Maryland Men's Lacrosse BIO
Austin Henningsen
Player Profile:
Austin Henningsen 2538044
Position: Face-Off
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 195
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Northport, N.Y.
High School: Northport

2017 Preseason Honorable Mention All-America (IL)
2017 Preseason First Team All-Big Ten (IL)

• Defensive Player of the Week (3/22/16)

• Big Ten Specialist of the Week (3/22/16)
• Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week (3/1/16)


May 26, 2016: Faceoffs a true calling for Maryland's Henningsen
May 19, 2016: 'Hawgpen' provides training ground for Maryland faceoff specialists
March 3, 2016: Freshman Henningsen experiences early success at faceoff X

International: Helped lead Team USA to FIL U-19 World Championship in summer of 2016 ... named to All-World Team after winning 67 percent of faceoffs 

As a freshman (2016): Appeared in 16 games, making 14 starts as Maryland's top faceoff specialist ... ranked 14th nationally and second among freshmen in faceoff percentage (.590), totaling 151 faceoff wins ... his 151 faceoffs wins were a Maryland freshman record ... also had one goal, one assist and 63 ground balls ... impressed in collegiate debut, winning 9-of-12 faceoffs against High Point (2/20) ... dominated the X at #7 Yale (2/27), winning 13-of-16 faceoffs and scooped eight ground balls en route to claiming Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week honors ... won 8-of-16 faceoffs vs. #1 Notre Dame (3/5). ... won 12-of-22 faceoffs at Drexel (3/8) ... scored first career goal - seven seconds into the game - at Princeton (3/12) ... won 16-of-20 faceoffs and picked up 10 ground balls in dominating effort vs. #10 Albany (3/16) - named Big Ten Specialist of the Week ... won nine faceoffs vs. #12 UNC (3/26) ... won 15-of-20 faceoffs at Penn (3/29) ... won a pair of faceoffs in first action since missing four games to injury against #18 Penn State (5/5) ... won 7-of-10 faceoffs and posted first career assist in Big Ten Tournament finals vs. #17 Rutgers (5/7) ... won 14-of-17 faceoffs in NCAA Tournament debut vs. Quinnipiac (5/15) ... won seven faceoffs in NCAA Semis vs. #5 Brown (5/28) ... saved best game of season for NCAA Championship vs. UNC (5/3), when he totaled a career-high 19 faceoff wins and had seven ground balls.

Before Maryland: A four-year letterwinner at Northport High School … named Suffolk County All-American as a senior while helping lead Northport to a Suffolk Division I Championship … named all-county as a junior and sophomore … totaled 25 goals and 13 assists during senior and junior seasons.

Personal: Full name is Austin David Henningsen … parents are David and Brownwyn Henningsen … has one sibling, Erin … favorite athlete is Odell Beckham, Jr.

Reason for coming to Maryland: The outstanding coaching staff

Henningsen's Career Statistics
Year GP/GS G A Pts. Shots F/O Pct. GB Pen
2016 16/14 1 1 2 7 151/256 .590 63 0/0:00
Total 16/14 1 1 2 7 151/256 .590 63 0/0:00

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