Kiwi McDaniel
Kiwi  McDaniel


Vacaville, Calif.

High School:
Vanden HS



Softball Begins AAC Tournament on Wednesday

Game Moved Up Due to Rain on Forecast


Doty with Strong Outing in Senior Day Loss

Doty, Sadowl and Townsend Honored Before Game


Koshes Leads Huskies in Doubleheader Split

12 Innings in the Circle for the Freshman Lefty


Huskies Drop Series Finale on UCF's Senior Day

Eight Runners Stranded in Loss


Softball Comes Up Short in 3-2 Loss at UCF

Townsend and Dahman Go 4-For-6 in Eight and Nine Spots


UConn vs Memphis

UConn vs Memphis (photo by Stephen Slade)


UConn vs BC

UConn vs BC (photo by Stephen Slade)

2017 (Freshman Season): One of two players to start all 48 games for the Huskies and the only freshman to accomplish the feat...Played shortstop, second base and designated player...Selected to the American Athletic Conference Weekly Honor Roll on March 6...Hit .268, ranking fourth on the team in batting average...Tied for second in hits (37), tied for third in home runs (3), third in RBI (14), third in total bases (49), and third in on-base percentage (.335)...Nine multi-hit performances, including a personal-best five-game hitting streak at one point...Went 3-for-4 with a run scored in collegiate debut against Radford on Feb. 18...Best game against Northern Kentucky on March 4, going 2-for-4 with two home runs and four RBI...Went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBI in victory over Boston College on April 11.

High School:
Earned four letters for softball at Vanden High School…All-League player from 2013 to 2015, while being named League MVP as a sophomore…Earned four letters in tennis, being named All-League four times…SCAC League Singles Champion from 2013 to 2015…Four-time member of the Honor Roll…Named Student-Athlete of the Year in 2014.

Personal: Kaily Lorraine McDaniel is the daughter of James and Ellen McDaniel…She has twin siblings, Marcus and Katie, who are 13 years old…Intended major is nursing.