Received the Most Valuable Swimmer award as voted by his teammates for his achievements and accomplishments in the pool throughout the 2008-09 season ... fastest times swam in 2008-09 include: 500 Freestyle in 5:16.79 at the Irvine Invitational (1/3) ... 100 Breaststroke in 56.27, the second fastest time ever recorded in the program's history, and 200 Breaststroke in 2:03.74, the second fastest time ever recorded in the program's history at the Big West Championships (2/25-28), the fastest recorded times this season in each respective event on the men's team ... 200 Butterfly in 2:00.49 at the Big West Championships, the second fastest time recorded this season on the men's team ... 200 IM in 1:54.18, the ninth fastest time ever recorded in the program's history at the Big West Championships, the fastest recorded time this season on the men's team ... 400 IM in 4:33.46 at the Malibu Invitational (10/25), the second fastest recorded time this season on the men's team.
Henson was once again the Matadors' top breaststroker, logging the top Northridge times in both events ... also had the Matadors' best mark in the 200 IM ... finished 16th in the 100 breast at the Nike Cup at a season-best 57.83 ... other top times: 200 breast: 2:09.00, 100 fly: 54.24, 200 IM: 1:57.09.
The Matadors' top swimmer in the breaststroke ... logged a season-best 57.18 in the 100 Breastsroke at the Big West Championships, good for seventh place ... managed a 2:05.30 at the Big West Championships to finish ninth in the 200 Breaststroke ... earned spots in the Northridge record books, fourth all-time in the 100 Breaststroke and fifth all-time in the 200 Breaststroke ... also nabbed the second-best Northridge time in the 200 Individual Medley, going 1:56.79 at the Big West Championships.
Henson recorded a season-best time of 58.87 in the 100 Breaststroke at the Big West Conference Championships, which was the second-fastest time on the squad ... also posted CSUN's second-fastest time in the 200 Breaststroke with a 2:10.12 clocking in a dual vs. UC Irvine ... turned in the fifth-fastest time on the team in the 50 Freestyle of 21.89 at the Big West Championships.
FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL
Henson was a four-year letterwinner in swimming at Franklin High School in Franklin, Tenn. ... earned All-American honors in the 100 Breaststroke ... graduated in 2005 with a 3.0 grade point average.
Born April 27, 1986 in Atlanta, Ga. ... parents are Suzanne and Bill Henson ... stepmother is Wanda Henson ... has three sisters, Brooke, Whitney and Alexa and one brother, Tate ... his mother, father, stepmother and sister all attended the University of Tennessee ... also competes for the Nashville Aquatic Club ... also recruited by Pacific, Alabama and Western Kentucky ... favorite professional athlete is soccer star David Beckham ... couldn't imagine going a week without surfing the internet.