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Danny Pawola
Danny Pawola

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Neuqua Valley

Position:
Distance

Experience:
JR


At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2010 Outdoor || Competed in the 5,000-meters, finishing 34th. || 2010 Indoor || Placed 20th in the 3,000-meters. || 2009 Cross Country || Placed 57th overall as Penn State's third runner at the Big Ten Cross Country Championships.

On the Course ... || 2009 Cross Country || Was named "Freshman of the Year" by the Nittany Lion coaching staff ... Was the top Penn State finisher at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational, placing 11th overall ... Finished 115th as Penn State's fifth man at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional.

Around the Track ... || 2010 Outdoor || Clocked a personal-best 14:19.09 to finish seventh in the Olympic Development 5K at Penn Relays ... Finished 11th in the 5000 at the Sun Angel Classic. || 2010 Indoor || Finished fourth in the mile at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup, running 4:13.74 ... Ran a personal-best 8:19.10 for the 3K at the Washington Husky Classic. || High School || Placed 13th at the Foot Locker National Cross Country Championships after finishing ninth at the Mid-West Regional ... An all-state selection in track and field on three occasions, and twice in cross country ... High school team won the Illinois State Cross Country Championship in 2007 ... Team would go on to top the team standings at Nike Team Nationals the same year ... Finished fifth at the Nike Team Mid-West Regional in 2007 ... Finished third in the state 3200-meters as a senior and fifth in cross country ... Placed 13th in the 3200 at the prestigious Arcadia Invitational as a junior. || Personal || Born December 27, 1990 in Skokie, Ill. ... Son of Ken and Jackie Pawola ... Plans to major in Psychology.

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