13th-seeded Army vs. 4th-seeded Maryland in the first round of the 2014 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament.
HONORS/AWARDS: Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2014) ... Patriot League All-Rookie Team (2013-14), Patriot League Rookie of the Week (11/18/13)
2014-15 (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in all 31 games … led all reserves with 3.1 points per game, 2.8 rebounds per game and 17.6 minutes per game … fourth on the team in field goal percentage (.429) … scored a season-high 10 points and grabbed five rebounds in 26 minutes during the season opener at Quinnipiac (11/14) … tallied a career-best three assists to go along with four points and six boards at Central Connecticut State (12/13) … recorded six points and six rebounds in back-to-back games against American (1/24) and at Boston University (1/29) … finished with a season-best six rebounds in five games, including the Patriot League quarterfinals against Colgate (3/6) … scored four points and added two rebounds during 21 minutes in the WNIT first round game at St. John’s (3/19).
2013-14 (FRESHMAN): Played in all 33 games while starting three times ... Army's second-leading scorer off the bench (3.9 ppg) ... started and posted a double-double in first collegiate game, at St. Francis (N.Y.) on 11/11 ... totaled 10 points and 11 boards in the contest ... played 32 minutes as a starter, while tallying 11 points and eight boards against Fairleigh Dickinson (11/14) ... netted 11 points and collected eight rebounds vs. Staten Island (12/29) ... recorded two blocks at Lehigh (2/24) and in the Patriot League Quarterfinals against Boston University (3/6) ... finished with seven points, seven rebounds and a career-high three blocks in the Patriot League Championship win over Holy Cross (3/15) ... played 14 minutes in Army's NCAA Tournament contest at Maryland (3/23).
BACKGROUND: Highly decorated basketball and volleyball player out of Post Falls High School ... played for head coach Marc Allert on the hardwood ... 2013 Idaho Gatorade Player of the Year ... high school jersey hangs in the "Ring of Honor" at the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in Knoxville, Tenn. ... 2013 5A Idaho State Player of the Year ... North Idaho Hall of Fame Basketball Player of the Year and Athlete of the Year (2013) ... two-time Inland Empire League first-team selection (2012-13) ... two-time All North Idaho Team (2012-13) ... member of the 2013 5A Idaho State Champion squad which went 24-1 ... 2013 Max Prep/Army National Guard Tour of Champions ... two-time team captain ... averaged 12.3 points, 10.1 rebounds per game as a junior ... 11.1 ppg, 8.8 rpg as a senior ... shot over 50 percent in each of her final two seasons ... standout on the volleyball court as well ... holds the school record in blocks ... All-IEL first team (2012) ... All-North Idaho Team (2012) ... team captain ... 2012 Idaho Top Scholar Award.
PERSONAL: Danielle Louise Failor ... born in Anacortes, Wash. ... daughter of Tim and Shawna Failor ... one of five siblings - Ryan Failor, Brenna Failor, Mahealani Ireland, Kainoa Ireland ... is one-quarter Hawaiian ... did not start playing competitive basketball until she was 14 years old ... has played the piano for 12 years ... enjoys playing volleyball, camping, fishing and hiking during her free time ... credits Marc Allert, her coach at Post Falls High School, with having the most influence on her basketball career ... first member of her family to embark on a military career ... the first Army women's basketball recruit out of Idaho ... company B-2 ... majoring in Environmental Engineering.