Women's Lacrosse


Molly  Danko
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Molly Danko


Baltimore, Md.

High School:
The Bryn Mawr School





Men's Lacrosse Places 35, Women's Lacrosse 30, on Big East All-Academic Team

Pioneers earn postseason academic awards for 2016-17 season


[13/13] Pioneers Sink Commodores, 17-4

Senior Ellie Knott sets new DU single-season draw controls record in win


An 11-0 [15/14] Denver Run Sends Pioneers Past UC Davis

Pioneers top Aggies 16-6; extend program-best start to 5-0

Career Highs:

  • Goals: 2, four times, last vs. Cincinnati (4/28/17)
  • Assists: 1, four times, last at California (2/10/17)
  • Points: 2, four times, last vs. Cincinnati (4/28/17)
  • Shots: 4, once, vs. Saint Mary’s (3/30/16)
  • Ground Balls: 2, once, vs. Fairfield (3/13/16)
  • Draw Controls: 1, once, vs. Stanford (4/3/15)
  • Caused Turnovers: 2, once, vs. Saint Mary’s (3/30/14)


  • Appeared in 14 games, making one start
  • Totaled eight goals and one assist for nine points
  • Tied her career-best two goals and two points on four separate occasions (Feb. 24 vs. UC Davis, Apr. 5 vs. Butler, Apr. 12 vs. Vanderbilt and Apr. 28 vs. Cincinnati)


  • Played in 10 games for Denver.
  • Tallied two points on the season, with an assist vs. Dartmouth (3/20/16) and a goal against Marquette (3/25/16).
  • Picked ip five ground balls and caused two turnovers on the season.


  • Played in 12 games.
  • Scored two goals.
  • Had a shots on goal percentage of .625.
  • Recorded one ground ball.
  • Named to MPSF All-Academic Team.


  • Played in 13 games.
  • Tallied six points on four goals and two assists, including one power play goal.
  • Had a shots on goal percentage of .692.
  • Recorded four ground balls and two caused turnovers.
  • Had a career-high two ground balls against Louisville (Mar. 1).
  • Had a career-high two caused turnovers against St. Mary's (Mar. 30).


  • Played three years at attack and midfield for The Bryn Mawr School Mawrtians.
  • 2013 Baltimore Messenger Girls All-Star Lacrosse First Team.
  • 2013 Towson Times Girls All-Star Lacrosse Second Team
  • 2012 Baltimore Messenger Girls All-Star Lacrosse honorable mention.
  • 2012 Under Armour Underclassmen Games - Baltimore Team
  • Played for TLC 2013 Club Team 2006-13
  • Also played four years of field hockey and basketball in high school.
  • Field hockey: Led her team to the IAAM A Conference Championship and Final No. 1 Ranking in State of Maryland in 2009.
  • Field hockey: 2012 Maryland State High School Field Hockey Coaches Association All-State Second Team
  • Field hockey: The Baltimore Sun All-Metro Second Team in 2012.
  • Field hockey: 2012 IAAM Field Hockey All-Conference Team.
  • Field hockey: Played for Club Applebee 2007-12, winning the National Festival U19 Champions Pool N in 2009.
  • Field hockey: USAFH Futures Program 2009 and 2010.
  • Basketball: selected as team captain as a senior.


  • Born November 17, 1994 in Baltimore, Md.
  • Daughter of Paul and the late Stacy.
  • Has one sister, Bridget, and one brother, Paul Jr.
  • Chose Denver for its excellent education, strong athletic tradition and the chance to compete for a national championship.
  • Also enjoys fishing, student government and hiking.
  • Member of the Bryn Mawr School Athletic Association (Vice President and Class Representative) and Princeton Model Congress.
  • Started a club for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in high school.
  • Active in volunteer work and fundraising.
  • Also considered Connecticut, Penn State and Michigan.
  • Earned a spot on The Bryn Mawr School Honor Roll in 2013.
  • Selected The Bryn Mawr School Scholar Athlete in 2013.
  • Won The Bryn Mawr School Varsity Cup in 2011, 2012 and 2013 for playing three varsity sports in each school year.
  • Awarded The Bryn Mawr School Class of 1943 Prize for student leadership in 2011.
  • Also recruited for field hockey.
  • Undeclared major.



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