Born in Chehalis, Wash. ... son of Mike and Tracey Cox ... has two brothers, Kevin and Brian ... cousin of K.C. Herren, a former UW signee who currently plays in the Texas Rangers organization ... would like to major in business.
2006 (Freshman) - Claimed the starting shortstop position from the beginning of his freshman year, starting 52 of the Huskies' 61 games there ... started all but one Pac-10 game at shortstop ... committed just four errors in 102 chances in conference play, good for an outstanding .961 fielding percentage ... started career going 2-for-4 opening day, notching first career hit, a single, in second AB ... hit safely in first four games ... recorded first double Feb. 20 at CS Northridge, going 1-for-2 with three walks that day ... 3-for-5 with an RBI March 10 vs. Santa Clara ... 5-for-13 with three RBI in Arizona State series ... first career homer was a solo shot Apr. 13 vs. Brigham Young ... 3-for-10 with three RBI in BYU series ... doubled in back-to-back games April 25 vs. St. Martin's and April 28 vs. Arizona ... 3-for-5 with a double May 13 vs. Stanford ... played for the Bend (Ore.) Elks during the summer.
W.F. West High School
Played four seasons on the varsity under coach Tom Zuber, captaining the team as a senior ... after sitting out his junior year due to injury, batted .438 with 28 runs batted in and 10 doubles as a senior ... hit .489 with 24 RBI as a sophomore and .341 with 14 RBI as a freshman ... first-team all-league as a sophomore and senior, and also won team MVP honors both those seasons ... first-team all-state as a senior ... won his team's "Big Stick" and "Gold Glove" awards as both a sophomore and senior ... also earned three football letters and two basketball letters ... first-team all-league wide receiver in 2003 ... graduated with a 3.75 grade point average ... drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 34th round of the 2005 draft.
DANNY COX'S CAREER BATTING STATISTICS: Year Avg. G/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI Slg% BB HBP SO OB% SF SH SB/A 2006 .258 53/52 159 27 41 6 0 1 11 .314 25 9 38 .389 0 4 6/10