Danielle Bennett
4 Danielle Bennett
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Springfield, Mo.

High School:
Springfield Central HS

Last College:
Hillsborough (Fla.) CC

Height:
5-10

Position:
G

Experience:
1L

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2012-13 Season
◊ Suffered from an eye infection that kept her out of action for the first nine games.
◊ Logged her first PT versus Mercer and knocked down a three-pointer from the left wing late in that contest.
◊ In a team meeting the week after the Texas A&M loss, took the responsibility to hold her teammates accountable in practice and games.
◊ Without a doubt, the highlight of the NCAA first-round win over Montana was Bennett's three with 46 seconds left...she then turned to the bench and unholstered two fictitious six shooters as she ran back on defense.

2011-12 Season
◊ Logged action in 17 of 31 contests during her initial campaign in Athens, including eight SEC outings.
◊ A 3-point specialist, 30 of her 43 shots from the field - or 69.8 percent - were taken from behind the arc.
◊ Scored five points in 18 minutes of action against West Georgia in preseason exhibition.
◊ Popped for six points in just eight minutes of PT against South Carolina State.
◊ Equaled her career high with a pair of assists versus South Carolina State...that mark includes 17 outings at SIU Edwardsville in 2009-10.
◊ Scored her first points in SEC play at Tennessee.
◊ All three of her double-digit minutes played outings came in SEC action - at Ole Miss, at Alabama and vs. Ole Miss in Athens.

Junior College
◊ Coached by Tommy Jones at Hillsborough (Fla.) Community College.
◊ Helped the Lady Hawks compile a 10-17 record during 2010-11, her one and only season at Hillsborough.
◊ Ranked among the Mid Florida Conference's top-10 leaders in scoring (third), rebounding (ninth), three-point percentage (fourth at .382), free throw percentage (third at .778) and steals (seventh at 2.7).
◊ Named the 2011 All-Mid Florida Conference Player of the Year as well as being selected as a first-team All-Conference performer.
◊ Voted to the All-Region VIII team for 2011.
◊ Averaged 16.2 points and 7.6 rebounds per game.
◊ Connected on 40.2 percent of her field goal attempts, including 38.2 percent from behind the three-point arc.
◊ Reached double figures in 25 of 27 games played, including nine 20-point outings.
◊ Collected double-digit rebound tallies in seven games, headlined by a season-best 14 at Brevard.
◊ Notched six double-doubles.
◊ Poured in a season-high 31 points - largely due to draining seven three-pointers - in her debut with the Lady Hawks against Tallahassee Community College.
◊ Loosley flirted with a triple-double in three games - 26 points, 14 boards and six steals against Brevard; 23 points, nine rebounds and six assists at Florida State College at Jacksonville and 13 points, 11 rebounds and six assists versus Daytona State.

2009-10 Season
◊ Played at SIU-Edwardsville, seeing action in 17 games with seven starts.
◊ Averaged 6.8 points and 3.1 rebounds per game for the Cougars, who finished 8-21 in just their second season of Division I competition.
◊ Notched four double-figure scoring outputs - against Milwaukee (19 points), at Loyola (Chicago) (12), at Wisconsin (15) and against Missouri State (14).
◊ The Cougars' leading scorer against Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Missouri State.
◊ Scored six points, grabbed five rebounds, dished out two assists and collected a steal in 16 minutes of action against Murray State in her collegiate debut, a 67-64 upset of the Racers, who were picked to win the Ohio Valley Conference.
◊ Posted season-best tallies of 19 points and nine boards against Milwaukee in the second game of the season.
◊ One board short of a double-double vs. Milwaukee.
High School
◊ Coached by Daniel Standard at Springfield Central.
◊ Named All-State for Class 5 by the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association as both a junior and a senior with the Lady Bulldogs.
◊ As a senior, averaged team highs of 16.3 points and 7.3 rebounds per game while connecting on 47.9 percent of her shots from the field and 30.2 percent from three-point range.
◊ Also lettered in track and field, competing in the high jump and long jump.

Personal
◊ Born August 11, 1990, Danielle is the daughter of Tina Hicks.
◊ Major: Child & Family Development.


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