#5 Rachel Henderson
|HOMETOWN||Fort Worth, Texas|
|PREV. SCHOOL||Panola CC|
2018 All-OVC Preseason Team
2017 Team Captain
adidas® OVC Newcomer of the Week (10/2/17)
As a Junior, 2017 season: Made an immediate impact in first season as a Tiger... Started 30 matches as a team captain... Led the team in kills (307), recording a career-high 21 against Eastern Illinois (10/3)... Led the team in total blocks (87), recording a career-high 7 against USC Upstate (8/26) and again versus Belmont (9/26)... Named OVC Newcomer of the Week after recording 39 kills, 13 blocks and a .392 attack percentage in eight sets... Led TSU in kills 13 of 30 matches, and in blocks 15 of 30 matches.
Panola Junior College, 2015 & 2016 Seasons: Played first two collegiate seasons at Panola College, a junior college in Carthage, Texas… As a sophomore, helped her team achieve a national number one ranking for three consecutive weeks, and helped the Fillies finish 7th nationally in the final NJCAA rankings… Region XIV Tournament Champion and NJCAA National Tournament Qualifier… Part of team that went 34-4 overall… Named First Team All-Conference as a sophomore… Averaged 2.30 kills and 1.05 blocks per set during the 2016 season… Finished the season with 299 kills and 136 total blocks… As a freshman, earned Second Team All-Conference honors… Helped Panola finish 30-9 overall… Compiled 250 kills and 135 total blocks, averaging 1.88 kills and 1.02 blocks per set in 2015.
North Crowley HS: Played for North Crowley High School in Ft. Worth, Texas... Was named 1st Team All-District 2013 and 2014... As a senior in 2014, was named Blocker of the Year and served as captain.
Major: Health Science
Daughter of: George and Melissa Henderson
Birthday: June 18th