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Danielle Hale
Danielle Hale


Cleveland, Ohio

High School:

Last College:
Ohio University



Junior Season (2009): Played in 13 game for Louisville, starting in two... Scored goals against Bryant, Longwood and Notre Dame... Added an assist against Rutgers... Picked up six ground balls... Also had three draw controls and five caused turnovers... Picked up three ground balls and caused three turnovers against Manhattan.

Sophomore Season (2008): Played in 10 games and earned one start in the Cards' 19-3 win over Robert Morris... Scored three goals, including a career-best two in the Cards' 16-10 win over Cincinnati... Her fi rst goal against UC was the eventual gamewinner for the Cards... Had a shooting percentage of .500 making three of six shots... Added one ground ball, one draw control and one caused turnover.

Prior to U of L: Played one season at Ohio University before transferring to Louisville after the program at OU was discontinued... Played in eight games and scored two goals in 2006 for the Bobcats.

High School: Earned four varsity letters in lacrosse for coach Gary Nash at Magnificat... In 2005, she was First Team All-Ohio, Plain Dealer Player of the Week, Magnificat High School MVP and Attacker of the Year... Also named Attacker of the Year in 2004... Also earned Darby Corna Award in 2004... School record holder for most goals in a season with 61, most goals in a career with 114, most goals in a game with seven and draw controls in a season... Was also team captain... Also earned two varsity letters in field hockey for coach Shelly Brewer... Named team captain and Defender of the Year in 2005.

Personal: Born on July 2, 1987... Daughter of Dorothy and Alan Hale... Has two siblings: Jessica (23) and AJ (17)... Majoring in sport administration with a minor in communications... Sister Jessica competed in college lacrosse at Mercy Hurst College... Cousin, James Shoeber wrestled for Ohio State... Another cousin, William Shoeber, played football at Wooster College.

Q&A with Danielle: Her post-college ambition is to work in professional sports... The greatest infl uence on her athletic career has been her older sister Jessica... LeBron James is the athlete she most admires... What impresses her most about Coach Young is her passion for the sport... Hobbies include shopping... Favorite movie is Old School... Favorite TV shows are Entourage, I love New York, and Rock of Love... Favorite food is cheesecake... Favorite class is sports marketing... Favorite pro team is the Cleveland Cavaliers... The person she would most like to meet is President Obama... The best description of her would be friendly and personable... Her best advice about sports ever received was if you leave it all on the fi eld you will have no regrets... Most people don't know that she has two different colored eyes... She would have Kate Hudson play her in a movie... If she could have dinner with three people (living or deceased), it would be Jen, Mike, and Roxanne Heup... She chose U of L because of the amazing community support... The best part of being an athlete to her is being surrounded by family all the time... She realized she was good at lacrosse when she made varsity as a freshman... If she won the lottery she would take a trip around the world... The strangest thing to happen to her in a game is being stung by a bee... Favorite place ever visited is New York City... Her favorite season is summer.

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