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Boys in Blue Announce Signing of Hoosier Karsen Henderlong

Putnam County Youth Soccer Association Becomes Newest Member of Indy Eleven Youth Soccer Program

February 8, 2024 – United Soccer League Championship (USL)Indy Eleven News Release

INDIANAPOLIS – Indy Eleven has today announced the addition of forward Karsen Henderlong to its USL Championship squad for the 2024 season. Per club policy, terms of the deal will not be disclosed, and individual status is pending league and federation approval.

No stranger to the Hoosier State, Henderlong is from Crown Point and finished his collegiate career at Indiana University during the 2022 and 2023 seasons.

Henderlong saw action in 46 matches, making 10 starts, and was part of IU’s NCAA College Cup team in 2022. As a fifth-year senior, Henderlong scored four goals, including one in the Hoosier’s NCAA Tournament victory over Wake Forest to send IU to the NCAA Round of 16, and added three assists. During his true senior season, he tallied two goals and two assists.

Prior to his time at Indiana, Henderlong played at Xavier University, appearing in 45 matches with 43 starts. Henderlong tallied 22 goals and seven assists, leading the Musketeers in goals and points in back-to-back seasons, and was a first-team All-BIG EAST selection in 2021 and second-team honoree in 2020.

Indy Eleven Roster as of 2-8-24

Goalkeepers (3): Cayden Crawford^, Yannik Oettl, Hayden Vostal^

Defenders (8): Danny Barbir, Younes Boudadi, Callum Chapman-Page, Adrian Diz Pe, Macauley King, Logan Neidlinger^, Josh O’Brien, Aedan Stanley

Midfielders (7): Jack Blake, Tyler Gibson, Nikola Ivetic^, Cam Lindley, Aodhan Quinn, Diego Sanchez, Max Schneider

Forwards (7): Benji Chavarria^, Elliot Collier, Sebastian Guenzatti, Karsen Henderlong, Douglas Martinez, Roberto Molina, Augustine Williams

^USL Academy Contract

Indy opens the 2024 slate on a two-match road swing beginning at non-conference foe Oakland Roots SC on March 9 before returning home to host 2023 Western Conference Champion Sacramento Republic FC at Michael A. Carroll Stadium on March 23. Single-game tickets are available now for all matches via Ticketmaster. Season Ticket Packages can also be purchased, as well as tickets for groups and hospitality areas. For more information on these options click here. For questions, please email tickets@indyeleven.com or give us a call at 317.685.1100.

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