Danielle O’Toole’s stunning recruiting experience and how she bounced back

She’s the newly hired pitching coach at the University of San Diego. She also pitches for Team USA Softball and the Chicago Bandits. This University of Arizona graduate is living the softball dream and she says she never saw it coming.

Like so many softball families, she wanted to get a scholarship to go to college.  In her interview, she reveals that a school verbally committed to her and then took the scholarship away.

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Hear what she has to say about her career, recruiting and the stunning event that shook her recruiting experience.

Here’s a list of Danielle O’Toole’s Career Honors according to the University of Arizona website:

2017
NFCA All-American (First Team)
Pac-12 Pitcher of the Year
USA Softball Player of the Year Finalist (10 players)
All-Pac-12 (First Team)
All-NFCA West Region (First Team)
Pac-12 All-Defensive
USA Softball Player of the Year Finalist (34 players)
NPF Draft (Round 2 | #8 | Chicago Bandits)
Pac-12 All-Academic (Honorable Mention)
USA Softball Player of the Year Watch List (50 players)
U.S. Women’s National Team
ESPN.com Preseason Top 25 Players (#25)
NFCA Player of the Week (3/20-26)
USA Softball Pitch of the Week (3/20-26)
ESPNW Player of the Week (3/20-26)
Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week (2/20-26)
Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week (3/20-26)
2016
All-Pac-12 (First Team)
Pac-12 All-Defensive
NFCA All-West Region (First Team)
Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week (5/9-15)
Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week (5/2-8)
Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week (3/14-20)
Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week (2/15-21)

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