Danielle Frank, a four-year letterwinner as a goalkeeper at CMU, enters her third season as part of the Chippewas’ coaching staff. She works primarily with CMU’s goalkeepers.
Frank is in her second season as an assistant coach. She works primarily with the squad’s goalkeepers. Under Frank’s guidance last season, Melinda Curran emerged as CMU’s top goalie and she closed the year going. After a slow start, the junior started the team’s final 12 matches, going 7-5 with a 1.82 goals-against average, .732 save percentage and three shutouts. Curran’s strong performance to close out the season earned her a spot on the Mid-American Conference All-Tournament team.
Frank served as an undergraduate volunteer assistant in 2007. Her work with Louise Gericke helped her earn All-MAC second team honors as a freshman in 2007.
Frank worked with 24 goalkeepers at the 2008 Syracuse Field Hockey camp, as well as the 2007 and 2008 Utica College Field Hockey Camp. She also worked the 2005 East Coast Field Hockey Camp as an assistant goalkeeper coach.
As a Chippewa student-athlete, Frank appeared in 78 games between the pipes, starting 70. She made 450 saves, allowing 176 goals in 5245:52 of action for a career 2.35 goals-against average and .719 save percentage. She earned first team All-MAC accolades as a senior, playing nearly every minute between the pipes for CMU that season. She registered a 2.51 goals-against average and a .705 save percentage while knocking aside 141 shots in her final season.
Frank earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from CMU in 2008.
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