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


Gophers Place 10th at NCAA Meet

Gophers Place 10th at NCAA Meet

3/17/2018 - W. Swimming

The Gophers' 10th place finish came with a total of 157 points, which is the second most in program history,

Ramberg's Side of the Cinderella Story

Ramberg's Side of the Cinderella Story

3/17/2018 - W. Swimming

Minnesota’s own Jessica Ramberg was part of NCAA history yesterday when 16 seed UMBC knocked off Virginia. She is Director of Strategic Media for the American East conference.

Gophers in Eighth Heading into Final Day of NCAAs

Gophers in Eighth Heading into Final Day of NCAAs

3/16/2018 - W. Swimming

Minnesota ended day three of the NCAA Championship meet with six All-American performances.

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