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Danae Rivers
Danae  Rivers

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Derby, CT

High School:
Wilbur Cross

Event:
Distance/XC

Experience:
SO

Major:
Pre- Agricultural Sciences


04/01/2017

School Record Falls at Florida Relays

The Penn State women's 4x800-meter relay erased the six year old record in the event at the 2017 Florida Relays

03/08/2017

BLOG: Big Ten Adrenaline Fuels Team for Nationals

01/28/2017

BLOG: Penn State National Results in National Leading Times

01/14/2017

BLOG: Home Opener Starts Indoor Season Right

TFRRS Page

On the National Stage... || 2017 Indoor || 
Finished 19th in the 800-meters at the NCAA championships... Competed in the 800-meters at the NCAA East Preliminary in Lexington, Ky... Ran a leg on the NCAA East Preliminary qualifying 4x400-meter relay || 2017 Indoor || Earned All-American honors finishing third in the Mile at the NCAA Championships

At the Big Ten Championships... || 2017 Outdoor || Captured the conference title in the 800-meters following a runner-up finish in the 1,500-meters || 2017 Indoor || Captured the conference title in the 800-meters following a first-place finish in the DMR

Around the Track... || 2017 Outdoor ||
Competed in seven meets... Posted 12 top-10 finishes... Set school records in the 800-meters, DMR and 4x800-meters... Named Big Ten Freshman of the Year || 2017 Indoor ||Competed in seven meets... posted 16 top-10 finishes including six first-place finishes... Set school records in the 600-meters, 800-meters, Mile and DMR... named Big Ten Freshman of the Year

Before Penn State… || High School PRs || Mile: 4:47, 800-meters: 2:05 || High School || Indoor SCC Champions... 2014 Indoor State Open Champions... 2015 Indoor State Champions... Indoor State Records: 1000m, 1600m,4x400m, SMR... Indoor State Open Records: 1000m,1600m, SMR... Outdoor State Record: 800m... Outdoor State Open Record: 1600m... Outdoor New England: 800m || National Level Competition || 2014 Indoor New Balance Nationals SMR second-place and 1600m fourth-place... 2015 Outdoor New Balance Nationals 800m third-place... 2016 Indoor New Balance Nationals 800m fourth-place || Personal || Daughter of David and Andrea Rivers... Has two siblings, Andrew and Leah Rivers… Born on February 3, 1998

Top Performances

YearSport600m800m1500mMile
2017 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2017 Outdoor -- -- 2:02.53 4:16.33 -- --
2017 Indoor 1:29.06 2:04.04 -- -- 4:32.55

Meet Results

DateMeetEventMarkPlace
Jun 7–10, 2017 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships 800m 2:07.07 19
May 25–27, 2017 NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round 800m 2:02.68 7
May 25–27, 2017 NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round 800m 2:08.39 6
May 25–27, 2017 NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round 1600m Relay 3:40.22 18
May 12–14, 2017 Big Ten Outdoor Championships 800m 2:04.14 1
May 12–14, 2017 Big Ten Outdoor Championships 800m 2:04.88 3
May 12–14, 2017 Big Ten Outdoor Championships 1500m 4:21.86 2
May 12–14, 2017 Big Ten Outdoor Championships 1500m 4:23.12 2
Apr 27–29, 2017 Penn Relays DMR 10:56.07  
Apr 27–29, 2017 Penn Relays 1600m Relay 3:37.59  
Apr 27–29, 2017 Penn Relays 4x8 8:25.49  
Apr 21–22, 2017 Virginia Challenge 800m 2:02.53 2
Apr 21–22, 2017 Virginia Challenge 1500m 4:17.38 4
Apr 8, 2017 LSU Battle on the Bayou 800m 2:04.99 1
Apr 8, 2017 LSU Battle on the Bayou 1600m Relay 3:41.44 4
Mar 30–Apr 1, 2017 Florida Relays 1500m 4:16.33 3
Mar 30–Apr 1, 2017 Florida Relays 4x8 8:38.17 1
Mar 10–11, 2017 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships Mile 4:33.89 3
Mar 10–11, 2017 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships Mile 4:39.74 8
Mar 10–11, 2017 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships DMR 11:04.89 6
Feb 24–25, 2017 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships 800m 2:06.10 1
Feb 24–25, 2017 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships 800m 2:07.80 2
Feb 24–25, 2017 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships DMR 11:10.53 1
Feb 24–25, 2017 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships 1600m Relay 3:38.36 5
Feb 18, 2017 PSU Tune-Up DMR 11:01.16 1
Feb 10–11, 2017 2017 Husky Classic Mile 4:32.55 1
Jan 27–28, 2017 Penn State National Mile 4:34.87 1
Jan 27–28, 2017 Penn State National 1600m Relay 3:41.45 3
Jan 27–28, 2017 Penn State National DMR 11:15.00 2
Jan 20–21, 2017 2017 Rod McCravy Memorial T&F Meet 800m 2:04.04 2
Jan 20–21, 2017 2017 Rod McCravy Memorial T&F Meet 1600m Relay 3:46.24 10
Jan 14, 2017 Nittany Lion Challenge 600 1:29.06 1
Jan 14, 2017 Nittany Lion Challenge 1600m Relay 3:44.66 2

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