Preseason Countdown: Danny Maynard, #11

Maryland Baseball Network is counting down to Opening Day! Today marks 11 days until the start of the 2017 season, so here’s a look at #11, Danny Maynard.

Catcher Danny Maynard


Year: Sophomore

Position: Catcher

Bats/Throws: R/R

Height/Weight: 5’10″ / 195 lbs.

Hometown: Burnt Hills, N.Y.

2016 Spring Stats: .306 (11-for-36), 3 2B, 8 RBI, 3 R, .359 OBP, 389 SLG

2016 Summer Stats (Amsterdam Mohawks, Perfect Game League): .185 (20-for-108), 6 2B, 1 HR, 16 RBI, 14 R, .294 OBP, .269 SLG

About Danny: Danny Maynard provided quality at-bats coming off the bench as a freshman, hitting over .300 in 25 games. In his first of six starts last season, he went 2-for-4 with both a run scored and an RBI against George Washington University. He also hit a walk-off RBI single to beat and sweep Ohio State in College Park.

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Before Maryland, Maynard was a dual-sport athlete, playing both baseball and football. In addition to batting .436 in his senior season at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School, Maynard was named MVP in the his high school’s state championship football victory after rushing for 128 yards and two touchdowns. Maynard played in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League this past summer for the Amsterdam Mohawks, where he hit six doubles and a home run, adding 16 RBI’s and 17 walks in 35 games.