Position
Outfield
Height
5'4
Class
Junior
Hometown
Atlanta, Texas
B/T
L
High School
Atlanta HS

2008 Team Tri-Captain
2008 LSWA Second-Team All-Louisiana
2008 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2007 LSWA First-Team All-Louisiana
2007 LSWA Louisiana Hitter of the Week (3/13)
2007 Husky Softball Classic All-Tournament Team
2007 ESPN the Magazine Third-Team Academic All-American
2007 ESPN the Magazine First-Team Academic All-District
2007 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2006 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2005 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

SENIOR SEASON (2008)
Played in 62 games, starting 61, at designated player … Was selected a team captain for the 2008 season … Earned LSWA second-team All-Louisiana honors at designated player … Became only the second player in LSU history and just the sixth player in SEC history to record 100 career stolen bases … Also became only the second player in LSU history to record 30 stolen bases in a single season … Posted 20 or more steals in each of her four seasons … Finished her career with the school record for stolen base percentage and ranked second in career stolen bases … Also ranked ninth in career runs scored … Led the team with 35 stolen bases, tied for the third most in school history … Ranked fourth in the SEC and 22nd in the NCAA in stolen bases … Ranked third on the team with 35 runs scored … Tied for the team lead with three triples … Tied for second in the SEC in triples in conference games … Recorded 10 multiple-hit games … Recorded seven games with multiple stolen bases … Scored multiple runs in seven different games … Knocked in the game-winning run in the top of the eighth inning to defeat No. 23 Cal State Fullerton … Also recorded the game-winning RBI in a win over No. 21 Mississippi State … Member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

JUNIOR SEASON (2007)
Played in 61 games, starting 35 … Had the best season of her career after seeing action at designated player … Became LSU’s third player to earn Academic All-America honors after being named to the ESPN the Magazine third team … Was also an ESPN the Magazine first-team Academic All-District selection .. Earned LSWA first-team All-Louisiana honors at designated player … Selected the LSWA Louisiana Hitter of the week on March 13 … Led the team with 29 stolen bases, the fifth most in school history … Ranked 10th in the SEC and 49th in the NCAA in stolen bases … Tied the school record with a 15-game hitting streak … Ranked fourth on the team with 38 runs scored … Missed three games with a broken finger … Recorded nine multiple-hit games … Broke the LSU single-game record with four stolen bases against Texas-San Antonio … Recorded six games with multiple stolen bases … Scored multiple runs in seven different games … Member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2006)
Played in 60 games, starting one … Saw most action as a pinch runner … Went 1-for-8 at the plate … Recorded her first career RBI against Grambling State … Scored 26 runs on the season, which was tied for fifth on the team … Was a team-best 28-for-32 in stolen bases … Ranked 23rd in the NCAA in stolen bases per game … Tied for third in stolen bases in the SEC … Ranked fourth in stolen bases in the SEC in league games … Tied for the fifth most single-season stolen bases in LSU history … Ranks sixth in career stolen bases in school history … Member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2005)
Played in 46 games … Saw most action as a pinch runner … Went 1-for-6 at the plate … Recorded her first career base hit on her birthday against Kentucky … Scored 21 runs on the season, which was tied for sixth on the team … Was 21-for-25 in stolen bases … Tied for third in stolen bases in the SEC … Tied for fourth in stolen bases in the SEC in league games … Tied for the team lead in stolen bases … Recorded the 11th most single-season stolen bases in LSU history … Member of the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL
Earned four letters in softball, four in track, three in volleyball and two in cheerleading … Member of the 2004 East All-State team … 2004 Academic All-State selection and honorable mention all-state selection … 2004 first-team all-area selection … All-state selection in 2003 … Most Valuable Player in the district for two years … Received the Maroon & White Award … Hit .411 for her career … Batted .450 as a senior with 36 runs scored, 32 stolen bases and two home runs … Summer ball team won the 2002 ASA state championships … Member of the 4×400-meter relay team that finished third in the state in 2002 and 2004 and seventh in the state in 2001 … Member of the Who’s Who Among America’s High School Students Sports Edition … Member of Who’s Who Among America’s High School Students … Member of the National Honor Roll and the National Honor Society … Named a Texas Scholar and a Top Ten Percent graduate … Graduated summa cum laude.

PERSONAL
Full name is DeShondra LaShea Henderson … Parents are Kentry and Kimberly Henderson … Has one brother, Kendrick … Majoring in kinesiology – human movement studies … Related to two-time Pro Bowl selection Dante Hall of the St. Louis Rams and Derrick Blaylock of the Washington Redskins … Born on April 10, 1987, in Naples, Texas.

 

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