University of Iowa Athletics

#43 Emma Henderson

Height 5-8
Hometown Battle Ground, Indiana
High School William Henry Harrison
Emma Henderson - Softball - University of Iowa Athletics

2023 as a sophomore

  • Appeared in 19 games.
  • Registered six hits in 24 at-bats, while driving in two runs.
  • Made six pitching appearances in relief.
  • Pitched 11.1 innings and posted a 3.09 ERA.

2022 as a freshman

  • Named to Fall Dean’s List.
  • Pitched a career high 3.2 innings against Maryland on April 2nd.
  • Tallied her first career strikeout against Oklahoma on March 20th.
  • Saw action in 28 games and batted 31 times.
  • Registered one run, four hits, and 3 RBIs.

High School

  • .481 batting average senior year.
  • 2.30 ERA over three years.
  • 2021 PGF All-American Watchlist.
  • First-team All-NCC selection.
  • Helped lead her team to three conference championships, and three sectional championships. Two time third-team All-State selection.
  • Also played basketball and was a four-time All-Conference selection.
  • Member of Orland Park A’s for a year.
  • High school coach was Kelsey Jones-Rynard.
  • Club coaches were Kyle Hardin and India Stewart.


  • Born Nov. 22, 2002
  • Daughter of Angela and Jason Henderson.
  • Has three siblings Anna, Ben, and Abby.
  • Twin sister Anna also plays softball for the Hawkeyes.
  • Both of her parents played basketball at Central College in Pella, Iowa.
  • Anticipated Kinesiology major.