Dani Anderson

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  • Dani
  • Anderson

  • Position
    Third Base
  • Class
  • Height
    5' 8
  • Bat/Throw
  • High School/Other
    Rio Linda
  • Hometown
    Rio Linda, Calif.
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Updated: June 25, 2014

Pronounced Danny

2014: Played in 56 games, starting 53 at third base … Hit .247 with eight doubles, a triple and four home runs … Drove in 22 runs and scored 23 runs … Drew 19 walks and stole two bases … Had eight multi-hit games and three multi-RBI games … Scored the game-winning run against Lipscomb in Tech's 4-3 win in the NCAA Tournament … A member of the 2014 All-ACC Academic Softball Team.

2013: Proved her versatility, starting in left field, at shortstop and at third base the last third of the season … Played in all 59 games, starting 58 … Hit .285 with three doubles, two home runs and 23 RBIs … Drew 21 walks and led the team with six sacrifice bunts … Had nine multi-hit games and four multi-RBI games … Had a career-high nine-game hitting streak during the season … A member of the 2013 All-ACC Academic Softball Team.

2012: Played in 57 contests and started 53 games, 30 in left field, 14 at designated player and nine at shortstop … Saw some action as a designated player when she hurt her hand … Hit .244 on the year with six doubles, two home runs and 18 RBIs … Scored 19 runs … Drew 17 walks and had two stolen bases … Had 10 multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games … Went 4-for-4 with 2 RBIs in Tech's win over Miami (Ohio) in the NCAA Championship … A member of the 2012 All-ACC Academic Softball Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2011: A first-team all-region selection on the Mid-Atlantic team and a second-team All-ACC selection as a true freshman … The state's Rookie of the Year, as voted on by VaSID … Also a second-team all-state selection by the same group … Took over at shortstop and started 45 games there before breaking her hand against Longwood on April 19 … Missed the next six games and then finished the season as the designated player … Played in 52 games, starting 51 … Finished the season with a .369 batting average, the highest on the squad … Had eight doubles, a triple and four home runs and led the team with 58 hits … Drove in 39 runs and scored 36 runs … Drew 24 walks and was 9-for-9 on stolen bases … Went 2-for-3 with a walk, two runs and two RBI in her first career game … Went 4-for-5 with a double, a run and an RBI at Charleston Southern on February 18 … Named ACC Player of the Week on April 5 … A member of the 2011 All-ACC Academic Softball Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

High School: Lettered three times for Coach Robert Regpala at Rio Linda High … Was named all-conference three years … Helped lead her team to three straight league titles, hitting .394 her freshman year, .426 her sophomore and .379 as a junior … Won the scholar-athlete award her senior year and defensive standout award as a junior … Elected to run track as a senior, qualifying for the CVC finals … Was salutatorian of her class.

Personal: Danielle Evonne Anderson … Born November 19, 1992 in Sacramento, CA … Daughter of Gene and Marcy Anderson … Graduated with a degree in human nutrition, foods and exercise … Has been awarded an NCAA Women’s Enhancement Program Postgraduate Scholarship for Careers in Athletics.