UC Santa Barbara
Played in 23 games, starting 19 for UCSB during her junior season...Hit .120 before suffering an injury mid-season and sitting out the second half of the year...Led the team in hit-by-pitches with four...First hit of the season was a double against San Diego State on Feb. 9...Went on to have hits in the following two games including a 1-for-2 showing with two RBI and a run against Long Beach State on Feb. 17...First of two homeruns was during a 9-1 mercy win over UT San Antonio on Feb. 24...Second homer was a grand slam against No. 2 Arizona State (Mar. 2), she had an additional RBI on a walk to end the game with a career-high five RBI.
2006 All-Big West Honorable Mention
Played in 28 games for the Gauchos starting 24...Tied for fourth on the team hitting .258 overall on the season, batted .344 in Big West games...Tied for sixth on the team with three doubles and tied for fourth with 11 RBI...Was fourth on the squad with her .355 on-base percentage and first in conference games with .447 OB%...Had a five-game hitting streak including a 3-for-4 performance with a double, two runs and two RBI at Cal State Northridge (Apr. 23)...Lone homerun of the season was against UC Davis on Apr. 14; drove in a season-high three runs against the Aggies...Was 2-for-3 with a run and two RBI in 8-1 win over Long Beach State on May 12.
Appeared in 43 games during her first year as a Gaucho and started 41, which was tops among freshmen...Had a team-high seven game hit streak from Apr. 30 to May 13...Her four homeruns were the fifth most ever by a freshman and tied for third on the team...She was fourth on the squad for RBI (19) and fifth for batting average (.250) and on base percentage (.331)...15 of her 19 RBI came in conference games, which led the team...Also led all freshmen with three doubles and 11 walks...She went 2-for-3 with a homerun Feb. 13 against No. 8 Washington...Went 2-for-3 with two homers, which tied the most ever in a single game, and drove in four runs Apr. 9 at Utah State...Hit a two-run shot May 1 against Cal State Northridge.
The 2003 SJAA Player of the Year and four-time All-Area selection led the Flames with a .685 batting average and hit four homeruns in 2004...Guided the team to a second place finish in the Jackson Tournament her senior year under coach Michelle Guardado...Played third base, catcher, outfield, and shortstop for Lodi High School...Also played basketball for the Flames.
Member of the Running Rebels Gold team...Guided the team to an AFA National Championship.
Danielle Lee Meyers was born Apr. 19, 1986 in Lodi, Calif....Is a sociology major at UCSB with a minor in education...Aspires to work in Hollywood...Was an honor role student and member of the Apple Academy in high school...Nicknamed "D"...Daughter of Bryon Meyers and Trudy Nielson...Has one younger brother, Ryon...Her most memorable sports moment was hitting a grand slam at Arizona State...Enjoys watching "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition", "Grey's Anatomy", and "I Love New York".