University of Iowa Athletics

Sarah Henize

Class Fifth Year
Hometown Bucyrus, Ohio
Previous School Miami of Ohio

2008 — Indoor – ran collegiate-best mile (4:56.91) at Jack Johnson Classic and Meyo Invite… Outdoor – ran third leg on school-record setting 6,400-meter relay (19:15.42) at Drake Relays… ran collegiate-best 1,500 meters (4:29.54) at Big Ten Championships… won 1,500 meters (4:30.06) at Iowa Invite… letterwinner… Cross Country – redshirted… placed 16th at Hawkeye Invite (11:15) while competing unattached.

High School — state 800-meter champion senior year, placing second as a junior and fourth as a sophomore in that event… placed 12th at state cross country meet as a junior and 13th as a senior… graduated first in her class with a 4.0 grade-point average… multiple time academic all-state honoree.

Personal — born September 1, 1986… daughter of Frank and Shannon Henize… graduated with a B.A. in zoology with a minor in molecular biology from Miami of Ohio… currently pursuing a graduate degree in public health with a subtrack of community and behavioral health and a focus on addiction studies at Iowa.

Henize’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
800 Meters (O) 2:17.44 at Shamrock Invite 3/22/08
1500 Meters (O) 4:29.54 at Big Ten Championships 5/17/08
Mile (I) 4:56.91 at Meyo Invite 2/9/08