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#10 Danielle Rust
  • 5-2 Junior / Defender
  • Naples, Fla. (Barron Collier)

2002: Started 13 matches on the backline for the Gators...Provided assists vs. No. 7 Nebraska and Arkansas...named to Academic All-SEC Honor Roll.

2001: Starter at left back in 11 of her 23 appearances...Named to the SoccerBuzz.com Elite Team of the Week after scoring first collegiate goal to break the scoreless tie vs. SMU early in the second half...Played three complete matches, including the 120 minutes vs. Virginia... Member of the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

2000: Started the first three matches of the season at left back...Tore the anterior cruciate ligament of left knee vs. South Florida...Sat out remainder of the season recovering from surgery and received a redshirt for the season...Member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

1999: Started 13 of the 21 matches played for an average of 50.7 minutes per match - seeing action primarily at defender...Turned in three assists. High School: Four-time all-county team member (1996-99) and a member of the 1997 Southwest Florida Team...Barron Collier High School reached the Florida High School semifinal in 1998...BCHS MVP in 1998.

Club: Five-time member of Florida's Olympic Development Program team (1995-99) plus member of Region III pool in 1996, '98, and '99...Member of the Tampa Bay Heather club team and coached by former UF standout Danielle Fotopoulos...Club team won state crowns in 1997, '98 and '99...Member of championship team at 1998 Orange Bowl tournament...Tampa Bay Heather took third in 1999 Regionals.

Major: Accounting


Rust's Collegiate Statistics
Year GP/GS Min. Shots G (GW) A Pts.
1999 21 / 13 1065 3 0 (0) 3 3
2000 redshirt
2001 23 / 11 1084 2 1 (1) 1 3
2002 19/12 836 0 0(0) 2 2
Totals 62/36 85 5 1 (1) 6 8
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