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Daniel Upchurch
Daniel Upchurch

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dallas, Texas

High School:
Greenhill

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 181

Position:
Defender

Birthdate:
11/27/1985

Experience:
2 VL


Cooper Scholar
SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll, 2004-05
President's List: Fall 2004, Spring 2005
Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medal, 2005-06, 2006-07
Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll, 2005-06, 2006-07
SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll, 2005-06, 2006-07

2006 >>> Came off the bench to play in 10 matches ... Scored his first career goal in the Gamecocks' 2-0 win over Alabama A&M (Sept. 10) ... Excellent student who earned the Conference USA Academic Medal (3.75 GPA or higher) for the second straight year ... Also made the C-USA Academic Honor Roll and the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2005 >>> Appeared in three matches, including the Conference USA Tournament match against Kentucky (Nov. 9) ... Shared the team's Strength and Conditioning Award with J.D. Moon ... Earned the team's Academic Award with the highest GPA in the sophomore class ... Earned the Conference USA Commisioner's Academic Medal ... Made the SEC Academic Honor Roll and the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2004 >>> Played in 15 matches with 14 starting assignments as a true freshman ... Attempted one shot ... Helped the USC defense post five shutouts.

PRE-COLLEGE >>> Competed in three sports at Greenhill High School, including soccer, lacrosse and track and field ... Lettered all four years in soccer for coach Dick Hall ... Earned letters for two years in lacrosse and one year in track ... A three-time All-Southwest Prepatory Conference (SPC) selection in soccer, earning the honor as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Named team MVP as a senior ... Received the Coach's Award as a sophomore and was team Newcomer of the Year in 2000 ... Helped lead the Hornets to three SPC Division I Championships in 2001-03 ... Was a member of the honor roll and the math honor society.

PERSONAL >>> Full name is Daniel Philip Upchurch ... Parents are Dale and Donna Turner ... Born Nov. 27, 1985 ... Cooper Scholar ... Majoring in civil engineering.