University of Iowa Athletics

#1 Jacob Henderson

Height 6-0
Weight 175 lbs.
Class RS So.
Hometown Gilbert, Ariz.
High School Mesquite
Twitter @Jacobhendo7
Instagram @jacob.hendo7
Jacob Henderson - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics

2022 — Went 1-0 with a 3.75 ERA in 20 appearances… had 18 strikeouts to four walks over 12 2/3 innings… didn’t allow a run in 15 of his 21 appearances… earned his first career win, pitching 1/3 of an inning against Central Michigan (3/25)… notched his first career save, getting the final three outs against Central Michigan (3/27) to clinch the series win… struck out the side against Loras College (3/1)… made his 2022 debut against Air Force (2/18), getting the final two outs in a 12-2 win.

2021 — Went 0-0 with a 5.00 ERA in eight appearances, spanning nine innings… allowed five runs on eight hits… tossed two shutout innings, allowing one hit against Maryland (4/24)… allowed one hit over a 1 2/3 innings at Ohio State (3/26)… pitched a career-high two innings, scattering one hit and fanning four against Nebraska (3/13).

2020 — Season canceled by Big Ten Conference and NCAA on March 12 due to concerns of coronavirus (COVID-19)… went 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA in one appearance… made his Iowa debut against Grand View (3/3), striking out a pair in an inning of relief.

High School — Ranked as a top 500 recruit nationally by Perfect Game… No. 18 ranked player in Arizona by Prep Baseball Report… 2018 Perfect Game Preseason Underclassmen All-American Team and 2019 PG Preseason All-American West Region Team… All-Tournament Team selection at 2017 WWBA 16U National Championships… two-time all-region and all-conference selection… played in the state conference All-Star Game… finished with a 6-1 record with three complete games, two saves, and a 2.86 ERA as a senior, helping team to a state 4A runner-up finish… went 1-0 with 23 strikeouts and two saves over 19 innings as a junior… led team to regional titles as junior and senior… played for the Wilson Sandlot Elite from 13U to 18U… three-year varsity starter and all-region selection in football… earned first-team all-region honors as a safety/defensive back in 2017 and second-team all-region honors as a safety/defensive back and receiver in 2016 and 2018… high school coach was Jeff Holland… will be inducted into the Mesquite High School Hall of Fame in baseball and football during the 2019-20 school year.

Personal — Born Feb. 3, 2001, in Scottsdale, Ariz… son of Greg and Shawnda Henderson… has a younger sister, Jordan… majoring in communication studies.