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Women's Track & Field

 
Heidi Danielsson
Heidi Danielsson
Height: 5-4
Year: Senior
Hometown: Jonkoping, Sweden
High School: Sanda
Position: Throws

2014 Outdoor: Grabbed the fourth spot in the Retriever record book for the javelin with her toss of 32.48m (106’7”) at 2014 America East Outdoor Track and Field Championships… Placed 12th in the event at the conference meet in Vermont… Previously broke into the all-time top ten with a heave of 30.48m (100’0”) at the Delaware Classic… Also competed in the hammer throw during the spring season, recording a top throw of 31.37m (102’11”) at the Delaware Classic… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2013-14 Indoor: Competed in the weight throw in her first season with the Retriever track team… Recorded a top throw of 10.93m (35’10.5”) while finishing tenth at the Rider/Lafayette Winter Games.

Note: Competed for the UMBC Tennis team from 2010-2013

2012: Put together her best campaign, with records of .500 or better in both singles and doubles play… Recorded the Retrievers’ lone singles victory in the America East title match, triumphing 6-4, 6-1 at the No. 5 position… Won both singles matches in competition vs. league champion Stony Brook… Posted a combined mark of 28-23 and now has 70 career match victories... Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2011: Competed at the No. 3 and No. 4 positions in singles … Went 7-10 in singles action … Split record of 7-7 in doubles play.

2010: Named America East Second Team All-Conference at No. 2 singles and Second Team All-Conference at No. 1 doubles… Posted a record of 14-9 including a three-match winning streak in the spring… Was 8-10 in doubles competition for the year… Recognized on the America East Honor Roll.

Background: Majoring in psychology with a minor in economics... Began classes and competition at UMBC in the spring semester of 2010… Native of Sweden who has competed in the Swedish Junior Cup… Her last ranking was 26th in the Swedish Tennis South region… A finalist in the Taberg Valley Bravida Open in May of 2009… Also competed in handball and soccer… Lists favorite movie as Dirty Dancing…Her grandfather played soccer for the Swedish national team… Has an older brother, Robbie, and a younger brother, Tom… Daughter of of Maria and Mikael Danielsson… Born June 19, 1990.

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