Danielle dos Santos

Danielle dos Santos


Campinas, Brazil

High School:
Alves Aranha

Last College:
Lincoln Memorial University




Hats Off to UCF Women's Soccer's 5-0 Win

Coleman nets Knights' first hat trick in six years as UCF shuts out UNF

2008: Selected to the NSCAA All-Southeast Region and C-USA All-Tournament Teams...Also named to the NSCAA/adidas Women's College Scholar All-America Third Team...Ranked in fourth place in C-USA with 21 points, as well as in sixth by registering eight goals...Also added five assists and one game-winner...Took 46 shots with 27 of them on target in 23 games played and 14 starts...Picked up the game-winner against No. 17 Illinois, and earned an assist vs. Marshall...In the final 11 matches of the season, made 10 starts and had seven goals and four assists for 18 points...Played all 108 minutes of a double-overtime win at Colorado College...Scored against UTEP and Rice, then in three-straight contests vs. Tulsa, Southern Miss and in the C-USA Championship vs. Rice...Delivered UCF's first and third goals in a 3-1 NCAA Tournament victory over Miami.

2007: Voted as the C-USA Newcomer of the Year by tying for fourth with 12 points and seventh with four goals in league games...Finished the season with 13 overall points off four goals and five assists, while recording 23 shots and 12 shots on goal...Played in 22 matches on the year with one start...Credited with an assist in a win over Marshall and at Tulsa...Came off the bench to become the first Knight since 2002 to register a hat trick and also had two assists for a total of eight points at SMU, which fell just one shy of tying the C-USA record and two short of matching the UCF mark for points in a game...Named C-USA Offensive Player of the Week and to the Soccer Buzz National Elite Team of the Week for her performance vs. the Mustangs...Connected for a goal against Southern Miss, and had an assist against Auburn in the NCAA Tournament First Round.

PRIOR TO UCF: Came to the Knights after two seasons with Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tenn....Scored 12 goals and added six assists for 30 points in 13 matches before being sidelined with an injury in 2006...Scored a goal in the first five matches of the season...Tallied three assists against Salem International...Cranked out four goals and a helper for nine points vs. Cumberland (Ky.)...Collected a hat trick vs. Lander...Despite the shortened season, was named to the 2006 Daktronics All-Southeast Region Second Team...In 2005, started all 20 matches, hitting the back of the net 24 times while chipping in eight assists for 56 points...Finished with 95 shots, 61 of which were on goal...Posted at least one point in 14 of 20 games...Also had five game-winners...Notched a hat trick vs. Columbus State and Delta State...Scored four times vs. Christian Brothers...Racked up five points against Oakland City and Harding...Received recognition as the 2005 Gulf South Conference Eastern Division Freshman of the Year as well as first-team all-south region and second-team All-America honors from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Daniel Aparecido Rangel dos Santos and Valdeci Aparecida da Silva...Major is undecided.

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