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Whitney Henderson
 Whitney Henderson

Hamilton, Mont.

High School:




Record-number 47 Rams earn Fall 2013 Academic All-Mountain West honors

3 individuals hold 4.0 cumulative grade-point average


Cross country recap: CSU men finish 6th, women 10th at NCAA regional

Men qualify for first NCAA championships since 2004


Cross country preview: Rams challenge top talent at NCAA mountain regional

First race begins at 12 p.m.


Cross country recap: CSU men 2nd place at MW championships, Women take 3rd

Six Rams earn all-conference accolades


Cross country preview: Rams head to Air Force for MW championships

Men's team enters race 2nd in pre-championship poll


2013 MW Cross Country Championships

2013 MW Cross Country Championships


2012 MW Cross Country Championships

2012 MW Cross Country Championships


Mountain West Championships

MW championships 2011


Mountain West Cross Country Championships 2011

MW Cross Country Championships


2011 Rust Buster Invite

2011 Rust Buster Invite; Colorado Springs, Colo.


  • Track & Field
    • NCAA National Qualifier - 1500 Meter Run
    • Second place - MW Outdoor Championships - 5,000 Meter Run
    • MW All-Conference Outdoor Track & Field Team - 5,000 Meter Run

2012 (Junior)

  • Finished 8th in the 5k Colorado State Open, clocking in at 18:43.2.
  • USTFCCCA Division I All-Region Cross Country - Mountain Region - 2012
  • Took 62nd at the Greater Louisville Classic, clocking in at 17:43.81 in the 5k.
  • Finished in 21 minutes even in the 6k at the Wisconsin-Adidas Invitational, the second-best time for CSU.
  • Finished 8th at the Mountain West Conferece Championships, running CSU's best time with a 21:15.23 finish for the 6k race.
  • Took 20th at the NCAA Mountain Regional, leading CSU with a time of 21:10.0 in the 6k race.
  • 8th place - MW Cross Country Championships
  • 5th place - MW Outdoor Championships - 1500 Meter Run
  • Named to the All-Mountain West Women's Cross Country Second Team
  • Received All-Region distinction for her performance at the NCAA Mountain Regional
  • Earned the top time for CSU at two races during the season.

2011 (Sophomore)

  • Clocked in at 15:08.1 at the Wyoming Invitational placing 7th
  • At the Rust Buster Invitational, she clocked in at 14:40.30 in the 3.75-mile race, placing 5th
  • Finished with a time of 22:23 at the Roy Griak Invitational where she finished 6th on the CSU squad
  • At the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational she took 4th on the CSU team with a time of 21:37 for the 3.75-mile race
  • At the Mountain West Championships she clocked in at 21:52.0, finishing 14th
  • Came in 53rd at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships with a time of 22:40.0. At the Wyoming Invitational, Henderson took 7th place.

2010 (Freshman)

  • Finished 17th in the 2.5-mile race at the Wyoming Invitational, with a time of 15.46.4
  • Came in 18th overall in the 5,000-meter race at the CSU Invitational, finishing in 20:04.0
  • Placed 32nd in the 6,000-meter race at the MWC championships, clocking in at 23.25.2
  • Earned academic all-conference honors after finishing the season with a 3.12 GPA

Academics & Awards

  • Track & Field Academic All-Mountain West - 2012, 2013
  • Cross Country Academic All-Mountain West - 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Earned Mountain West academic all-conference honors - 2012
  • MW academic All-Conference Award- 2011

Corvallis High School
Lettered four times in track, two times in basketball and three times in volleyball in Corvallis, Mont., at Corvallis High School... Received all-state honors in the 4x100 relay twice, the 100 meters and 200 meters... Won a championship in the 400 meters, in which she set her high school record (57.9).

Born March 4, 1991, in Salt Lake City, Utah... Raised by Marilyn and Stacey Auch along with sisters Angelia and Marsady and brother Colby... Majoring in journalism and technical communication.


2013 Information

• CSU Open Collegiate 5K Cross Country Race Open PDF
• Citizen's 5K Cross Country Race Open PDF
• Media Guide
• CSU Top Times Open PDF
• MW Top Times

Fan Information

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• Rams Cross Country on Twitter

Prospective Student Athletes

• Prospective Student-Athlete Questionnaire