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20 Questions With Dani Gilmore

Jan 20, 2014

It’s almost time for softball season, and to get ready for Oregon State’s 2014 campaign, the Beavers have answered 20 questions about themselves. Today you can get to know Dani Gilmore. Oregon State will open the year at the Kajikawa Classic in Tempe, Ariz. on Feb. 6.

1.       What is your favorite dessert?

Strawberry Shortcake

2.       What is your favorite sport other than softball?


3.       What is your favorite place to hang out in Corvallis?

Buffalo Wild Wings

4.       What is the best class you have taken so far?

Field Production

5.       Who did you most admire as a child?

My parents

6.       What song is playing on your ipod right now?

Sam Cooke – Change is Gonna Come

7.       What is your dream car?

1967 Fastback Mustang

8.       What is your pregame ritual?

I pitch to a teammate

9.       Do you have any gameday superstitions?

My hair has to be straight.

10.   What was the best moment you’ve had as an Oregon State softball player so far?

Sweeping Arizona last season

11.   Which road-trip are you most looking forward to this season and why?

All the trips to Southern California, because my family gets to go.

12.   What is your favorite candy?

Wild Berry Skittles

13.   What is your ideal vacation destination?


14.   If you were stranded on a desert island and you could only bring three items, what would you bring and why?

Fresh water, fire and Ya Garcia to keep me company.

15.   What is your favorite movie of all time?

A Beautiful Mind

16.   How would your teammates describe you?


17.   What is the best meal you cook?


18.   What was your favorite class in high school?


19.   What is your favorite hobby?

Making up games (throwing games, hitting games, etc.)

20.   What is your goal for the season?

To stay healthy


Complete preseason schedule:

Jan. 14 – 20 questions with Natalie Hampton

Jan. 15 – 20 questions with Kylie Padilla

Jan. 16 – 20 questions with Isabelle Batayola

Jan. 17 – 20 questions with Amee Aarhus

Jan. 18 – 20 questions with Alexis Gonzalez

Jan. 19 – 20 questions with Sarah Shadinger

Jan. 20 – 20 questions with Dani Gilmore

Jan. 21 – 20 questions with Bailee Niehus

Jan. 22 – 20 questions with Alleyah Armendariz

Jan. 23 – 20 questions with Kiki Pepi

Jan. 24 – 20 questions with Alex Boyd

Jan. 25 – 20 questions with Kori Nishitomi

Jan. 26 – 20 questions with Melanie Dembinski

Jan. 27 – 20 questions with Amanda Najdek

Jan. 28 – 20 questions with Kylee Crape

Jan. 29  – 20 questions with CJ Chirichigno

Jan. 30 – 20 questions with Christie Langlois

Jan. 31 – 20 questions with Ya Garcia

Feb. 1 – 20 questions with Hannah Bouska

Feb. 6 – Season Opener