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Danielle Walker
2013-14 Women's Track & Field
EVENTS
Distance
YEAR
Sr.
HT.
5-5
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL)
Wichita, Kan. (Maize HS)
MAJOR
Kinesiology
Danielle Walker

2013 Track and Field: Kicked off the 2013 track and field season with a first-place victory at the ETSU Niswonger Invitational crossing the line in 11:59.21s in the distance medley relay... Collected seven more first place finishes throughout the indoor season in events including the 3000m (10:12.23s at the ETSU Niswonger Invitational and a personal-best 9:37.98 at the A-Sun Indoor Championships), mile (5:00.43s at the TSU Invite, 4:45.33s at Hoosier Hills, and personal-best 4:43.89s at the A-Sun Indoor Championships), 800m (2:11.21s at ETSU Niswonger Invitational), and 5000m (16:59.00s at the A-Sun Indoor Championships)... Snagged three first-place finishes during the outdoor season finishing the 800m in 2:08.33s to collect a personal record, the 3000m steeplechase in 10:32.95s marking her personal best in that event, and another 800m in 2:08.47s... Marked a personal best in the 1500m with a time of 4:30.56s at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invite.

2013 Cross Country: Competed in seven races during the cross country season... Finished first overall in the 6K at the Erik Anderson/Runners Soul XC Invitational recording a time of 21:39.8s... Knocked out the 5000K at the A-Sun Championships with her seventh-place time of 18:17.0s... Took 16th at the Commondor Classic in the 5000K finishing in 17:42.2s.

2012 Track and Field: Grasped a first-place victory at the Tennessee State Invitational running the distance medley relay and posting a time of 12:13.51s... Clutched a trio of third-place finishes at Hoosier Hills knocking out the 4x4 (3:56.29s), 800m (2:15.47s), and mile run (5:03.33s)... Placed third at the A-Sun Conference Championship in the mile finishing with a time of 5:01.31s... Snagged first in the 1500m at the BSC 'Southern Invitational after recording a time of 4:38.99s... Won second at the Ole Miss Invite after completing the 800m in 2:13.90s... Escaped the Auburn Tiger Track Classic with second in the 1500m closing in a time of 4:32.76s... Took second at the A-Sun Outdoor Championships in the 4x4 with a finishing time of 3:50.26s... Set a personal record in the 5000m after locking in a time of 16:38.53s at the Oxy Invitational.

2012 Cross Country: First Team All-Atlantic Sun after finishing third at A-Sun Championships… Led Lipscomb to second-straight Atlantic Sun Championship… Became first Lipscomb runner to be named to All-South Region Team after placing 18th at NCAA South Regional… Earned the victory at the season-opening FGCU Invite after finishing in 18:16.50… Named A-Sun Runner of the Week after finishing 10th at Crimson Classic in 18:03.6. 

2011 Track and Field: Owner of eight total school records after one season at Lipscomb... Won the 800m at the TSU Invitational with a 2:18.75s mark... Picked up two third-place finishes at the Niswonger Invitational in the mile run (5:08.97s) and the 800m run (indoor school-record 2:15.62s)... Earned one gold (distance medley relay team's school-record 11:52.93s mark) and two bronze medals in the mile run (indoor school-record 5:06.87s) and the 800m run (2:16.93s) at the A-Sun Indoor Championships... Won the 800m run (2:13.32s) and was runner-up in the 1500m (4:39.77s) at the Spring Break Invitational... Won the 5000m run with a personal-best 17:47.98s run at the Birmingham-Southern Invitational... Set the school-record in the 3000m run at the Shamrock Invitational with a 10:07.79s mark, finishing fifth... Won the 1500m at the Boston-Moon Classic with a 4:44.25s mark... Picked up a silver in the 1500m run (4:38.15s) and a bronze in the 800m run (2:12.31s) at the A-Sun Outdoor Championships... Set school-record in the outdoor 800m run, finishing fifth with a 2:10.96s run... Set personal-best in the 1500m at the Oxy Invitational, finishing 13th with a 4:36.62s mark.

2010 Cross Country: Atlantic Sun Female Freshman of the Year... All-Atlantic Sun and All-Freshman in her first season... Never finished lower than 49th in any race... Finished 12th in the first three races of her career, at the Belmont Opener (14:49.61), the Vermont Invite (19:09) and the Vanderbilt Invitational (18:48.09)... Earned first career top-10 at the Charles Bowles Invitational, finishing 10th with a personal-best and school-record 17:50 mark in the 5K... Her career-best 4th-place finish came at the A-Sun Championships, which she finished in 17:54.50; that finish was the best individual finish by a Lady Bisons runner in program history... Also came away with the program's best-ever finish at the NCAA South Regional, finishing 38th with a school-record 6K mark of 21:14.

Prep: Ran for Skeeter Rankins at Maize High School in Wichita, Kansas… Won the state title in the 800m run in 2009 in 2:17.19s; she was also runner-up in the 1600m run… School-record holder in the mile run… 2007 Region 6A champion in cross country, leading Maize to the team victory… In 2008, finished third in the state cross country championships with a 15:25.81s run… All-region in cross country and track and field from 2007-2009… Honor roll and National Honor Society honoree.

Personal: Daughter of David and Diane Walker; father, David, was a football player during his college days at Missouri Western… Has three sisters (Danae, Danica and Deidra)… Plans to major in Kinesiology.