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Henry to be inducted into Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame

Published: Sep. 17, 2020 at 2:55 PM CDT
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NATCHITOCHES, Louisiana -- Texas A&M Track & Field Head Coach Pat Henry will be inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2021, due to COVID-19 he will be enshrined with the 2020 class on December 17, at the Natchitoches Events Center.

“It’s a tremendous honor to be inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.” Henry said. “I loved my time at LSU it was a great 17 years, and it will be fun to head back and see some of the others being inducted. It’s a very prestigious group and to be included is truly an honor.”

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Henry amassed 19 Southeastern Conference titles and 27 NCAA indoor and outdoor championships during his time leading the LSU Track & Field program from 1988-2004. He led the women’s team to 10 consecutive national outdoor titles from 1988-97.

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In 1989, he led the men’s and women’s NCAA outdoor titles, becoming the first school to sweep both titles in the same year. LSU would repeat in 1990. Henry led the Texas A&M Track & Field program to a three-peat sweep between 2009-11 as the Aggies became the first school in NCAA history to achieve a “triple-double”.

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