Derrick Whitney Athlete Profile

#43 Derrick Whitney

Position: Infielder Height: 6-0 Weight: 170 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2015 Hometown: South Jordan, UT Mission: Guayaquil, Ecuador Last School: Salt Lake Community College


  • Born in Murray, Utah
  • Parents are Dallas and Allison Whitney
  • Brother Brock played baseball for BYU (2009-2013)
  • Belonged to unicycle club in high school
  • Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Guayaquil, Equador
  • Wife's name is Cassidy
  • Majoring in business

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Bingham High School under coach Joey Sato
  • Transferred from Salt Lake Community College where he was coached by former Cougar D.G. Nelson
  • First team all-state, 2010
  • Lettered four years in baseball
  • All-Region Honorable Mention in 2009
  • 2010 Bingham HS Mr. Hustle
  • First team All-Region 18 at SLCC and team won the Region 18 tournament
  • Recruited by Utah, S. Mary's College (Calif.), Colorado Mesa University and Southeast Missouri State