Danielle James
Danielle James


Lakeville, Minn.

High School:
Lakeville North HS



No. 15 Gopher Women Impress on Opening Day of Minnesota Challenge

Minnesota claimed three titles Friday night at the University Aquatic Center.

2011-12 • Sophomore Season: Member of the second place 200 free relay at the Minnesota Challenge • also finished ninth in the 200 free (1:57.71) • placed fourth in the 100 breast (1:05.81) and fifth in the 200 breast (2:23.86) at the Iowa Dual • earned a third place finish in the 100 breast vs Kansas.

2010-11 • Freshman Season
: member of a 200 medley relay team that took first at the Minnesota Challenge with a time of 1:43.97 • runner-up in 200 IM with a time of 2:05.85

High School: Graduate of Lakeville North High School (2010) • swam for Lakeville North under instruction of Dan and Katy Schneider • finished 3rd and 9th at State in in 2004 and 2008 respectively, 11th in 200 7 and 2008 • All Lake Conference and all state from 2005 to 2009 • All America 2007 to 2009 • Also swam for South Metro Storm Swim Club and Blackdog Swim Club

Personal: Born May 5, 1992 to Brent and Sherri James • has a younger sister, Amanda • enjoys ultimate frisbee, listening to music and going to concerts • plans to major in nursing

James' Top Times

Year Event Times
2010 100 Breast 1:03.56
2010 200 Breast 2:19.92
2010 200 IM 2:05.85


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