Softball raps out 13 hits in victory, heads to Michigan for final series.
For the Record: Snapped 15-year old game record for walks with four in Game 2 against Penn State, March 31, 2012 ... Tied game record for home runs with two against Ball State in Game 2 on April 12, 2012 ... ranked tied for third on the season list for walks with 33 in 2012.
2012: Academic All-Big Ten ... started all 53 games at catcher ... batted .302 with 45 hits in 149 at-bats, including 20 extra-base hits ... registered 10 doubles, two triples, which ranked sixth in the Big Ten, and a team-best eight home runs ... drove in 32 RBI, including three game winners, and scored 32 runs, including six game winners ... posted a team-best .557 slugging percentage ... drew a team-leading 33 walks, which ranked sixth in the Big Ten, including a game-record four in Game 2 against Penn State, which snapped the 15-year old record ... reached base via hit, walk or hit by pitch in 47 of 53 games, including a team-best 17 straight games from Feb. 18 to March 10 ... put together a nine-game hit streak from Feb. 19 to March 2 and had three perfect days at the plate ... batted .200 with three doubles and two home runs in Big Ten play ... managed 18 walks in conference games, ranking sixth in the league ... defensively, made good on 97 percent of her opportunities and threw out 13 potential base stealers, tied for third most in the Big Ten ... received the Coaches' Award at the postseason banquet.
2011: Started 37 games: 18 at designated player, 17 at catcher and two at third base ... posted a .257 average with seven doubles, a triple and five home runs ... boasted a .469 slugging percentage ... drove in 22 RBI, including three game winners ... scored 15 runs, including the game winner in Game 2 vs. IUPUI ... put together a four-game hit streak from Feb. 19 to Feb. 26, as well as two three-game streaks ... registered multiple hit in eight games, including three hit efforts on three occasions ... went 3-for-3 at the plate vs. Buffalo ... drew two walks and was hit by a pitch once ... laid down three sacrifices ... made good on 95 percent of defensive chances.
High School: A two-time all-league performer ... garnered second team all-Marmonte league honors as a sophomore at Moorpark High School, then added first team all-Frontier league accolades her junior season at Grace Brethren ... received most valuable player honors as a rookie and best offensive player accolades her sophomore year at Moorpark under coach Meghan Stotts ... earned scholastic student-athlete honors both seasons ... led Grace Brethren to a league title under coach Norma Skinner, while garnering all-league accolades and the team's Best Defensive Player honors after transfering as a junior ... posted a .750 batting average, including a California state record-tying 17 consecutive hits to start the year, as a senior ... named Ventura Country Student Athlete of the Year as a senior, while also picking up ESPN Star of the Week and Ventura Country Athlete of the Week honors ... attended the East/West game featuring the best of two counties and was named a small school All-State selection by Cal-Hi Sports, as well as team MVP as as senior ... received the Laureate Award with a 4.0 GPA and highest honors for holding above a 3.5 throughout high school ... played summer ball for the Pumas 18-Gold team which finished third at the ASA National Championship
Personal: Full name is Danielle Nicole Fletcher ... born March 20, 1992 ... parents are Robert and Lisa Fletcher ... has one brother, Robert, and two sisters, Daryl-Ann and Katie ... plans to major in psychology or business at Purdue.