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danielle dakin University of Connecticut 1 4 B I G E A ST P l a y e r s o f t h e Y e a r


44 All-American Selections


8 2 A l l - B I G E A ST S e l e c t i o n s

#2 Danielle Dakin Midfield/Defense Senior Wilbraham, Mass.

Dakin’s Career Highs

Points: 2 (at Marquette, 10/9/09) Goals: 1 (at Marquette, 10/9/09) Assists: 1 (at DePaul, 10/2/11) Shots: 3 (Penn State, 9/5/10)

2011 (Junior Season): Started in all 17 games for the Huskies and played every minute of the 2011 campaign… Registered one point on one assist… Had an assist in a 2-1 victory at DePaul (Oct. 2)… Helped the UConn defense record five shutouts on the season. 2010 (Sophomore Season): Appeared in all 23 games, starting 15... Appeared primarily as a defensive midfielder… Named a Second-Team COSIDA District 1 Academic AllAmerican. 2009 (Freshman Season): Played and started in all 21 games of the season on defense... Helped earn the first shutout of the season against Boston University (Sept. 11) in overtime... Helped the Huskies to two shutouts over Providence and Yale on the weekend of Sept. 18 and 20... Helped to shutout Syracuse (Sept. 27) in a 5-0 victory and Villanova (Oct. 2) in a 1-0 win... Scored the first goal of her collegiate career against Marquette (Oct. 9)... Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team. Before UConn: As a senior midfielder at Minnechaug Regional High School in Wilbraham, Mass was named the 2008 Massachusetts Gatorade Player of the Year and a 2008 NSCAA All-American... Captained her team to the 2008 Division I State Championship and helped her team record a 68-5-10 record during her four year career... Named to the ESPN RISE All-American First Team in 2008... Played for the New England Mutiny of the Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL) and is the youngest player to ever have played for the team... In 2008, helped the Mutiny to the WPSL National Semi-Finals and was named to the All-Tournament team at the WPSL Final Four... In 2007, she was a WPSL National Championship finalist with the Mutiny...Has also participated in the Olympic Development Program for five years as a member of the U-15, U-16, U-17, and U-19 state and regional teams. Personal: Danielle Loni is the daughter of Lonny and Lisa Dakin... an exercise science major... born December 10, 1990. Year 2009 2010 2011 Career

Career Statistics

GP/GS 21/21 23/15 17/17 61/53

Shots 12 19 7 38

G 1 0 0 1

A 0 0 1 1

Pts. 2 0 1 3

GW 0 0 0 0

2012 UConn women’s soccer media guide


2012 UConn Women's Soccer Media Guide  
2012 UConn Women's Soccer Media Guide  

Information and the history of the UConn women's soccer program with biographies on the coaches and athletes