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Brittany Henderson to be inducted into Coastal Carolina’s Athletics Hall of Fame

Brittany and Brooke Henderson (Golf Canada/ Bernard Brault)

Brittany Henderson, the older sister of Brooke Henderson, is one of nine people who will officially be inducted into Coastal Carolina University’s Buddy F. Sasser Athletics Hall of Fame.

Prior to putting her playing career behind her to caddy full-time for her sister on the LPGA Tour, Henderson was a member of Team Canada’s Development (2006-2008) Team.

Collegiality, Henderson finished her Coastal career ranked third in program history in career scoring average (75.94). .She led Coastal to a pair of Big South championships in 2011 and 2013 and she was the back-to-back Individual Medalist at the 2012-13 Big South Championships. Henderson is one of two Coastal women’s golfers to compete in an NCAA Regional in each of her four years, and she also advanced to the 2011 NCAA Championship. She was voted the 2013 Big South Golfer and Scholar-Athlete of the Year and was a four-time All-Big South selection. In 2012, Henderson set the Coastal record for the lowest individual score at a Big South Championship (214) and she tied the conference record for lowest individual round at a Big South Championship (68).

Henderson will officially inducted as the Hall’s 28th class on the evening of Nov. 9. The Class of 2018 will also be publicly honored at halftime of Coastal Carolina’s football game versus Arkansas State on Nov. 10.

Seven of the nine inductees are former Chanticleer student-athletes, including Henderson (women’s golf), Jose Iglesias (baseball), Chelsy Kimes (volleyball), Erica Peake (women’s track and field), Sebastian Soderberg (men’s golf), Mike Tolbert (football) and Cody Wheeler (baseball). Also being inducted as honorary members are retired women’s basketball coach, Alan LeForce, and retired University photographer, Bill Edmonds.

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