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Danielle Kocjancic
Danielle  Kocjancic


Kane, Pa.

High School:
Kane Area




Women's Squad Places Fourth at PSU National

Freshman Julie Kocjancic paces team with 18th-place finish


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

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


23 Cross Country Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Rodden leads the way with 4.0 cumulative GPA

On the Course ... || 2013 Cross Country || Began the 2013 season with a fifth-place finish at the Dolan Duals ...Placed 19th at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational ... Posted a 51st-place finish at Lehigh's Paul Short Run ... Took 29th at the Penn State National || 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 ... || 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 *** 4:49.17
Mile 5:04.75 ***
3000m 10:07.92 10:23.16
5000m *** 17:51.47

2012 Meet-by-Meet Results

Date Event Distance Overall Team Scoring PSU Time
8/31 Lock Haven Dolan Duals 4K 10th 9 1st 15:40
9/8 Harry Groves Spiked Shoe 6K 71st 17 1st 23:35

2011 Meet-by-Meet Results

Date Event Distance Overall Team Scoring PSU Time
9/2 Lock Haven Dolan Duals 4K 23rd 7 17th 16:10
9/17 Harry Groves Spiked Shoe 6K 65th 7 9th 24:17
10/14 Penn State National 6K 187th 7 16th 24:59


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