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Former SLCC Bruins Star, Ex-BYU Commit Damian Henderson Signs Deal With Cincinnati Reds

Jul 11, 2020, 9:03 PM | Updated: 9:14 pm
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(Courtesy of Damian Henderson)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former Salt Lake Community College standout and ex-BYU Cougars commit Damian Henderson signed a contract with the MLB’s Cincinnati Reds.

Henderson announced his professional deal with an Instagram post on Friday, July 10.

“Holy cow……….I’m a Red………..LETS GO!! I am so blessed to be a part of this awesome and upcoming organization,” the former Bruins star posted.

 

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After verbally committing to play for BYU, the outfielder/pitcher decided to attend Salt Lake Community College in 2016.

During his time with the Bruins, he was selected to the SWAC All-Conference First Team and finished second for the SWAC Player of the Year award.

In 2018, Henderson transferred to CSU Bakersfield.

The Reds signed Henderson as a two-way player with an emphasis on pitching. His top speed pitch is 97 mph.

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