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Danielle Simpson
Danielle Simpson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Whitney Young

Event:
Throws


2004 Highlights: Won the weight throw at the UW-Milwaukee Quadrangular with a toss of 49'8"...placed third in the weight throw at the Horizon League Indoor Championships with a team-season best mark of 49'10 ½"...finished second overall in the hammer throw (146'10") at the Chicagoland Championships...earned a runner-up finish in the hammer throw at the Elmhurst Invitational with a toss of 145'1"...held UIC's second-best, indoor mark in the shot put (34'7 ¾") at the Horizon League Championships...garnered UIC's second-best outdoor marks in both the shot put (36'10 ½") and hammer throw (151'2").

2003 Highlights: Placed second overall in the weight throw with a toss of 42'11" at the Badger Track Classic...turned in a runner-up finish in the weight throw (44'6") at the Lewis Friday Night Series #1...earned a third-place mark of 44'6 ¾" in the weight throw at the Lewis Friday Night Series #3...took home a bronze medal in the weight throw with a heave of 45'4 ¼" at the UW-Milwaukee Quadrangular...placed sixth in the hammer throw (137'7") at the Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championships...turned in a season-best indoor shot put throw of 35'3 ¾" at the Lewis Friday Night Series #3...holds UIC's top mark in the indoor weight throw with a toss of 48'6 ¼".

2002 Highlights: Placed third overall in the weight throw at the UW-Milwaukee Open with a heave of 32'8"...turned in an indoor-season best effort in the weight throw at the UW-Milwaukee Pre-Conference Tune-up of 43'10¾'...garnered a fifth-place finish in the discus at the UIC Invitational with a mark of 85"5'.

2001 Highlights: Owned team-best toss in the weight throw (37"6 ½') at the Midwestern Collegiate Conference Indoor Championships...placed sixth in the shot put (35" ¼') at the MCC Outdoor Championships.

Prep/Personal: Helped Young to consecutive indoor city championships in 1999-2000...captured indoor city championship in shot put...born March 23, 1982...daughter of Fredricka Simpson...major is undecided.

2004 Top Indoor Throws
Weight Throw             49"10 1/2'      2/29/04
Shot Put                 34"7 3/4'       2/29/04

2004 Top Outdoor Throws Shot Put 35"3 1/4' 4/23/04 Hammer Throw 151"2' 4/3/04

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