As a junior in 2012: Outdoor: Did not compete. Indoor:Did not compete.
As a sophomore in 2011: Outdoor: Best time of the year came on April 30, 2011 at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet with a time of 4:56.60 in the 1500 Meter Run...Her second best time of the year in the 1500 meter run came on April 9, 2011 at the UMass Invitational, where she recorded a time of 5:00.99.
As a freshman in 2010: Did not compete in track.
Before UMass: Ran three years for Hingham High School under coaches Ed Hussier and Steve Schlicting ... Was part of the distance medley relay team that set a Hingham school record and competed at the Nike Nationals ... Helped Hingham to three straight undefeated seasons in the Patriot League during her sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... Was the 1000m Patriot League champion her senior year, and was part of the 4x800m Division III State Championship team ... Placed fourth in the 1000m at the state meet as a senior ... Was a Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic honorable mention selection and earned Patriot League All-Star honors as a senior ... Also played soccer and lacrosse ... Served as captain and was a Patriot League All-Star in soccer in 2008.
Personal: Danielle Marie McNiff ... Born October 19, 1990, in Boston, Mass., to Thomas and Jane McNiff ... Has two siblings, Erin and Shauna ... Sister Shauna competes in cross country and track at UConn ... Majoring in Accounting.
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