Spencer Henry

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As a Howard High School sprinter, Henry anchored the 400-yard relay team that won Delaware’s only Penn Relays Championship of America, in 1962. He was state champion at 100 and 200 yards in 1961
and 1962 and anchored three relay teams to longstanding state records. In college, he ran for Morgan State University where he won another Penn Relays championship of America. Henry also ran on
Morgan State’s National AAU winning team in the spring medley relay. After becoming a coach, he guided Wilmington and Dickinson High schools to 13 conference, five City/County and four State titles.
In 10 years as coach of Wilmington High School, his teams logged a 93-7 dual-meet record. Spencer served as running coach for the Philadelphia Phillies baseball team from 1968 to 1974. He was
inducted into the Delaware Track and Field Hall of Fame in 1994 and the Morgan State University Track and Field Hall of Fame.

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