Women's Track & Field

Danielle Grunloh
Danielle Grunloh
Year: Senior
Hometown: Effingham, IL
High School: St. Anthony
Position: Throws

In 2008-09: Earned first place by throwing a personal best of 50'10" at the Indoor Heptagonal Championships at Harvard...Provisionally qualified for Indoor NCAA Nationals in the shot put...Set a new personal outdoor best in the shot put at the Brown Springtime Invitational with a throw of 50'8"...Took home two 2nd place finishes in both the shot put and discus at the Outdoor Heptagonal Championships...Represented Brown in both events at the Eastern NCAA Regional, taking 8th in the discus. Dani was also selected as a USTFCCCA Academic All American.

Collegiate Career Bests
Indoor shot put 50'10" (2nd All-Time)
Outdoor shot put 50' 8", (3rd All-Time)
Outdoor discus 163'8” (School Record Holder)

Performance Highlights:

During the 2007 Indoor Season, Danielle finished 3rd at HEPS in the shot put ... She also took home a 3rd place discus finish and 5th place shot put finish during the outdoor season ... In 2008, Danielle finished 2nd in the shot put at indoor HEPS ... During the outdoor season, Danielle set two PRs at outdoor HEPS with a throw of 163'8" (2nd place) and 47'9" (3rd place), and then went on to compete for Brown in both events at the 2008 NCAA Outdoor Regional Meet ... For 2009 indoors, she had a 3 foot PR in the shot put by throwing 50'10", taking home the Ivy League Shot Championship, and provisionally qualifying for the 2009 NCAA Indoor Nationals.

Awards & Honors
Most Improved Player 2007-2008
First Team All-Ivy for Indoor 2009
Academic All-Ivy for Indoor 2009

High School: Was a four year varsity letter winner in both volleyball and track ... Was the 2006 Illinois State Champion in the shot put with a throw of 40' 10" ... Earned All-Area and All-State Honors for both volleyball and track ... Named the MVP of her volleyball team.

Concentration: Human Biology ScB

Personal: Pursuing medical school in Fall 2011; interested in volunteering, movies, baking, water skiing, beach volleyball ... Daughter of Richard and Susan Grunloh, has two siblings, Allie and Jeremy.