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2013 Women's Swimming & Diving Roster

Danielle Valley


Bradenton, Fla. (Lakewood Ranch Senior HS)

2014 SEC All Freshman Team


Top Times


200 free 1:47.85 (2013 YMCA Short Course Championships)

500 free 4:39.00 (2014 SEC Championships)

1000 free 9:53.64 (California, 10/19/13)

1650 free 15:53.94 (2014 SEC Championships)

400 IM 4:10.00 (2013 YMCA Short Course Championships)



400 free 4:10.55 (2013 Speedo Jr. National Championships)

800 free 8:33.94 (2013 US National Championships)

1500 free 16:24.44 (2013 Speedo Jr. National Championships)

400 IM 4:51.65 (2013 Speedo Jr. National Championships)


UF All-Time Rankings:

500 Free: Seventh (4:39.00)

1650 Free: Fifth (15:53.94)


National/International Competition:

Qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic trials in two events Qualified for the finals of the 800m free at Olympic Trials


At Florida:


Qualified for the NCAA Championships Named to the 2014 SEC All-Freshman Team Highest finishing freshman in two events at the SEC Championships Posted personal bests in the 500 free (4:39.00) and 1650 freestyle (15:53.94) Mile time at SECs gave her a fourth place finish Placed sixth in the 500 free Also made the consolation final of the 400 individual medley, taking 12th overall after a swim of 4:15.22 At the NCAA Championships, finished 25th in the 1650 free (16:16.44) Ended her 500 free swim in 46th with a time of 4:46.49 Touched in 48th in the 400 IM (4:19.83) Set her season best in the 400 IM time of 4:14.61 at the Ohio State Invitational Earned four individual wins during the season Won the 1000 free against California and Florida Atlantic Touched first in the 500 free against Alabama and Auburn Picked up SEC Freshman Swimmer of the Week honors after the Alabama dual.


Prior to Florida:

As a recruit, rated as No.1 in the state of Florida and No.15 overall by Qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic trials in two events Qualified for the finals of the 800m free at Olympic Trials Participated in the American Jr. Pan Pacific Captured the 500-yard freestyle state championship Swam with the Sarasota YMCA Sharks and was coached by Steven Brown and Brent Arckey Coached by Peter Hegwein in high school A four-year scholar athlete in high school Parents are Greg and Cindy Valley Has one brother, Mitchell Member of the Student Government Association in high school Swam on the same club team as classmate and teammate Taylor Katz.



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