Spencer  Henderson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Walnut Creek, Calif.

High School:
Acalanes HS '12

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 220

Position:
LHP/1B

Experience:
3V

2016: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE HONORABLE MENTION... Earned all-conference honors as a utility player, splitting time between the mound and first base... Appeared in 27 games, making 26 starts... Missed 16 games due to injury before making his return to the field on March 25 against Air Force, and the mound on April 1 against UC Riverside... Hit .273 on the season with six doubles, 14 runs scored, and seven RBI... On the mound, was 2-5 with a 7.25 ERA in 10 appearances (eight starts)... Struck out 32 over 44.2 innings of work... Finished the year with six multi-hit games, including a season-high three hits twice against Pacific (May 1) and nationally ranked UC Santa Barbara (May 6)... Scored a season-high three runs in the series finale against UC Riverside (April 3)... Had a pair of two-RBI games against UC Irvine (April 22) and the Gauchos (May 6)... Posted an eight-game hitting streak (tied for the second-longest on the team) from April 29 to May 15, batting .424 (14-for-33) with six runs scored and three RBI... Earned his first win of the year on the mound at Pacific on April 30, striking out seven over 7.2 innings of work... Finished the year with a win over Cal Poly on the road on May 27, nearly throwing a compete game against the Mustangs, striking out two and allowing just five hits over 8.1 innings of work.

2015: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM... Appeared in 36 games overall, making 26 starts mainly at first base and as a designated hitter... Earned All-Big West honors as a reliever, finishing 3-1 with a 1.12 ERA in 17 appearances out of the bullpen, striking out 29 against only six walks in 40.1 innings and holding opposing hitters to a .221 average... Pitched a season-high six innings of relief at nationally ranked UC Santa Barbara on May 3, allowing just two hits and striking out a career-high eight batters... Collected his first win of the season with just one-third of an inning against Fresno State on March 15... Also posted wins over Santa Clara (5.2 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 5 K's) on April 28 and CSUN (0.2 IP, 2 H, 1 K) on May 8... Hit .252 overall on the season with 20 runs scored, a pair of home runs and a career-high 15 RBI... Tied a career high with three hits in the season opener at Texas State (Feb. 13), finishing 3-for-4 with a double, two stolen bases, and a run scored... Drove in a career-high three runs at Fresno State (March 13) thanks to his second career home run... Slugged his first career home run at Portland on March 1, driving in a pair... Scored a pair of runs five times.

2014: Dual threat for the Aggies as a sophomore, appearing in 29 games overall and making 24 starts... Hit .198 in 81 at bats as a first baseman... Made 10 appearances out of the bullpen for UC Davis, posting a 1-0 record with a 3.77 ERA... Collected a career high-tying three hits against New Mexico State on March 16, adding a double and run scored... Also added multiple hits against Long Beach State (April 11), Cal State Northridge (May 2), and Gonzaga (May 10)... Both hits against the Matadors went for doubles... Drew a pair of walks against New Mexico State on March 15... Earned his only win of the year against New Mexico State in the series finale, allowing a run on three hits while striking out five in four innings of relief.

2013: A PERFECT GAME COLLEGIATE LEAGUE SUMMER ALL-STAR GAME SELECTION... A two-way player for the Aggies in his first collegiate season... Hit .356 in 45 at-bats as a first baseman while recording a 5.48 ERA in 44.1 innings as a left-handed reliever and midweek starter... Made 15 pitching appearances with three starts... Struck out 23 batters while issuing 10 walks... Tossed a career-best seven innings in a Tuesday start against rival Sacramento State, allowing two runs on seven hits with three strikeouts and no walks... Also saw some at first base and as a pinch hitter... His .356 batting average was the fifth best in the Big West among players with 40-or-more at-bats... Made 21 appearances in the field, with 10 starts... Recorded 16 hits with two doubles, one triple, seven runs scored and three RBIs... Redshirted as a tight end on the football team in the fall.

ACALANES HS '12: All-Diablo Foothill Athletic League performer in both football (senior) and baseball (junior)... Helped Dons capture North Coast Section baseball title in 2012, finishing 3-1 with 3.85 ERA... Played summer ball for Zoots Baseball.

PERSONAL: Born in Walnut Creek, Calif... Parents are Adam & Kimberly Henderson... Both parents are UC Davis alumni, Adam was an outstanding linebacker for the Aggies in the mid-1980s.

CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS:

Year ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO SV IPs H R ER BB SO BAA
2013 5.48 1-0 15 3 0 0/0 0 44.1 58 35 27 10 23 .320
2014 3.77 1-0 10 0 0 0/0 0 14.1 16 6 6 4 9 .286
2015 1.12 3-1 17 0 0 0/1 0 40.1 32 9 5 6 29 .221
2016 7.25 2-5 10 8 0 0/0 0 44.2 54 40 36 23 32 .314
Career 4.64 7-6 52 11 0 0/1 0 143.2 160 90 74 43 93 .289

CAREER HITTING STATISTICS:

Year Avg GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB HBP SO OBP SB-A
2013 .356 21-10 45 7 16 2 1 0 3 5 1 9 .431 2-3
2014 .198 29-24 81 6 16 4 1 0 6 4 2 23 .253 0-0
2015 .252 36-26 103 20 26 4 1 2 15 8 5 22 .331 2-3
2016 .273 27-26 99 14 27 6 0 0 7 3 1 26 .298 4-7
Career .259 113-86 328 47 85 16 3 2 31 20 9 80 .317 8-13