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

2010: Enters her sophomore season as a talented young Spartan … is a strong defensive-minded player … will look to provide the Green and White with additional toughness on the defensive end … is a solid, feisty player … is very aggressive and utilizes quality defensive skills … possesses a positive, coachable attitude … should be able to build upon her significant game experience from last year.

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 softball and rollerblading … 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.