High School: New Hartford (NY)
Recruiting Status: Undecided
Recruiting Summary for Kaia Henderson
first offer: Syracuse (October 2018)
offers later in 2018: Providence, Virginia Tech
offers in 2020:
- August: UMass
- September: St. Bonaventure
*St. John’s and Wake Forest have also been mentioned as suitors
New Hartford’s Kaia Henderson braces for start of college basketball recruiting whirlwind (Syracuse.com, 8/31/2020)
Henderson is keeping mum about any possible college preferences she has at this point. She is certain of one thing, though. When she studies SU and its opponents running up and down the court, she can envision a spot for herself at that level.
Not yet, of course. But very soon.
“I was just like, ’Oh, those girls are good,” Henderson said of her reaction. “I need to get better myself.”
New Hartford’s Henderson “has more at her disposal” (Utica Observer-Dispatch, 12//6/2019)
New Hartford girls basketball coach Mike Callan noticed how much Henderson has benefited from cross-country.
“She played the whole game (Tuesday) and didn’t miss a step. She wasn’t even breathing hard, so it does help,” said Callan, who is approaching 270 wins over his 19-year career.
“Her conditioning has always been good, because she takes care of herself, but cross-country will help her endurance for the long (haul),” he added.