NAME: Danielle Jansen
SCHOOL: Mason High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2010
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: 2008 state championship in 200 freestyle
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5’9”-148 lbs.
PARENTS: Bill & Carol
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: “Coaches Ken Heis & Mark Sullivan, and my parents”
FUTURE GOAL: Place in Top 8 individually and on relays at NCAAs
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: A 15-time swimming All-American, Danielle took the 2008 Ohio Div. I state championship in the 200 freestyle and was state runner-up in the 100 freestyle. Last year as a junior, Danielle was sectional champ, district champ and Ohio state runner-up in the 100 freestyle and was state runner-up in the 200 freestyle. In addition, she was on the 3rd place 200 freestyle relay team and 4th place 400 freestyle relay team in the state competition. Going into her senior season, Danielle held or shared 10 individual & team school records. She has earned many honors, including named 1st-team all city 3 times and in 2008 was named Cincinnati Female Swimmer of the Year by the Enquirer and the local Women’s Sports Association. A tremendous student (Academic All-American), Danielle will swim next year at the University of North Carolina. Danielle’s favorite athlete is Natalie Coughlin, favorite entertainer is Dave Matthews and most-like-to-meet is Oprah.
COACH’S QUOTE -- “Danielle is an outstanding swimmer as well as an outstanding person. She is a pleasure to coach on a day-to-day basis. Great academics, too!” – Mark Sullivan, Swimming Coach
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