Women's Lacrosse


25   Danielle Pelletier
Danielle Pelletier


Amherst, N.H.

High School:
Souhegan HS





113 UMass Student-Athletes Named To Atlantic 10 Spring Commissioner's Honor Roll

A league-record 1,369 student-athletes recognized for achieving 3.5 GPA's or higher.


113 UMass Student-Athletes Named To Atlantic 10 Spring Commissioner's Honor Roll

A league-record 1,369 student-athletes recognized for achieving 3.5 GPA's or higher.


Women's Lax Heads To Maryland For NCAA First Round

Saturday's game features a pair of nation's top scoring offenses.


4-PEAT!!! Women's Lax Beats Richmond 14-9 For Atlantic 10 Title

Minutewomen win league-best 4th A-10 title.


Women's Lax Looks For 4th A-10 Championship

Top-seeded Minutewomen face No. 4 seed George Washington on Friday.

2011 (Junior): Game-By-Game Stats
Played in all 20 games with 13 starts ... Scored 13 goals and added 4 assists along with 18 groundballs, 18 draw controls and 4 caused turnovers ... Posted a hat trick at Holy Cross (2/16) in the season-opening OT win ... Had a pair of goals against Vermont (2/19) and against Stony Brook (3/12) ... Had a pair of assists in Atlantic 10 Semifinal win over Duquesne (4/29) ... Tallied a goal and added 2 groundballs and 2 caused turnovers in A-10 Championship game win over Richmond (5/1).

2010 (Sophomore): Game-By-Game Stats
Named to the Atlantic 10 All-Tournament Team ... Started all 20 games of the season posting 24 goals and 12 assists ... also added 26 draw controls, seven groundballs and four caused turnovers ... netted three hat tricks on the year and nine multi-point games ... Notched an assist and had two draw controls vs. Stanford (5/8) ... At Maryland (5/1), scored a goal and had three draw controls ... Scored a goal on a free position shot against Richmond (4/25) ... Scored three goals, one on a free position shot against La Salle (4/23) ... Had one goal and one assist vs. La Salle (4/18) ... Tied career-high with five points against Saint Joseph's (4/16), notching two goals and three assists ... Tied career-high with four goals and had four draw controls against St. Bonaventure (4/11) ... Notched an assist and grabbed a groundball and three draw controls vs. Duquesne (4/9) ... Scored two goals and added an assist against against Temple (4/3) ... Had a goal and two assists against Richmond (3/28) ... Scored on a free position-shot and added an assist vs. George Washington (3/26) ... Scored one goal at Albany (3/20)... Scored two goals, one on a free position-shot vs. New Hampshire (3/3)... Had five goals and one assist vs. Connecticut (2/20) ... Scored a goal against Holy Cross (2/17).

2009 (Freshman): Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in 14 games, making six starts and scoring 12 goals, and had two assists ... Had five groundballs, four caused turnovers and six draw controls ... Against Dartmouth (3/4) had two goals and three draw controls ... At New Hampshire (3/18), had three ground balls ... At Saint Joseph's (3/29), had two goals ... Against George Washington (4/5), had two goals.

Before UMass: Played four years at Souhegan High School under Coach Maren Petropulos ... Named captain during her senior season, tallying 55 goals and 33 assists ... Awarded the Sportsmanship and Coach's Award following her senior season ... Named First Team All-State following her junior and senior seasons ... Also played field hockey at Souhegan, leading the team to an undefeated season and State Championship.

Personal: Danielle Lee Pelletier ... Born June 24, 1990 in Nashua, N.H. ... Daughter of Gerard and Patricia Pelletier ... Has one brother, Justin ... Currently majoring in Nursing.

Nickname: Dani
Favorite TV show: Friends
Favorite movie: Titanic
Favorite website: facebook...I'm addicted
Favorite food: rice pilaf or provolone cheese
Favorite Class: math
Place You Spend The Most Time On Campus: study hall
Favorite place to eat in Amherst: ABC
Favorite lacrosse moment: running 17 300's and surviving
Favorite road trip: to Canada
Dream job: owning/working in a combined walk-in medical center/ surfshop/ ice cream parlor with Nina Sarcona
Favorite Hobby: snowboarding
Unique Talent Outside Of Lacrosse: walking on my hands for long distances
Best Thing About UMass: that delicious water fountain right outside of study hall
Something nobody knows about me... when i was little i had two sheep named Shishka and Bob
My Pregame Ritual Is: put right sock on before left and then right shoe on before left shoe
My Proudest Achievement is: getting an A on a paper last semester for the first time ever
When I'm not playing lacrosse, I am... having dance parties with third floor, emerson.
Funniest Person On The Team: Dayna Defliese
Person On The Team Most Likely To Be President: Ryan Gorman
Smartest Person On The Team: either Ryan or Riley
Best Dancer On The Team: Hoppie by far
Best Singer On The Team: Merrit
Most Likely To Be A Head Coach: Jackie Rose
Teammate Who Keeps The Team Loose: Nazzy
Most Likely To Be On A Reality Show: I really hope that Cara will be

2009................ 14 12 2 14 25 .480 20 .800 0 5 6 15 4
2010................ 20 24 12 36 57 .421 44 .772 1 7 26 34 4
2011................ 20 13 4 17 27 .481 24 .889 0 18 18 10 4
TOTAL............... 54 49 18 67 109 .450 88 .807 1 30 50 59 12

Points: 5, Saint Joseph's, Apr 16, 2010 ; at Connecticut, Feb 20, 2010
Goals: 4, St. Bonaventure, Apr 11, 2010 ; at Connecticut, Feb 20, 2010
Assists: 3, Saint Joseph's, Apr 16, 2010
Shots: 6, 4 times
Ground balls: 3, at New Hampshire, Mar 18, 2009
Draw controls: 4, St. Bonaventure, Apr 11, 2010 ; at Marist, Mar 22, 2011
Man-up goals: 1, at Saint Joseph's, Mar 29, 2009
Free-position goals: 1, 13 times
Caused turnovers: 2, Stony Brook, Mar 14, 2009 ; vs Richmond, May 01, 2011

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