13 - Danielle Dion
Danielle Dion
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Grosvenordale, CT
High School: Tourtellotte Memorial
Position: F
Major: Human Development

2010: Named to the Northeast-10 All-Conference second team and All-Rookie squad … Started all 20 games in her first collegiate season … Tabbed to the NEWISA All-New England second team ... Paced the team with 19 points on eight goals and three assists … Registered 55 shots on the year … Earned an assist in Northeast-10 Conference semifinals against Franklin Pierce (11/4) … Netted a goal against UMass Lowell in Northeast-10 Conference quarterfinals (10/31) … Tallied a goal against NYIT (10/17) … Picked up a helper against UMass Lowell (10/13) … Scored game’s lone goal in 1-0 win over Pace (10/8) … Netted game-winning goal against Franklin Pierce (10/5) … Found the back of the net in overtime against Saint Anselm (9/15) … Tallied both goals in a 2-1 win over New Haven (9/12) … Registered a goal and an assist against Adelphi (9/10) … Named the Northeast-10 Conference Rookie of the Week once.

Personal/High School:  Born July 9, 1992 … Daughter of Russ and Debbie Dion … Has two sisters, Jessica and Nicole … Member of the soccer, basketball and track teams … Selected as an Eastern Connecticut Conference All-Star in soccer as a sophomore, junior and senior … An All-State selection as a junior and senior … Received team’s Most Valuable Player award as a junior and senior … Named the XARA Connecticut Soccer Association Most Valuable Player … A Norwich Bulletin All-Area All-Star … Played for Blackwatch Premier at the club level … A two-time Eastern Connecticut Conference All-Star in basketball … Finished in third-place as a junior and fifth-place as a senior in the javelin throw at the Connecticut Class S Meet ...  Named track and field team’s MVP as a junior and senior … Holds school record in the javelin throw with a heave of 111’ … Elected senior class president … A business and accounting major at Merrimack.