Danny Gelalich
Outfielder 3
215 lbs.
La Verne, 
Last School
Bonita High School
Roster Years
2016 | 2019-2021


  • Parents are Greg and Karyn
  • Married BYU soccer player Josie Guinn in July 2020
  • Majoring in psychology
  • Brother Jeff played baseball for UCLA 2010-12 and in the Cincinnati Reds organization
  • Brother Matt played baseball for Pepperdine

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Bonita High School where he was coached by John Knott
  • Won Gold Glove Award in 2014 and 2015
  • Was both defensive player and athlete of the year for Bonita
  • First team all-league in 2014 and second team in 2015
  • Set career (46) and season (32) records for stolen bases at Bonita
  • Had a career batting average of .303 and a .404 on base percentage
  • Was league offensive MVP, all-league on defense and All-CIF offense as a senior in football
  • Was all-league both on offense and defense in football as a junior
  • Played in Dodger Stadium as a freshman for the CIF championships
  • Recruited by UCLA and UC-Irvine


  • McAllen , Texas
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2016

  • WCC Commissioner's Bronze Honor Roll
  • Used mainly as a pinch runner
  • Scored a run at Pepperdine, as did his brother who played for the Waves in same game
Sophmore Year 2019

  • WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention
  • Played in 43 games with 37 starts, batting .328 with 34 runs, 44 hits, 10 doubles, two triples, a home run, 16 RBIs, five walks, 16 HBP and five stolen bases
  • His 16 HBP in a season are second-most in program history
  • Missed a few games after suffering a shoulder injury running into the center field wall after making a catch
  • Hit a grand slam - his first career home run - at Utah in the eighth inning to break a 2-2 tie and propel BYU to victory, finishing with three hits and five RBIs
  • Went 3-for-3 with a double, three runs, three HBP and two RBIs in a win vs. San Francisco
  • Started the year on a five-game hit streak in his first action back from a church mission
  • Had a hit in 15 of the last 16 games of the year
Junior Year 2020

  • WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention
  • Played in 13 of 16 games with eight starts in the outfield in the Covid shortened season.
  • Totaled three hits, three runs, two RBI, a double and three walks
Senior Year 2021

  • WCC Commissioner’s Silver Honor Roll, 2021
  • Nominated for WCC Player of the Week on March 23
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year