Danielle Johnson

4
Defender
  •  5'5"
  •  11-17-1987
  •  Baton Rouge, LA
  •  Melbourne Victory
 

PROFILE
Johnson, 24, comes to Vancouver after most recently playing for Melbourne Victory during the 2011-12 season of Australia’s Westfield W-League, starting all 10 of her appearances. Prior to her time in Australia, Johnson played for Sky Blue FC of Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS). The Baton Rouge, Louisiana, native was originally drafted 35th overall by Sky Blue in the 2010 WPS Draft and went on to start 11 of her 13 appearances from 2010 to 2011. In 2008 and 2009, Johnson suited up for USL W-League club Ottawa Fury, scoring one goal while starting 24 of her 26 appearances.

From 2006 to 2009, Johnson competed for the University of Mississippi in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), where she became the first player in school history to earn All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) and All-Region honours in each of her four years, while her 81 career starts rank fourth all-time in Ole Miss program history.

AUSTRALIAN WESTFIELD W-LEAGUE
2012-2011: Johnson most recently playing for Melbourne Victory during the 2011-12 season of Australia’s Westfield W-League, starting all 10 of her appearances.

WOMEN'S PROFESSIONAL SOCCER
2011: The defender started seven of her six appearances for Sky Blue FC. 2010: Johnson was originally drafted 35th overall by Sky Blue FC in the 2010 WPS Draft and started five of her six appearances.

UNITED SOCCER LEAGUES W-LEAGUE
2009: Johnson appeared in 14 games for the Fury in the 2009 season. 2008: The defender appeared in 12 games for the Fury while tallying a goal.

COLLEGE
Johnson attended the University of Mississippi from 2006 to 2009. As a member of the Rebels, she became the first player in school history to earn All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) and All-Region honours in each of her four years, while her 81 career starts rank fourth all-time in Ole Miss program history.