Danielle Collier
Danielle  Collier
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hermitage, Pa.

High School:
Hickory

Event:
Throws

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.