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  Blake Danaher

Blake Danaher

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mesquite, Texas

High School:
Poteet HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 155

Position:
Midfield/Forward

Birthdate:
09/03/1985

Experience:
4L

Photo Gallery

  • 2006 Academic All-MPSF
  • 2005 Academic All-MPSF
  • 2004 Top Drawer Soccer 3rd Team All-Freshmen

    GENERAL INFORMATION/CAREER
    Primarily used as a forward most of his career, but played some attacking midfield and was very effective...Scored 11 career goals...scored two fo the biggest goals in program history, including the game-winner against No. 1 Indiana in double-overtime as a freshman and the game-winner in overtime against Air Force in 2005 to clinch the MPSF title...two-time Academic All-MPSF honoree...81 career games played is tied for fourth all-time at UNM.

    2007 - SENIOR SEASON
    Saw action in all 19 games with four starts...scored two goals and three assists...took 19 shots in 487 minutes...both goals came against San Jose State, one at home and one on the road.

    2006 - JUNIOR SEASON
    Saw action in 19 of the Lobos' 21 games, starting 13...Scored two goals and two assists on the year...Goals came at UNLV in a 4-1 win and at Cal in a 3-1 loss in the NCAA Tournament...Took 28 shots with 10 on-goal while playing 903 minutes on the year...Academic All-MPSF.

    2005 - SOPHOMORE SEASON
    One of the first attacking players off the bench, seeing action in all 23 games with eight starts...Logged 1,028 minutes which was second among Lobo forwards on the team...Scored two goals and an assist...Clinched the 2005 MPSF title with an overtime goal at home against Air Force...Academic All-MPSF.

    2004 - FRESHMAN SEASON
    Saw action in all 20 games, coming off the bench in each contest...Scored five goals and four assists on the year...Led all MPSF freshmen in scoring, goals and assists...Scored the game-winning goal in UNM's 1-0 victory over No. 1 Indiana on Sept. 19, earning the Offensive MVP of the adidas/Crescent Financial Solutions Invitational...Top Drawer Soccer All-Freshman 3rd Team honors.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Texas Gatorade Player-of-the-Year...Four-year letterman at Poteet HS...Twice led his team to the district championship...Four-time all-district player and player-of-the-year as a senior...2-time THSSCA all-state team member...Co-captain as a senior...Dallas Morning News 1st team all-area forward and All-Mesquite Player of the Year as a senior...Starting point guard for the Poteet freshman basketball team before deciding to concentrate on soccer...Earned All-American scholar honors...Listed as one of the top-100 recruits in the country by Top Drawer Soccer.

    CLUB
    Co-captain of the Solar 86 team...Classic League Grand Champions in 2004, co-champions in 2003...Participated in the 2003 adidas ESP program and was selected to the all-star team...Led the team in assists and was one of the top scorers...Quarterfinalists at the 2004 Dallas Cup and semifinalists at the 2003 Surf Cup and the 2003 State Cup.

    OLYMPIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
    Competed on the North Texas State team from 1998-2002...Participated in regional tournaments while playing for the North Texas State teams.

    PERSONAL
    Born Sept. 3, 1985, Blake is the son of Beverly and Gary Danaher...Has one sister, Brittney (23)...Majoring in University Studies.

  • Wednesday, October 01
    7:00 PM - 
    Men's Soccer
    vs. West Virginia
    Saturday, October 04
    7:00 PM - 
    Men's Soccer
    vs. Florida International
    Wednesday, October 08
    5:00 PM - 
    Men's Soccer
    at Florida Atlantic
    Sunday, October 12
    6:00 PM - 
    Men's Soccer
    vs. Missouri State
    Saturday, October 18
    5:00 PM - 
    Men's Soccer
    at Kentucky
    Saturday, October 25
    7:00 PM - 
    Men's Soccer
    vs. Old Dominion
    Wednesday, October 29
    6:00 PM - 
    Men's Soccer
    at UAB
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