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Dani Henry

  • position Forward/defender
  • height 5-4
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Avondale, Pa.
  • High school Padua Academy
  • position Forward/defender
  • height 5-4
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Avondale, Pa.
  • High school Padua Academy

Dani Henry Bio

2012: Team captain, started all 21 matches of the season as a defender…assisted on the game-winning goal against Georgia for the Gamecocks’ first win in SEC play…added a shot against ECU (9/9)… played on a backline that limited Vanderbilt, Georgia, Tennessee, LSU and Ole Miss to only 17 shots on goal in 470 minutes of action during a five-game stretch…named to the 2012 Madness SEC Women’s Soccer All-Conference Team.

2012-13 Gamecock Spotlight Video

2011 – Started all 23 games on the backline, the first 18 at right back and the last five at left back … Earned first career point with an assist on the game-winning goal at Clemson (9/9) … Registered one shot against Mississippi State (10/14) … Named to Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week after helping lead Gamecock backline to back-to-back shutouts on the road at Mississippi State and Ole Miss (10/16) … Was third on the team in total minutes played, averaging 85 minutes per game for the SEC’s top-ranked defense … Team led the SEC regular season in nearly every major defensive category, including goals allowed (9), goals against average (0.79), shots on goal allowed (53) and points allowed (25) … Part of a backline that limited seven of 11 SEC opponents to four shots on goal or less. 2010 – Started all 25 games at center back … Registered one shot against Furman (9/12) … Averaged 90 minutes per game on the year for the nation’s 17th-ranked defense … Team led the SEC regular season in every major defensive category including shutouts, goals allowed, goals against average, shots allowed and points allowed … Part of a backline that limited opponents to four shots on goal or less in a record 11 consecutive games … Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll. 2009 – Played in 16 matches … Registered three shots … Saw most extensive action against South Alabama (9/20) with 53 minutes.

2008 – Did not play and redshirted due to a preseason leg injury.

PRE-COLLEGE – Named Top 150 national recruit by Soccer Buzz … Four-time All-State selection, including three First Team honors … Two-time First Team All-Catholic Conference selection … High school team ranked state-best No. 5 nationally … Two-time state champions … Played for Kirkwood Blue Monkeys club team as a nine-year starter … Six-year member of Delaware ODP team … National Pool Player in (07,08) … Four-time Regional Team Pool Player (2003, 2005-08) … Member of Region I: Brazil International Team from 2007-08 … Participated in National Development Camp (2007-08) and Adidas ESP Camp (June 2007) … Named to Adidas ESP camp All-Star team … Starter for Regional team that won Orange Classic Tournament championship (2006) … Club team was six-time state champions … Also lettered in track as a sprinter … Qualified for Penn Relays … State Indoor track team champions in 2005 and finalist in 2006 … Named a high school Who’s Who member.

PERSONAL – Full name is Danielle Monique Henry … Majoring in exercise science with a minor in psychology … Hobbies include running, reading and art … Chose USC over UNCW, Maryland and Penn State, … Favorite athletes include Thierry Henry, Joy Fawcett, Messi, Ronaldinho and Mia Hamm … Has two older siblings … Born October 24, 1990 … Parents are George and Carmilia Henry.

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