Elijah Henderson Photo
Has the versatility to play in the infield and outfield … a career .266 hitter with a .372 slugging percentage and .397 on-base percentage in 36 games (25 starts) over two active seasons … has seven doubles, a homer, 17 RBIs, 13 runs, 18 walks, three hit-by-pitches and three steals.
2020: Received a redshirt from the NCAA with the season’s suspension on March 12 and cancellation due to a coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic … co-winner of the Mitchell Award, given to the team’s most valuable player … hit .323 with 10 runs, seven doubles, 12 RBIs, a .435 slugging percentage, .456 on-base percentage, 13 walks, three hit-by-pitches and three steals in 17 games (17 starts, including eight at second base, five in right field and four in left field) … tied for third in the ACC in doubles … led the team in doubles, on-base percentage, multiple-hit games (7) and two-out RBIs (10) … tied for the team lead in games, starts and steals … only had six strikeouts … had a .970 fielding percentage as a second-baseman … hit .385 with runners on base, .421 with runners in scoring position and .500 with two outs … went 2-for-4 with a double, two RBIs and a run against Liberty on Feb. 16; was 6-for-11 (.545) with three RBIs in the series … was 2-for-2 with a walkoff single in the 10th inning, two walks and a hit-by-pitch against Stony Brook on Feb. 22 … went 3-for-4 with a double, four RBIs, a run and walk against Boston College on March 7.
2019: Hit .156 with three runs, a homer, five RBIs, a .270 on-base percentage and five walks in 19 games (eight starts in left field) … was 3-for-10 with two outs … was 4-for-5 (.800) with three RBIs in the first two innings … scored the walkoff run on a balk as a pinch-runner in the first game of a doubleheader against No. 3 North Carolina on March 9 … hit a two-run single at Virginia Tech on March 29; was his first career hit … went 1-for-2 with his first career homer and a walk against No. 8 Louisville on April 5 … played for Forest City in the Coastal Plain League in the summer, where he hit .270 with four doubles, four homers, 13 RBIs, 24 runs, a .382 on-base percentage and 15 steals in 35 games; Coastal Plain League All-Star Game selection; second-team All-CPL selection.
2018: Redshirted as a member of the developmental squad … No. 130 freshman in the ACC in the preseason by Perfect Game … played for Forest City in the Coastal Plain League, where he hit .250 with a homer, two triples, six doubles, 16 RBIs, 25 runs and eight steals in 34 games; named to the Coastal Plain League Select Team.
Before Clemson: South Carolina Select Team participant … three-time all-state and all-region selection … region player-of-the-year as a senior … lettered four times in baseball at Blue Ridge High School, where he was coached by Travis Henson.
Personal: Majoring in agribusiness … born Elijah Manning Henderson on Sept. 23, 1998 in Greenville, S.C. •
Favorite hobbies – Hunting and fishing•
Interesting facts about family/parents – His mother is a retired dental hygienist•
One fact that most people don’t know – Enjoys going to class•
Favorite food or candy – Steak and sushi•
Proudest childhood accomplishment – Winning his high school’s regional tournament•
Ideal vacation spot – Any beach in Mexico•
Childhood hero – Derek Jeter•
One person, living or dead, to eat dinner with – George Washington

*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide


Loading the player...

Latest Elijah Henderson News

Elijah Henderson FAQ

What position does Elijah Henderson play for the Clemson Tigers? Elijah Henderson is a Infielder for the Clemson Tigers
When did Elijah Henderson join the Clemson Tigers? 2019
What years did Elijah Henderson play for the Clemson Tigers? 2019,2020,2021
What is Elijah Henderson's number at Clemson? 6
Did Elijah Henderson play for the Clemson Tigers? Yes
Did Elijah Henderson go to Clemson? Yes
What college did Elijah Henderson go to? Elijah Henderson attended Clemson
What is Elijah Henderson's hometown? Greer, SC
What city is Elijah Henderson from? Greer
Where is Elijah Henderson from? Elijah Henderson is from Greer, SC
How tall is Elijah Henderson? Elijah Henderson currently stands at 5-10
How much does Elijah Henderson weigh? Elijah Henderson currently weighs in at 185 pounds
What state is Elijah Henderson from? SC
Daily Digest