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Danielle Dakroub
Position: Distance/XC
Year: Senior
Hometown: Okemos, Mich.
High School: Okemos HS
Major: Math (3.42 GPA)
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Danielle Dakroub
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 06/15/2011

2011 (Outdoor Track and Field): Took eighth in the 5K at the Stanford Invitational (3/25) with a time of 16:54.39 ... finished third in the 800m (2:18.22) and the 1500m (4:38.87) at the Bulldog Invite (4/9) ... placed ninth in the 5K with a career-best 16:47.28 at the Penn Relays (4/28) ... finished sixth in the 5000m (17:14) at the MAC Championships (5/12-5/14) ... Academic All-MAC honorable mention selection.

2011 (Indoor Track and Field): Earned Academic All-Mac honors ... won the 3000m at the Chip Invite (1/14) with a time of 10:10.81 ... finished third in the mile run (5:00.13) at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (1/22) ... finished fourth at the Indiana Relays (1/28) with a time of 9:59.37 in the 3000m ... finished fifth in the 5K with a time of 17:01.60 at the Big Meet (2/11-2/12) ... ran a career-best 9:45.42 in the 3K at the MAC Indoor Championships (2/25-2/26), placing fourth ... also placed seventh in the 5K (17:10.92).

2010 (Cross Country): Finished fifth in the Jeff Drenth Memorial (18:40.2 - 5K) ... Finished 30th at the MAC Championships with a time of 22:05.0 in the 6K race... Finished 62nd at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championship with a time of 22:02.89 in the 6K race ... Placed 97th out of 261 runners at the NCAA Pre-National Meet (21:39.5 - 6K) ... Placed 33rd out of 231 runners at the Spartan Invitational (22:25 - 6K) ... Finished 99th out of 300 runners at the Roy Griak Invitational (22:49 - 6K).

2010 (Outdoor Track and Field): Finished 14th with a season-best 17:27.90 in the 5000m at the Gina Relays … ran a career-best 4:37.16 in the 1500m at the Raleigh Relays.

2010 (Indoor Track and Field): Earned second-team All-MAC honors after running a leg in the distance medley relay (11:47.94) at the MAC Indoor Championships … finished fourth in the mile run (5:01.28) at the BGSU Challenge … placed fifth in the 800m with a career-best 2:12.03 at the GVSU Big Meet.

2009 (Cross Country): Finished 61st the MAC Championships (24:30.2) … placed 76th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regionals (22:41.51) … led all Chippewa runners with a 16th-place finish at the Spartan Invitational (22:21) … finished fifth at the season-opening Jeff Drenth Memorial (19:10.7).

2009 (Outdoor Track and Field): Honorable mention Academic All-MAC outdoors … scored at the MAC Outdoor Championships in the 800m (4:36.32) … also ran a leg with the distance medley team that scored indoors …

2009 (Indoor Track and Field): Ran a leg with the distance medley team that scored at the MAC Indoor Championships … won the 800m at the Chippewa Open (2:20.29) … took 12th in the mile run at the Grand Valley Big Meet (5:05.93).

2008 (Cross Country):
Honorable mention Academic All-MAC selection … ran in seven meets … was CMU’s second finisher at Great Lakes Regionals (23:03).

2008 (Outdoor Track and Field):
Qalified for the 1500m finals at the MAC Outdoor Championships (4:40.49) … finished runner-up in the 800m at the Rocket Invitational (2:16.40).

2008 (Indoor Track and Field): Ran a leg in the distance medley that scored at the MAC Indoor Championships … won the mile run at the Jack Skoog Open (5:06.24).

2007 (Cross Country):
Ran in six meets … finished a season-best 17th in her collegiate debut at the Jeff Drenth Memorial (19:18) … placed 18th at the Central Collegiates (19:40).

High School— Earned seven letters in track (four), cross country (two) and soccer (one) … two-time regional champion in track … placed sixth in the state in the 1600m in 2006 and the 3200m in 2005 … two-time regional champion in cross country (2003 and 2004) … led team to three regional cross country titles (2003, 2004 and 2006) … three-time all-state performer in cross country … finished in the top 20 in the state three times, including 10th in 2005 … team was state runner-up in 2005 and third in 2004.

Career Bests — Cross Country 6K (21:39.5); Cross Country 5K (18:40.2); 5000m (17:01.60); 3000m (9:45.42); mile run (5:00.13); 800m (2:16); 1500m (4:37.70); 5K (16:47.28).