SPOKANE, Wash. -- Leeza Henry of MSU Billings has been named the Great Northwest Athletic Conference female track and field athlete of the week.
In her first competition as a Yellowjacket last weekend, Henry set the MSUB school record in the shot put with a throw of 44 feet, 5 inches in Gillette, Wyo. The throw earned Henry a provisional qualifying spot in the NCAA Division II national indoor meet. The throw was the fifth-best in GNAC history.
Henry, a junior from Scottsbluff, Neb., is a transfer from Hutchinson Community College in Kansas. She was the runner-up in the shot put at the NJCAA national outdoor meet as a sophomore and the runner-up in the shot put at the NJCAA national indoor meet as a freshman.