|29 Danielle Reese
2009 (Junior): Started all 46 of 47 games in 2009 ... Ranked third in Catamount record books for most starts in a career with 163 ... In 2009 ranked fourth in batting average (.250), doubles (5) and homeruns (2) ... In career books ranked second for most triples (2), seventh in runs scored (70), sixth for most hits (92), seventh for most doubles (13) and eighth for most doubles (45).
2008 (Sophomore): Started all 55 games behind the plate and has started 136 consecutive games, the second longest streak in school history ... Named Student Athlete of the Week ... Hit the first triple of her career against North Carolina A&T ... Had six multiple hit performances ... Scored a game-high three runs against Winston-Salem State ... Had a .231 batting average and 25 hits.
2007 (Freshman): Only one of two Catamounts players to start all 62 games ... Hit game-winning RBI single in Western Carolina's 4-3 victory over UNC Greensboro in the regular season ... Had three hits in three games, South Carolina State, UNC Greensboro and Winston Salem State ... Hit the first homerun of her career against UNC Greensboro (April 15) ... Ended the season with two homeruns ... Recorded a season-high three RBI against Georgia Southern (April 29).
High School: Was a three-time All-Central Piedmont Conference selection that helped lead North Davidson to a runner-up finish in the North Carolina 4-A State Championship and a 29-4 record ... Suffered a broken leg as a senior ... Received North Davidson's Female Sportsmanship Award and her team's William Craver Award as a senior ... As a sophomore, the Welcome, N.C., native hit .475 with a pair of home runs, 11 doubles and two triples ... She finished with a slugging percentage of .646 and an on-base percentage of .505 earning her team's "Grit and Determination" Award ... Academically, she was inducted into the National Honor Society as a junior ... Played club softball for the Cabarrus County Challengers.
Personal: Full name is Danielle Christine Reese ... Daughter of Tracy and Terena Reese ... Born in Norwalk, Ohio ... Has three siblings; Nichole, Jennifer and Matthew ... Intends to major in Political Science.