Henry Sets School Record in Track & Field Opener
Redshirt freshman Lawanda Henry put on an impressive show at the Christopher Newport University Holiday Open on December 6. Henry set a school record in the shot put, becoming the first woman at NC State to break 50 feet on a throw. Her mark of 50'11.50" was also an NCAA Indoor Provisional standard. Henry also won the weight throw with a throw of 58'10.00", second in school history.
Mattie Bethea was fourth in the high jump with a leap of 5'06.00". Bethea also competed in the shot put, hurdles and long jump at the meet.
Also on the women's side, Brittany McCain was second in the weight throw with a 54'10.75", the third best throw in school history.