Justin Henry
Justin Henry

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Vicksburg, Miss.

High School:
Vicksburg

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 185

Position:
INF

Birthdate:
04/30/1985

Experience:
1L

B-T:
L-R


2005: Appeared in 54-of-65 games, making 17 starts as the DH, one at 1B and one at 2B ... Has made 15 appearances as a pinch-runner ... Recorded a season-high three RBI against Belmont (2/22) and Mississippi State (5/1) ... Went 2x4 with an RBI against Purdue (3/5) to record his first career multi-hit game ... Went 2x5 with a HR and two RBI versus Southern Miss (4/19), recording his first career HR with an inside-the- park HR in the ninth inning of the 8-3 win ... Also hit a three-run HR against Mississippi State (5/1) ... Had a season-best nine-game hit streak from April 23-May 13, going 11x22 (.500) with one HR and three RBI. ... Went 3x6 with two RBI at Arkansas (5/21) to record his first career three-hit game ... Postseason: Appeared in all nine postseason games, making seven starts as the DH ... Enters this weekend's NCAA Super Regional as the team's leading hitter in the postseason, hitting .433 (13x30) with six RBI and seven runs scored ... Has a hit in 7-of-9 postseason games in the SEC Tournament and NCAA Oxford Regional ... Went 7x17 (.412) with two RBI in six games in the SEC Tournament to earn All-Tournament honors as the DH ... Went 3x3 with two RBI versus Florida (5/28) in the SEC Tournament to tie his season high for hits ... Went 6x13 (.462) with four RBI in three games ... Went 3x5 with two RBI to record his third career three-hit game and scored a season-high three runs in the 20-5 win over Oklahoma (6/5) in the championship game of the 2005 NCAA Oxford Regional ...

SUMMER 2004: Played for the Thomasville Hi-Toms of the Coastal Plains League ... Appeared in 49 games ... Hit .335 with two HRs and 22 RBI.

2004: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Listed as one of the nation's top 100 high school players by Baseball America ... Named the No. 2 high school prospect in the state of Mississippi ... One of the nation's top 15 shortstops by Team One ... Selected as a 2003 Clarion-Ledger Dandy Dozen ... First team All-State as a senior ... 2003 Vicksburg Post Player of the Year ... Played in the MHSAA All-Star Game ... Three-time All-County and All-District performer ... Four-year letterwinner ... Posted a .390 career average with two HRs and 108 RBIs ... Also had 110 career SBs ... Hit .456 with one HR and 36 RBIs in 28 games as a senior ... Coached by Jamie Creel ... Participated in the 2002 East Coast Prospects Showcase ... Also earned three letters in football, two in basketball and one in tennis ... MVP of the football team ... Region 2-5A MVP in football ... Was a two-time All-County and All-Region selection as a quarterback ... Vicksburg High School Athlete of the Year

MISCELLANEOUS: Full name is Justin Taylor Henry ... Son of Tom and Teresa Henry ... Liberal Arts major ... National Honor Society member at Vicksburg High School ... Inducted into the Vicksburg High School Hall of Fame ... Named to the Dean's Honor Roll in fall 2003.

HENRY'S CAREER STATISTICS AT OLE MISS

Year AVG. GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OBA SF SH SB-SBA
2005.37457-2112331462322660.48891131.412307-9
TOTAL.37457-2112331462322660.48891131.412307-9
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