17  Dani Nizich
Dani  Nizich

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Nesconset, N.Y.

High School:
Smithtown East

Height:
5-4

Position:
DS


02/25/2016

Seawolves place 61 fall student-athletes on America East Honor Roll

Student-athletes had to achieve a GPA of 3.00 or higher to qualify

11/12/2014

Playoff-bound #Seawolves close out conference slate at New Hampshire, UMass Lowell

Stony Brook can earn share of regular season title with two wins and two New Hampshire losses

11/06/2014

#Seawolves host rivals Binghamton, Albany in final regular season homestand

Stony Brook can clinch a berth in the America East Championship with a win over Binghamton and Hartford loss to Albany Friday

10/29/2014

Trips to Delaware State, UMBC await #Seawolves

Stony Brook coming off a sweep of Hartford Friday

10/23/2014

#Seawolves conclude homestand Friday vs. Hartford

Stony Brook beat Hartford in four sets Sept. 26

2015 (Sophomore)
Appeared in 22 matches and 59 sets … Recorded 40 digs, five assists and four aces … Tallied a season-high seven digs vs. Holy Cross (9/5) … Notched three assists at UMass Lowell (10/4).

2014 (Freshman)
Saw action in 74 sets and 23 matches...made collegiate debut vs. DePaul and averaged 1.33 digs/set to help Stony Brook to runner-up finish at DePaul Invite (8/29-30)...finished with four digs and two aces vs. Fordham (9/9)...averaged 1.43 digs/set at the Razorback Invitational (9/12-13)...averaged 1.55 digs/set at the Seawolves Invite Presented by Islandia Marriott Long Island (9/19-20)...recorded seven digs at Hartford (9/26)...tallied seven digs vs. Manhattan (10/1)...finished with 12 digs at Albany (10/10)...registered 10 digs at Binghamton (10/11).

Before Stony Brook
Four-year letterwinner in volleyball at Smithtown East HS...served as team captain during her junior and senior seasons, leading the team to a 12-0 mark as a senior...won league titles in each of her seasons.... led Smithtown East HS to two county championships and the Long Island Championships in 2011...contributed to a team that was ranked third in the state for Division AA in 2011...tabbed Most Outstanding Player League III in 2013...named to the All-New York State Selection Team as a senior...named a Player to Watch in 2012...selected to the All-Suffolk County Top 50 in 2011 and 2012...selected Max Preps Player of the Week in 2012 and 1013...two-time All-County Tournament team selection...three-time All-League honoree...named Booster MVP in 2012 and 2013 and Smithtown East HS Team MVP in 2013...selected to All-Long Island First Team as a senior and the second team as a junior...named Defensive Player of the Year in 2012...voted "Most Athletic" senior year.

Personal
Daughter of Greg and Denise Nizich ... Has three siblings, Matthew, Jessica and Samantha ... Samantha plays field hockey at Adelphi University ... Majoring in Political Science.

Year SP K K/S E TA PCT A A/S SA SA/S DIG D/S B B/S
2014 74 4 0.05 2 12 .167 28 0.38 6 0.08 120 1.62 0 0.00
2015 59 1 0.02 0 1 1.000 5 0.08 4 0.07 40 0.68 0 0.00
TOTALS 74 4 0.05 2 12 .167 28 0.38 6 0.08 120 1.62 0 0.00