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Morgan Henderson
Morgan  Henderson

Position:
Graduate Assistant Manager


Morgan Henderson is entering her second season with the women's basketball program as a graduate assistant coach for head coach Cindy Fisher.





"Morgan's energy, sense of humor and intense competitiveness and drive made her an incredible player for our program and now it can be used in a coaching and mentoring role."
Head Coach Cindy Fisher.


In 2014-15, Henderson helped lead USD to an unprecedented fourth consecutive 20-win season, as the Toreros posted a 25-7 overall record, finished second in the WCC at 14-4 and USD made its fourth consecutive trip to the WNIT. This was the highest winning percentage in program history.

Henderson joins USD after a 4-year professional basketball career in Germany. She was teamed up with former Torero standouts Amanda Rego and Amber Sprague on the Donau-Ries team the last four seasons. During her professional career, Henderson became the first player in the team's history to score 1,000 or more career points. She also served as the team's captain in her final season, and helped lead her team to both a second place and third place finish in the German Cup.

In her first season with the program, Henderson helped lead USD to an unprecedented fourth consecutive 20-win season, as USD posted a 25-7 overall record, finished second in the WCC at 14-4 and USD made its fourth consecutive trip to the WNIT. USD managed to secure a pair of home postseason games, defeating Long Beach State in the first round, before losing to eventual WNIT champions UCLA in round two. Under her tutelage, the senior class was able to graduate with an overall four-year mark of 97-25.

Henderson did manage to gain coaching experience while in Germany, as she coached several youth camps, as well as in a youth league. She also helped out with a program called Big Sister Little Sister, which helped teach the game of basketball to the youth.

Henderson, a 2010 graduate of USD, was one of the most memorable Toreros in program history, as she was not only a talented basketball player, but her signature headband and knee pads will for ever go down in USD history as one of the best looks. As a freshman, she took home All-WCC freshman team honors after she helped lead USD to the biggest turnaround in program history, a 12-game improvement from the previous season. She also was a member of the first-20 win Torero team in her freshman campaign. In her sophomore year, she again was a huge lift for the Toreros, as she helped lead USD to the championship of the WCC Tournament, with a game-high 20 points, while going 6-for-8 from beyond the arc against Gonzaga in the title game. She finished her career as second all-time in 3-pointers made with 157, and she holds the record for career free-throw shooting percentage at 87.0%.

VIDEO
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Summer Mason
USD junior women's soccer player takes a timeout during a study break
Video Thumbnail On Saturday We Dominate
Big wins for both USD Football and USD Volleyball Saturday afternoon
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Henry Lander
Men's soccer sophomore Henry Lander takes a Timeout between classes
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Ten
Toreros gear up for home game against Drake
Video Thumbnail Halloween Hoopla
Men's and women's basketball teamed up to host a Halloween event
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Nine
Big day in the weight room for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Seamus McFadden's Legacy
39 years in review by former players and coaches
Video Thumbnail Seamus Night
Alumni, staff and the San Diego community gathered to celebrate Men's Soccer Head Coach Seamus McFadden
Video Thumbnail Sixth Man Night: The Event
Recap video of the October 12 fundraiser event
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Hoops Tip-Off
Coach Fisher and Maya Hood attend media day in Las Vegas
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: New Heights
Men's basketball celebrates the third era of the program
Video Thumbnail Homecoming
Alumni and family gathered together for an eventful Homecoming weekend
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Kristen Gengenbacher
Take a Timeout with the senior setter at her house in South Mission Beach
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Seven
Football preps for this Saturday's Homecoming game
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Jonathan Petersen
USD Football's Petersen strolls through Belmont Park during his bye week
Video Thumbnail USD Basketball: Practice No. 1
Check out what practice looks like for the Torero ballers
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Five
Toreros prep for big game against Dayton
Video Thumbnail Football: FaceTime with Lion's Jamal Agnew
USD Head Coach Dale Lindsey congratulates Torero alum Agnew on his first NFL touchdown
Video Thumbnail Football: Brian Fogarty PFL Classic
From tailgates to touchdowns, we got it all
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Four
Hard work follows these Toreros on and off the field
Video Thumbnail Cross Country: USD Invite
Missed Saturday's race? Don't stress, we have it right here
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Three
Sights and sounds of USD Football at work
Video Thumbnail USD Invite: Take a Lap
Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Two
Football hard at work for their first away game at UC Davis
Video Thumbnail Three Games - One Day
Ole Weekend was one to remember for USD Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week One
Toreros preps for their home opener against Western New Mexico
Video Thumbnail 2017 Football Season Preview
Head Coach Dale Lindsey and Senior Ray Clark discuss upcoming season
Video Thumbnail USD Athletics Highlight Video 2016-17
Don't miss the best highlights from this past year in USD Athletics

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