Sara

Hennessey

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#21

Attack/Midfield
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Winchester, Mass.

Bio

Captain...enters the season ranked seventh all-time with 104draw controls...enters the season with a 32-game goal scoringstreak.

2013: Played in 16 games with 16starts…earned second team All Patriot-Leaguehonors…named Crusader of the Week (4/1)…ranked thirdon team for goals scored with 35…scored in all 16 games sheplayed in during the season…ranked 10th in the PatriotLeague for goals per game (2.19)…her 41 points ranked thirdon the team and her 34 draw controls were second on theteam…earned career high six assists…scored gamewinning goals in competition against Bryant  (2/3) and Colgate(3/30)…her two game-winning goals tied  for second onthe team…member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committeeand the Holy Cross Leadership Academy...earned Patriot LeagueAcademic Honor Roll accolades. 

2012: Started all18 games...named the Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week(4/9 & 4/23) twice and the Midfield Player of the Week (3/19)once...led the team with a career-best 44 goals, tying for ninth onthe school’s all-time single-season list...ranked third onthe team with a career-best 46 points, and also posted twoassists...led the team with a career-best five game-winning goalsand a career-best 21 caused turnovers, while finishing secondsecond with a career-best 42 draw controls...placed fourth on theall-time Holy Cross single-season list for draw controls and tiedfor sixth in caused turnovers...led the team with a career-best 12free-position goals...tied for fourth on the team with acareer-best 23 ground balls...tied for first in the Patriot Leaguein game-winning goals, while ranking fifth with 1.17 causedturnovers per game and 0.67 free-position goals per game, andeighth with 2.44 goals per game...ranked 44th in the nation ingoals and 83rd in caused turnovers per game...scored at least onegoal in the last 16 games of the season...recorded sixhat-tricks...scored five goals, including the game-winner, atBryant (2/22)...totaled three goals and one assist at High Point(3/5)...netted two goals, including the game-winner, against Brown(3/13)...posted six goals in the win versus Sacred Heart(3/18)...scored a career-best seven goals in the victory overBucknell (4/7), the most by a Crusader in a game since2002...tallied three goals, including the game-winner, in thevictory at Lehigh (4/14)...scored two goals with a season-best fourcaused turnovers in the win at Central Connecticut (4/18)...totaledthree goals, including netting the game-winner to break a tie with36 seconds left, against Lafayette (4/21)...scored two goals,including the game-winner, against Colgate (4/27) in the PatriotLeague semifinals...member of the Holy Cross LeadershipAcademy...earned Patriot League Academic Honor Roll accolades.

2011: Started all 17 games…scored 15 goalsand had one assist for 16 points…tied for first on the teamwith 27 draw controls…tied for fifth with 17 groundballs…ranked third with 13 caused turnovers…led theteam with two game-winning goals…scored the most goals by aCrusader freshman in the first game of the season since 1996, whenshe found the net three times against UMass (2/16)…recordedthree goals in the win over Yale (2/26)…tallied two goals inthe victory over Bryant (3/22)…scored her first collegiategame-winner to break a 10-10 tie with 3:34 remaining in the secondhalf, for an 11-10 win over Navy (4/2)…recorded two goalsagainst Lehigh (4/16)…netted two goals, including thegame-winner, in the victory at Lafayette (4/23)...named to thePatriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of thevarsity lacrosse team at Winchester H.S. for coach SueOntso…senior captain…for her career she recorded 106goals and 48 assists…team won the 2008 Division 2 statechampionship and was three-time Middlesex Leaguechampions…as a senior in 2010 she earned honorable mentionAll-American, first team EMASS All-Star, first team MiddlesexLeague All-Star, Boston Herald All-Scholastic andBoston Globe All-Scholastic honors…also as a seniorshe scored 67 goals and had 32 assists as her team won the Division2 North title…also a member of the MassElite club lacrosseteam…two-year member of the varsity soccerteam…member of Spanish National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of David and JacquelineHennessey…her father was a member of the golf team atDartmouth (Class of 1987), and her mother played lacrosse and fieldhockey at Babson (Class of 1988)…has one brother (Daniel)and one sister (Megan)…a Psychology major.

Hennessey's CareerStatistics

Season GP G A Pts GWG GB DC CTO
2011 17 15 1 16 2 17 27 13
2012 18 44 2 46 5 23 42 21
2013 16 35 6 41 2 17 34 4
Total 51 94 9 103 9 57 103 38


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