13 Danielle Hitzeman
|High School:||Vacaville High School|
|Previous College:||University of Alaska, Fairbanks|
TITANS `05: Played in 108 of the 109 Titan games in 2005, behind only Sara Morrison, Brittany Moore and Vanessa Vella who did not miss a game Had 16 matches with 10 or more kills including a career-high 18 versus both UTEP on Sept. 3 and UC Irvine on Nov. 11 Posted her best attack percentage on Sept. 2 when she hit .444 (10-2-18) vs. Marist Was solid defensively, tallying 15 matches with 10 or more digs Set a career-high in digs with 24 on Sept. 3 against UTEP, the only time she collected 20 or more on the year Nine times she posted double-digits in kills and digs in the same match Served up three service aces on both Sept. 2 (Marist) and Oct. 29 (UC Davis) in a pair of Titan wins Had a season-best 4 total blocks (all assists) on Nov. 22 in the final game of the season versus San Diego.
ALASKA, FAIRBANKS: Played two seasons for the Div. II Nanooks under Head Coach Phil Shoemaker As a sophomore, was named to the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Second Team and earned a conference player of the week award for her play the week of Oct. 4-10 Moved to ninth all-time in season kills (375) and hitting percentage (.208) in her second season with UAF Posted a triple-double against Northwest Nazarene on 10/15/04 with 12 kills, 26 assists and 11 digs Named to the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Academic Team Was named conference Freshman of the Year in 2003 Received the team's Miss Fit Award, the Newcomer of the Year Award and was named the team's Best All-Around Player.
HIGH SCHOOL: Was a three-time All-Monticello Empire League honoree in three years at Vacaville High School under Head Coach Tammy Campbell Helped the Bulldogs win the league championships in both 2000 and 2001 and a CIF San Joaquin Section championship in 2002 Won a gold medal at the 2002 United States Volleyball Association Junior Olympic Championship, earning all-tournament honors Also competed in soccer and track and field.
PERSONAL: Born on August 25, 1985, in Vacaville, Calif. Parents are Keith and Debbie Hitzeman Full name is Danielle Reynolds Hitzeman Nickname is "D" Has one sister, Desare (26) Majoring in business administration Lists Lee Maes and Shelby Solanga (club coaches) as her greatest volleyball influences Enjoys the beach, shopping and watching movies Names Buddha as a historical person she'd most like to meet Favorites include: David Gray and Britney Spears (musical artists), mom's spaghetti and meatballs (food), Gladiator (movie), Sacramento Kings (team) Her advice to kids is "Don't be in a hurry to grow up and drink your milk."