With competitive non-conference games and a strong BIG EAST Conference, the Wildcats look for their best season yet
Villanova places sixth in preseason coaches' poll
Head Coach Julie Young adds new coaching staff & seven newcomers to 2015 roster
Athletes earn conference season honors for first time
Villanova ends season with best BIG EAST record to date
Awards: 2014 Second Team All-BIG EAST selection.
Career: Started 30 of 31 games played in through her sophomore season ... tallied 35 goals and 22 assists for 57 career points ... recorded 55 ground balls, 29 caused turnovers and 65 draw controls.
2014: Earned a spot on the All-BIG EAST Second team ... started all 16 games at midfield ... tallied 19 goals and 15 assists for 34 points ... named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (4/22) ... tied for the team lead in points ... led the Wildcats with 36 ground balls and 40 draw controls ... also led the team in free-position goals (7) ... second on the team with 17 caused turnovers ... recorded four goals and three assists against Michigan (2/22) ... scored a hat trick against High Point (3/14) ... registered 10 multi-point games. BIG EAST: Started all seven conference contests ... scored seven goals and tallied six assists for 13 points ... recorded eight caused turnovers and 16 ground balls ... notched two goals and two assists against Cincinnati (4/11) ... tallied a hat trick and one assist and a season-high five draw controls against Marquette (4/19).
2013: Appeared in 15 games while making 14 starts as a midfielder during her freshman season... Tallied 16 goals and seven assists for 23 points... Collected 19 ground balls and caused 12 turnovers... Notched 25 draw controls... Went 3-8 on free-position goals on the season... Averaged 1.07 goals per game, 0.47 assists per game and 1.53 points per game... Fourth on the team with 23 points... Third on the team with 16 goals... Fourth on the team with seven assists... Second on the team with 19 ground balls... Second on the team with 25 draw controls... Tied for second on the team with one game winning goal vs. Marquette (Mar. 22)... Third on the team with three free-position goals... First on the team with 12 caused turnovers... Recorded a season-best four points vs. Drexel (Mar. 6) and Marquette (Mar. 22)... Notched a season-high four goals vs. Marquette (Mar. 22)... Tallied a season-high two assists vs. Rutgers (Apr. 13) and Loyola (Apr. 19)... Collected a season-best six ground balls vs. Notre Dame (Mar. 24)... Tallied a season-best four draw controls vs. Connecticut (Apr. 7)... Posted two free-position goals vs. Marquette (Mar. 22)... Had a season-high three caused turnovers vs. Columbia (Mar. 13)... Recorded five multi-point games on the year. BIG EAST: Appeared and started in all eight conference contests... Tallied five goals and five assists for 10 points... Collected 14 ground balls and caused seven turnovers... Notched 18 draw controls... Went 0-1 on free position attempts in BIG EAST action... Fourth on the team with 10 points in BIG EAST games... Tied for third on the team with five goals... Tied for second on the team with five assists... Led the team with 14 ground balls in BIG EAST contests... Second on the team with 18 draw controls... Led the team with seven caused turnovers in conference play.
Shore Regional: Earned four varsity letters under Head Coach George Moutis, captaining the team to a division championship during her senior season... Tallied 133 career goals and 72 career assists... Named a 2012 Honorable Mention All-American and Second Team All-State selection... Earned 2012 First Team All-Shore and All-Division laurels... 2012 all-star game MVP... 2011 First Team All-Shore and all-division honoree and team offensive MVP... 2010 Second Team All-Shore and All-Division selection... Also earned four varsity letters in soccer where she was an all-conference recipient... Recipient of the 2012 United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award... Named valedictorian of her graduating class... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born November 7th, 1993 in Long Branch, N.J... Parents are Craig and Anne Henderson... Siblings are Britney and Kyle... Father, Craig, played soccer and wrestled at SUNY-Farmingdale... Brother, Kyle, was a member of the North Carolina men's lacrosse team from 2002-2006... Enrolled in the Villanova School of Business.