Derek Henning
Derek  Henning

RS Senior

Alanson, Mich.

High School:


Toeing the Line #4: U-M to Face Final Test of Regular Season

Toeing the Line #4: U-M to Face Final Test of Regular Season at Wisconsin

Senior/Junior (2011) ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors ... Competed in the open race at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (Oct. 14), placing 71st in 26:57.7 ... Clocked a time of 25:57.02 at the Florida Mountain Dew Invitational (Sept. 24) to finish 20th overall ... Finished 18th at the Illinois Orange & Blue Preview (Sept. 16) with a time of 25:34 ... Opened the season with a second-place finish at the 5,000-meter Michigan Open (Sept. 2) in a time of 15:47.84.

Junior/Sophomore (2010) ...
Wrapped the season at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 13), earning 133rd place in 33:15.38 ... Placed 187th (25:56.7) at the NCAA Pre-National (Oct. 16) ... Clocked 25:38.83 en route to 27th place at the Cowboy Jamboree (Sept. 25) ... Captured first place at the season-opening Michigan Open (Sept. 3), clocking 16:00.0.

Sophomore/Freshman (2009) ... Claimed 84th place at the Big Ten Championships (Nov. 1), recording a time of 28:12.1 ... Placed 20th (16:08) at the EMU Open (Oct. 23) ... Clocked a personal-best 26:30.9 en route to 42nd place at the Michigan Intercollegiate (Oct. 9) ... Made U-M debut at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (Oct. 3), finishing in 112nd place with a time of 25:04.1 ... Earned a spot on the roster after placing 10th (20:02) as an unattached runner at the Michigan Open (Sept. 4).

Freshman (2008) ... Did not compete in cross country.

Prep ... Graduated from Petoskey High School (2008) ... National Honor Society ... Two-time Academic All-State selection ... Two-time All Region selection in cross country (2006, '07) ... Two-time All-Big North Conference cross country first team selection (2005, '07) ... Led Petoskey HS to three regional cross country championships ... Also earned four varsity letters in track ... Earned all-state honors in the 3,200m (eighth, 2008) and 3,200m relay (seventh, 2007) ... Five-time Michigan state qualifier -- in the 1,600-meter run and 3,200-meter relay ... Captured regional titles in the 1600m (2008) and 3200m (2008) and 3200m relay (2007) ... Big North Conference champion in 1600m and 3200m relay as a senior (2008) ... Two-time All-Region selection (2007, '08) ... Named team MVP as a senior (2008).

Personal ... Enrolled in College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Born on April 12, 1990 ... Son of Damien and Martha Henning.