Cretin's Seantrel Henderson Gets Early Looks

Seantrel Henderson, a 6-foot-8, 301-pound sophomore from St. Paul (MN) Cretin Hall, appears to be the next in a line of talented Raiders linemen. Henderson attended the Minnesota Gophers football camp last Saturday and is getting early looks from several top programs.

Seantrel Henderson is one of the state's top three-sport standouts in the Class of 2010. He also played on the basketball team and threw shot put and discus.

Henderson is hoping to be the latest Cretin lineman to move on to the Division I level, joining former Raiders Matt Carufel (Notre Dame), Ned Tavale (Minnesota), Raef Eubanks (Iowa) and Ryan Harris (Notre Dame). Henderson told GoldenSports.Net that he is hearing from a list of top schools.

"Iowa, Iowa State, Minnesota, Ohio State, Wisconsin, Notre Dame and Michigan," he said.

Henderson has been a talented athlete growing up. He won the 1,500 meter, shotput and discus in the USATF 2004 Minnesota Junior Olympics Outdoor Championships and finished second in shotput and 11th in discus in the 2004 USATF Region 8 Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships.

Henderson averaged five points per game as a freshman for the Raiders' basketball team that finished 21-8 and featured fellow football players John Nance, Michael Floyd and Joe Schafer.

Henderson finished 15th in the Minnesota True Team Track & Field Boys Section 2AAA Championships with a shot put of 42-3/4 and 24th in the discus with a toss of 97-6.

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