|Hometown||Elk Grove, CA|
BIO : RHP--- PROFESSIONAL: Jolene is entering her 2nd season in the NPF but her first in a Pride uniform. Signed with USSSA as a free agent on May 10, 2016. Henderson was originally drafted by the Chicago Bandits in 2013 but sat out due to an ACL injury and missed the 2014 NPF season to play for Team USA. Officially began her NPF career in 2015 with the Dallas Charge.
2015 Season: Joined the NPF as the first player to sign with the Dallas Charge in their inaugural season. Finished her rookie season 7th in the NPF with a 2.18 ERA and 4th with 29 strikeouts looking. Overall, she struck out 59 hitters in 86.2 innings of work.
NATIONAL TEAM EXPERIENCE: Joined the USA National Team (2014).
COLLEGE: Finished her career as the program’s all-time winningest pitcher with a record of 130-35 and ranks 3rd all-time in career strikeouts with 1124. Finished her career with 13 Conference Pitcher of the Week titles. SENIOR (2013): NFCA All-Pacific Region First Team, Top 10 finalist for USA Softball Player of the Year and the Senior CLASS Award, Senior CLASS Award First Team, named to the ESPN Preseason All-America team, NFCA Second Team All-American, Pac-12 All-Conference First Team. JUNIOR (2012): Pac-12 Pitcher of the Year, NFCA All-Pacific Region First Team, NFCA First Team All-American, Finalist for National Player of the Year, Five-time Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week, Academic All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention, Pac-12 All-Conference First Team, Honda Sports Award Finalist. SOPHOMORE (2011): Pac-10 Pitcher of the Year, NCFA All-Pacific Region First Team, All-Pac-10 All-Conference First Team, Honda Sports Award Finalist, NFCA First Team All-American, Easton First Team All-American. FRESHMAN (2010): NFCA Division I All-Region First Team, All-Pac-10 Second Team, Pac-10 All-Freshman Team, NFCA All-Pacific Region First Team.
PERSONAL: Born Jolene Henderson on November 14, 1991. Jolene has two siblings Danielle and David. Danielle plays for the Dallas Charge. Both David and Danielle attended Cal Berkeley. Jolene graduated from Cal Berkeley in 2013 with a American Studies degree.