21   Dani Parrish
Dani Parrish


Plainfield, Ind.

High School:




Three Huskies Earn Conference Accolades

Dani Parrish earns second-straight first-team selection


NIU Softball Team Travels to Western Michigan

Huskies meet Broncos in regular season finale


NIU Softball Team Travels to Notre Dame

Huskies face Irish in prep for Western Michigan


NIU Softball Team Splits Doubleheader

Huskies rally for 4-3 win over Bowling Green


NIU Softball Team Returns to the Road

Huskies face Bowling Green and Toledo this weekend

2012: Participated in 51 of the Huskies' 53 games, starting 49 of them...Made 47 starts in the outfield and two at designated hitter...Also made appearances at pinch hitter...Scored 28 times on 146 at bats...Drove in 26 runs on 49 hits...Made first team All-MAC for the second year in a year...Drove in three runs on three hits with one RBI and one double versus Ball State (4/1/12)...Established career highs in batting average (.336), runs (28) and RBIs (26)...Was second overall on the team for triples, hitting three.

2011: Participated in 47 of 53 games ... Started 44 games, all in centerfield ... Earned first team All-MAC honors ... Ranking in the top five in eight categories, led the team in sacrifice bunts with nine and was second on the team in hits (45) ... Third on the team in stolen bases with nine, home runs with a career-high four and total bases (63) ... Had 20 RBIs and 26 runs scored ... Posted 14 multi-hit games ... Scored a career-high four runs at Colorado State (3/4/11) ... Drove in a season-high three runs on three hits, including her second homer of the season, at Kent State (4/9/11) ... Accomplished the same feat at Western Michigan (5/1/11).

2010: Started 51 of 57 games ... Led the team in hits (50), triples (5), and at bats (169) ... Second on team for most games played and third on team in slugging percentage (.462), on base percentage (.352), runs scored (27), and total bases (78) ... Tallied a career-high 23 RBIs, 15 multi-hit games and a .296 batting average ... Went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored against Eastern Michigan (5/9/10).

2009: Started 32 of 42 games, making 22 starts in the Huskie outfield and 10 as a designated hitter ... Posted a .157 batting average, going 13-of-83 ... Most productive game offensively came in the second game of a doubleheader with Bowling Green (4/4/09) in which she went 1-for-2 with a base on balls and two runs scored.

High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner at Plainfield High School in Plainfield, Ind. ... Was a Top 15 All-Metro West and All-County selection her senior year ... A four-time team most valuable player ... Holds seven school records, including career at bats (307), career runs (84), career hits (127), career singles (93), career triples (16), career stolen bases (52) and strikeouts with 349 as a pitcher for the Quakers ... Was 19-for-19 in stolen bases as a senior.

Daughter of Jackie and Doug Parrish. Major: Family Consumer Sciences. Birthday: January 23, 1990.

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