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 Danielle McCormick

2018: GNAC All-Academic Team selection ... earned All-GNAC honors with a 10th place finish at the GNAC Championships ... earned all-region honors with an 11th place finish at the NCAA West Region ... placed 45th at the NCAA National Championships ... opened the season with a third place finish at the New Balance XC Classic ... finished seventh at the UNLV Invite and 18th at the Western Washington Invite. 

2017: GNAC All-Academic Team selection ... earned All-GNAC honors with a fifth place finish (22:06) at the GNAC Championships ... earned all-region accolades with a 21st place finish (21:47) at the West Region Championships ... placed 45th (21:49) at the NCAA Championships. 

2016: Participated in all six races … competed at NCAA Championships for first time, finishing 6K course in 22:41.9 … contributed to UAA's 9th consecutive season reaching top 10 at nationals … scored in team's 3rd-place performance at West Region Championships, finishing in 35th place (22:26.47, 6K) … helped Seawolves defend conference crown by running 6 kilometers in 22:51.9 (19th) at GNAC Championships, Oct. 22 … covered 6K in 23:08.6 (38th) in UAA's win at Western Washington Invite, Oct. 8 … crossed line in 55th place at UW Sundodger Invite in Seattle (22:51.4, 6K) … began season by tallying points in Green & Gold's victory at NDNU Argo Invite, Sept. 3, finishing in 9th position (20:11.7, 5K) … one of nine Seawolves named to GNAC All-Academic Team, tying program-best total.

2015: Competed in first four races of season … earned 38th place as member of GNAC championship team, finishing 6K course in 23:13.3 on Oct. 24 … raced at Western Washington Classic Invite, running 6K in 23:45, coming in 60th position … helped Seawolves to victories at both Hawaii 5K races to begin season … finished Hawaii Big Wave Invite (Sept. 5) in 20:23.37 and Hawaii Pacific Invite (Sept. 12) in 19:53.6. 

BEFORE UAA: Attended Soldotna High School … both a four-time Alaska state cross country and track qualifier … helped Soldotna to runner-up team finishes at state cross country championships in 2013 and 2014 … holds a 5K cross country PR of 19:11 … three-time state champion in the 4x800m relay, anchoring team to new state record of 9:27.39 … placed 2nd in the 400m at state as a senior and 3rd in the 800m as a junior …  member of runner-up 4x400m team at 2014 and 2015 state championships … posted prep PRs of 59.36 for 400m and 2:17.88 for 800m ... Science Student of Excellence.

PERSONAL: Born February 1, 1997 … daughter of Dennis McCormick and Shelly Waltrip … has one sibling. 

MAJOR: Natural sciences.


Season-by-Season Results

San Francisco Invite        36th
Ash Creek Invite            16th
Lewis Crossover             30th
GNAC Championships          5th
West Region Championships   21st
NCAA Championships          45th

NDNU Argo Invite            9th
UW Sundodger Invite         55th
WWU Classic Invite          38th 
GNAC Championships          19th
NCAA West Region            35th
NCAA Championships          133rd

Hawaii Big Wave Invite      24th        

Hawaii Pacific Invite       14th
WWU Classic Invite          60th 
GNAC Championships          38th


Position: Women
Year: Senior
Hometown: Soldotna, Alaska
High School: Soldotna HS
Experience: 2 Letters
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