23 - Dani Edmands
Dani Edmands
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Northborough, Mass.
High School: Algonquin Regional
Position: C/IF

As a Freshman: Appeared in 24 games and hit .208 (11-for-53) with a .311 on-base percentage, six runs scored, two doubles, one home run, six RBI, seven walks and two stolen bases…Walked in three straight games to start her season between Feb. 23-24 against Marshall, UNC Greensboro and Drexel…Tallied an RBI groundout on Feb. 23 against UNC Greensboro…Tallied her first career hit on Mar. 1 against Loyola (IL), finishing 1-for-3 with a run scored…Had her best game of the season on Mar. 1 against Ill.-Chicago as she went 2-for-4 with one home run, two RBI and one run scored…Stole a base on Mar. 2 against Providence…Tallied her second multi-hit game in as many days on Mar. 2 against Loyola Marymount with a 2-for-3 game, one double and one run scored…Went 2-for-2 with two runs, two RBI and one walk against Colgate on Mar. 16…Finished an Apr. 10 game against Fairfield 1-for-2 with one run, one RBI and one walk…Stole a base and singled on Apr. 16 against Fairfield…Singled in back-to-back games on Apr. 20 against Fairleigh Dickinson…Walked in back-to-back games on May 2 against Manhattan.

Before Quinnipiac: Edmands, a catcher and utility player, joins Quinnipiac from Algonquin Regional High School in Massachusetts…She received Most Valuable Player honors in her freshman and junior seasons…After posting a .561 batting average as a junior, she won the Team Award, and was inducted into her high school’s 100 Hit Club…Accumulated 132 career hits to help her win MVP from her high school…The Northborough, Mass. native was also selected Mid Watch A All-Star all four years in high school, while being named a Top Ten Hitter in her high school league all four years as well…She finished her senior season with the Super Team All Star distinction and is a three-year honor roll student.

Personal: Native of Northborough, Mass…Daughter of James and Deborah Edmands…Has four older siblings in James, Heather, Kerri and Elizabeth…Plans to major in health science.