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Daniella Chavez - Softball - Kansas Jayhawks

Daniella Chavez

Position Infield
Height 5'10''
Class Sophomore
Hometown Crowley, Texas
High School Crowley

2015 (Freshman)
Named to the Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Region Third Team… Selected by the conference coaches as the 2015 Big 12 Co-Freshman of the Year… Also earned All-Big 12 First Team and Freshman Team honors… A finalist for NFCA Freshman of the Year… Started all 55 games at the designated hitter position… Batted .344 with 56 hits, the third-highest mark on the team and sixth most by a KU freshman in a season… Led the Jayhawks in home runs with 16, the most by a KU freshman in a single season, and RBIs with 67, shattering Kansas’ single-season record… Logged 20 multiple-RBI games, five more than any other teammate… Ended the season with an on-base percentage of .449 and a slugging percentage of .675, the second-highest on the team… After one season, .675 slugging percentage is the best career slugging percentage in KU history… Drove in four runs off a grand slam at New Mexico State (2/14), her first career home run… Tallied four more four-RBI games on the year… Went 3-for-4 with three hits, four RBIs and a home run against Georgia State (3/21)… Batted 3-for-4 with two home runs and two RBIs against Texas (3/29)… Smacked a home run in each game of a three-game series at Iowa State (5/8-9), logging eight total hits and 11 RBIs… Responsible for the walk-off home run to upset nationally-ranked Oklahoma (4/24)… Totaled four grand slams during the season.

High School
Four-year letterwinner at Crowley High School… Received first-team all-district honors all four years… Named Newcomer of the Year her freshman season…  First-team all-state as a sophomore… Led district with a batting average of .629 her junior year… Awarded Offensive Player of the Year and Crowley Team MVP as a senior.

Played under Kevin Shelton and Ed Naudin for Texas Glory.

Daughter of Tischa Schroeder… Born in Fort Worth, Texas… Plans to study sports management.