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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… Participated in the American Junior Pan Pacific Championships.


At Florida:


NCAA Championships: Finished 25th in the 1650-yard freestyle (16:16.44), 46th in the 500-yard freestyle (4:46.49) and 48th in the 400-yard individual medley (4:19.83)… SEC Championships: Selected as an SEC All-Freshman Team performer as she placed fourth in the 1650-yard freestyle (15:53.94), sixth in the 500-yard freestyle (4:49.00) and 12th in the 400-yard individual medley (4:15.22)… Each time she posted at the SEC Championships was a personal-best… Earned SEC Freshman Swimmer of the Week honors following her outstanding performance in a dual meet against Alabama where she won the 500-yard freestyle… Earned four individual wins between four dual meets throughout the regular season…  Honors: SEC All-Freshman Team… SEC Freshman of the Week.


Prior to Florida:

Ranked as the No.1 recruit in the state of Florida and No.15 overall by… Won the Florida state championship in the 500-yard freestyle… Coached by Peter Hegwein at Lakewood Ranch… Parents are Greg and Cindy… Has one brother, Mitchell… Swam with the Sarasota YMCA Sharks and was coached by Steven Brown and Brent Arckey.



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