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#18 Dena "D" Floyd
  • 5-7 Senior / Midfielder/Defender
  • Midlothian, Va. (Midlothian)

2003: Tri-captain...National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Southeast Region third team member...Started every match of the 2003 season...Scored on two penalty kicks against Southern Cal including the game winner...Registered a shot and an assist against Missouri...Converted on five penalty kicks this season...Played 22 complete matches this season...Turned in career-high numbers for goals (six), assists (four) and points (16) this season...Contributed two assists in Southeastern Conference semifinal win vs. Georgia...Member of the first-ever SEC Soccer Good Works team...Scored lone goal in 1-1 tie against Tennessee in SEC Championship match while playing entire 110 minutes...Shared the 2004 Tracy Caulkins Award at UF Commencement ceremonies as the top graduating female student-athlete...Her 97 career matches ranks her second all-time...6930 minutes played is 8th all-time.

2002: Started every match of the 2002 season...Averaged 84.5 minutes per match...Recorded two assists vs. Connecticut...Scored game-winning goal vs. Nebraska...Named Southeastern Conference Player of the Week Sept. 9 and was named to the Soccer America Team of the Week on Sept. 11...Scored another goal against then defending NCAA champion Santa Clara...Had a season-high three shots vs. LSU...turned in UF's first goal vs. No. 20 Clemson.

2001: Started first game of the season in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Tournament against UCLA...Appeared in every match of the 2001 season...Hit first collegiate goal vs. Mississippi State...Scored another goal just before halftime in the NCAA First Round vs. UCF...Also registered four assists in 2001, including two in the SEC Tournament and one in the second round of the NCAA Tournament against Georgia.

2000: As a true freshman, started in 18 of the 24 matches, including the last six...Spent later portion of season at midfield...75.7 minutes per match put her among the team leaders in that category.

High School: Virginia All-State Team member in 2000 (first) and 1999 (second)...1998-00 All-Central Region Team...1998-00 All-Dominion District first team...Richmond Times-Dispatch Metro first team in 1999 and '00...Led Midlothian High School in assists 1997-00, points in 1999 and goals in 2000...Member of Dominion District and regular-season championship teams in 1997, '99 and '00...2000 Dominion District Player of the Year...High school MVP in 1999 and '00...Coached by Eric Robinson.

Club: Five-year member of Virginia's Olympic Development Program state team...Member of the 1999 Virginia State champion Under 18 team...Club team reached Central Region and State Quarterfinal in 1999...Member of Team America Elite Soccer Club and coached by Hank Leung.

Major: Criminology


Floyd's Collegiate Statistics
Year GP/GS Min. Shots G (GW) A Pts.
2000 24/18 1816 9 0 (0) 0 0
2001 26/2 1033 15 2 (0) 4 8
2002 22/22 1858 17 3 (1) 2 8
2003 25/25 2223 43 6 (1) 4 16
Totals 97/ 67 6930 84 11 (2) 10 32
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