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Danielle Szajna
Danielle  Szajna

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Romeo, Mich.

High School:
Romeo

Height:
5-9

Position:
DP/1B/3B


06/29/2017

OAKLAND STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN SPRING 2017 HORIZON LEAGUE ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL DISTINCTION

For the eighth consecutive semester, Oakland led the Horizon League with 146 student-athletes meeting Honor Roll criteria

05/07/2017

OAKLAND EDGED BY UIC IN TWINBILL 5-3, 2-1

Erin Kownacki tossed her 15th complete game of the season

05/03/2017

OAKLAND COMES UP SHORT IN TWINBILL AGAINST EMU

Miller and Squires record three hits each, Waalkes tosses second complete game of the season

04/28/2017

SWANSON'S 11TH INNING RBI DOUBLE PROPELS OAKLAND TO DOUBLEHEADER SWEEP AT VALPARAISO

Kownacki picks up both wins in the circle

01/27/2017

OAKLAND STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN 2016 FALL HORIZON LEAGUE ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL DISTINCTION

For the seventh consecutive semester, Oakland led the Horizon League with 147 student-athletes meeting Honor Roll criteria

05/07/2016

Highlights

05/07/2017

Oakland vs. UIC Game 2

Oakland vs. UIC Game 2 05/07/2017

05/07/2016

Oakland vs UIC on Senior Day 5-7-16

Oakland vs UIC on Senior Day Photos by Jose Juarez

04/27/2016

Oakland vs Cleveland State 4-27-16

#OaklandSB vs Cleveland State Photos by Jose Jaurez

04/01/2016

Oakland vs Youngstown State

Oakland Softball vs Youngstown State - Doubleheader Home Opener

Career Stats  | Career Game-by-Game Stats

2017:
▪ Started eight games with 25 appearances as pitch hitter and DP
▪ Recorded four hits, five RBI, two doubles and nine total bases
▪ Delivered a pinch hit two-run home run sparking 9-2 win over Valpo (4/28)

2016:
▪ Made 30 appearances with 25 starts
▪ Led the team in slugging percentage (.423)
▪ Tied for second on the team in home runs (2)
▪ Third on the team in batting (.282) with seven RBI
▪ Had 173 putouts with a .957 fielding percentage at first base
▪ Hit first career home run against CSU (Apr. 27)

Academic Honors:
▪ Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2016)

High School:

▪ Four-year letter winner in softball for coach McIntyre
▪ Also played two-letter winner in basketball and ran cross country for two years
▪ Named All-Conference, All-District and honorable mention as a freshman
▪ Named First-Team All-Conference and earned All-District, All-County, All-Region, All-State honors as a sophomore
▪ Named First-Team All-Conference, named All-County, All-Region and honorable mention All-District as a junior
▪ Member of three-year regional and district championship team at Romeo, also two-time state final four participant
▪ Four-year honor roll
▪ Member of National Honor Society

Student Organizations:
▪ Four-year Class President
▪ Global Trade Mission
▪ Video Production Club
▪ Started Pink Girls Club Foundation in 2008 to raise money for men, women and children battling cancer

Top Athletic Performance:
▪ Set school record for grand slam home runs in a season in 2012
▪ Hit school record for most home runs in a game with three against Dakota in 2013
▪ Hit most home runs and triples in a season

Personal:
Full Name: Danielle Arlene Szajna
Birthdate: January 30, 1997
Parents: Daniel (Oakland 88’) and Paulette Szajna
Siblings: Sisters, Erica (Oakland 14’) and Alexsandra (plays softball at Cornerstone University)
Major: Pre-med or Criminal Justice

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland:
1. Division I program
2. Softball coaching staff
3. Distance from home

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