Lauren Henderson

Lauren  Henderson


Nixa, Mo.

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2005-06: Played in 13 games, starting nine ... averaged 7.0 points, 3.6 assists and 1.7 rebounds per contest ... shot over 90 percent from the free-throw line for the season ... scored 12 points with eight assists in victory over Utah Valley State ... notched a career-high 19 points and nine assists in road win over Weber State ... named to Air Force Classic all-tournament team ... missed action after undergoing an emergency appendectomy in December ... returned to the lineup for the team's first contests against Wyoming and TCU ... missed another month of action due to illness ... played in the last six games of the season, starting the last four ... was back in double-digits with 10 points in regular-season finale versus Colorado State ... recorded a team-high six assists and six rebounds in MWC contest versus Utah.

2004-05: Named an honorable mention All-Mountain West Conference selection ... earned team's co-offensive MVP honors ... played in all 28 games, starting 25 ... did not start at Army, BYU or Utah due to illness ... led team in assists with 111 on the year, which ranks 10th on the Air Force individual single-season list ... ended the year ranked fourth in the MWC in assists per game with 3.96 ... sixth in the conference with a 1.3 assist/turnover ratio ... shot 34.1 percent from three-point range, ranking 12th in the conference ... team's third-leading scorer at 6.6 points per game ... scored in double figures 10 times on the season, while handing out at least four assists on 16 occasions ... led the team in assists in 21 of 28 games ... recorded her first double-digit scoring effort against Illinois State, finishing with 10 points, knocking down three shots from beyond the arc, while adding six assists, three rebounds and a steal in 32 minutes of action ... posted a then-career-high 13 points in the win over Northern Colorado, shooting 3-for-3 from beyond the arc, while adding four assists, two rebounds and two steals with just one turnover ... grabbed a career-high eight rebounds against San Diego ... finished with 12 points, five assists and just one turnover in the win over Navy ... did not start the Army game due to a bout with the flu, but still saw 26 minutes of action and had a team-high four assists ... was a school-record 4-of-4 from long range in the win over Regis to lead the team with a career-high 15 points ... was impressive in her Mountain West debut, dishing out a career-high eight assists without committing a turnover against New Mexico at The Pit ... helped lead the Falcons to their first conference win over Wyoming at home, scoring 15 points, including Air Force's last five in overtime, while adding eight assists, three rebounds and just one turnover ... was suffering from pneumonia on the road versus BYU and Utah, but still managed to get on the court, leading the Falcons with 10 points versus the Utes ... also led the team against Utah in the conference tournament, as the only Air Force player in double figures with 14 points.

High School: Lettered four years in basketball for coach Randy Towe ... a first-team All-Ozarks, all-conference and all-district selection ... earned second-team all-state honors ... also lettered two years in softball and one in golf ... named to the All-Ozarks, all-conference and all-district first teams in softball ... qualified for the state golf championships and finished 56th out of 120 competitors ... named in Who's Who Among American High School Students.

Personal: Member of cadet squadron 33, the Ratz ... born March 17, 1986 ... nickname is Cub or Cubby ... parents are Mike and Stephenia Henderson ... has a brother, Gregory (16) ... hobbies include hiking and snowboarding.

Oct 16 Athlete of the Week_Denise Ssozi
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