As A Blue Hen: Fifth-year member of the Blue Hens who has earned three letters • expected to again earn a starting position in the Delaware frontcourt • enters senior year 11th in UD history with 750 career rebounds, 17th with 3,026 minutes played, tied for 21st with 35 blocks, tied for 23rd with 108 games played, tied for 25th with 123 steals, and 33rd with 796 points.
2011-12 Season: Appeared in all 33 games while making 32 starts for the Blue Hens • ranked second on the team with 7.5 rebounds per game and third with 8.6 points per game • tied for the team lead with 39 steals • connected on 51.3 percent of her field goal attempts, the seventh highest single season total in UD history • ranked eighth in the CAA with 7.5 rebounds per game, tied for eighth with 3.0 offensive rebounds per game, and 12th with 4.5 defensive rebounds per game • reached double figures in scoring 14 times, including eight consecutive games from Jan. 29 through Feb. 23 • reached double figures in rebounds seven times • recorded seven points and nine rebounds during the win over Penn State (11/17) • scored 12 points at Villanova (11/22) • was second on the squad with 12 rebounds and scored nine points during the win at Saint Bonaventure (11/27) • recorded 11 points and six rebounds during the victory at Princeton (12/1) • led the Blue Hens with a game-high nine rebounds during the victory over Yale (12/5) • grabbed eight rebounds while adding seven points and four steals in the win at Wake Forest (12/11) • grabbed nine rebounds and scored six points during the win at Providence (12/19) • collected a team-high 10 boards and scored eight points during the win over East Carolina in the Maryland Terrapin Classic Semifinals (12/28) • recorded a double-double with 10 points and a season-high 14 rebounds during the win at George Mason (1/8) • notched a double-double during the victory at Northeastern with 13 points and 10 rebounds (1/15) • posted 10 points and five boards vs. Drexel (1/22) • scored 10 points and grabbed eight boards in the win at James Madison (1/29) • scored 12 points, grabbed nine boards and added three assists at UNCW (2/2) • posted a season-high 16 points while grabbing six boards during the victory over VCU (2/2) • narrowly missed a double-double with 13 points and nine rebounds in the win vs. Old Dominion (2/9) • recorded 11 points, eight rebounds, six steals, and six assists at Georgia State (2/12) • posted a double-double with 14 points and 11 boards at Hofstra (2/16) • went 6 of 6 from the free throw line as she recorded 12 points and six rebounds at Drexel (2/19) • posted a double-double with 14 points and a game-high 12 rebounds during the win over George Mason (2/23) • went 7 of 10 from the floor to finish with 14 points at William & Mary (2/29) • totaled 15 points, 16 rebounds, six assists, and two steals in the CAA Tournament • tied for the team lead with 10 rebounds during the NCAA Tournament Second Round game against Kansas (3/20) • earned the team’s Unsung Hero Award.
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 seventh 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 with 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).
High School: 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.
Personal: Danielle Erica Parker • daughter of Derek Parker and Dr. Sharon Thomas-Parker • has a twin brother, Derek • sociology major at Delaware with a minor in leadership • enjoys writing poetry and drawing in her spare time.