing several runners on the final two loops of the 8K course while posting a personal-best time of 24:12 to place 14th overall ... Finished first on the squad in five consecutive meets this year ... Placed sixth overall at Penn State National Invitational completing the 5.2-mile course in 25:26 ... Scored in 11 of 12 career team races for UK. Indoor - Entered the UK record books by posting a personal-best 3,000m time of 8:16.27 at the Penn State National Invitational, the mark ranks tenth all-time in school history ... Ran a personal-best 4:08.08 mile at the Iowa State Classic ... Qualified for SEC Indoor Championship finals in the mile, finishing seventh ... Member of distance medley team that finished seventh overall at SEC Indoors. Outdoor - Turned in the second-fastest 1,500m run of the season for the Wildcats at the SEC Outdoor Championships, crossing the line in 3:54.23 in Gainesville.

2007-08 (Freshman): Cross Country - Finished 41st overall at the 8K SEC Championships to place second on the team at 25:32, earning recognition as part of the All-Freshman SEC Team in the conference ... Only freshman harrier to score in each meet for the Cats ... Finished 55th overall and second on the team at the Southeast regional in a 10K time of 31:39, helping the team improve four spots over its finish the previous year. Indoor - Ran a personal-best 4:12.28 mile at the McCravy Memorial Meet ... Posted personal-best 5,000m time at the Husky Classic, clocking in a 14:50.09 ... At SEC/Big ten Challenge, notched personal-best time of 8:31.87 in 3,000m. Outdoor - Did not compete.

High School: Class 2A State Runner-up in cross country in 2006 ... Class 2A State Runner-up in 3200m as junior and senior ... A four-year letterwinner in cross country and track and field ... An all-state cross country selection his junior and senior seasons ... Cross country team won the district, regional and Class 2A state titles in each of his last three seasons ... Coached by Rob Dulin.

Personal: Full name is Adam Henry Henken ... Born June 8, 1989 in Fairfax, Va. ... Mother is Allison Howard ... Has three brothers: Ben, Brian and Cameron ... Major is social work.

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