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Erica
Henderson
Class: r-Sr.
Hometown: Rochester, N.Y.
Height: 5-9
Sport: Women's Soccer
Position: D

Biography

At West Virginia In 2010
  • Started all 24 matches along the back line, helping defense post school-record 14 shutouts
  • NSCAA second team all-Northeast region
  • BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 20), BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (Oct. 11)
  • CollegeSoccer360 Primetime Performer of the Week (Sept. 20)
  • One of two players to have played every minute of every match – 2,201 minutes
  • Helped defense post seven shutouts in conference play
  • Guided defense to back-to-back shutouts on six occasions
  • Scored one goal on 10 shots, game-tying goal in 4-3 comeback win over Villanova
At West Virginia In 2009
  • Versatile player as a sophomore, having started matches at forward and defender
  • Appeared in 21 of 23 matches, competing for 90-plus minutes in 20 of 21 starts
  • Missed BIG EAST semifinal and NCAA first round matches because of knee injury
  • Helped back line record shutouts against Syracuse and No. 11 St. John’s
  • Outstanding in helping defense limit No. 9 Rutgers to only three shots
  • Part of WVU defense that posted shutouts in eight of final 11 matches
  • Helped defense limit 10 different opponents to two shots on-goal or less on the season
At West Virginia in 2008
  • Appeared in 21 matches, starting 12, including final eight
  • Soccer Buzz Freshman all-Mid-Atlantic region
  • BIG EAST Championship all-tournament team
  • Notched six goals and one assist for 13 points
  • Goals and points were tied for third-most on the team
  • Averaged 57 minutes per match, including a career-high 100 minutes against Connecticut
  • First career assist against James Madison
  • First collegiate start resulted in two-goal effort in a 4-0 win over Pitt
  • BIG EAST Rookie of the Week (Sept. 22)
  • Scored two postseason goals in back-to-back matches against Connecticut (BIG EAST semifinals) and Princeton (NCAA first round)
At West Virginia in 2007
  • Redshirted
In High School
  • Four-year varsity starter and four-year all-conference selection at the Aquinas Institute of Rochester
  • Four-time conference player of the year, leading team in goals and assists all four seasons
  • Two-time all-Greater Rochester selection and all-Greater Rochester Player of the Year as a senior
  • Democrat and Chronicle Player of the Year
  • Two-time all-state choice and 2006 NYS AA Player of the Year
  • Two-time NSCAA all-region team
  • 2007 Class AA NYS Champions
  • Played club soccer for the Rochester Jr. Rhinos
  • 2002-03, 2005 teams were NYS West state champions
  • New York ODP state team
  • Honor roll student and NYS State Student-Athlete Award winner
Personal
  • Daughter of Deborah and Michael Henderson
  • One of three children
  • Birthday is September 30
  • Majoring in exercise physiology
  • Sister, Sarah, plays soccer at Colgate
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member and BIG EAST Academic All-Star

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Posted: 5.4.12

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Posted: 1.13.12

Women's Soccer: Henderson Honored
Posted: 1.6.12

Back-to-Back Championships
Posted: 11.6.11

Senior Moment
Posted: 10.9.11

Seniors Reflect on Careers
Posted: 10.8.11

Women's Soccer: WVU's Win Streak Snapped
Posted: 10.2.11

A Tough Mentality
Posted: 9.1.11

Women's Soccer: WVU Falls in 89th Minute
Posted: 8.19.11

Miller Leads WVU Into Semifinals
Posted: 10.31.10

WVU Nets Comeback Win
Posted: 10.15.10

Women's Soccer: BIG EAST Honors Three
Posted: 10.11.10

Women's Soccer: Henderson Recognized
Posted: 9.21.10

Women’s Soccer: BIG EAST Honors Henderson
Posted: 9.20.10

Versatility Adds to Winning Formula
Posted: 8.19.10


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