12 - Reilly Hennessey
Reilly Hennessey
Height: 6-3
Weight: 200
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Camas, Wash.
High School: Camas HS '14
Position: QB
Experience: HS

HS: Graduated from Camas HS in 2014. In two years as a starter at Camas, he completed 62.2 percent of his passes (364-of-585) for 6,188 yards and 64 touchdowns. As a senior in 2013, Hennessey was named the Gatorade Player of the Year in Washington. ­He was selected by Associated Press as the 4A Player of the Year in the state of Washington, and also earned AP 4A All-State honors as a first team quarterback. Named by the Seattle Times as a "White Chip" selection as one of the top 100 prospects in the state of Washington. Also rated as a two-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com. Hennessey was named to The Vancouver Columbian All-Region team as its Player of the Year and was the 4A Greater St. Helens League Offensive Player of the Year. As a senior, he completed 177-of-281 passes (63 percent) for 3,387 yards and 38 touchdowns. The team captain also rushed 69 times for 230 yards and three more scores. Hennessey and fellow Eastern signee Zach Eagle led the Papermakers to a perfect 13-0 record before falling to Chiawana 27-26 in the championship game of the State 4A Playoffs. Camas, the No. 1 ranked State 4A team in Washington, opened the season against Jesuit, the top-ranked 6A team in Oregon. Hennessey completed 14-of-17 passes for 277 yards and four touchdowns as Camas rolled to a 47-14 win. He was selected to Ron Siegel's preseason All-State team (all classifications) as a second team quarterback. He earned quarterback MVP honors at the 2013 Northwest Elite Football Camp in Mercer Island. As a junior in 2012, he earned All-4A GSHL honors as a first team quarterback. Hennessey completed 61.5 percent of his passes (187-of-304) for 2,801 yards, 26 touchdowns and just nine interceptions as he helped lead Camas to the semifinals of the State 4A Playoffs, where they lost to eventual champion Skyline. Hennessey was a three-sport athlete at Camas, and also played basketball and baseball. He was a GSHL scholar-athlete in 2012-13. Besides Hennessey, Eagle teammate Roldan Alcobendas (’13) also attended Camas.

Personal: Born 11/25/95 in Vancouver, Wash. Will turn 19 four days after Eastern plays at Portland State. His parents are Patrick and Connie Hennessey. Considering majoring in education with plans to be a teacher and a coach.


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