#18 Danica Gleason
|HOMETOWN||South Portland, Maine|
|PREV. SCHOOL||Saint Joseph's (ME)|
2016-17 OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.25+ GPA)
As a Senior
Played in 47 games, starting 45 – 35 at shortstop, eight at catcher and one at designated player… played all 10 positions during her career at TSU… second on the team with a .288 batting average (40-for-139)… topped the team in runs (22), RBI (21), triples (2) and shared the lead in doubles (8) and home runs (1)… stole five bases and had a team high three sacrifice fly’s… led the squad at the Jackson State Tournament going 10-for-14 at the plate (.714) with three doubles, five RBI, four stolen bases and scored seven runs… had the team’s longest hitting streak of the season at 11 games, starting on Apr. 14 in game one against Eastern Kentucky and extending through Apr. 30 against UT Martin… batted .482 (14-for-29) during the stretch… opened the season with a 4-for-4 outing with two doubles, two stolen bases, three runs batted in and a run scored versus Jarvis Christian (2/10)… went 4-for-5 with three runs, two RBI and a stolen base at Jackson State (2/12)… hit lone home run of the season against Iowa State (2/17)… ripped a triple, drove in a run and scored in a 2-for-4 performance in game one at Eastern Illinois (3/26)… finished 2-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and an RBI in game two against Morehead State (4/1)… was 2-for-4 with a double, a walk and a run scored in final multi-hit game of her career… finished her career ranked 10th in runs (51) and 8th in assists (209) on the TSU Career lists
As a Junior
Batted .265 (39-for-147) while starting 52 of the teams 56 games… hit first career home run with a three-run shot, while amassing a career best four RBI in the opener at Morehead State (5/7)… notched a two-run double, while crossing home plate in game one at Austin Peay (4/10)… generated a career best 10 game hit streak (3/18-4/2) going 13-for-28 (.464)… produced a 2-for-3 outing with a double and an RBI against Youngstown State ( 3/6)… matched a career best five game hitting streak (2/13-20) going 5-for 12 (.417) closing out the streak with first career double against East Tennessee State… reached base three times with a hit and two walks, producing a run, against Northern Kentucky (2/19)… went 1-for-1 with a walk, a run and drove in one versus Mississippi Valley State (2/12)… tossed one inning of scoreless ball, surrendering a walk, against SIUE (4/23).
As a Sophomore
One of four Tigers to play all 48 games… started 47 contests, while finishing the season with a .287 average (35-for-122) with 15 runs and 12 stolen bases…went 2-for-2 at Jacksonville State on consecutive days (3/28-29)...had a five game hit streak where she was 6-for-11 scoring five runs, with a walk and two stolen bases (3/15-21)...finished 2-for-3 with two stolen bases and two runs against Northern Kentucky (3/11)...hit a triple with two runs batted in versus Jackson State (3/6)...went 2-for-3 with a triple and drove in two runners against #24 South Alabama (2/28)...swiped her first base versus Memphis (2/8).
At St. Joseph’s (ME)
After Senior Season in the TSU Record Books