As A Blue Hen
Expected to again earn a starting spot in the Delaware frontcourt • enters junior season tied for 20th in Blue Hen history with 501 career rebounds.
2010-11 Season: Appeared in all 34 games while starting 32 for the Blue Hens • led the team with 7.9 rebounds per game and ranked third with 8.1 points per contest • finished the season ranked 91st nationally in rebounds per game • ranked fifth in the CAA with 5.0 defensive rebounds per game, sixth with 7.9 rebounds per game, and eighth with 3.0 offensive rebounds per game • her 270 rebounds are sixth most in a UD single season • recorded nine double-doubles on the season vs. Villanova (11/16), at Yale (11/20), at La Salle (11/28), vs. Princeton (12/1), vs. Hofstra (1/2), vs. Old Dominion (1/16), at Towson (2/10), vs. James Madison (3/13), and at Toledo (3/16) • posted a career-high 18 points against Old Dominion • scored 16 points at Northeastern (1/6), and added 14 points versus Princeton and James Madison in the CAA Tournament Final • grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds at La Salle • pulled down double-digit rebounds in six consecutive games, from Nov. 16 to Dec. 5 • led team in scoring versus Princeton with 14 points • team’s leading rebounder in 15 games • named to CAA All-Tournament Team • selected National 5 & 10 Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week on Feb. 7.
2009-10 Season: Returned from injury to make an immediate impact for the Blue Hens • one of three players to see action in each of the Hens' 33 games • started 28 contests • was the team's fourth leading scorer having tallied 177 points throughout the season for a 5.4 points per game average • ranked second on the squad in rebounds with 183, good for 5.5 per game • made 25 steals, dished out 13 assists and swatted away nine blocks • scored in double digits on seven occasions • recorded a season-high 13 points against Northeastern (2/25) and Navy (12/11) • added 10 points in five games • pulled down 12 boards against Drexel (1/17) and 11 against Hofstra (3/3) • tallied her first career double-double against the Pride on a 10 point, 11 rebound performance • twice served out a pair of assists • made two steals in seven different games • blocked a pair of shots on three separate occasions • twice played a season-high 37 minutes against Drexel (1/31 and 1/17) • shared the UD Most Improved Player Award with Jaquetta May.
2008-09 Season: Appeared in eight games and started three before suffering a season-ending ACL injury during a practice in mid-December • averaged 7.4 points per game and 6.0 rebounds per game • played 30.3 minutes per contest • scored a season-high 12 points against La Salle (11/19) and 11 points against Quinnipiac (11/25) • scored eight points against Maine (12/7) and added seven versus Dartmouth (11/28) and Maryland Eastern Shore (12/6) • twice grabbed a season-high eight rebounds against Quinnipiac and Maryland Eastern Shore • posted a season-high four steals in her Blue Hen debut versus Columbia (11/16).
Lettered all four years of high school at Saint Frances Academy (two years) in Baltimore, Md. and Dulaney High School (two years) in Timonium, Md. • First Team All-County and All-Metro selection her junior and senior years • also lettered in volleyball at Dulaney her junior year • honor student • Class President her freshman year • Outstanding Achievement Award winner for Algebra I, II and Geometry during her freshman and sophomore years.
Danielle Erica Parker • daughter of Derek Parker and Dr. Sharon Thomas-Parker • has a twin brother, Derek • sociology major at Delaware • former AAU teammate of George Mason’s Becky Cox • enjoys writing poetry and drawing in her spare time.