September 13, 2010

Henry Earns Trio of Honors Following Outstanding Performance at UCLA

Sept. 13, 2010

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - On the heels of her seven-save performance in UC Santa Barbara's 1-1 tie with 13th-ranked UCLA on Sunday, freshman goalkeeper Makenna Henry has earned a trio of honors.

Henry was named Big West co-Defender of the Week, an honor that awarded to defenders and goalkeepers. The Fountain Valley, Calif., native was also selected as a "Primetime Performer of the Week" by CollegeSoccer360.com and UCSBgauchos.com Athlete of the Week.

The only goal that Henry allowed in her 110 minutes against UCLA came on a penalty kick in the second half. In the first half, she stopped a penalty kick to preserve what was, at the time, a scoreless tie.

The 1-1 tie halted the Bruins' 65-game home winning streak, the longest in the nation.

On the year, Henry has now played in and started six contests. She has 20 saves, a goals against average of 0.86 and a save percentage of .800.

The Gauchos, who are 3-3-1 on the season, return to Meredith Field at Harder Stadium to host Weber State on Friday, Sept. 17 at 7:00 p.m. They will also host Oklahoma on Sunday, Sept. 19 at 1:00 p.m. To purchase tickets, please call (805) 893-UCSB, visit the Ticket Office located inside the Intercollegiate Athletics building on campus or buy online and print at home by clicking here.

UCSB is hosting the NCAA Men's College Cup on Dec. 10 and 12. To purchase tickets, please call (805) 893-UCSB, visit the Ticket Office located inside the Intercollegiate Athletics building on campus or buy online by clicking here.

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