m-soccer Danny Ankrah Bio - Loyola University Maryland Official Athletic Site

7   Danny Ankrah
Danny Ankrah


Gaithersburg, Md.

High School:
Watkins Mill

Height / Weight:
5-5 / 150


2010 (Senior):Started 12 games and made 16 appearances for the Greyhounds...scored the game-winning goal in a 3-1 win over Adelphi (10/2)... Assisted on a goal in the team's 2-1 win over Quinnipiac (9/11)... Also notched an assist in games against Villanova (9/29) and Saint Peter's (10/10)...

2009 (Junior): Scored three goals and assisted on three others... All three of his goals were game-winners... Recorded an assist on Jamie Darvill's game-winning goal versus Syracuse (9/11)... Scored his first goal of the season against Niagara (10/16)... Had his first shot blocked, but the drove home the rebound in the first half against Iona (10/30) for the eventual game-winner... Had the game-winner, his third of the season, against Fairfield (11/13) in the MAAC Semifinals... Also assisted on the second goal of the game... Sent a long pass to Phil Bannsiter for an assist on his goal in the NCAA College Cup at Maryland (11/19).

2008 (Sophomore): Named to the All-MAAC First Team... Played in all 21 games at outside midfielder, starting the last 19... Scored five goals and had two assists for 12 points, fourth-best on the team... His three game-winners were tied for second-most on the squad... Third on the Greyhounds with 28 shots, posting a .179 shooting percentage... Against Siena (10/19) scored a career-best two goals, scoring the second and third of the Greyhounds' tallies in the 3-nil win, including a pretty far-post effort in the 61st minute... Netted the first goal of the season for Loyola in a 2-nil win over Fordham (8/29)... Late heroics lifted his team to a 1-nil victory over Niagara (10/10) when his weak-side effort found the net in the 89th minute... Also took a season-high four shots against the Purple Eagles.

2007 (Freshman): As a freshman, started all 23 games in the midfield... Scored first career goal in the MAAC Tournament ... Finished season with three points on one goal and one assist.

Before Loyola: Earned three varsity letters for soccer at Watkins Mill... Named an all-state selection senior season... Also earned all-area honors from the Montgomery County Gazette and the Examiner... Played both midfield and defense in high school.

Personal: The son of Kofi and Emelia Ankrah... Born in Gaithersburg, Md... Has one older brother, Samuel... Also has two younger siblings, Elizabeth and Jude.

Ankrah's Career Statistics

Year GP GS G A Pts Sh Sh% SOG SOG% GW PK-Att
2007 23 23 1 1 3 26 .038 7 .269 0 0-0
2008 21 19 5 2 12 28 .179 11 .393 3 0-0
2009 19 8 3 3 9 26 .115 8 .308 3 0-0
2010 16 12 1 3 5 27 .037 7 .259 1 0-0
Career 79 62 10 9 29 107 .093 33 .308 7 0-0