Position: F Ht.: 5-11 Wt.: 175
Hometown: Greensboro, N.C.
Previous School: Wesleyan Christian Academy
Eligibility: Sr. Major: Education
College: Three-year starter at CIU. CIU career scoring leader with 32 goals. Named 2nd Team All-Region as a sophomore. Served as a team captain and member of leadership team. Scored the historic first goal in CIU soccer history to win the inaugural match against Toccoa Falls. Was the first signee in CIU history.
High School: Team captain and chaplain for Wesleyan Academy, the 2012 NCISAA 3A State Champion and one of the top high school programs in the country under Coach Scott Reitnour. Led team in scoring as a sophomore and junior.
Club Soccer: Played for Jamestown Jammers where he was the leading goalscorer for 4 straight years
Family: Parents are David and Michele Mallard
Favorite Soccer Team: Chelsea
Favorite Soccer Player: Kaka
Interesting Fact about Daniel: Southern raised, American and proud
Other: Played with the Chicago Eagles organization the past 2 summers, conducting soccer camps and participating in soccer ministry. Has travelled on 6 different mission tours with the Charlotte Eagles professional soccer organization, once to Colombia, South America and 5 times to Brazil
Favorite Verse: Isaiah 41:10 "So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand."