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University of Washington's Danielle Flanagan named February 29 Northwest Division Player of the

UW's Danielle Flanagan at it again with the shots on goal.

BRIDGEPORT, PA. -- Danielle Flanagan (Sr., Menlo Park, Calif./Menlo-Atherton) of the University of Washington racked up 20 goals, 10 assists and 12 steals in 12 quarters of play to lead the Huskies to a 3-0 record and earn the February 29 Women's Collegiate Club Northwest Division Player of the Week award.

Playing at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon, in the season-opening Northwest Division tournament hosted by Portland State University, Washington downed Western Washington University (18-6 W), the University of Oregon "B" (11-5 W) and Portland State (13-5 W) with a loss to the University of Oregon "A" (14-10 L).

Daniele Flanagan of UW Women's Water Polo

She scored four times against Western Washington before being pulled at halftime and added four goals in the first quarter versus Oregon "B". Against Portland State, she racked up seven more prior to departing the contest midway through the third quarter. In her team's final game of the weekend, she put away five more markers against Oregon "A".

You can view the original story from the CWPA here.


"Danielle is a special player," added Assistant Head Coach Gregory Mercer. "She's a tremendous leader on this team and everything you want in a captain. Whether it's setting up her fellow teammates for success with assists, finishing shots, or helping back on defense to secure a steal, she's everywhere all the time. You couldn't ask for a more complete player."

Flanagan was at it again this weekend in Corvallis, Oregon, March 5th-6th, where she helped lead the Huskies to their first 4-0 CWPA tournament in 10 years. Next up are the Northwest Division championships in Pullman, Washington, April 16th-17th. The Huskies have secured the #2 seed in the division with a 7-1 record.

The full schedule is available online.

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