Dash

Bianca Henninger
18
Goalkeeper
  • Houston Dash
  • 5' 6"
  • 10-22-1990
  • Los Gatos, CA
  • Santa Clara

 

Acquired by the Houston Dash in a trade with FC Kansas City in January 2014.

Pronunciation: Bee-anca Henning-er

2013 NWSL: Started two games for FC Kansas City while backing up NWSL Goalkeeper of the Year Nicole Barnhart … Went 1-1-0, allowing three goals and completing one shutout … LOAN: Went on loan to Bayern Munich following the 2013 NWSL season … Missed four weeks with a broken hand

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 2012: Selected by the Philadelphia Independence in the third round of the 2012 WPS Draft … Signed with the New York Fury of WPSL Elite after WPS folded in early 2012

INTERNATIONAL: U.S. youth team veteran, played every level from U-16 through U-23 … Played under Randy Waldrum with U-23s … 2012: Part of Four Nations Tournament-winning U-23 team … Started opening match but was forced out due to injury … 2011: Played with U-23s on Spain and Sweden tours … 2010: Member of FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup team … Allowed two goals in four games, U.S. lost in quarterfinals on penalties … Awarded Golden Glove award … Named U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year

COLLEGE: Four year contributor at Santa Clara University … 2011: 19 appearances (18 starts) with eight shutouts … 0.73 goals against average, .827 save percentage … All-America Third Team … WCC Goalkeeper of the year … All-WCC First Team … 2010: Started 21 games, 13-6-2 record with eight shutouts … 0.67 goals against average and .865 save percentage … NSCAA All-America First Team … All-WCC First Team … NSCAA Women's College Scholar All-America First Team … WCC All-Academic Team … 2009: 19 appearances (17 starts) with six shutouts … Made three saves in 2-0 upset of Randy Waldrum's No. 5 Notre Dame … 2008: Seven appearances (three starts)

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Attended Archbishop Mitty HS … NSCAA Youth All-American (2006, 2007) … PARADE All-American (2007, 2008) … Played club for De Anza Strykers

PERSONAL: Full name is Bianca Moreno Henninger … Has two brothers, Jose and Carlos … Majored in Accounting ... Favorite childhood memory: "Hanging with my cousins and friends at our community pool; Christmas Eve's with my big Mexican side of the family." ... Cousin, Patrick Grimes, is a golfer at Stanford ... Favorite vacation: New York City ... Current athlete I admire most: Iker Casillas, Steph Curry, Nate Robinson ... If not a soccer player, I would be: "In my dream life? A sports photographer or any kind of photographer" ... Favorite concerts attended: "Sara Bareilles, The Lumineers, and Mumford and Sons." ... Favorite bands: Sara Bareilles, The Lumineers, Mumford and Sons, Miguel, Beyonce, P!nk, Bon Iver, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Edward Sharpe, the Magnetic Zeros and her brother, Carlos ... Hobbies: Photography and guitar ... Nicknames: B; Beeyoncs.