Danielle Collier
Danielle  Collier
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hermitage, Pa.

High School:
Hickory

Event:
Throws

2017-18 Outdoor – Redshirted. Indoor – Threw in eight meets … marked a season-best 42-9 3/4 in the shot put at the Indiana Relays (1/26-27) … launched a 43-9 in the weight throw at the Kentucky Invitational (1/12-13).

2016-17: Outdoor – Threw javelin in eight meets … named Academic All-MAC … NCAA Championships qualifier who finished 22nd for Honorable Mention All-America recognition at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (6/7-10) … qualified for the national meet via a 12th-place finish in the javelin (154-11) at the NCAA East Region Preliminary (5/25-27) … won the javelin (personal-best 164-9) at the MAC Outdoor Championships (5/11-13) … won the javelin on three other occasions: a 159-0 at the All-Ohio Championships (4/15), a 153-6 at the Crimson Tide Invitational (4/7-8) and a 153-3 at the Miami Duals (4/1). Indoor – Did not compete.

2015-16 Track & Field: Outdoor – Threw in eight meets … took sixth in the javelin (138-2) at the MAC Outdoor Championships (5/12-14) … launched her best throw (140-2) in her outdoor debut at the Vanderbilt Black & Gold Invitational (3/25-26), where she took fourth … won the javelin at the RedHawk Invitational (4/30; 136-10) and Ball State Challenge (4/15-16; 125-2). Indoor – Competed in six meets … won the shot put (season-best 41-5 1/4) at the Cedarville Invite (2/5).

High School: Earned four letters in volleyball, three in indoor track & field, two in outdoor track & field and one more in softball … set her school’s record in the javelin with a mark of 156-5 … named first-team all-region in both softball and volleyball … also was an all-state performer in volleyball and track & field … helped guide high school team to an outdoor state title in 2015 … earned All-America honors with a sixth-place javelin finish at New Balance Nationals in 2015 … member of the National Honor Society and landed on the high honor roll.

Personal: Born Dec. 16, 1996 … daughter of Lisa and Keith Collier … father, Keith, played football at Edinboro … plans to major in kinesiology.