David Hensley
David  Hensley


San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Patrick Henry HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 185





Solid hitter who split time between the outfield and third base during the 2016 campaign … Also made five appearances at first base … Drew interest from Major League clubs as an undrafted free agent out of high school … Competed during summer 2016 for the Kalamazoo Growlers of the Northwoods League … Hit .200 with five doubles and 13 RBI … Played summer ball for the San Diego Show in 2014.

Has seen action at first, second and third base as well as in left and center fields … Of his 48 starts 24 came in center field with 19 at third base … Went 5-for-13 with four RBI and two stolen bases over SDSU’s final four games of the regular season … Tied for the longest hitting streak on the team this season with a 13-game effort from March 20 to April 10 ... During that streak he hit .386 (22-for-57) with two doubles, five RBI and eight runs scored … Recorded 15 multiple-hit games including five consecutive two-hit contests (March 25 to April 1) … Tied his career best of three hits in a game vs. Northwestern on March 12 and vs. UNLV April 9 … First career home run came in the win at University of San Diego on April 12 … His 12 sacrifice bunts rank as the sixth-most in a season ever for an Aztec … Went 5-for-16 (.313) during the Mountain West Tournament.

Made 13 starts in left field and six in the designated hitter role … Made one appearance at second base as a defensive replacement (April 18 vs. Nevada) … Put together an eight-game hitting streak from March 7-20 during which he hit .538 (14-for-26) with three doubles, a triple, eight RBI and seven runs scored … Had a string of 12 games during which he reached base safely either via hit, walk or hit by pitch … Season-high three hits vs. Air Force on March 20 … Personal best three runs scored against New Mexico on March 8 … Had two RBI on two occasions : at Long Beach State March 10 and vs. Air Force March 20) … Batted .263 over 13 conference contests.

Earned three varsity letters as a baseball player at Patrick Henry High School in San Diego … Coached there by Jack LoCoco … Team captain all three seasons … Earned all-CIF and team MVP honors as a senior when he batted .320 with eight doubles, a triple, two home runs, 22 runs scored and 26 RBI … Had an on-base percentage of .440 and stole 15 bases … During his junior season hit .370 with 10 doubles, four home runs and 12 steals … Batted .350 as a sophomore with a pair of homers and 10 stolen bases … Also played football during his sophomore and junior years.

David James Hensley was born March 28, 1996, in San Diego, Calif. … Son of Mike and Tracey Hensley … Has one sister, Taylor, who played softball at the University of San Diego, and a younger brother, Ryan … Enjoys music, basketball and productions ... Favorite athletes include Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado and Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant … Was recruited by UCLA, Stanford, Arizona, UC Santa Barbara, Cal, Tennessee and Oregon … An undeclared major at SDSU.

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