Derrick Whitney Athlete Profile

#43 Derrick Whitney

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

Personal

  • 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
Year    Avg.   G-GS   AB    R    H   2B   3B   HR   RBI    TB   BB   SO  SB-SBA
2011 # .260   40-21   77   13   20    3    0    1    13    26    3   10   3-3
2014 # .339   54-54  180   34   61   13    3    4    43    92   19   29   5-7

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