Home/Birthplace: Ventura, Calif./Ventura, Calif.
Birth Year: 1993
Position: Outside Hitter
Club/Coach: Spectrum VBC/Chris Harger
High School/Grad Year: Ventura High School/2011
College: Ohio State University
USA VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: 2013 – Henchy was selected to the Men’s Junior National Training Team. 2012 – Selected for the U.S. Men's Junior National Team that won the NORCECA Championship in Colorado Springs, Colo., and qualified for the 2013 FIVB World Championship. 2010 – Selected for the USA Holiday camp… Played in the summer tournament and won a gold medal.
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP HIGHLIGHTS: Won a gold medal at the USA Volleyball Boys’ Junior National Championship 18U Club Division in 2011 and named Tournament MVP… Attended the High Performance A2 Camp in 2011 and received Tournament MVP… Won a bronze medal at the USA Volleyball Boys’ Junior National Championship 17U Club Division in 2010.
COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS: 2013 – Started in 25 matches for the Ohio Stat3e Buckeyes at outside hitter, playing in 26... 301 kills for a 3.34 average... .352 attack percentage... three double-doubles (kills/digs) on the season... double-digit kills in 15 matches this season... MIVA All-Conference First Team... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete... Preseason All-MIVA selection... Outrigger Invitational All-Tournament Team. 2012 – Played in 21 matches... season-high 15 kills against Lewis in the MIVA Tournament title match (4/28)... 101 kills on the season for a 1.66 average... had 14 digs vs. IPFW (4/13)... averaged 1.16 digs per set... four double-digit kill matches... MIVA All-Tournament Team... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete... MIVA Academic All-Conference.
PERSONAL: Born Michael Joseph Henchy (1993) in Ventura, Calif.… Michael is the son of RJ and Wendy Henchy… He has one younger sister Katy (1996)… He started his volleyball career in the spring of 2008 playing for Spectrum VBC… Also enjoys outdoor sports and activities and watching people… Michael’s favorite food is Tri Tip…His favorite book is Superfreakanomics… He enjoys listening to Led Zeppelin… His favorite movie is The Departed…. His favorite professional teams are the New Orleans Saints, Los Angeles Dodgers, and the Indianapolis Colts…His favorite athlete is Reid Priddy…Michael has never broken a bone during his 14 years playing a wide variety of sports… His first set of stitches came last year while playing volleyball and trying to dive… Michael admires his dad because he has inspired him to believe that anything is possible… His happiest moments in life so far have been on Christmas mornings when his whole family is together enjoying each other’s company and exchanging gifts.
Updated May 2013