Fair 54°
9 Liz Henry
  • Position
  • Class
  • Height
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  • High School/Other
  • Hometown
  • Outfield
  • Freshman
  • 5' 3"
  • L/R
  • Jamestown
  • Williamsburg, Va.

Updated: June 21, 2013

High School: Lettered four times for Coach Jerome Varacallo at Jamestown High … Started playing softball her freshman year … Batted .322 as a senior, playing shortstop … Earned honorable mention all-district honors … As a junior, set the school’s single-season record for batting average (.400), the single-season record for hits (28), triples (4) and stolen bases (25) … Earned second-team all-district honors … Missed playing time her junior and senior seasons due to five different injuries … As a sophomore, batted .400 and set the school’s single-season record for on base percentage (.512) … Was named first-team all-district, first-team all-region and the Player of the Year … As a freshman, in her first year of playing softball, played left field and third base … Played in 14 games and batted .342 … Was second-team all-district … Threw the shot put, earning all-district and all-region honors … A member of the National Honor Society and the Science National Honor Society … Played travel ball for Coach Tom Bunn and the Starz Gold.

Personal: Elizabeth Olga Henry was born March 28, 1994 in Tsurupinsk, Ukraine … The daughter of Jean and James Henry … Has two sisters, Taylor (who also attends Virginia Tech) and a younger sister, Kate … Was born in the Ukraine and spent much of her childhood in an orphanage … Was adopted in 2007 after traveling to America in 2005 … Still speaks Russian … Runs a charitable project every year in support of Operation Christmas Child … Intended major is biological sciences.

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