VANESSA HENRY EARNS CONFERENCE HONORS IN FIRST WEEK OF OUTDOOR SEASON
March 22, 2012
Princess Anne, Md. -- Vanessa Henry finished first place in the shot put for the University of Maryland Eastern Shore earning her a performer of the week nod Thursday. The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference recognized Henry as its MEAC Field Performer of the Week following her finish and the team's success in the Wake Forest Open March 16-17 in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Henry tossed a 16.37-meter put giving her the events best finish, and her longest toss of the early outdoor season. Henry finished the indoor season with her best distance being a 16.50-meter toss in 2012 Great Dane Classic of the indoor season.
UMES will return to competition March 24 win it competes in the Towson Invitational. The meet is scheduled for all day in Towson, Maryland.