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1 Danica Kazakoff

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2018
CCAA All-Academic ... Played in 53 games for the Tritons, starting in 51 of them ... Recorded a .252 batting average and a .271 slugging percentage ... Scored 20 runs and drove in four ... Drew 11 walks ... Recorded a team-high 136 assists ... Went 3-for-3 against Cal State Dominguez Hills (4/28).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017
Made 51 appearances with 49 starts ... Compiled a .242 batting average with 30 hits, 19 runs and nine RBI ... Had a .242 slugging percentage ... Second on the team with 12 sacrifice hits ... Went 3-for-3 against Dominican (2/3) ... Went 4-for-5 against Azusa Pacific (2/15) with three stolen bases ... Had four RBI and three hits at Stanislaus State (4/29). 

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2016 graduate of Notre Dame High in Belmont ... Four-time WCAL All-League honoree ... Mercury News Athlete of the Year ... Softball Coaches' Award recipient ... MVP of the Salinas Softball Tournament ... MVP of both her soccer and softball teams ... Helped her team win the Salinas Softball Tournament in 2015 ... Also played soccer in high school ... Played for the Cal Nuggets.

PERSONAL
Born May 19 in Burlingame ... Parents are Richard and Gail Kazakoff ... Human Developmental Sciences major at Sixth College ... Plans to pursue teaching, coaching, or life coaching while spreading God's love ... Favorite softball moment was freshman year when the team came back from an eight-run deficit in the bottom of the seventh inning on Senior Day ... Enjoys playing spike ball, going to the beach, watching movies, organizing and playing Guitar Hero ... Roots for the Bay Area Teams ... Favorite athlete is the title character of Rocky Balboa ... Listens to a variety of artists, inclduing Kenny Chesney, Drake and AC/DC ... Likes to watch Chasing Mavericks ... Loves eating spaghetti and clams ... Most people do not know that she was a gymnast for six years ... Enjoys Instagram and Snapchat.

GAME HIGHS
At Bats 5 2/15/17 vs. Azusa Pacific
Runs 2 4 times (last 4/29/17 at Stanislaus State - 1)
Hits
4 2/15/17 vs. Azusa Pacific
Doubles
0  
Triples 0  
Home Runs
0  
RBI
4 4/29/17 at Stanislaus State - 1
Walks 3 2/2/18 vs. Fort Lewis College
Stolen Bases
3 2 times (last 4/21/17 vs. Cal State Dominguez Hills - 1)
CAREER STATISTICS
Year AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD%
2017 .242 51-49 124 19 30 0 0 0 9 30 .242 7 6 8 0 .309 2 12 14-19 98 123 13 .944
Totals .242 51-49 124 19 30 0 0 0 9 30 .242 7 6 8 0 .309 2 12 14-19 98 123 13 .944

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
2018
2017

Position: Third Base/Catcher
Height: 5'2"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Belmont, CA
High School: Notre Dame HS
College: Sixth
Major: Pre-Human Development
Experience: High School
Danica Photos:
Softball Seating Campaign (landscape)