Frese On Henson
"C'Vette gives us another perimeter scorer. We are looking forward to seeing her elevate her level of play this season and play with greater confidence and understanding of the game. She is quick and has the ability to contribute so many things for this team."
A freshman walk-on ... scored 12 points to lead all scorers vs. UMBC with all points coming from behind the three-point line, setting a career high ... also sunk four three-pointers for 12 points vs. Georgetown at the Surf-N-Slam Tournament in a season-high 29 minutes ... grabbed five boards vs. the Hoyas for a career high ... career-best two steals in first-collegiate appearance vs. Sacred Heart, matching that mark vs. No. 3/3 Texas Tech in San Diego ... 2-for-3 from the field for five points in the Terrapin Classic Championship game vs. UMES.
Earned three letters in basketball as a shooting guard and point guard at Annapolis High School ... a senior captain, named team Most Valuable Player, All-Anne Arundel County and second team All-Metro after leading the county in scoring ... participated in county All-Star Senior Game where she was named MVP of the South team after scoring 23 points with three steals and three blocks ... scored a career-high 31 points against Northeast High School ... also lettered in track and field, competing in the state championship as a sophomore, junior and senior ... recorded personal bests of 5'4" in the high jump, 16'6" in the long jump and 35 feet in the triple jump.
Daughter of Melissa Simmons and Richard Henson, Jr. ... has seven brothers, Richard (30), Karonja H. (24), David (23), Camaro H. (21), Alex H. (16), Tony H. (15), and Deontray H. (12), and four sisters, Nekiedia (28), Candis (17), Caprie (14), and Channell H. (11) ... volunteers at the Boys & Girls Club in Annapolis, and has been a member since age six ... majoring in elementary education.
HENSON UP CLOSE
Age started playing basketball: 13
I wear #33 because: My brother wore it in high school.
Which reality show would you be a contestant on? Real World
Name one person you would like to trade places with for a day: Allen Iverson because I just want to see how it feels to be in his shoes.
What is the one thing no one on the team knows about you: I hate being tickled.
Favorite pre-game meal: Crab cakes and rice with broccoli.
What is the one place in the world you would like to visit? Jamaica because I've never been there and I've seen pictures of the beautiful island.
Favorite Coach Frese quote: "I tell you what..."
Team's hardest worker: Crystal Langhorne
Team's biggest joker: Anesia Smith/Charmaine Carr/Angel Ross
Funniest person on the team is: Anesia Smith/Charmaine Carr/Angel Ross
Team's best defender: Kalika France
Team's best talker: Shay Doron
Teammate who will surprise people this season: Charmaine Carr
Most memorable moment from last year: Finding out we made it into the NCAA Tournament.
My favorite thing about Maryland basketball is: They take very good care of us.
The person I admire most is: Dr. Jane Good because if it wasn't for her, I wouldn't be here right now.
This year, I'm looking forward to: Winning the ACC Tournament and making it further in the NCAA Tournament.
My most prized possession is: My dog, Papi