Dana began her collegiate career at UC Davis before playing her final 3 seasons at Loyola Marymount University. She was an All-PCSC Coastal Division Second Team selection… 3-time PCSC Coastal Division Pitcher of the Week. Dana attended Glendora High School where she was a four-year letter winner, two-time first-team All-Sierra League selection, and posted an ERA below 1.00 in her final three seasons. Dana helped lead Glendora to two runner-up finishes in the CIF-Southern Section playoffs in 2008 and 2009. As a senior, she was named San Gabriel Valley Player of the Year, First Team All-CIF Division III, and Second Team All-California… received Academic All-League honors three times. Dana also pitched at the ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City at 18 Gold Nationals.