#30 - Shekinah Henry
Position: F
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Vidalia, Ga.
Height: 6-1
Previous School: Vidalia High School

THE BASICS:
  • Henry is a tough, hard-nosed post player who brings versatility and depth to the Rams’ interior game
  • She has also been tabbed as possessing a fearless, physical nature with an outstanding work ethic
  • Henry has battled through injuries during her first two seasons, appearing in 14 games
  • During her high school career, Henry earned All-Region, All-State and Region MVP honors following both her junior and senior seasons
  • As a senior, she was named Player of the Year and appeared in Georgia’s North-South All-Star game


2011-12 SEASON (SOPHOMORE)

  • Saw action in three of VCU’s first four games before suffering a concussion in practice prior to the Rams’ Nov. 27 contest at Winthrop
  • Missed 11 straight games with concussion-like symptoms in late November; was cleared to play Jan. 15
  • Suffered a sprained ankle in practice on Feb. 8 and missed back-to-back games
  • Posted a career-best four rebounds in 10 minutes off the bench at UMKC (11/19)
  • Also had an assist and a block against the ‘Roos
  • Appeared in two of VCU’s three WNIT contests (at Saint Joseph’s, at Toledo)


2010-11 SEASON (FRESHMAN)   

  • Suffered a preseason injury that limited her play.
  • Appeared in just four games, averaging 1.8 minutes per outing


HIGH SCHOOL     

  • Was a four-year member of the Vidalia High School basketball team, while also participating in track & field for two seasons
  • Scored 1,000th career point during her junior campaign
  • Was named to both the All-Region and All-State squads as a junior and senior
  • Named Region MVP following junior and senior seasons
  • Selected as Player of the Year and appeared in Georgia’s North-South All-Star game as a senior
  • In track & field, she finished ninth in the state and second in the region in the triple-jump as a freshman, while finishing first in the region and 10th in the state as a sophomore
  • Played for the Georgia Metros AAU program


PERSONAL           

  • Daughter of Melrose and Demetra Henry
  • Born in Wertzburg, Germany and has also lived in Biloxi, Miss., and Vidalia, Ga.
  • Born Sept. 21, 1991


CAREER STATS AT VCU

                                 Total         3-Point                    Rebounds   
Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg  
2010-11    4-0      7/1.8     0-1    .000    0-0    .000    0-0    .000   0-0      0  0.0   2-0    0   0   0   0    0/0.0  
2011-12   10-0     39/3.9     0-1    .000    0-0    .000    1-2    .500   3-5      8  0.8   9-0    1   6   1   2    1/0.1  
TOTAL     14-0     46/3.3     0-2    .000    0-0    .000    1-2    .500   3-5      8  0.6  11-0    1   6   1   2    1/0.1  

 

AROUND THE HORNS: 

Henry is a tough, hard-nosed post player that brings versatility and depth to the Rams’ interior game.  She has also been tabbed as possessing a fearless, physical nature with an outstanding work ethic.

In her first season with the Rams in 2010-11, Henry used a medical redshirt after suffering a preseason injury.  Over the course of the year it forced her to miss 27 games.

She played in four games last season, including back-to-back appearances against Longwood and Liberty.  Henry also saw time against George Mason and Northeastern.

During her high school career, Henry earned All-Region, All-State and Region MVP honors following both her junior and senior seasons.  As a senior, she was named Player of the Year and appeared in Georgia’s North-South All-Star game.

 

2010-11 SEASON (R-FRESHMAN)    

Used a medical redshirt after suffering a preseason injury

Appeared in just four games, averaging 1.8 minutes per outing

 

HIGH SCHOOL      

Was a four-year member of the Vidalia High School basketball team, while also participating in track & field for two seasons

Scored 1,000th career point during her junior campaign

Was named to both the All-Region and All-State squads as a junior and senior

Named Region MVP following junior and senior seasons

Selected as Player of the Year and appeared in Georgia’s North-South All-Star game as a senior

In track & field, she finished ninth in the state and second in the region in the triple-jump as a freshman, while finishing first in the region and 10th in the state as a sophomore

Played for the Georgia Metros AAU program

 

PERSONAL            

Daughter of Melrose and Demetra Henry

Born in Wertzburg, Germany and has also lived in Biloxi, Miss., and Vidalia, Ga.

Born Sept. 21, 1991



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