Ana Heneberry

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Ana Heneberry will enter her third season as a member of the University of Michigan women's lacrosse staff in the 2020 season.

Heneberry works primarily with the Maize and Blue defense. In her two seasons at Michigan, she has helped the Wolverines to the best campaigns in program history. U-M went 16-4 in the 2019 campaign, earning is first-ever appearance in the NCAA Tournament in which it hosted the first and second rounds. Furthermore, the Wolverines went 9-0 at U-M Lacrosse Stadium in the regular season and defeated six ranked opponents.

Under Heneberry, the Michigan defense allowed opponents to score the fewest goals (182) in the history of the program inthe 2019 season. Heneberry also helped 2019 starting goalkeeper Mira Shane become Michigan's career leader in saves (371), save percentage (.453) and wins (24), while she also became the season leader in all three categories in the 2019 campaign.

The 2020 season will mark Heneberry's ninth year as an assistant coach at the Division I level, while as a player, she was an All-America defender at Loyola University Maryland.

Most recently, Heneberry served as an assistant coach at Boston University for three seasons (2015-17), working primarily with the Terriers' defense. Heneberry helped BU reach the Patriot League semifinals in each of her three seasons. On an individual level, she coached the Patriot League Defender of the Year in 2017.

In addition to her assistant coach responsibilities at BU, she also participated in the Jansen Leadership Academy and served as a member of the IWLCA Convention Planning Committee.

Heneberry transitioned to Boston University after spending two seasons as an assistant coach at High Point University (2013-14), where she was the defensive coordinator and also worked one-on-one with the goaltenders. Heneberry helped guide the Panthers to back-to-back Big South championships and consecutive NCAA tournament appearances. In both seasons at HPU, she helped coach the Big South Defensive Player of the Year.

A native of Timonium, Maryland, Heneberry was a four-year standout defender at Loyola University Maryland from 2009-12. During her senior season in 2012, she helped lead the Greyhounds to their second straight Big East Conference title and second consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals. That same season, Heneberry represented Loyola as a team captain, was recognized individually as the Big East Preseason Defender of the Year, and was a member of the Tewaaraton Watch List. She became the second player in school history to record 100 caused turnovers and 100 ground balls. She was also named a Third Team All-American following her junior season in 2011.