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Danielle French 6Danielle French
Middle Hitter6
SeniorOverland Park, Kan.
HeightPrevious School
6-1Blue Valley West HS












2014: For the second-straight year, French was named to the Heart Second Team All-Conference...Also earned the 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete award...Had a team-high 246 kills and a hitting percentage of .268...Played in all 32 matches for Baker and averaged 2.02 kills per set...Led Baker with 23 solo blocks and 131 block assists...Had seven match with double-digit kills including a season high 14 against Peru State and Benedictine.

2013: Heart Second Team All-Conference performer...Second on the team in kills with 278 and averaged 2.46 kills per set and a .249 hitting percentage...Also had 41 digs and led the team with 32 solo blocks and 107 block assists...Averaged 1.23 blocks per set...Had double-digit kills in nine different matches and had a season high 17 kills against Mayville State and in the Heart Championship semifinals at Evangel.

2012: Recorded a season high 15 kills against Graceland (Iowa), and 11 blocks against Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.)...Ranks 7th in Division I with 166 blocks, and 8th in blocks per game with 1.39.....Was named the 2012 Heart of America Athletic Conference Freshman of the Year, and the only freshman named to the Heart First Team All-Conference.

Personal: Danielle Marie French was born in Kansas City, Mo., and is the daughter of Dan and Cindy French…Has one sibling…Brother, Jacob, played basketball at MNU…Attended Blue Valley West High School in Overland Park, Kan,…Participated in volleyball and track…Volleyball team took 5th place at state the last two years…Track team was Eastern Kansas League champions in 2010 and 2011…Was the top blocker in EKL in 2012 and also All-League Honorable Mention…Participated on the Southwind Rising Volleyball Club which went to Nationals in 2011…Enjoys sports and scrap booking…Majoring in Elementary Education.

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