Danny Wenzel
Danny  Wenzel

RS Senior

Federal Way, Wash.

High School:
Edison Academic Center

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 167


Club Team:
U-17 Residency


Danny Wenzel Invited to MLS Player Combine

The 2013 MLS SuperDraft is scheduled for Jan. 17 at 12 p.m.


Deacs Host Virginia in ACC Tourney Quarterfinals

The winner of Tuesday's game will head to Germantown, Md. for ACC semis


No. 18 Wake Forest Takes Down No. 1 Maryland 4-2

Deacs hand Terps their first loss of the season behind three second-half goals


No. 13 Deacs Take Down South Carolina 3-1 on Senior Night

Gimenez, Okoli and Gamble all score in victory


No. 13 Deacs Host South Carolina on Senior Night

Wake Forest looking for its 10th win of the year


Deacs will host South Carolina on Senior Day

Senior Day Preview


Deacs vs. Eagles - Oct. 6 at 12:30 p.m.

Wake Forest vs. Boston College Promo


Wenzel and Watts talk about the upcoming season

Danny Wenzel and Jared Watts talk about the the 2012 men's soccer season.


Wake Forest vs. Coastal Carolina 11/18/12

Coastal Carolina defeated Wake Forest 2-1 in overtime in the Second Round of the NCAA Championship.


Wake Forest vs. Virginia 11/6/12

Virginia advanced 5-3 on penalty kicks against Wake Forest in the ACC Tournament on Nov. 6, 2012.


Wake Forest vs. Maryland 11/1/12

No. 18 Wake Forest topped No. 1 and previously undefeated Maryland 4-2 on Nov. 1, 2012.


Wake Forest Men's Soccer vs. Boston College 10/6/12

Wake Forest dropped a 1-0 to Boston College on Oct. 6, 2012

2012 (Redshirt Senior)
Played in 18 games and made nine starts in his fifth season at Wake Forest ... Was invited to the MLS Player Combine following the season ... Scored one goal and dished out one assist on the year, playing primarily in the back ... Was 1-for-1 in PK attempts ... Recorded his first shot on goal at Clemson (9/7) in the ACC opener ... Picked up his first assist of the year on a pass to Ross Tomaselli in a 4-1 win at Virginia (10/12) ... Started and played 83 minutes vs. South Carolina on Senior Night (10/27) ... Scored his first goal of the season when he converted a PK for Wake Forest's final goal in a 4-2 win over No. Maryland (11/1) ... Ended his career by playing 33 minutes vs. Coastal Carolina (11/18) in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament.

2011 (Redshirt Junior)
Appeared in all 21 matches with 19 starts ... Named team captain prior to 2011 fall season ... Finished the season with three penalty kick goals ... Started and played 82 minutes in the season opener against USF (8/27) ... Started and played the full 90 against No. 1 Louisville, taking one shot on goal (9/2) ... Started and logged the full 110 minutes in a double OT match against Oregon State, taking three shots (9/4) ... Played the full 90 against Clemson (9/9) ... Started and played the full 90, taking one shot against UNC (9/16) ... Scored his first goal of 2011 and third career on a penalty kick against Davidson (9/.28) ... Nailed his second PK goal of the season in a 4-3 win over No. 25 Virginia (10/14) ... Added another PK score in the Deacons 5-2 win at NC State (10/22) ... Nnailed the Deacs' first attempt to help the squad advance past South Carolina in PKs, 4-3, in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament.

2010 (Redshirt Sophomore)
Played in 15 games, including 11 starts ... Finished the season with a goal and two assists ... Part of a defense that recorded four shutouts on the year ... Started in season opener against Seton Hall (9/3), playing 79 minutes and assisting on Luca Gimenez's game-tying goal ... Missed the games against Akron (9/5), Clemson (9/10) and Charlotte (9/14) due to injury ... Returned against Virginia (9/18), attempting a shot on goal and playing 19 minutes ... Tied a career high with two shots attempted against NC State (10/16) ... Scored first goal of the season at Maryland (10/23) ... Recorded second assist of the season in win at Davidson (11/2).

2009 (Sophomore)
Redshirted the season ... Named to ACC Honor Roll.

2008 (Freshman)
Emerged as one of the top freshmen in college soccer, finishing the season with one goal and three assists, while playing in 21 games, including 20 starts ... Named to the All-ACC Freshman Team and also earned national all-freshman honors from Top Drawer Soccer, Soccer America and College Soccer News ... Member of a defense that turned in 14 shutouts during the 2008 season ... Recorded first assist of collegiate career against Clemson (9/13) ... Assisted on Ike Opara's goal that evened the game at two against No. 2 Maryland (9/25) ... Scored his first collegiate goal late against Virginia (11/14) in the ACC Tournament to tie the game ... Named to ACC Honor Roll.

High School/Club
Member of the United State U-15 and U-17 national teams ... Twice named an NSCAA All-American.

Born April 13, 1990, in Federal Way, Wash. ... Son of Thomas and Anita Wenzel ... Double majoring in English and communication.