24 - Danielle Rucker
Danielle Rucker
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Nashville, Tenn.
High School: Hume-Fogg Academic Magnet
Position: OF
Bats/Throws: L/L

2012: Listed on the SCAC Academic Honor Roll for the third time...started 40-of-43 games, hitting .270 (31-of-115) with two doubles, 11 RBI and 19 runs scored...recorded eight mulit-hit games, including three hits versus Sewanee...drove in a season-high three-runs in the season opener against Berry.

2011: Earned First-Team All-SCAC laurels as an outfielder....started all 34 games and led the team hits (47) and steals (12)...was second on the team in runs (37), average (413) and on-base percentage (.492)...drove in 25 runs and eight doublesand three triples...listed on the SCAC Academic Honor Roll.

2010: Played in 21 games with 11 starts as a freshman...hit .225 (9-of-40) with eight runs scored, three RBI and a steal.

Pre-BSC: Hit .444 her senior year while pitching and playing outfield.  She's a two time All-District athlete at Hume-Fogg Academic Magnet and was selected to the 1st Team MTSCA TN All Mid-State Softball Team in 2009.  She helped her team advance to the TN State Tournament two times.  She also graduated with honors and was a member of The National Society of High School Scholars.

Personal: Born on Dec. 16, 1990 and the daughter of Jeff and Marina Rucker.  She is majoring in Economics and minoring in Chinese.