|19 Danielle Romano
As a Redshirt Junior in 2013
Earned Third Team All-Conference USA recognition as a defender ... A team captain ... Appeared in 19 games and made 18 starts while logging 1,744 minutes ... Played center back along the Pirates' defensive line ... Took six shots and tallied five points on one goal and three assists during the season ... Played every minute in 17 of the 19 games in which she played which included four double overtime matches ... Recorded an assist in a 2-0 win against Charlotte (9/29) ... Assisted on a goal at UAB (10/6) ... Notched her third assist of the season on a goal redirected off a corner kick in a 1-0 win over Florida Atlantic (10/20) ... Scored her first-career goal on a penalty kick with five seconds remaining in regulation to help East Carolina clinch its third straight Conference USA tournament berth with a 2-1 win over Middle Tennessee State in the regular-season finale (10/31).
As a Redshirt Sophomore in 2012
Started all 20 games in the Pirate backfield ... Led the team in assists (5), while ranking among the C-USA leaders ... Four of five assists were on corner kicks (3 of 5 were on game-winners) ... Member of a defensive unit that posted 10.0 shutouts (8.0 in C-USA) ... Recorded a career-best two assists against Davidson (8/31) ... Other assists were against ODU (8/22), UTEP (9/21) and Houston (10/5) ... Played every minute in 18 of 20 matches (1843 minutes) ... Key contributor on a defense that held opponents to a 1.15 GAA (0.85 in C-USA) ... Played a career-high 110 minutes three times (Rice, SMU, Tulsa) ... Recorded 12 shots (4 on goal) with multiple shots in three matches ... Tied for fifth on the club with five points ... Named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Named to ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll both semesters.
As a Redshirt Freshman in 2011
Appeared in two games as a reserve during rookie season ... Logged 106 minutes on the pitch ... Made collegiate debut against Southern Miss (10/7) playing five minutes ... Recorded first career start against UAB (10/30) in home finale logging 101 minutes ... Named Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Named to ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll in Fall 2011.
As a Freshman in 2010
Redshirted during initial season with the program ... Received C-USA Academic Medal and named to C-USA Honor Roll ... Named to ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll both semesters.
Fremd High School
Four-year letterman who served as team captain during her senior season ... Two time all-conference and all-area ... Helped team to the 2007 and '09 league championship and state runner-up finishes ... Earned all-state honors as a senior and all-sectional accolades as a junior ... Honor Roll Student.
Intended academic major is sports studies ... Daughter of Marisa and Jim Romano ... Has an older sister (Tonya), who is a senior playing soccer at Milliken (Ill.) University.