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  Dominic D'Anna

Dominic D'Anna

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Hills, Calif.

High School:
El Camino Real HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 215

Position:
1B

Birthdate:
12/23/1988

Experience:
3V

B/T:
L/R

2010

Selected in the 31st round with pick #937 by the Cincinnati Reds in the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft ... possessing the longest Northridge hit streak of the season at 18 games, Dominic D'Anna was one of two Matadors who competed in all 56 games this season at first base, earning a spot in the starting line-up in every game but one ... ending the 2010 season with a team-high 17 doubles, D'Anna finished the season with the second-highest total of home runs hit with eight, runs batted in with 47, and trailed only Belanger with his .338 batting average ... amongst all Matador starters, D'Anna also compiled an impressive .990 fielding percentage as the native of West Hills, Calif. was involved in 509 plays this year, the fourth-highest amount of any position player in the conference ... D'Anna's discipline at the plate paid dividends this season as the first baseman not only lead the team with five sacrifice flies, but finished with the second-most multiple hit games (22), multiple RBI games (14), doubling his career home run total in the process ... against his conference peers, D'Anna finshed tied for the fifth-highest total of sacrifice flies with five, finished sixth with 26 walks and 469 putouts,tied for the eighth-highest total number of home runs hit with eight,the ninth-highest total of RBIs in the Big West with 47 ... finished with 18 multiple hit games including two, four-hit performances ... finished second on the team with 14 multiple RBI games ...had four hits, three RBIs and two doubles vs. Bethune-Cookman (2/19) ... drove in two runs in CSUN's come-from-behind win vs. Pepperdine (2/28) ... drove in a run in back-to-back games vs. Connecticut (3/5 and 3/6) ... hit his fifth double of the season and drove in a run vs. ECU (3/10) ... had two hits, a double, and drove in two runs at LMU (3/12) ... hit his first home run of the season and drove in three runs at LMU (3/13) ... had two hits, both home runs, and drove in another three RBIs vs. LMU (3/13) ... in addition to teammate Brad Decater, D'Anna was the first Matador hit multiple home runs in one game since Ryan Pineda accomplished the same feat one year ago to the day ... stole a base, drove in a run, hit a double, and scored twice at Seattle (3/20, Gm. 1) ... hit a home run and drove in two runs at Seattle (3/20 Gm. 2) ... went 3-for-4 with two RBIs, a double, and home run at Seattle (3/21) ... batted 4-for-5 with two RBIs, two doubles, and scored on three occasions vs. Sacramento State (3/27) ... went 2-for-3 with two runs, two RBIs, and hit his 11th double of the season vs. Albany (3/29) ... hit safely in 18 games, a streak that was snapped on 4/3 vs. UC Irvine ... drove in two runs at Pepperdine (4/6, Gm. 2) ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI at Cal State Bakersfield (4/9) ... went 3-for-4 vs. Cal Poly (4/18) ... hit his sixth home run of the season at Pacific (4/24) ... hit a home run, and scored twice vs. UC Davis (5/1) ... went 2-for-3 and hit a double vs. UC Davis (5/2) ... went 3-for-4 with a double and drove in three runs at UC Santa Barbara (5/7) ... hit a home run, and finished with two hits at UC Riverside (5/14) ... drove in three RBIs for the fifth time this season, hit two doubles, and scored twice at UNLV (5/18) ... drove in two runs vs. Long Beach State (5/22) ... drove in another two runs and hit his team-high 17th double of the season vs. San Diego (5/24) ... had one hit at Cal State Fullerton (5/28 and 5/29).

2009

D'Anna finished the season with the highest slugging percentage on the team (.587), second highest amount of runs batted in (32), doubles (13) and home runs (7), third highest batting average (.326) and on base percentage (.410) even though he missed nearly half of the Big West schedule due to an injury ...hit his first double of the season vs. Pepperdine (2/21) ... drove in three runs and hit his first home run of the season vs. Loyola Marymount (2/24) ... drove in three RBI's, and hit his second home run of the season vs. Texas Tech (2/27) ... hit 2-for-3 with a double vs. Texas Tech (2/28) ... hit his third double of the year vs. Texas Tech (3/1) ... hit his fourth double of the season vs. Evansville (3/3) ... went 2-for-3 with one RBI in each game of a doubleheader at Nebraska (3/7) ... finished the day batting 2-for-4 with one run and RBI at Nebraska (3/8) ... nearly hit-for-the-cycle as he batted 3-for-5 with three RBI's, three runs scored, a double and a triple vs. Columbia (3/21) ... batted two-for-four with two runs, two doubles, and two RBI's at LMU (3/24) ... nearly hit-for-the-cycle once again as he had a single, double, and home run vs. UCSB (3/27) ... batted 2-for-4 with three runs, a double, a home run, and set a new season-high with four RBI's vs. UNLV (4/1) ... went 2-for-4 with a double and a home run at Cal Poly (4/3) ... hit his first grand slam as a Matador against Cal State Fullerton (4/10).

2008

In his inaugural season at Northridge, D'Anna hit .262, collected 27 hits, six doubles, 13 RBI's, and hit one home run in the 26 games he appeared in ... was the only Matador position player to not commit an error during the regular season ... drew the fourth-highest amount of walks with 15 ... hit 3-3, stole one base, and drove in a Matador vs. Southern Mississippi (3/14) ... belted a home run and drove in two runs in his only appearance at the plate at UC Santa Barbara (3/30) ... added another two hits and one RBI to his totals vs. Cal Poly (4/4) ... batted 3-4 with one double vs. Long Beach State (4/19) ... collected one hit and RBI in his only plate appearance vs. UC Irvine (5/4) ... hit two doubles and drove in a run vs. UNLV (5/7) ... scored twice, collected two hits, drove in a run, and hit a double at Pacific (5/17).

EL CAMINO REAL HIGH SCHOOL

D'Anna earned three letters for the Conquistadors as a first baseman ... elected by his teammates as team captain during his junior and senior seasons ... earned second-team All-West Valley League as a sophomore, and claimed first-team honors as a junior and senior ... named Second Team All-City as a junior ... helped his squad to a state championship in 2005 ... batted over .430 as a junior and senior and hit six home runs for his career ... graduated in 2007 with a 3.0 GPA.

PERSONAL

Born December 23, 1988 in West Hills, Calif. ... favorites include actor Denzel Washington, actress Halle Berry, television show "Entourage" and pasta ... greatest sports moment took place when he hit the go-ahead run at a game at Dodgers Stadium in 2005 ... likes to listen to music when he has time to relax ... would invest a million dollars ... major is Kinesiology.