Danny Jensen


Height: 5’8″

Position: Forward

High School: Cypress Bay

Club Soccer: Weston FC

Class of 2015

Career Honors

  • 2016 Senior Class Award Candidate
  • 2016 Big Ten Players to Watch
  • 2015 Second Team All-Big Ten
  • 2013 All-Freshman Team
  • Four-time Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week
  • Three-time Academic All-Big Ten (2014-16)
  • Three-time OSU Scholar-Athlete (2013-15)
  • Two-time Second Team All-Ohio (2015-16)
  • Three-time Academic All-Ohio (2014-16)

2016 (Senior Season)
Senior CLASS Award Candidate … Big Ten Players to Watch List … Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 27) … tied for second on the team with 11 points on four goals and three assists …  started in 13 games with 1,072 minutes of action …. 23 shots, including 12 on goal for a .522 SOG % … had the assist on Fitzpatrick’s game-winning goal over Northwestern (Sept. 9) … recorded an assist with four shots, including two on target in win over Rutgers (Sept. 18) … collected first career hat trick with an assist for a career-high seven points in 4-1 win over Valparaiso (Sept. 21) … had a season-high five shots, including four on goal vs. the Crusaders (Sept. 21) … scored fourth goal in loss vs. SIUE (Sept. 28) … made first appearance in 58 minutes at No. 24 Wisconsin (Oct. 30) after missing five games due to injury …  top 10 on OSU scoring list for career goals (19), career assists (13) and career points (51) … Academic All-Big Ten.

2015 (Junior Season)
Second Team All-Big Ten selection … led the team with 18 points (6g, 6a) … tallied three goals and three assists during the 10-match unbeaten streak … started in 19 games and appeared in 22 total … scored the game-winner vs. Louisville (Sep. 29), at Michigan State (Oct. 4) and at Kentucky (Oct. 14) … named two-time Big Ten Offensive Player of the week (Oct. 6 and Oct. 20) and TopDrawerSoccer National Team of the Week (Oct. 6) .. College Soccer News Team of the Week (Oct. 19) … collected an assist in the 3-1 win over Michigan (Nov. 3) …notched a season-high four shots at Rutgers (Oct. 25) … posted a season-high three points (1g, 1a) vs. Rutgers in semifinal game of Big Ten Tournament (Nov. 13) … helped the Buckeyes advanced to the NCAA Sweet 16 after scoring the lone goal in regulation and converting penalty attempt during shootout vs. Dayton (Nov. 22) … led the team in shots (38) and shots on target (18) … OSU Scholar-Athlete … Academic All-Big Ten.

2014 (Sophomore Season)
Has started in 21 games this season … led the team in shots (49) and shots on goal (20), also second in points (6g, 1a)… named to UNCW All-Tournament Team … tied a career-high four points in a 4-1 win vs. Rutgers (Oct. 25) with his first two-goal performance as a Buckeye … earned first career conference award with B1G Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 27) … scored goals in both wins over Michigan to be named to MLS.com “Man on Campus” Nov. 11 … matched a season-high four shots and scored a goal in the Buckeyes Nov. 5 victory over Michigan to clinch the No. 2 seed in the 2014 Big Ten Tournament … posted the gamewinner vs. the Wolverines in the quarterfinals of the B1G Tournament in Columbus (Nov. 9) … converted on both penalty kicks in the 15-round shootout vs. Akron in the NCAA first round (Nov. 20) … scored the team’s goal in NCAA second round at Notre Dame (Nov. 23) … posted at least one shot in 21 of 22 games … 2.33 shots per game, 0.29 goals per game … OSU Scholar-Athlete …  Academic All-Big Ten.

2013 (Freshman Season)
Named to 2013 Big Ten All-Freshmen Team … led the team in points (3g, 3a) as a true freshman in 2013, making 12 starts for the Buckeyes … 12 of 24 shots on the season were on target in 1145 minutes played … collected first career point and assist in road match at Tulsa (Sept. 6) … had a season-high four points in 4-0 home win vs. Oakland (Oct. 23), picking up his first career goal … had three-consecutive matches with a goal to end the year, including the gamewinning double overtime goal against Big Ten regular-season champion Penn State on Senior Night (Nov. 2) … OSU Scholar-Athlete.

Cypress Bay
Won back-to-back state titles and finished as the POWERADE FAB 50 No. 1 winter team … Scored two of the team’s four goals in the state final.

Weston FC
Was among leading goal scorers in the Development Academy Under-17/18 age group … Helped Weston to the USSDA Southeast Conference Championship and Disney Showcase Championship in 2012-13.

Majoring in business … Son of Jeff and Celia Jensen … Has three siblings: Steve, Jenny and Joey.