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Danielle Kocjancic
Danielle  Kocjancic


Kane, Pa.

High School:
Kane Area




Record 68 PSU Student-Athletes Honored as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Honored for earning 3.7 GPA or higher during 2012-13 academic year


Track and Field Well Recognized at SAAB Banquet

Women's cross country garners highest GPA award; Casciano recognized for "True Grit"


Record 100 Penn State Student-Athletes Honored with Academic All-Big Ten Awards

Penn State leads all Big Ten institutions in Fall honorees


Track and Field Honored at SAAB Banquet

Senior Anna Muzio receives Student-Athlete

At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2014 Outdoor || Finished 20th in the 5,000-meter run (17:17.72) ... Ran a lifetime-best time of 36:27.50 in the 10,000-meter run to place 21st || 2014 Indoor || Finished 15th in the 3,000-meter run with her lifetime-best time of 9:47.58

On the Course ... || 2012 Cross Country || Ran in two competitions, finishing 10th overall at the Lock Haven Dolan Duals. || 2011 Cross Country || Competed in three races as a sophomore, earning a 23rd-place finish at the Lock Haven Dolan Duals.

Around the Track ... || 2014 Outdoor || Opened the 2014 outdoor season with a sixth-place finish (4:36.56) in the 1,500-meter run at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... Ran a lifetime-best time of 16:56.58 in the 5,000-meter run to place fifth at the Bison Outdoor Classic || 2014 Indoor || Began the 2014 indoor season with a time of 5:05.19 in the mile run to finish 13th at the Nittany Lion Challenge ... Tallied a lifetime-best time of 4:59.96 in the mile run at the SPIRE NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships || 2013 Outdoor || Won the 3,000 meters at the Bucknell Team Challenge (10:23.16) ... Finished with a seventh-place standing in the 1500 at the Jim Thorpe Open. || 2013 Indoor || Finished 15th in the 3,000 at the Penn State National ... Also competed at the Sykes and Sabock Challenge Cup and at the SPIRE D-I Invitational. || 2012 Outdoor || Placed fourth in the 1500 at the Jim Thorpe Open in 4:49.17 ... Ran 17:51.47 for the 5000 at the Bison Outdoor Classic. || 2012 Indoor || Clocked 5:04.75 for the mile at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup ... Placed third in the 3000 at the Penn State Relays ... Ran a PR 10:07.92 in the 3K at the Akron Invitational.

Before Penn State ... || High School || A three-time Pennsylvania state qualifier in outdoor track, and a two-time qualifier in cross country ... Placed ninth in the 1600-meters at the PIAA AA Championships as a senior ... District 9 Cross Country Champion as a sophomore, and again as a junior ... Top state cross country finish was a seventh-place effort during junior year ... Took second in both the 1600 and 3200-meters at the District 9 Championships as a senior ... Highest PIAA finish in track was fourth in the 1600 as a sophomore, when she clocked a PR 5:06.56. || Personal || Daughter of Ed and Carol Kocjancic ... Born May 8, 1992 ... Currently enrolled in the Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field

Event Indoor Outdoor
1500m *** 4:36.56
Mile 4:59.96 ***
3000m 9:47.58 10:23.16
5000m *** 16:56.58
10000m *** 36:27.50


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