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- Danielle Blair
Danielle Blair

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

High School:
Pope John Paul II HS

Height:
5-2

Position:
Defender

Birthdate:
06/16/1988

Experience:
3VL



SENIOR SEASON (2009)
Started 21 matches ... had one goal against No. 20 UCF, the team's first in C-USA play ... earned the C-USA Spirit of Service Award ... named an ESPN the Magazine Academic All-American ... also received C-USA All-Academic First Team honors.

JUNIOR SEASON (2008)
Started every game at defender for the Blazers ... took a total of nine shots on the year, including three shots-on-goal ... maintained her outstanding academic performance by earning the C-USA Academic Medal and a spot on the league's Commissioner's Honor Roll for the third straight year ... was also honored as a member of the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District IV women's soccer first team by CoSIDA.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007)
Played in 18 games as a sophomore, starting in 12 of those contests at defender ... tallied an assist in UAB's 2-1 loss to Samford ... had four shots during the season, including three on goal (.750) ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and earned the conference's Academic Medal ... also earned a spot on ESPN The Magazine's Academic All-District IV women's soccer third team, as voted on by CoSIDA.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2006)
Saw action in 14 games as a true freshman, starting in 13 of those matches ... scored the first goal of her collegiate career in UAB's 3-1 win over Rice ... her academic acievements were recognized by being named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll, as well as being awarded the C-USA Academic Medal.

HIGH SCHOOL
A multi-sport athlete at Pope John Paul II Catholic Secondary School, she participated in soccer, basketball, volleyball and track and field ... played with the U18 Canadian National Team and the National Training Centre of Ontario for coaches Bryan Rosenfeld and Jens Kramer ... also a member of the U14-U16 Ontario Provincial team and was on the National All-Star Champions team in 2004 ... played club soccer with the Vaughn Azzurri 88's for coach Gerry Gentile ... a member of the 2005 Canada Cup champion, the York Region Lady Shooters.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Danielle Rachel Blair ... born June 16, 1988 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada ... daughter of John Blair and Sharon Blair ... double majoring in management and marketing.