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Houston Dash Acquire Bianca Henninger

Houston Dash Acquire Bianca Henninger

Jan 13, 2014

The Houston Dash have acquired goalkeeper Bianca Henninger from FC Kansas City in exchange for the team’s third-round selection in the 2014 NWSL college draft, it was announced today.

Henninger, recently on loan with FC Bayern Munich of Germany’s Frauen-Bundesliga, played four years at Santa Clara University before being selected by the Philadelphia Independence of the now-defunct WPS in 2011. Henninger, 22, also played with the New York Fury of the WPSL Elite before being drafted by FC Kansas City in early 2013. The Los Gatos, CA native was also a member of the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup championship team and played in all 5 games for the Gold-Medal winning U.S. team in the 2010 CONCACAF U20 World Cup qualifying tournament.

“We made a great trade in solidifying our goalkeeping needs,” said Dash head coach Randy Waldrum.  “Bianca played for me with our U-23's, and she is one of the best young US goalkeepers out there.”

Season tickets are on sale now for the Dash’s inaugural season. To purchase a package or for more information on 2014 season tickets, fans can visit www.HoustonDashSoccer.com/tickets or call 713-276-GOAL.

Bianca Henninger

Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5′ 6″
Born: October 22, 1990 in Los Gatos, CA

Former Club: FC Kansas City

College: Santa Clara University

Pronunciation: Hen-ing-er

Twitter: @Beeyoncs

ABOUT THE HOUSTON DASH

The Houston Dash are a National Women’s Soccer League club that will begin play in April 2014 for the start of the league’s second season. The Dash are the first expansion club in the NWSL, joining the eight original members that launched the league in 2013. The NWSL is supported by the Canadian Soccer Association, Federation of Mexican Football and the United States Soccer Federation. It is the top-flight women’s professional soccer league in North America, featuring many of the top players from the United States, Canada and Mexico, as well as talent from around the world. The 24-game regular season runs from April through August. The team trains at Houston Sports Park (HSP), the premier training facility in Southeast Texas, and plays at BBVA Compass Stadium in downtown Houston. For more information, visit www.HoustonDynamo.com/HoustonDash or call (713) 276-GOAL. 

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