61 Lenahndem “Lena” Tankeng

Offensive guard
Current Team

Lena graduated Sacred Heart HS is Yonkers, NY where she was an honors student participating in track & field, basketball, volleyball, and softball as well as many other extracurricular activities. Lena completed her undergraduate studies at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT. She graduated with a double major in Sports Management and Finance while being a member of the Women’s Track & Field Team. During her senior season, she helped captained her team to the 2008 NEC Outdoor Title.

While at SHU, she was an active member of the community and picked up a new hobby in Olympic Style Weightlifting.

When Lena is not competing on the Gridiron, she competes in the Women’s Colgate Games held at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY during the winter. Just as well, she volunteer coaches with the Notre Dame Track Club based out of Yonkers, NY. Lena is the second born of five children, works full time in Westchester County, NY, and is thrilled to be able to participate in this phenomenal opportunity.