Henry wins NCAA women’s high jump title

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EUGENE, Ore. – University of Texas at Arlington junior Alexus Henry became the first UTA woman ever to win an individual national championship, taking the title in the women’s high jump at the 2018 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship June 9 at historic Hayward Field.

Henry, who graduated from Bridge City High School, attended school in Silsbee ISD until the ninth grade.

She was one of three competitors to clear 5 feet, 11 ½ inches, but won by virtue of having the fewest misses at the winning height.

 

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