|High School:||Green Hope|
2011: Appeared in 10 conference contests with one start…saw a season-high 49 minutes at Western Carolina (Oct. 21)…appeared in the final five contests of the regular season…was part of a defense that posted three shutouts…an Academic All-Southern Conference performer
2010: Made 15 appearances with 10 starts, missing several games with injury … was a preseason All-Southern Conference selection … scored two points on two assists … assisted on goals in back-to-back games, against Georgia Southern (10/1) and Davidson (10/3) … started UNCG’s last six contests, playing every minute of the last three … earned Academic All-Southern Conference honors for the second straight year … made the Dean’s List and Chancellor’s List both semesters.
2009: Played in UNCG’s final 17 games after missing the first three with injury … started nine matches, including the final eight … scored six points on two goals and two assists … scored against High Point on Sept. 17 and Western Carolina on Oct. 8 … assisted on UNCG’s lone goal in a 2-1 loss at Davidson (10/2) and on the game-winner against The Citadel (10/25) … was an Academic All-Southern Conference selection … made the Dean’s List and Chancellor’s List both semesters.
2008: Was an All-Southern Conference Second Team selection … 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 … was on the Dean’s List both semesters and the Chancellor’s List in the spring.
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 HS 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 played soccer at Campbell … majoring in nursing.