2019: Currently ranks No. 6 in the VMI Record Book for career points in conference games with 45 (33 goals, 12 assists) … also presently ranks No. 6 in the VMI annals in career goals in conference games with 33 … finished the year ranked first on the team in goals (25), second in points (30) and shots (108), and fourth in assists (5) … started all 13 games for the year … earned a season-high four goals against NJIT on Feb. 23 … scored three goals against Bellarmine (Apr. 6) and Jacksonville (Apr. 13) … had two assists versus Wagner on Mar. 5 … logged a season-high 17 shots vs. NJIT and 12 a week later vs. Mount St. Mary’s … picked up 30 groundballs for the year including four in games vs. Mount St. Mary’s and Hampton … caused three turnovers for the season.
2018: Named SoCon Offensive Player of the Week on March 13 after recording seven goals against Richmond on March 10 … the seven goals ranks third most for a single game in program history and ranks first for a single conference game … the seven points also ranks sixth in the record book for single game and third most for a single conference game … ranked second in the SoCon in shots per game at 8.83 and third in the league in goals per game at 2.17 … finished eighth in the SoCon in points per game at 2.58 … led the team in shots for the year with 106 attempts … ranked second on the team in goals with 26 and in points with 31 … finished third on the team in assists with five on the season … recorded four goals and had an assist in VMI’s 18-3 win over Hampton … logged 21 groundballs for the year to go with two caused turnovers.
2017: Started all 14 games as a true freshman ... named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman team for his accomplishments on the year ... led the team in both assists (20) and points (34) for the season ... ranked fifth in the league (46th NCAA) in assists per game at 1.43 per outing ... ranked sixth in the conference in points per game at 2.43 ... finished third on the team in shot attempts (64) and tied for third in goals with 14 ... his five assists versus Hampton on Apr. 1 is tied for third in the VMI records for a single game ... his four assists against Mount St. Mary's on Mar. 28 tied for fourth in the VMI record book for a single game ... earned a season-high three goals against Monmouth on Apr. 10 ... recorded three assists at Bellarmine on Mar. 25 ... earned back-to-back six point games against Mount St. Mary's and Hampton and had five at Monmouth on Apr. 10 ... logged 10 shots in consecutive games against Hampton and Jacksonville in early April ... picked up 20 groundballs for the year, including five against Mount St. Mary's ... caused four turnovers on the season.
High School: Coached by Matt Curran at Robinson Secondary in Fairfax, Va. ... four-year letterwinner as an attacker ... team co-captain with now VMI teammate Austin Henry ... an All-American, was also named first team All-Metro and first team All-Conference ... Virginia 6A Player of the Year ... first team All-Northern Region ...started at attack for each state champion team in 2014, 2015 and 2016 ... 2016 Robinson Rams MVP ... recorded 122 goals and 77 assists during his career ... played club lacrosse for Nova Cheddar, Virginia Lacrosse Club, Virginia Elite, and Wavelax ... member of the National Honor Society and POISE mentor group.
Personal: Prefers to go by Johnny ... parents are Matthew and Catherine Daniel ...has three older brothers ... father ran cross country at VMI ... older brother Bud played lacrosse at Ursinus College ... brothers Steve and Nick played lacrosse at the University of Richmond ... plans to major in applied mathematics.