Taneka Henderson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lancaster, Texas

High School:
Lancaster HS

Height:
5-6

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
03/26/1992

Experience:
3L

Taneka Henderson

06/30/2014

@LATechTandF Nets 11 All-Louisiana Honors

LA Tech with three top marks in the state

05/31/2014

Three Punch Tickets to Eugene for @LATechTandF on Final Day of NCAA East Prelims

Francis, Hadnot, men's 4x100m relay advance

05/23/2014

Student-Athletes Honored in Stole Ceremony Friday

27 Louisiana Tech student-athletes will earn their degrees Saturday

05/18/2014

LA Tech Men Fourth, Women Fifth at C-USA Championships

Trey Hadnot wins three gold medals

05/17/2014

Craddock Sweeps Long Jump Titles at C-USA Championships

Lautric claims silver in high jump

05/19/2014

C-USA Outdoor Championships

Photos from the final day of the 2014 C-USA Outdoor Championships.

03/24/2014

Jim Mize Invitational

Photos from the 2014 Jim Mize Invitational

03/01/2014

C-USA Indoor Championships - Day One

Photos from the first day of the 2014 Conference USA Indoor Championships. All photos by Ben Breland.

05/11/2013

2013 WAC Outdoor Championships

Photos from the final day of the 2013 WAC Outdoor Championships

03/16/2013

Jim Mize Invitational

Photos from the 2013 Jim Mize Invitational.

2012 Indoor Second Team All-WAC (400m, 4x400m Relay)
2012 Outdoor Second Team All-WAC (400m, 400m Hurdles)
2013 Outdoor WAC 4x400m Relay Champion (3:38.64)
2013 Outdoor First Team All-WAC (4x400m Relay)
2013 Outdoor NCAA Qualifier (4x400m Relay)
2014 Indoor Second Team All-Conference USA (4x400m Relay)
2014 Outdoor Second Team All-Conference USA (4x400m Relay)
2014 Outdoor NCAA Prelims Qualifier (4x400m Relay)

2014: Opened the year at the UAB Blazer Invite (1/10-11) where she finished ninth in the 500m with a time of 1:17.14 while running the third leg of the 4x400m relay "A" team that finished fourth with a time of 3:47.94 ... Finished ninth in the 400m with a time of 57.36 and ran the opening leg of the 4x400m relay "B" team that finished seventh with a time of 3:49.24 at the Texas A&M 10 Team Invitational (1/18) ... Ran a personal best time of 25.66 in the 200m and ran the second leg of the winning 4x400m relay that ran 3:48.50 at the Southern Miss Invitational (1/30) ... Ran the third leg of the 4x400m relay that finished 19th at the Tyson Invitational (2/14-15) with a time of 3:43.15 and was clocked at 57.09 in the 400m to place 54th ... Garnered second team all-conference honors as she ran the third leg of the 4x400m relay that ran 3:41.87 to finish second at the C-USA Indoor Championships (2/28-3/1) while running 57.05 in the 400m to finish 18th ... Ran 1:03.82 to finish third in the 400m hurdles at the outdoor season-opening Jim Mize Invitational (3/22) ... Ran the third leg of the 4x400m relay that finished eighth at the Texas Relays (3/27-29) with a time of 3:42.04 after running 3:37.46 in the prelims and ran the third leg of the sprint medley relay that finished 13th with a time of 4:07.08 while also placing 38th in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:02.32 ... Won the 400m hurdles at the UTEP Invitational (4/12) with an altitude-adjusted time of 1:01.47 while running the second leg of the 4x400m relay "A" team that won with a time of 3:42.55 ... Placed eighth in the 400m hurdles at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/19) with a time of 1:01.91 and ran the second leg of the 4x400m relay "A" team that was the runner-up to LSU with a time of 3:39.09 ... Ran a personal record time of 55.91 in the 400m to finish fourth at the Bobcat Classic (4/26) ... Placed fourth in the 400m hurdles at the Arkansas Twilight (5/2) with a time of 1:03.75 ... Finished sixth in the 400m hurdles at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/16-18) with a time of 1:03.22 after running a personal best time of 1:00.77 in the prelims and ran the second leg of the 4x400m relay that placed second with a time of 3:37.71 garnering all-conference honors ... Ran the second leg of the 4x400m relay that finished 21st at the NCAA East Prelims (5/29-31) with a time of 3:40.13.


2013: Opened the season by running 25.83 in the 200m at the Blazer Invite (1/11), finishing 32nd and ran the second leg of the 4x400m relay that won with a time of 3:48.59 ... Ran 57.60 in the 400m to finish fifth at the Howie Ryan Invitational (1/25-26) and ran the second leg of the 4x400m relay that finished second with a time of 3:51.13 ... Ran a personal record tim eof 55.90 in the 400m to finish 26th at the Tyson Invitational (2/8) while also running the third leg of the 4x400m relay that placed eighth with a time of 3:43.29 ... At the WAC Indoor Championships (2/21-23), ran the third leg of the 4x400m relay that placed fifth with an altitude adjusted time of 3:46.79 and finished seventh in the 400m with an altitude adjusted time of 56.24 after running an altitude adjusted time of 55.64 in the prelims ... Opened the outdoor season winning the 400m hurdles at the Jim Mize Invitational (3/16) with a time of 1:02.06 while also running the second leg of the 4x400m relay that won with a time of 3:48.74 ... Finished seventh in the 400m at the SEC-Big Ten Challenge (3/23) with a time of 57.02 ... Ran 1:04.44 to place 56th in the 400m hurdles at the Texas Relays (3/28-30) while also running the second leg of the 4x400m relay that finished 25th with a time of 3:46.17 ... Ran 1:04.79 in the 400m hurdles to place fifth and ran the third leg of the 4x400m relay that placed second with a time of 3:48.06 at the SFA Invitational (4/6) ... Ran a personal best time of 1:01.59 in the 400m hurdles at the Southeastern Invitational (4/19), finishing second ... Ran the second leg of the 4x400m relay at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/20) as the relay team finished fifth with a time of 3:41.30 ... Ran 1:04.78 in the 400m hurdles to finish 14th at the Bobcat Classic (4/27) while also running the second leg of the 4x400m relay that won with a time of 3:37.44 ... At the WAC Outdoor Championships (5/8-11), won a gold medal as she ran the second leg of the 4x400m relay that won with a time of 3:38.64 and finished eighth with a time of 1:03.38 after running 1:02.49 in the prelims ... Ran the second leg of the 4x400m relay team that finished 24th at the NCAA East Preliminary Championships (5/23-25) with a time of 3:45.61.

2012: Finished 29th in the 800m at the UAB Blazer Invitational (1/12) with a time of 2:27.66 ... At the AState Invitational (1/27), won the 400m with a time of 56.68 ... Finished 51st in the 400m at the Tyson Invitational (2/10-11) with a time of 57.42 ... At the WAC Indoor Championships (2/24-25), garnered a pair of second team all-conference honors with a sixth place finish in the 400m with a time of 56.27 after running 56.20 in the prelims and ran the third leg of the 4x400m relay that placed second with a time of 3:44.64 ... Opened the outdoor season at the Louisiana Classics (3/17) where she finished fourth in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:03.71 and ran the third leg of the 4x400m relay that placed second with a time of 3:47.41 ... Ran 1:03.44 in the 400m hurdles at the Victor Lopez Classic (3/23) to finish 12th and ran the opening leg of the 4x400m relay that finished eighth with a time of 3:50.01 ... Ran 1:03.36 in the 400m hurdles at the Texas Relays (3/28-31) to place 39th and ran the anchor leg of the 4x400m relay that finished 22nd with a time of 3:43.69 ... Finished second in the 400m hurdles at the Jim Mize Invitational (4/7) with a time of 1:01.62 and ran the second leg of the 4x400m relay that placed second with a time of 3:39.74 ... Ran 55.23 in the 400m to finish fifth at the Mississippi Open (4/14) while also running the second leg of the 4x400m relay that placed third with a time of 3:43.48 ... Finished third in the 400m hurdles at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/21) with a time of 1:02.57 and ran the opening leg of the 4x400m relay that finished fifth with a time of 3:43.75 ... Ran the opening leg of the 4x400m relay that won at the Golden Eagle Classic (4/28) with a time of 3:47.29 and finished fifth in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:03.94 ... At the WAC Championships (5/8-11), finished fifth in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:05.01 after running 1:04.20 in the prelims and placed fourth in the 400m with a time of 55.16 after running 56.19 in the prelims.

2011:Ran the second leg of the 4x400m relay at the Leonard Hilton Invitational (1/14) that finished foruht with a time of 3:56.38 ... Finished eighth in the 400m at the Arkansas State Invitational (1/22) with a time of 58.52 while running the second leg of the 4x400m relay that won with a time of 3:48.32 ... Ran 57.00 in the 400m at the Tyson Invitational (2/11-12) to place 51st while running the second leg of the 4x400m relay that palced 22nd with a time of 3:46.47 ... Finished 13th in the 400m dash at the WAC Championships (2/24-26) with a time of 57.67 ... Opened the outdoor season at the LSU Relays (3/25-26) running the anchor leg of the 4x400m relay that finished fifth with a time of 3:46.50 and ran the anchor leg of the sprint medley relay that finished seventh with a time fo 4:12.70 ... At the Jim Mize Invitational (4/1-2), ran 59.26 in the 400m to finish ninth ... Ran the anchor leg of the 4x400m relay that finished 23rd at the Texas Relays (4/6-9) with a time fo 3:46.87 ... Ran 25.94 in the 200m to finish 21st and ran the second leg of the 4x400m relay that placed fifth with a time of 3:48.15 at the Northwestern State Invitational (4/16) ... Finished sixth in the 400m at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/23) with a time of 58.43 while also running the third leg of the 4x400m relay that placed ninth with a time of 3:47.35 ... Ran the third leg of the 4x400m relay that finished 14th with a time fo 3:43.26 at the 102nd Drake Relays (4/29-30) ... At the WAC Championships (5/10-13), ran a personal record time of 57.04 to finish 11th in the 400m dash.

High School: Graduated from Lancaster High School in 2010 ... Lettered in track and field ... Won a pair of state titles in the 4x200m relay her junior and senior seasons ... Finished second at state in the 400m ... Coached by Beverly Humphrey ... Also ran track on the Dallas Gold track club team where she was coached by Michael Hart.

Personal: Taneka Michelle Henderson ... Daughter of Joe and Michelle Henderson ... Born on March 26, 1992 in Dallas, Texas ... Has three sisters: Tiffany, Desiree and Ebony ... Majoring in computer science.