21 - Sara Hennessey
Sara Hennessey
Height: 5-6
Year: So.
Hometown: Winchester, Mass.
High School: Winchester
Position: A/M

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2011: Started in all 17 games…scored 15 goals and had one assist for 16 points…tied for first on the team with 27 draw controls…tied for fifth with 17 ground balls…ranked third with 13 caused turnovers…led the team with two game-winning goals…scored the most goals by a Crusader freshman in the first game of the season since 1996 when she netted three versus UMass (2/16)…recorded three goals in the 12-5 win versus Yale (2/26)…tallied two goals in the 11-8 victory versus Bryant (3/22)…scored her first collegiate game-winner to break a 10-10 tie with 3:34 remaining in the second half in the 11-10 win versus Navy (4/2)…recorded two goals against Lehigh (4/16)…netted two goals including the game-winner in the 18-16 victory at Lafayette (4/23)...named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of the varsity lacrosse team at Winchester H.S. for coach Sue Ontso…senior captain…for her career she recorded 106 goals and 48 assists…team won the 2008 Division 2 state championship and was three-time Middlesex League champions…as a senior in 2010 she earned honorable mention All-American, first team EMASS All-Star, first team Middlesex League All-Star, Boston Herald All-Scholastic and Boston Globe All-Scholastic honors…also as a senior she scored 67 goals and had 32 assists as her team won the Division 2 North title…also a member of the MassElite club lacrosse team…two-year member of the varsity soccer team…member of Spanish National Honor Society.

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

Hennessey's Career Statistics

Year GP G A Pts GWG GB DC CTO
2011 17 15 1 16 2 17 27 13