Meet Tooly

​Danielle O'Toole grew up in Upland, CA and began playing softball at age 4 and pitching at age 8. She started her collegiate career at San Diego State (2012-2014) and pitched over 400 innings winning 2 conference championships and 2 NCAA Regional appearances. Tooly transferred to the University of Arizona (2014-2017) where she pitched over 400 innings, reached Super Regionals twice, won a Pac-12 Championship in 2017, and was a 1st Team NCAA All-American. She was a member of Team USA in 2017 & 2018, was a Gold & Silver medalist in the Pan-Am Qualifier, World Champs, and the International Cup. In 2019 she joined Team Mexico and qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. In September of 2020 she joined Athletes Unlimited for its first season. 

In July, 2021 - Tooly competed in the Tokyo Olympics and pitched 17 innings. Months later she was playing in her second season with Athletes Unlimited.

 

Danielle currently resides in LA, CA and is a pitching coach for Cal State Fullerton. 

Awards & Accolades

2021

  • Tokyo Olympics

  • Athletes Unlimited Season 2

2020

  • Athletes Unlimited Inaugural Season

2019

  • Mexico Olympic Team

  • International Cup Participant

  • Pan-American Games Participant

  • Olympic Qualifier 1st Place 

  • NPF - Chicago Bandit

2018

  • U.S.A. Women's National Team Member

  • World Cup Gold Medalist

  • International Cup Gold Medalist

  • NPF - Chicago Bandit

2017

  • U.S.A. Women's National Team Member

  • World Cup Silver Medalist

  • Pan-American Qualifier Gold Medalist

  • NFCA 

    • First Team All American​

    • Pac-12 Pitcher of the Year

    • USA Softball Player of the Year Top 10 Finalist

    • All Pac-12 First Team

    • All NFCA West Region First Team

    • Pac-12 All-Defensive Team

    • NPF Draft Round 2 | #8 | Chicago Bandits

    • Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention

    • ESPN Preseason Top 25 Players

    • NFCA Player of the Week 

    • USA Softball Pitcher of the Week

    • ESPNW Player of the Week

    • 2x Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week

2016

  • NFCA

    • All Pac-12 First Team

    • Pac-12 All-Defensive Team

    • NFCA All-West Region First Team

    • 4x Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week

2014

  • NFCA

    • Mountain West Pitcher of the Year​

    • Mountain West All-Defensive Team

    • First Team All-Mountain West

    • Second Team NFCA All-West Region

2013

  • NFCA

    • Mountain West Pitcher of the Year​

    • Mountain West All-Defensive Team

    • First Team All-Mountain West

    • Second Team NFCA All-West Region

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