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Daniel Wasson
7   Daniel Wasson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Colorado Springs, Colo.

High School:
Liberty

Last College:
United States Air Force Academy

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 170

Position:
Midfield

Birthdate:
06/16/1984

Experience:
1L


TULSA -- A returning letterwinner and starter . . . has started 58 of 60 career games and boasts career numbers of 27 goals and 11 assists for 65 points . . . has nine career game-winning goals and three career hat tricks . . . a three-time all-conference selection (MPSF, 2nd, 2002; MPSF, 1st, 2003; MVC, 1st, 2004) and two-time member of the all-region team (all-Far West, 2nd, 2003; all-Midwest, 2nd, 2004).

SUMMER OF 2005 -- Played for the Chicago Fire Premier, a member of the Premier Development League (PDL) in the United Soccer Leagues.

JUNIOR (2004) -- Started in all 23 games and registered four goals and four assists for 12 points . . . ranked third on the team in goals and scoring and fourth for assists . . . named to the all-MVC first team and to the all-Midwest Region second team . . . named to the Microtel Inn & Suites/Golden Hurricane Classic all-tournament team . . . named the team's Defensive Player of the Year . . . began the season as a midfielder and moved to defender late in the season . . . helped anchor a Tulsa defense that produced three shutouts and led the team to a 6-2-2 record as a defender . . . chalked up game winning goals against Kentucky and Oral Roberts, and scored one goal and earned an assist against Vanderbilt . . . tallied one score against Western Kentucky . . . collected one assist each against Southwest Missouri State (10/22), Evansville and Bradley . . . named Tulsa's "Man of the Match" against Vanderbilt and Evansville.

PRIOR TO TULSA -- Was a two-year letterwinner at Air Force . . . started 35 of 37 career games . . . registered 23 goals and seven assists for 53 career points and posted seven game-winning goals in two seasons . . . as a sophomore in 2003, completed the season ranked fourth nationally in scoring (2.0) and also ranked third in the country for goals scored . . . notched three hat tricks on the year and set a school record for consecutive hat tricks, scoring three goals in back-to-back games against Marquette and Drury, and concluded the season with five game-winning goals . . . named the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) Player of the Week twice and was selected as the National Student-Athlete of the Week by College Sports Television on Oct. 12 . . . led the MPSF in scoring and was named first-team all-conference, and also picked up All-Far West Region second team honors as a sophomore . . . was named to the all-conference second team and was also selected to two regular season all-tournament teams and to the MPSF all-tournament squad as a freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL -- A four-year letterwinner in soccer at Liberty High School . . . was an All-America selection during his senior season and was also selected as the Colorado Gatorade Player of the Year . . . completed his career as a four-time member of the all-state and all-league teams and was a two-time member of the all-Colorado team . . . tallied 14 goals and seven assists for 35 points and led LHS to a state title as a senior, and to a state runner-up finish as a junior.

PERSONAL -- A finance major . . . born June 15, 1984 . . . one of four children of Britt and Patti Wasson . . . named to the TU Athletic Director's Honor Roll as a junior . . . his sister Heidi graduated from TU in 2004 and was a member of the Tulsa women's soccer team in 2000.

Wasson's Career Totals
Year G-GS Shots Goals Asts Pts
*2002 19-18 57 6 5 17
*2003 18-17 65 17 2 36
2004 23-23 35 4 4 12
Totals 60-58 157 27 11 65
* Indicates totals at Air Force