Columbia Track and Field BIO
Henna Rustami
Player Profile:
Henna Rustami 1546349
Position: Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Syosset, N.Y.
High School: Syosset

Three-Time Ivy League Champion, Four-Time All-Ivy League
2016 NCAA Cross Country Championships Qualifier

2016 NCAA East Prelim Qualifier, 5,000m
2016 USTFCCCA Academic All-American
2X Academic All-Ivy League Selection (Fall 2016, Winter 2017)

Career Highlights

2016: Opened the season taking 11th at the Stony Brook Invitational, clocking a 20:22.9 over the 5K course during the Columbia team victory ... Was the highest finishing Lion at the Paul Short Run, taking 67th in 21:02.0 over the 6K ... Went 22:01.5 in the 6K at the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational ... Finished one spot out of All-Ivy consideration at the 2016 Heps, taking 15th in 20:57.3 during the 6K ... Helped the Lions to a sixth place team finish during the Northeast Regional, taking eighth overall with a 20:42.3 in the 6K to qualify for the NCAA Championships ... Clocked a 21:23.0 during the NCAA Championships.

2015-16: Earned All-Ivy League honors in the 5,000m run with a second place finish during the Ivy League Outdoor Championships (May 7) in 16:33.92, qualifying for the NCAA East Prelims ... Ran a career best 16:18.87 in the 5,000m run during the Virginia Challenge (April 22).

High School: An 11-time varsity letterwinner at Syosset High School ... Won the county championship in the 3000m three times ... Named all-state in the 4x800m relay Earned MVP honors in cross country, indoor and outdoor track during her senior year.

Career Bests

1,500m - 4:29.75
Princeton Open - May 1, 2015
1 Mile - 4:52.50
Yale Tri-Meet - Jan. 23, 2016
3,000m - 9:34.35
Fastrack National Invite - Feb. 12, 2016
5,000m - 16:18.87
Virginia Challenge - April 22, 2016
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