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Kelly Henderson

Baldwin, NY

High School:
Baldwin Senior High




In 2009

Named the 2009-10 Eagle of the Year ... She is the first women's soccer player since Betsy Ready earned the honor in 1988 ... Selected in the fourth round of the WPS Draft by the Philadelphia Independence ... Named a team co-captain along with teammate Gina DiMartino ... Switched from midfield to middle defender for the season ... Was the key to the Eagles defense which only allowed 13 goals and only 85 shots on goal ... Scored one goal and had four shots ... Earned All-ACC second team honors ... NSCAA All-Southeast Region first team selection ... Named a semifinalist for the 2009 Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy, the highest individual honor in intercollegiate soccer ... A second team NSCAA Division 1 All-America selection ... Named to the NEWISA senior team ... Finished her career with nine goals and 13 assists for 31 points ... Played in 89 games, started 85 ... Leaves BC having played in the most career games (89) ... Scored two game-winning goals ... She is also the recipient of the Weaver-James-Corrigan Scholarship.

In 2008
Stared in all 23 games ... Recorded one goal and had four assists for six points ... Scored the game-tying goal in a 1-1 tie against Harvard on September 19 ... Had two game-winning assists ... Notched a multiple-point game with two assists vs. Stony Brook on September 12 ... Played a season-high 110 minutes in a 0-0 tie vs. Duke on September 25 ... Earnd Soccer Buzz Northeast Region first-team honors ... Named to the NEWISA second-team.

In 2007
Started in all 20 games ... Notched three goals and had two assists for eight points ... Scored the game-winning goal vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee on September 14 ... Earned her second game-winning goal in a 2-0 win over Fairfield on September 19 ... Set a career-high of 38 shots ... Now has seven goals and nine assists and 23 career points ... Played in four tournaments with the US Women's U-20 team from January 2007 to June.

In 2006
Played in all 22 games, started 18 ... Earned her first start on defense against Boston University on Aug. 25 ... Moved into the starting lineup for good on Sept. 17 vs. Holy Cross ... Finished the season as the fifth leading scorer for the Eagles with four goals, seven assists for 15 points ... Took 29 shots, put nine on goal ... Scored her first career point on an assist in a win over Northeastern on Sept. 2 ... Scored her first career goal in a 7-0 win over Sacred Heart on Sept. 6 ... Notched her first multiple-point game when she notched two assists vs. Clemson on Sept. 24 ... Scored the game-tying goal in a 3-3 tie vs. Virginia Tech ... Had the game-winning assist in the 2-1 win over Maryland on Oct. 27 ... Named to the NEWISA All-Region second-team ... Named to the Soccer Buzz Magazine Northeast Regional All-Freshman team ... Was also a fourth-team Soccer Buzz Magazine All-America selection.

Before BC
Played for the 2006 WPSL National Champion - Long Island Fury ... Was named the WPSL Tournament MVP ... Named a NSCAA All-American as a senior ... Invited into the U-17 national team camp in 2005 and played with the team in the Adidas Cup Tournament in Texas ... Was a member of the Eastern New York ODP team for five years ... Named to the all-state, all-county and All-Long Island teams as a senior ... All-county as a sophomore and all-class as a freshman ...Graduated in the top five percent of her class ... National Honor Society and Foreign Language Society member ... Member of the Chamber Orchestra, where she played the violin ... Also played basketball as a freshman and sophomore ... According to Soccer Buzz Magazine is among the top 50 recruits in 2006.

Born Sept. 18, 1988 ... Kelly is the middle of Gary and Donna Henderson's three children ... Will earn her degree in elementary education from the Lynch School of Education on May 20.

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