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2009 Men's Cross Country Roster

Matt Hensley

CLASS
Sr.
Hometown
Port St. Lucie, Fla.
School
Lincoln Park Academy
Matt Hensley

Major: Advertising

Track Events: 1,500m, 3,000m 5,000m and 10,000m

 

Highlights: SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2008-09 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll in 2006-07 Two career top-10 finishes Personal bests of 24:55.76 (8K) and 25:06 (5-mile) and 33:14.76 (10K).

 

2008: Scored for Florida in three meets Recorded a second-place finish at the Mountain Dew Invitational, setting a career-best 8K time Fifth Gator to cross the finish line at the Notre Dame Invitational, coming in 96th overall and setting a career-best 5-mile time Scored for the Gators in the NCAA South Regional meet with a 43rd-place finish, fifth in the line of UF runners.

 

2007: Competed in three events for the season . Ran a season-best at the Tiger Invitational with an 8K time of 24:55.98.

 

2006: Competed in the first three meets of the season Finished 15th overall and 10th among Gators at the Mountain Dew Invitational in a time of 25:15.48 Finished 10th overall and third for the Gators in the Notre Dame Invitational "B" race.

 

Track Highlights: Finished second at the 2008 Florida State Relays in the 10,000m with a time of 31:29.92 Tallied a sixth-place finish as an unattached runner in the 3,000m indoor run at the 2009 Tom Jones Memorial Invitational Personal bests of 8:39 (i3,000m), 15:03.81 (o5,000m) and 31:29.92 (o10,000m).

 

Prep: Coached by David Perry Finished fourth in the 3,200m at the 2006 Class 2A state championship Finished sixth in the same event in 2005 Qualified for the state cross country meet seven years in a row.

 

Personal: Son of Robert and Mary Hensley, both of whom are physical therapists Has three brothers, Bob, Mike and Jeff All have attended UF Also has a younger sister, Kelly.

 

 

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