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#13 Danieca Coffey Season 2024

Position
Infield
Height
5'6
Class
Senior
Hometown
Richwood, Texas
High School
Angleton HS
B/T
L/R
Experience
3L

2023 NFCA South All-Region First Team
SEC Player of the Week (April 4, 2023)
2022 NFCA South All-Region Second Team
2022 All-SEC Second Team
2022 LSWA All-Louisiana Second Team
2022 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
2021 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

SENIOR SEASON (2024)

Started the first 16 games of the season at third base before suffering a season-ending injury…Ended the year with a .404 batting average and .500 on-base percentage, ranking No. 2 and No. 6 in the SEC, respectively… Had 19 hits, 16 runs and 11 RBIs with two home runs, two triples and three doubles…Also tallied a .681 slugging percentage and .500 on-base percentage…Ended the season on a 10-game hitting streak and had four multi-hit games and three multi-RBI games… Hit fifth career home run vs Houston (Feb. 23).

JUNIOR SEASON (2023)
Became a two-time NFCA All-Region selection after being tabbed first-team for the first time in her career…Started all 59 games at third base…Led the team with a .392 batting average, which ranked No. 7 in the SEC, and paced the team with 74 hits which sat No. 4 in the conference…Also led the team with a .482 on-base percentage (No. 9 in SEC) and 12 stolen bases…Her .482 on-base percentage ranks No. 8 in the program’s single-season record book, and her .392 batting average ranks No. 9…Scored 44 runs, had 24 RBIs, drew 33 walks and finished the season with six doubles, three triples and two home runs…Had 24 multi-hit games to lead the team, including a team-high eight three-hit games…Recorded a team-best 26-game reach streak and tallied six multi-RBI games… Matched a career-high four RBIs against San Jose State (March 4)…Ended the season with a .973 fielding percentage with 45 putouts, 99 assists and four errors…Logged a career-high six assists versus UL-Lafayette (Feb. 25)…Will enter the 2024 season ranked No. 6 all-time in the LSU record book with a .430 career on-base percentage and No. 9 all-time with a .354 career batting average.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2022)
Named to the NFCA All-Region Second Team, earned All-SEC Second Team honors and named to LSWA All-Louisiana Second Team … Started in all 57 games at third base … Led the team with a .379 batting average (No. 11 in SEC), a .457 on-base percentage and 72 hits (No. 6 in the SEC, No 30 in NCAA) … Also logged 44 runs, 26 RBI, nine doubles, three triples, and one home run … Her lone home run was a grand slam in the regular-season finale at Mississippi State (May 8) … Had the longest hitting streak on the team (14 games) as well as the longest reached base streak (25 games) … Ended the season on a 16-game reached base streak and seven-game hitting streak … Totaled 21 multiple-hit games, the second most on the team, and six multiple RBI games … Has the third most assists on the team with 89 and had 35 putouts.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2021)
One of the many influential freshmen to make an impact right away with 41 appearances on the season—31 of them being starts at second base or designated player … Tallied 21 hits with three doubles and one triple while driving in six runs … Scored 11 runs for the Tigers and went 6-for-6 on stolen base attempts … Early in the non-conference slate, she went on a five-game hitting streak … Recorded 29 putouts on the season and had a season high against Louisiana Tech on April 6 with five.

HIGH SCHOOL
Joins the Tigers from Richwood, Texas and was a four-year letterwinner at Angleton High School … Is ranked the 17th best recruit in the 2020 class by FloSoftball and 56th by Extra Inning Softball … Led her prep team to a state championship and batted .430 as a junior, tallying 10 triples, 35 RBI and 54 runs scored … Earned All-State, Defensive All-District and Defensive Player of the Year as a junior … Was named a First Team All-American selection the USA Elite Select Showcase in 2017 … Had a season-saving inside-the-park home run in the Class 5A state semifinal game that helped the Lady Cats ultimately win the state title, the first state title in 25 years at Angleton … Hit .487 as a sophomore with 57 hits, 39 RBI, three triples, six doubles and four home runs to go along with 26 stolen bases … Finished fifth at state in her sophomore season … Played summer ball for the Bombers Gold under head coach Scott Smith … Was also heavily involved in theater.

PERSONAL
Full name Danieca Warenya Coffey, born on May 3, 2002 … Is the daughter of Daniel and Kameca Coffey … Has a sister and a brother, Danielle and Dj … plans to major in social work.

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