|High School:||Green Hope|
2009 Preseason All-Southern Conference
2008: Was an All-Southern Conference Second Team choice ... also landed on the SoCon All-Freshman Team ... saw action in all 23 games with 21 starts ... was fourth on the team in scoring with 16 points on four goals and eight assists ... her 16 points were good for 10th in the SoCon and her eight assists were second on the team and tied for third in the league ... burst onto the scene with two goals in just her third career game, netting a pair against George Mason on Aug. 29 ... scored the game's only goal in a 1-0 win over No. 15 Santa Clara on Sept. 12 for her first-ever game-winning goal ... had a goal and an assist at Chattanooga (9/26) ... notched a pair of assists against Georgia Southern on Oct. 24.
High school/club: Was the North Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year... a three-time All-Tri-Eight Conference selection ... was also named to the all-region team twice ... captain of her Green Hope High School team her junior and senior seasons ... was named team MVP her sophomore season ... played 12 years for the Capital Area Soccer League (CASL) and led her team to six state championships and three Region III Premier championships ... a member of the North Carolina State Olympic Development Program for six years... helped her team to the state and Region III Premier championships, making it the first women's team in North Carolina to win both titles in the same year... selected to the Region III ODP player pool in 2006 and was a member of the Super-Y National team in 2005.
Personal: Nicole Margaret Danford ... born Sept. 26, 1990, in Johnson City, N.Y. ... daughter of Christopher and Merry Lea Danford ... has two older brothers, Patrick and Ryan ... brother Ryan went to UNCG while Patrick is a senior on the Campbell University men's soccer team... plans to major in exercise science with a concentration in sports medicine.