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10 Danielle Gabriel

2016: Appeared in 15 contests, making seven starts in the circle…Registered five wins on the season…Pitched 5.1 innings of relief in the season opener against Eastern Michigan on Feb. 19, giving up just one run on one hit while recording three strikeouts…Earned the win in game one of a twinbill with Hartford on March 1, yielding just two runs (one earned) on five hits with three strikeouts…Didn’t allow a run over 1.1 innings in the 6-0 victory over Howard on March 18…Named MAAC Pitcher of the Week on March 29 after tossing six innings of shutout relief in a come-from-behind 3-2 win over Sacred Heart on March 26…Struck out six in that game...Yielded just one run on three hits over 2.2 innings in a victory at Columbia on April 20…Came out of the bullpen against Canisius on April 24 and got credit for the win after tossing 1.1 shutout innings…Picked up the win after hurling 3.2 innings of three-hit, shutout relief in a 3-2 victory over Quinnipiac on May 2.

2015: Made nine pitching appearances, starting four times…Earned the win against Hartford on March 7, yielding just two runs on four hits in a complete game effort…Returned to the circle after missing a month due to illness at Fairleigh Dickinson on April 14 and recorded three strikeouts in three innings of work…Struck out four and allowed one run in two innings of relief at Iona on April 19…Got the start in game two of a doubleheader against St. John’s on April 28 and took a no-decision after allowing two runs on six hits in four innings of an eventual 3-2 Manhattan victory…Scored first collegiate run in the first game of the twinbill at Fairfield on May 3.

2014: Led the Jaspers with 29 pitching appearances, including 11 starts…Finished tied for the MAAC lead with three saves…Also credited with four victories…Took four at-bats during the season…Tossed 2.2 innings against Temple in the Rebel Spring Games on March 7, yielding just one hit and two walks while striking out three in her collegiate debut…Made first collegiate start and earned first collegiate win in game two of the home-opening doubleheader against Hartford on March 11, allowing one unearned run and striking out eight in a 6-1 triumph…Got the start and recorded five strikeouts in four innings of work in the doubleheader opener against UMass Lowell on April 5…Struck out five in four innings of relief in game two of a twinbill against Iona at Gaelic Park on April 23…Limited Lehigh to two runs and six hits in a complete-game 3-2 win on April 26…Earned the save in both ends of a doubleheader sweep at Saint Peter’s on April 27, pitching a combined 3.2 innings of two-hit, shutout ball in the two games…Picked up the victory against Sacred Heart on April 29…Pitched Manhattan into a decisive contest with a two-hit shutout of Iona in the first game of the MAAC Tournament championship round on May 10…Retired the last 17 Gaels she faced in the 1-0 victory. 

Before Manhattan: A two-time team MVP at Toms River South High School…Earned First Team All-Shore and second team all-state honors in 2012 and 2013…Holds Toms River South’s career (865), single-game (18) and single-season (316) strikeout records…Also played tennis, winning the Ocean County Tournament championship twice (2012-13).

Personal: Daughter of Dick and Christine…Has one brother, Richard…Majoring in physical education…Born on September 15, 1995.

Position: Pitcher
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Island Heights, N.J.
High School: Toms River South
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