Laurie Gomez Henes (2003)
About Laurie Gomez Henes
Laurie Gomez graduated from Youngstown Boardman High School in 1988. Her outstanding high school credits include six AAA State Meet Race Titles (Three in cross country, two in the 1600 meter run and one in the 3200 meter run). Her 1600 and 3200 meter times led the Nation, helping her to earn high school All-American status that year. Laurie’s first place finishes also included the MidEast Cross Country Championships and in the U.S. Junior Nationals in the 3200 meter run. She was a Kinney (now Footlocker) national finalist. Laurie also was a collegiate All-American eight times while at North Carolina State University. She raced in the U.S. Olympic Trials, the World University Games, and the World Championships. Laurie also raced professionally from 1993 to 1999.