Dane Saintus

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Dane Saintus
Personal information
Full name Dane Saintus
Date of birth (1987-03-23) March 23, 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Arlington, Texas, United States
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder / Forward
Youth career
2006–2009 SMU Mustangs
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 DFW Tornados 16 (1)
2011 Los Angeles Blues 4 (0)
2011 Los Angeles Blues 23 (loan) 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 13, 2011.

Dane Saintus (born March 23, 1987 in Arlington, Texas) is an American soccer player.


College and amateur[edit]

Saintus attended Southern Methodist University. In his freshman year, he made 15 appearances and recorded one assist. He started all 21 games his sophomore year and was named Second-team All-Conference USA selection. In his junior year, he made 17 appearances and finished tied for third in his team with three goals scored. He made 16 appearances in his senior year and finished with eight goals and five assists.

During his college years, Saintus also played for DFW Tornados in the USL Premier Development League.[1][2]


On January 14, 2010, Saintus was drafted in the fourth round (54th overall) by FC Dallas in the 2010 MLS SuperDraft.[3] However, he was cut during camp.

A year later, Saintus was signed by the Los Angeles Blues of the USL Professional Division.[4] He made his professional debut for the Blues on June 21, 2011, in a Lamar Hunt US Open Cup game against Ventura County Fusion.


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