Danielle Walczak

5 Danielle Walczak
5 Danielle Walczak
Height: 6-1
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Lee, NH
High School: Oyster River
Position: Forward

FRESHMAN (2011-12): Named to the America East All-Rookie squad ... Played in 29 games with 16 starts in her rookie season ... Was second on the team in rebounding, averaging 4.7 boards per game while netting 5.8 points per game ... Ranked 17th amongst conference leaders in rebounding ... Tallied 10 points with eight rebounds in Maine’s post season win over Stony Brook (3/1) ... Had eight points, eight rebounds and a pair of blocks in the win over Stony Brook (2/25) ... Netted a team-high 11 points vs Hartford (2/15) ... Named Amerca East Rookie of the Week (2/11) ... Notched 11 points, a new career-high in conference games, vs Boston Univ. (2/8) ... Had 10 points in the win over Stony Brook (1/21) ... Grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds while netting seven points at Hartford (1/19) ... Pulled down 10 rebounds while netting seven points to go along with a career-highs of five assists and three steals vs UMBC (1/7) in 40 minutes of play ... Tallied nine points with eight rebounds and picked up her first career block in her America East debut at Binghamton (1/2) ... Notched a career-high 13 points while pulling down six rebounds with two steals vs Siena (12/29) ... Had five points and five rebounds vs Charleston Southern (12/21) ... Pulled down a team-high eight rebounds at UMass (12/11) ... Dropped in four points with four rebounds in 20 minutes of play in Maine’s 62-58 win at Rhode Island (11/13) ... Made her career debut at Central Conn. State (11/11). Logged 12 minutes while scoring her first career points and pulling down a pair of rebounds in debut ... Named a Maine Scholar-Athlete Rising Star ... Named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll.

PREP: Played her high school ball at Oyster River High School under coach Dave Nichols ... Scored 1,199 total points in her time with the Bobcats ... Averaged 19.2 points, 8.9 rebounds, 3.7 assists, 3.5 blocks and 3.3 steals per game ... Was captain of the Oyster River squad her junior and senior years ... Helped her team win the Class I State Championship in 2009 ... In 2011, was named Division II Player of the Year, a McDonalds All-American Nominee and the 2011 Gatorade Player of the Year as well as Miss Basketball New Hampshire ... Honored as a Parade Magazine All-American in 2011 ... Selected as the Foster's Daily Democrat Player of the Year in 2010 and 2011 ... Named the Class I Player of the Year in 2010 ... Was First Team All-State in 2009, 2010 and 2011 ... Graduated sixth in her class and was named a New Hampshire Scholar-Athlete.

PERSONAL: Born on October 23, 1992 ... Daughter of Elaine and Peter Walczak ... has one sister, Brenna ... also played soccer in high school.

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