Men's Track


  Henry Smith
Henry Smith


Ellington, Conn.

High School:
Ellington HS




2003-04: Placed 20th at the IC4A Championship meet (5/17) in the triple jump with a mark of 46' 4 ¾" ... finished sixth at the New England Championships (5/10) in the triple jump (45' 1") ... Atlantic 10 Champion (5/2) in the triple jump with his leap of 46' 10 ¼" ... finished 19th at the Raleigh Relays (3/27) with his mark of 45' ½" in the triple jump ... during the indoor season, recorded a mark of 45' 1½" at the Atlantic 10 Indoor Championships (2/21) to finish fifth ... posted his top mark of the season in the triple jump at the New England Championships (2/28) with a sixth-place mark of 45' 9" ... at the Boston University FasTrack Invitational (2/14), recorded a 44' 11 ½" leap for an eighth-place triple jump finish ... went 45' 5 ¾" in the triple jump at the Adidas Boston Indoor Games (2/2).

2002-03: Placed sixth in the triple jump at the A-10 Championships with a distance of 45' 1" ... finished eighth at the New England Championships with a mark of 45' 7-1/4" in the same event.

2001-02: Finished fifth in the triple jump at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championships with a leap of 44' 9¾" ... posted top mark of outdoor season at UConn triangular meet (46' ½") ... earned A-10 Rookie of the Week honors April 2 after winning the triple jump at Northeastern's Husky Spring Open (45'5") ... also won the triple jump at the Southern Connecticut Invitational (44' 4½" ), and was second at the Wildcat (N.H.) Invitational (45' 4½") ... team's fifth-leading scorer during outdoor season ... earned silver medal in the triple jump at the A-10 Indoor Championships with a mark of 45' 6¼" ... placed eighth in triple jump at New England Indoor Championships (44' 6¾").

Ellington HS: Three-time member of the All-Connecticut team and four-time all-conference selection ... finished his senior campaign as an all-state triple and high jumper ... posted a triple jump of 46-feet, five inches at the New England Championships for a second-place finish and won the Connecticut Open with a 44-feet, 10 inch mark ... finished 15th at the Footlocker National Championships as a junior and senior in the triple jump ... led Knights to a Class M state title ... team MVP as a sophomore and a senior ... named team captain of the indoor and outdoor teams as a sophomore, junior and senior.

Personal: Full name is Henry Smith ... son of Priscilla and Samuel Turkson ... has two sisters, Precious and Patience ... his father, Samuel, also attended UMass ... born Feb. 5, 1983 in Hanover, Germany ... member of the all-state choir group in high school.


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