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Robert L. Henrickson

Hall of Fame


Inducted 1993


Cornell University

A 1978 graduate of Cornell University, Henrickson received first team All-America honors in 1977 and 1978, and honorable mention All-America status in 1976. He was also selected as All-Ivy in 1976, 1977 and 1978. Henrickson was the Ivy League's Player of the Year in 1978. 

Henrickson played on Cornell's Ivy League Championship teams of 1976, 1977, and 1978, as well as national championships in 1976 and 1977, losing just one game over four years. He was one of three team captains for Cornell in 1978, and received the Lt. Donald C. McLaughlin Award as the outstanding Division I midfielder in 1978.

Henrickson is one of few players to be selected to play for the U.S. Team in the World Championship three times. He was a player in the 1978, 1982 and 1990 World Championships, and was a member of the U.S. alternate team in 1986. He was inducted to the Cornell University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1985.