Position
Distance
Height
5'10
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Slidell, La.
High School
Northshore HS

Events: 1,500M (4:36.51), Mile (5:12.00), 3,000M (10:27.80), 5,000M (IN: 18:35.05; OUT: 17:55.34)

2010
A leader of the LSU distance group during the 2010 season … Set personal bests in four events between the indoor and outdoor seasons … Recorded the school’s ninth-fastest performance in the indoor 5,000 meters with a time of 18:35.05 in a 14th-place finish at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational … Competed in the 3,000 meters at the SEC Indoor Championships … Also ran on the Lady Tigers’ distance medley relay team that scored two points with a seventh-place finish at the SEC Indoor meet (12:01.19) … Also set personal bests of 5:12.00 in the mile and 10:27.80 in the 3,000 meters during the indoor season … Shattered her 1,500-meter personal best by 25 seconds over the course of the outdoor season with a top time of 4:36.51 at the LSU Alumni Gold … Finished in 13th place in the 1,500 meters at the SEC Outdoor meet … Won the 5,000 meters at the LSU Tiger Relays (17:59.19) … Ran the 10th-fastest 5,000-meter time in school history at 17:55.34 at the Penn Relays … Anchored the Lady Tigers to a fourth-place finish in the distance medley relay at the Texas Relays with the third-fastest time in school history at 11:32.34 … Honored for her performance in the classroom with a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Also named an ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VI Second Team selection.

2009
Competed in four meets during the outdoor season … Set a personal best of 5 minutes, 1.56 seconds in the 1,500 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold … Also ran the 5,000 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold … Finished 10th in the 5,000 meters at the LSU Tiger Relays with a time of 18:56.73 … Recorded a personal best of 18:30.69 to finish 21st in the 5,000 meters at the Sun Angel Classic … Did not finish the 5,000 meters at the SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships … Did not compete during the indoor season.

PRIOR TO LSU
Finished her high school career with a personal best of 19:10 in the three mile … Finished sixth at the state cross country meet during her senior season … Named the Most Outstanding Performer of her high school team.

PERSONAL
Full name is Jenna Marie Henssler … Born on April 30, 1990 … Has four siblings: Tess, Hans, Shelby and Dane … Graduated in the top 5 percent of her high school class … Majoring in biology.

 

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