24 - Joey Henley
Joey Henley
Height: 6-
Weight: 210
Year: Graduate Student
Hometown: Kent, WA
High School: Kentridge
Position: F
Missed the 2007-08 season with a knee injury. A gifted athlete, who also plays for the Pioneer football team and also was a member of the outdoor track team. The first athlete in NEC history to be named Rookie of the Week in both football and men's basketball. Also the first league athlete to earn All-Conference honors in two sports (football and basketball). 2006-07: Came up big for the Pioneers in the NEC playoffs, averaging 17 points and seven rebounds per game. Was 20-31 from the field and 11-13 from the line in the three games....Was in double figures in scoring 14 times, and scored over 20 four times. Had a season-high 25 at The Mount on January 8....Set career high with four blocks against Iona on 11/15 and tied it with four at Columbia on 12/2. 2005-06: Sat out the season with an ankle injury sustained during the football season. 2004-05: Led the Pioneers in scoring (12.3) and rebounding (5.7). Scored in double figures 17 times, including the final nine straight. Recorded three double-doubles. Scored over 20 points four times and had career-highs of 32 points and 13 rebounds at FDU on 1/24/05. Knocked down 14 of 15 free throw attempts on 1/22/05 against Quinnipiac. 2003-04: Named to the Northeast Conference All-Rookie Team at the conclusion of the season. Started the last 13 games and averaged nearly a double-double over that stretch....Had his third double-double on 2/26 against Mount St. Mary's with 18 points and 13 rebounds....Recorded a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds at St. Francis (NY) on 1/29....Had his first career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds against Harvard....Played a season-high 32 minutes on 1/7/04 against Wagner and scored a career-best 13 points. High School: An outstanding three-sport athlete and academic student at Kentridge High School. Won three letters each in football, basketball and track. Was named the High School Male Athlete of the Year by both The Seattle Times and South County Journal. He played basketball for coach Dave Jamison and averaged 25 points and ten rebounds a game during his senior year. He was named Puget Sound League Most Valuable Player that season. He played defensive end and tight end in football and led his team to the State quarter-finals his senior year. Personal: Son of Kevin and Marquita Henley. Has a brother, Kevin, II. Favorite sports team is the Seattle Seahawks. Favorite athlete is Michael Jordan. Favorite book is Moby Dick. Favorite movie is Friday and favorite food is chicken. Favorite music genres are rap and classical. He considers his dad his role model and would like to have dinner with his Uncle Phil. Hopes to play football or basketball professionally after graduation.