Position
Distance
Height
6'2
Class
Redshirt
Hometown
Baton Rouge, La.
Previous School
Arkansas
High School
Catholic HS

Events: 800M (IN: 1:51.02; OUT: 1:50.37), 1,500M (3:47.82), Mile (4:05.03)

All-American

CAREER CAPSULE
An All-American middle distance runner for the Tigers who earned four letters from 2005-08 … Ran on LSU’s first ever All-American distance medley relay team that finished sixth at the NCAA Indoor Championships in 2008 … Finished his career ranked No. 8 on the school’s all-time indoor performance list in the mile with a top time of 4:05.03 … Also posted personal bests of 1:50.37 in the 800 meters and 3:47.82 in the 1,500 meters.

2008
Earned All-America honors during his senior season after running the 1,200-meter leg on LSU’s distance medley relay team that finished sixth at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships … Marked the first time in program history that the Tigers put an All-American DMR on the track … Teamed with Armanti Hayes (400 meters), Jamaal James (800 meters and John Kosgei (mile) to finish with a time of 9:35.72 in the national final … A middle distance runner who competed in the 800 meters, 1,500 meters and mile during the 2008 season … Set a new indoor personal best of 1:51.02 to win the 800-meter title at the Tyson Invitational … Also won the mile at the Tyson Invitational, clocking a personal-best time of 4:06.31 … Scored for the Tigers at the SEC Indoor Championships after finishing seventh in the mile with a time of 4:06.46 … Ran the 1,200-meter leg on the distance medley relay team that earned a fifth-place finish at the SEC Indoor Championships (9:59.03) … Just missed scoring points for the Tigers at the SEC Outdoor meet as he finished ninth in the 1,500 meters with a time of 3:51.52 … Set a new personal best in the event with a time of 3:47.82 in qualifying at the SEC Championships … Also ran the 5,000 meters at the outdoor conference meet, finishing in 35th place with a time of 15:11.97 … Won the 800 meters at the Cole/Lancon Twilight Classic (1:53.35) and the 1,500 meters at the LSU Tiger Relays (3:48.78) … Opened the outdoor season by running the 800 meters at the Willie Williams Classic, finishing in third place with a time of 1:51.02 … Also ran the 1,500 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold (3:54.69).

2007
Competed primarily in the mile during the indoor season … Placed sixth in the event at the Tyson Invitational with a seasonal-best time of 4:06.43 … Also ran the mile at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational (4:08.02) and SEC Indoor Championships (4:13.10) … Anchored the Tigers’ distance medley relay team to a fifth-place finish at the SEC Indoor Championships … Foursome clocked the eighth-fastest time in school history at 9:56.68 … Lined up in the 800 meters at the Lobo Invitational (1:52.88) and the 3,000 meters at the Purple Tiger Classic (8:37.33) … Was the Tigers’ top 1,500-meter runner during the outdoor season … Won the event title at the LSU Tiger Classic with a seasonal-best time of 3:52.60 … Finished 14th in the 1,500 meters at the SEC Outdoor Championships (3:53.11) … Placed eighth at the LSU Alumni Gold (3:53.00) … Earned 13th-place finishes in the 800 meters at both the LSU Alumni Gold (1:56.64) and SEC Outdoor Championships (1:51.36) … Ran the mile at the Sun Angel Classic, finishing fifth with a time of 4:06.01.

2006
One of the Tigers’ top middle distance runners, he was an NCAA Mideast Regional qualifier in the 800 meters … Scored for the Tigers in the event at the SEC Outdoor Championships, placing fourth with a personal-best time of 1:50.37 … Ran 1:51.52 in the prelims … Turned in a personal-best time of 3:49.07 in the 1,500 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold … Clocked 3:55.56 at the SEC Championships … During the indoor season, posted a personal best of 4:06.31 in the mile at the Tyson Invitational … Finished in 4:06.90 at the New Balance Invitational … Ran the 800 meters twice, winning titles at both the Bayou Bengal Invitational (1:53.19) and Purple Tiger Invitational (1:56.53).

2005
Scored for the Tigers at the SEC Indoor Championships, placing seventh in the mile with a time of 4:10.31 … Clocked a personal best of 4:09.04 in the prelims at the conference meet … Ran the 1,500 meters during the outdoor season … Turned in a personal-best effort of 3:58.45 at the SEC meet … Posted a time of 4:01.92 at the LSU Alumni Gold … Won the Bulldog Invitational in 4:04.66.

2004
Spent his redshirt freshman season at the University of Arkansas.

PRIOR TO LSU
A four-year letterwinner under Pete Boudreaux at Catholic High School in Baton Rouge … Was a four-time Louisiana state champion, winning the indoor 1,600 meters and the outdoor 800 meters, 1,600 meters and 3,200 meters titles in 2003 … Named Louisiana’s Outstanding Track Athlete that same year … Helped his team to both the cross country and track state titles in 2002 … Posted personal bests of 1:53.4 in the 800 meters and 4:14 in the 1,600 meters as a prep.

PERSONAL
Born on Dec. 4, 1984 … Son of John and Lynn Hendry … Has three older siblings, Shannon, Kelly and Tre … Brother, Tre, also ran track at LSU.

 

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