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1 Dana Prelsnik
Dana  Prelsnik


Pebble Beach, CA

High School:
Stevenson HS






WCC Honors 139 USD Student-Athletes on Commissioner's Honor Roll

Over 1,000 WCC student-athletes garnered honors on the Commissioner's Honor Roll.


Six Toreros Earn All-WCC Honors

Cassidy Coleman named WCC Pitcher of the Year; Caitlin Rooney and Kylie Ordos earn first team selection


Dana Prelsnik Named WCC Player of the Week

The senior centerfielder hit .538 with eight runs, four RBI, and three triples in USD's three game sweep


Toreros End Season with Sweep of Santa Clara

USD knocks off Broncos 6-1, finishes season in second place in WCC


Four Toreros Earn All-Academic Honors

Danielle Mavridis, Dana Prelsnik, and Kylie Ordos named to WCC All-Academic Team, Charly Swanberg earns Honorable Mention


USD vs Fairleigh Dickinson

USD Softball vs Fairleigh Dickinson (3/14/14)


USD vs. St. Mary's

USD softball vs St. Mary's


USD Softball vs. BYU | Mar. 23, 2013

Photos courtesy of Brock Scott,


USD Softball vs. Utah State | Mar. 1, 2013

Photos courtesy of Brock Scott,


USD Softball vs. Santa Clara | 4/14/12

USD Softball vs. Santa Clara | 4/14/12 | Photos courtesy of Brock Scott,

• All-WCC Second Team -2014
• WCC All-Academic Team - 3.39 (2014)
• Team Defensive Player of the Year - 2012 & 2013
• 2nd Team All-PCSC - 2011
• PCSC Commissioner's Honor Roll - 2011, 2012 & 2013
• Team Rookie of the Year - 2011
• Tied for ninth all-time in career runs (98)

Senior (2014): Named to All-WCC Second Team... Hit .297 from the leadoff position while starting all 47 games in centerfield... Led the team and WCC in triples (4)... During WCC play, tied for the most hits and runs scored in the conference... Led team in total bases (63), hits (47), runs (34), walks (10), and triples (4)... Had team-high .483 slugging percentage in WCC play... Her eight doubles tied for the most on the team... Posted a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage to help USD set a school record for fielding percentage (.967)... Named WCC Player of the Week (May 12, 2014)... Led team in total bases (63) and walks (10)... Had five games with three or more hits... At one point, reached base in 15 consecutive games and also had ten game hit streak... Named to WCC All-Academic Team.

Junior (2013): Earned the team's Best Defensive Award... Started all 50 games she appeared in on the year... Hit .301 overall, which was second-best on the team, with two doubles, two triples and seven RBI... Hit a team-best .298 in conference play... Tied her career high in hits by going 4-for-4 vs. Fresno State on Mar. 3...Named to the PCSC Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.40 GPA).

Sophomore (2012): Named the team's Defensive Player of the Year... Started all 45 of USD's games in center field... Hit .228 with a double, two triples and 12 RBI in 136 at bats... Clubbed her first career home run against Utah State (3/2/12)... Was a perfect 3-for-3 in stolen base attempts on the year... Named to the PCSC Commissioner's Honor Roll with a 3.28 GPA.

Freshman (2011): Earned Second Team All-Conference honors with 43 game starts...Lead the team with a .353 batting average...Totaling 42 hits in 119 at bats...Hit 6 doubles and 8 RBI...Scored 29 runs...Earned PCSC Commissioner's Honor Roll with a 3.26 GPA... Had 12 multi-hit games... Recorded a season-high two RBI against Sacramento State (4/9/11 and 4/10/11).

High School: Attended Stevenson High School, earning four varsity letters for head coach Thomas Main... Named first-team All-Mission Trails Athletic League as a sophomore, junior, and senior... Earned first-team All-County honors as a junior and senior and honorable mention All-County recognition during her freshman and sophomore years... All-MTAL honorable mention as a freshman... Named Best Offensive Player as a senior... Led her team to MTAL championships each year of her career while her team went undefeated during her freshman, sophomore, and junior seasons... Won the Sportsmanship Award as a junioras her team took second place in the CCS playoffs... Earned Best Defensive Player honors as a sophomore while helping her team finish second in the CCS playoffs... Won the Coaches Award as a freshman with her teamtaking second in the CCS playoffs... Also lettered four years in basketball, earning Best Defensive Player and all-league honorable mention honors.

Personal: Born August 6, 1992 in Monterey, Calif.... Parents are Steve and Lynne Prelsnik... Chose USD because of the location and the team... Her father playedwaterpolo at the University of Arizona and her sister, Laura, participated in ultimate frisbee also at the University of Arizona.

Major: Sociology

Minor: Psychology

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Toreros lead clinic in local community
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There are plenty perks to being the early bird
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Toreros showed their support and hosted local military members at the men's basketball game
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Football preps for second round of playoffs at NDSU
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Toreros win in first round of playoffs at NAU
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Football travels to NAU for the first round of the FCS Playoffs
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A day to give to Torero Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Twelve
Toreros gear up for last game of conference play
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Eleven
Toreros prep for game day
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Summer Mason
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Video Thumbnail On Saturday We Dominate
Big wins for both USD Football and USD Volleyball Saturday afternoon
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Henry Lander
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Video Thumbnail Football: Week Ten
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Video Thumbnail Halloween Hoopla
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Big day in the weight room for the Toreros
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Recap video of the October 12 fundraiser event
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Coach Fisher and Maya Hood attend media day in Las Vegas
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Men's basketball celebrates the third era of the program
Video Thumbnail Homecoming
Alumni and family gathered together for an eventful Homecoming weekend
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Kristen Gengenbacher
Take a Timeout with the senior setter at her house in South Mission Beach
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Seven
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Video Thumbnail USD Invite: Take a Lap
Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
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