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#6 Eric Danforth
Position: Outfield
Bats: L
Throws: L
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 150
Year: Senior
Hometown: Watertown, S.D.
High School: Watertown H.S.
Major: Consumer Affairs
Experience: 2 Letters

Eric earned the bulk of the playing time in center field during Summit League play last season ... recognized academically on Summit League Honor Roll and Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence

2013
Played in 45 games with 36 starts ... led team with 11 sacrifice bunts ... recorded 11 multi-hit games, starting with 2-for-2 effort with RBI and stolen base in second game of season-opening doubleheader against Waldorf (Iowa) (2/18) ... went 5-for-9 with a double, two runs batted in and foru runs scored in two-game sweep of St. Bonaventure (N.Y.) (2/23-24) ... was 4-for-5 with double, triple, three RBI and two runs scored in second game of twinbill at Fort Wayne (4/12) ... went 2-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored in series finale at Oakland (4/14) to start string of three consecutive two-hit games ... hit first collegiate home run to help lead Jackrabbits to victory over Oakland (4/28) ... tallied two hits in both games of doubleheader at North Dakota State, going 2-for-4 with three RBI and two stolen bases in nitecap ... started last four Summit League Baseball Tournament games and recorded hits in each of the championship series games versus North Dakota State (5/26) ... was 1-for-4 in NCAA Tournament opener at Oregon ... recipient of team’s Mr. Hustle Award

2012
Lettered after playing in 31 games with 14 starts ... singled in first career game, at Murray State (Ky.) (2/26) ... delivered pinch-hit run-scoring single in Jackrabbit win at Northern Colorado (3/23) ... posted first career two-hit game, stole a base and scored a run in home win over Mount Mary (4/10) ... went 2-for-5 with stolen base and run scored in non-conference game versus North Dakota State (4/17) ... hit safely in final four games of season ... scored twice in win over Western Illinois (5/17) and was 2-for-4 in first game of doubleheader against the Leathernecks a day later (5/18)

BEFORE SDSU
Compiled impressive credentials on the diamond during both the high school and American Legion seasons .... earned all-region and all-state honors after batting .636 as a junior and .437 during his senior season ... also recorded five home runs, 46 runs batted in and .711 slugging percentage during senior campaign ... lettered four times in high school and three times in American Legion ball ... academic all-state selection and honor roll student