28 Danielle Gaitings
28 Danielle Gaitings
Height: 5-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Massapequa, N.Y.
High School: Massapequa
Position: Def
Major: Elementary / Special Education


2011: Enters her junior season after a quality 2010 campaign … is a strong defensive-minded player … provides the Green and White with additional toughness on the defensive end … is a solid, feisty player … very aggressive and utilizes quality defensive skills … possesses a positive, coachable attitude … has the opportunity to become an exceptional defender in the conference.

2010: Played in and started each of York's 20 games in 2010 ... provided a solid defensive presence for the Green and White ... registered five defensive saves on the season, including one against Susquehanna in York's 3-2 triumph on September 14.

2009: Appeared in 16 Spartan contest, drawing three starts … each of those three starts proved Spartan victories … played mainly a defensive role … provided exceptional off-the-bench play in the back … scored a goal against Albright in York’s 5-2 win over the Lions on October 1.
Personal: Is an elementary education/special education major … is the daughter of Daniel and Ellen Gaitings … born on May 21, 1991 … was a two-time all-county player during her time at Massapequa High School in Massapequa, NY … sports a 3.76 cumulative GPA … made the Dean’s List in each of her first two college semesters … most admires her family … her hobbies include shopping and hanging out with friends … David Wright is her favorite athlete … chose York because “it felt right” … most significant athletic achievement as receiving an All-County Award … the defender lists scoring her first goal during her freshman year as her most memorable athletic moment at York … after graduation she plans on getting her masters’ degree and teaching in New York City.