Women's Soccer
Danielle Fitzgerald - Women's Soccer - University of Kentucky Athletics 3


  • height 5-1
  • class Junior
  • High school Oakton

2014 (Junior): Started three matches on the back line at right back for Kelly Novak … Had the assist on the GWG to Michaela Dooley at Louisville for her first-career point … Has appeared in six of the Wildcats seven matches … Also valuable in late-game situations as a forward … Started against Arkansas in opening match … Had firstcareer shot on goal at Arkansas … Took a shot at Missouri … Has appeared in 13 matches … Played 18 minutes in NCAA Tournament.

2013 (Sophomore): Has appeared in 10 games … Saw action in first three SEC matches … Earned first two career starts against West Virginia and Auburn … Played in the second half inUK’s 3-1 win over LSU.

2012 (Freshman): Appeared in six games, including her first SEC game at Arkansas and on the road at Ole Miss.

Pre College:Committed to Kentucky based off of the coaches, team members, and great academics … Native of Fairfax, Va., and born in Oklahoma City, Okla. … Played her high school soccer at Oakton High School, while playing for the Herndon Firecats in the club season under the direction of Nadir Moumen … Club team was part of the Virginia State Cup Champions in 2010 and 2011, as well as Virginia Runners-up in 2006 and 2008 … Led Oakton to the Virginia state semifinals in her freshman and sophomore years, while advancing to the district championships in 2010 … Named all-district in 2009 and 2010, while also being tabbed as a Washington Post All-Met honorable mention in 2010 … An all-state track athlete in 2009 and all-district in 2010 … Earned the honors of 1st team All-District (co-player of the year), 1st team All-Region, and 2nd team All-Met … An All-Region athlete in track and field … Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and is the daughter of Daryl and Cheryl Fitzgerald … Plans to major in kinesiology.

Fitzgerald Q&A:

What person from history would you like to have lunch with? Isaac Newton. We need to discuss how and why he discovered Physics.

Who is your favorite athlete that doesn’t play soccer? Lolo Jones

What was your favorite TV shows growing up? Rocket Power, Boy Meets World, Proud Family

If you could choose a superpower, what would it be? I would read minds

What song is currently now playing on your iPod? PYT- Michael Jackson

Who was your favorite player to watch at this summer’s World Cup? Julie Johnston

What’s your go-to movie? I’m a sucker for a good rom-com

What is something that really annoys you on an everyday basis? When drivers don’t use their turn signals

What country would you want to live in if you weren’t an American citizen? Italy

What player on the team is the best follow on Twitter? @ojester. I hear she’s a “Twitter Machine”

What is one food that there is not enough money in the world that you would try? The brains, eyeballs, and other animal organs they used to eat on Fear Factor come to mind

What would your teammates be surprised to know about you?  I think they know pretty much everything

What is your most prized possession? The quilt my Grandmother made me for high school graduation

What is your guilty midnight snack? Fruit Snacks…the obsession is real

How many pair of shoes do you think you own without looking in your closet? The number may be higher than I’d like, but hey, iftheshoeFitz…

What station is always on your TV?  ABC (Shondaland), TLC, ESPN

Do you have an iPhone or Android? iPhone

Who is the smartest person you know?  My mom, she knows the answer to any and every question I’ve ever asked

Who is the funniest player on the team? Allie Gorgol no doubt

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