Danica Gleason

#18 Danica Gleason

POS. IF
B/T R/R
YR. Sr.
HOMETOWN South Portland, Maine
PREV. SCHOOL Saint Joseph's (ME)
2015-16 OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll


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):
Led the Monks with 53 hits and a .445 average while playing 39 games, starting 38…helped guide her squad to a 34-6 record, a Great Northeast Athletic Conference championship and a trip to the NCAA D-III Tournament…scored 24 runs, driving in 22 while registering eight doubles, six triples and a home run…was named GNAC Rookie of the Year and earned a spot on the All-Conference Second Team…selected GNAC Rookie of the Week (4/22) and to the GNAC Honor Roll (4/7)…played in 26 games for the GNAC Championship and NCAA Tournament qualifying women’s basketball team…averaged 4.0 points and 2.0 rebounds per game, while recording 23 assists, two blocks and eight steals
 
At South Portland HS:
A four-year starter for Head Coach Ralph Aceto…made Class A Tournament every year…was an Underclassman All-Star and won State Championship her freshman year…earned SMAA First Team and Underclassman All-Start honors as a sophomore and collected SMAA First Team, All-State and Underclassman All-Star accolades her junior year…picked as team captain her final two years…batted .667 with an .820 on-base percentage, 35 RBI, six doubles, four triples and six home runs as a senior…claimed SMAA First Team, All-State, Senior All-Star, Maine vs. New Hampshire Senior All-Star, SMAA Offensive Player of the Year, SMAA Defensive Player of the Year, SMAA Player of the Year, Portland Press Herald Player of the Year, Forecaster Spring Athlete of the Year and Miss Maine Softball honors…played four years of basketball for Mike Giordano at SPHS, making the Class A tournament every year…made the SMAA All-Rookie Team her freshman year…collected SMAA Honorable Mention accolades as a sophomore and was selected as an MBR Preseason All-Star her junior year…earned SMAA First Team, MBR Preseason All-Star, Maine McDonald All-Star, SMAA Senior All-Star, Forecaster Winter Athlete of the Year as a senior…chosen team captain her senior year, averaging 18.3 points, 3.3 steals and 3.0 assists per game…also participated in field hockey, volleyball and cross country.

Personal:
Danica Jordan Gleason...Born in Portland, Maine…daughter of John and Cindy Gleason…Birthday February 10...majoring in Physical Education