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    44  Danny Canela
    Danny Canela

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Miami, Fla.

    High School:
    Florida Christian Academy

    Height / Weight:
    5-9 / 241

    Position:
    C

    B/T:
    L/R


    06/20/2012

    Rodon, Diaz Named ABCA All-America; Pack Places Four on All-Atlantic

    NC State led the region with three first team selections to the All-Atlantic team, while Rodon and Diaz each captured All-American honors

    06/10/2012

    State Falls in Extra Innings at Top-Seeded Florida

    NC State's World Series dreams were dashed after coming back three times to tie Florida in Gainesville Sunday

    06/09/2012

    Pack Drops Rain-Soaked Game One in Gainesville

    NC State battled through almost three hours of delays to get in game one, ultimately falling 7-1 to the homestanding Gators

    06/05/2012

    Senay Drives in Five as Wolfpack Roars Back to Advance

    NC State trailed 7-3 in the top of the eighth, but six runs in the final two innings cemented the Pack's super regional bid

    06/03/2012

    Bergquist's Game-Winner Forces Monday Championship Game

    NC State forces a contest to decide the Raleigh regional on Monday at 7 p.m. thanks to Bergquist's game-winning RBI single in the eighth to top Vandy 6-5

    06/02/2012

    NC State vs. Vanderbilt

    NC State vs. Vanderbilt - NCAA Regional

    As a sophomore (2011)
    • Batted .306 (19-for-62) with six doubles, three home runs, 11 runs scored and 16 RBIs in the last 18 games of the season
    • Went 3-for-5 with a home run and four RBIs vs. Stetson on June 3 in the first round of the NCAA Columbia Regional
    • Hit two home runs and drove in five runs in NC State's three NCAA regional games
    • Went 2-for-3 and drove in three runs April 29 in the opener of the Maryland series
    • Went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs on May 8 in the final game of the ETSU series

    As a freshman (2010)
    • Batted .356 (21-for-59) with two doubles, three home runs and 16 RBIs in his final 20 games
    • Started at designated hitter Feb. 19 vs. La Salle and had a single, two doubles and three RBIs in five at-bats
    • Had a big game Feb. 26 vs. third-ranked UC Irvine in the first round of Baseball at the Beach, hitting a pair of doubles, one of them a two-run drive that tied the game in the bottom of the 10th inning
    • Hit his first college home run Feb. 27 vs. James Madison the second day of Baseball at the Beach
    • Had a double, a home run and five RBIs in four at-bats March 16 at NC Central
    • Drove in three runs with a pair of doubles March 19 in the opener of the Wake Forest series
    • Went 3-for-4, homered, scored four times and drove in three runs April 18 in the finale of the Maryland series
    • Had a huge day May 9 in the finale of the Towson series, belting two home runs, including a grand slam, and driving in seven runs, the most RBIs in a single game by a Wolfpack player in seven years

    High school
    • Played at Florida Christian Academy for head coach Ernie Padron
    • Earned high school All-America honors from Collegiate Baseball magazine and Louisville Slugger after hitting .485 with 13 home runs and 32 RBIs as a senior in 2009
    • Earned first-team Class 3-A all-state honors by the Florida Sportswriters Association for the second year in a row
    • Named first-team 4A-1A All-Dade County by The Miami Herald
    • Batted .667 in the 2009 Georgia-Florida Challenge with two doubles, one triple, three home runs and five RBIs
    • Named to the All-Area South Florida Team by ESPN Rise magazine
    • Batted .400 with 10 home runs and 29 RBIs as a junior in 2008 to earn first-team 3A all-state honors from the Florida Sportswriters Association
    • Named first-team 4A-1A All-Dade County by The Miami Herald

    Summer league
    • Played for the Forest City Owls of the Coastal Plain League in 2010 and 2011
    • Batted .273 for the Owls in 2011 with six doubles, three home runs and 20 RBIs in 31 games
    • Batted .290 with 12 doubles, two homers and 16 RBIs in 32 games with Forest City in 2010 and helped lead the Owls to the CPL championship

    MLB Draft
    • Taken by the Detroit Tigers in the 37th round of the 2009 MLB draft

    Personal
    • Majoring in parks, recreation and tourism

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