Was 1-for-3 with a home run and RBI in game one against Virginia Tech (Feb. 18) ... had two RBI against Hampton (Feb. 23) ... went 1-for-2 with an RBI double against Brown (Mar. 1) ... posted back-to-back games with two or more hits against Bucknell (Mar. 2) and North Carolina A&T (Mar. 5).
Started 56 games, hitting .297 on 52 hits, 19 runs scored, 11 doubles, two home runs and 22 RBI at third base ... had 17 multi-hit games and five multi-RBI contests ... had a seven-game hitting streak from Feb. 15 through Feb. 24 ... had three hits, a double, one run scored and an RBI against Eastern Illinois (Feb. 17) ... named SoCon softball Player of the Week (Feb. 18) after hitting .588 with 10 hits, four doubles and three runs scored at the Hornet Invitational (five games) ... went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run and four RBI against Quinnipiac (Feb. 23) ... had a 4-for-8 effort in the doubleheader against Charlotte (Mar. 14) with a double and a run scored ... picked up her second home run of the season in the Western Carolina series (Mar. 16-17) and had four hits, two runs scored and three RBI ... had two doubles and three RBI in game one against North Carolina A&T (Mar. 21) ... went 5-for-12 with two runs scored, three RBI and a double in the Elon series (Mar. 29-30) ... went 2-for-3 with an RBI against North Carolina (April 24) ... picked up three hits and a two-run double in the series against College of Charleston (May 4-5) ... had a hit against Georgia Southern in the SoCon Tournament title game (May 11).
an infielder out of Rialto, Calif., racked up 57 hits for a .633 average and led the CIF Southern Section with 63 RBIs her senior season … finished her prep career with 200+ hits (209) and more than 200 RBI (206), both new records … named first team All-State by ESPN CAL-Hi Sports … earned a spot on MaxPrep's Medium Schools Softball All-American Second Team twice (2011-12) … hit .663 with 41 runs, a county-record 69 RBI, 17 doubles, three triples and 10 home runs … A member of the California Southern Section All-Division IV Team and the San Bernardino Sun All-Area MVP … was also an all-state selection by multiple organizations … also named the All-Ambassador League Player of the Year and has helped Aquinas High School to four league championships … also an all-conference player in volleyball, played one year of club softball for the Corona Angels Gold.
Danielle Mary Vega... born March 13, 1994, in San Bernardino, Calif. ... daughter of Catarino and Kathleen... has three siblings, Amanda, Brittany and Cassandra … sister Cassandra is a junior softball player at California Berkeley and uncle David Ortega played football at California Berkeley … major is Biology.