Ben McKendry

Ben McKendry

Player Profile


Vancouver, B.C.

High School:
Templeton Secondary

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 150





Lobos Save Their Spring Best For Last

New Mexico got seven goals, including a pair from James Rogers and Josh Goss


Calde! Calde! Calde!: Calderon Nets Hat Trick In Exhibition Win

Senior Michael Calderon scores three times in spring match versus UC Riverside


Lobo Soccer Begins Spring Schedule Saturday

New Mexico prepares for the 2013 season with seven spring exhibitions.


Ben McKendry To Represent Canada On U-20 National Team

Lobo Midfielder Will Represent Canada In U-20 World Cup Qualification


Sandoval, McKendry: The Latest Lobos To Receive National Honors

The duo continues to rack up the national accolades

2012 - FRESHMAN SEASON MPSF Newcomer of the Year... TopDrawerSoccer Second Team Freshmen All-Season Team... Voted to College Soccer News' Second Team National All-Freshmen Team... MPSF All-Tournament Team... Among top 15 in nation in goals by a freshman... His seven goals this season was the most by a New Mexico freshman since the late Ben Ashwill scored twelve goals in 2002... Scored twice against Denver in the semifinals of the MPSF Tournament (11-9-12)... Four of his seven goals were game-winning goals... Scored first collegiate goal in fifth career game against Dartmouth (9-14-2012)... Recorded a goal and an assist in historic 11-0 win over UNLV (10-19-2012)... Assisted on Carson Baldinger's double-overtime gamewinner against UC Irvine (9-16-2012).

INTERNATIONAL/DEVELOPMENT EXPERIENCE Played on Canadian U-18 and U-20 national teams... Played for Canadian U-20 in friendlies in Mexico City in summer of 2012... Named one of top eleven players in 2012 USSF Development Academy playoffs by TopDrawerSoccer.com... Took Vancouver Whitecaps to Development Academy championship in 2012, was defeated by teammate Nicholas Rochowski and FC Dallas... Spent 2011 season with the Vancouver Whitecaps in the Major League Soccer Reserve League... Also spent time on the Whitecaps' FC Residency team.

CLUB Back-to-back Vancouver Cup's Most Valuable Player Award in 2004 and 2005 with two different clubs... Named 2005 Pioneer Cup's Most Valuable Player Award... Played three club seasons with MLS's Vancouver Whitecaps club affiliate Vancouver Selects... Member of British Columbia's Provincial Team program at U-14 and U-16 levels... Spent over two years with the Canadian Soccer Association's National Training Centre program.

PERSONAL Full name is Ben Millar McKendry... Born March 25, 1993 in Vancouver, British Columbia to Sue and Ian McKendry... His family maintains dual citizenships in Canada and New Zealand...Attended school in New Zealand before attending Templeton Secondary School in Vancouver... Intends to major in Psychology at UNM... Has one sibling, a brother named Geoff.

Year Games GS Minutes Shots Goals Assists Points
2012 22 14 1457 31 7 2 16
Saturday, August 15
7:00 PM -
Men's Soccer
vs. Air Force (Exhibition)
Wednesday, August 19
7:00 PM -
Men's Soccer
vs. Grand Canyon (Exhibition)
Saturday, August 22
7:00 PM -
Men's Soccer
at Denver (Exhibition)
Saturday, August 29
5:00 PM - 
Men's Soccer