Daniel Delaney

#5 Daniel Delaney

Pos. C/UT
Ht. 5-11
Wt. 205
Yr. Sr.
Hometown Thousand Oaks, Calif.
High School (Prev. School) Thousand Oaks (Fresno State)

2015: Spent the majority of the season in the cleanup spot of the batting order, appearing in 53 games in his first season with the Brown and Gold...hashed out a .325 batting average, a .400 on-base percentage, accumulated 36 runs batted in and led the team in sacrifice flies (7)...finished second on the team in multi-hit games (19) and multi-RBI tilts (11)...doled out two-hit games in each contest of Valpo's season-opening series at San Diego State, including a two-run bomb on Valentine's Day...scored three runs, drew two walks and drove in a pair at Western Carolina (Mar. 3)...enjoyed a 2-for-3 day at the plate with two runs and a pair of RBI at USC Upstate (Mar. 7)...drove in a season-high four runs, scored three times, and rifled a homer at Curtis Granderson Stadium in Valpo's 15-1 rout of UIC on March 15th...went 4-for-5 with two runs batted in versus Youngstown State (Mar. 21)...cracked a double and scored a run in both games of a doubleheader versus Wright State (Mar. 28)...drew two walks, wore a pitch, and scored twice at Milwaukee (Apr. 3)...registered a 6-for-12 weekend with four runs scored, two doubles, five RBI, three walks, and a stolen base at Oakland (Apr. 10-12)...raised his average from .299 to .320 in a three-game span (May 2-5) following an 8-for-15 surge where he racked up three doubles and three runs batted in...recorded a hit and an RBI in each tilt of the Crusaders' three-game set against Youngstown State (May 9-10)...enjoyed a 4-for-11 series at Wright State (May 14-16)...cracked a double and scored two runs in addition to going 4-for-5 in the opening game of the Horizon League Baseball Championship against Youngstown State on May 20th...closed out the season with a hit against UIC and Milwaukee in the final games of the season on May 21st.

2013-14 (Orange Coast): First Team All-Orange Empire Conference...top-ranked junior college in the nation...California State Champions.

Prep: A two-year letterwinner for Jimmy Stueve and the Lancers...named Second Team All-Marmonte in 2011.

Personal: Daniel is the son of Paul and Susan Delaney...has a sister, Erin, 25...majoring in biology...favorite movie is Shawshank Redemption...favorite baseball team is the New York Yankees...favorite musical group is Lecrae...favorite food is Uncle Mike's pork chop...favorite baseball player is Derek Jeter...his hobbies outside baseball include church, good conversation, and weight lifting.