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#2 Danny Diekroeger
Position: Infield
Bats: L
Throws: R
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Woodside, Calif.
High School: Menlo
Major: Computer Science
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Honors and Awards
• 2012 NCAA Stanford Regional All-Tournament Team

Off The Farm
• Selected in the 10th round of the 2014 MLB draft by the St. Louis Cardinals
• Posted a .314 batting average in 36 games with the Cotuit Kettleers of the Cape Cod Baseball League in the summer of 2013.
• Hit .275 over 43 games with 39 starts and scored 25 runs with 14 RBI while playing on the 2011 summer circuit with Morehead City (N.C.)


As a Senior (2014)
• .313, 13 doubles, 2 HR, 22 RBI
• Second Team Academic All-American
• Academic All-Pac-12
• All-Pac-12
• Pac-12 All-Defensive Team
• Started the final 120 games of his career
• .368 (7-19) at the Bloomington Regional
• .417 (5-12) at the Nashville Super Regional
• Led Stanford in on-base percentage (.404) and steals (8)
• Started 60 games at first base and one at second base
• Hit .352 with runners in scoring position
• Tied for second on the team with 22 multi-hit games
• Back-to-back three-hit games for the first time in his career Feb. 16 (Rice) and Feb. 18 (San Jose State)
• Reached base in 17 straight games Feb. 23-April 5 to set a career high
• Back-to-back walk-off hits to beat Saint Mary's April 15 and Arizona State April 17
• Homered in 1-0 win over Arizona State April 19
• Pac-12 Player of the Week April 21
• Career-best three RBI vs. Youngstown State June 1 at the Bloomington Regional

As a Junior (2013)

• Started all 54 games.
• 3-5 with a run scored, a double, and a RBI in 7-2 win over Saint Mary’s
• 5-10 with a run scored, two doubles, a triple, two walks, and two RBIs during Washington series
• 6-13 with three runs scored, a double, and three RBIs in the sweep of California

As a Sophomore (2012)
• NCAA Stanford Regional All-Tournament Team
• Started 10 games as designated hitter
• 12 starts at second base
• Late-season starter hit .354 in 34 games with 16 runs and 10 RBI
• Slugging pct. of .510 came with four doubles, one triple and three home runs
• Eight multi-hit games
• 3-for-5 with solo homer at Utah
• Two-run single in series opener against Washington State, later adding a sac fly and double in first career start at second base in game two
• Homered at UCLA, part of sixth-inning back-to-back homers along with Austin Wilson
• 2-for-4 with two runs against BYU while logging first career assist, throwing home to retire the game-tying run at home after a ninth-inning diving stop at first base
• First career home run came at Arizona State in the series clincher
• Game-winning RBI single came in the 12th inning of a comeback win over St. Mary's

As a Freshman (2011)
• Played 19 games with .258 average with one run and eight RBI
• Five starts as designated hitter
• Tied game with RBI single in four-run seventh at Oregon, later adding a sac fly in 9-8 win
• Two-hit outing against Washington with two singles and one walk
• First collegiate hit came in second at-bat, a two-out single at Santa Clara
• Logged pinch-hit single against No. 11 UCLA

The Diekroeger File
• Starting infielder and quarterback at Menlo School (Calif.)
• Hit .462 with .548 on-base pct. and .726 slugging pct. with 11 doubles, one triple, five home runs, 41 runs and 41 RBI as a senior shortstop
• Junior season featured .404 avg. with 29 runs and 33 RBI
• 2010 Palo Alto Daily News All-County
• Two-time all-league performer
• Two-year starting quarterback threw for 4,185 yards (single-season Bay Area record) and 36 touchdowns during senior campaign while averaging 321.9 yards/game
• Earned league's offensive MVP honor in 2010
• 2010 All-CIF on the gridiron
• Led Menlo to 8-4 record and Central Coast Sectional title in 2010
• Threw for 913 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior
• Son of Ken and Kathy Diekroeger
• Mother, Kathy, ran track and cross country at Dartmouth while setting multiple school records
• Two brothers: Kenny and Mikey
• Kenny was 2010 Pac-10 Freshman of the Year as Stanford's third baseman
• One of six players produced by prep head coach Craig Schoof to play baseball at Stanford
• AP scholar athlete
• Majoring in computer science
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