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Danielle Berndt
Danielle Berndt

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bloomington, Minn.

High School:
Kennedy

Position:
Distance

07/11/2012

34 Hawkeyes Earn Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award

Hart, Bernhard, Cubelic and Dunn post perfect 4.0 grade-point averages

05/31/2012

66 Hawkeyes Earn Spring Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Three UI student-athletes have maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA

04/25/2012

Hawkeyes Gear Up for Drake Relays

Drake Relays are set to begin Thursday at 9:30 a.m.

04/18/2012

Nationally Ranked Hawkeyes Set to Host Musco Twilight

The 13th annual Musco Twilight is set to begin Saturday at 1:30.

04/11/2012

Nationally Ranked Hawkeyes Run to Tom Botts Invitational

The Tom Botts Invitational is scheduled to begin Saturday at 10 a.m.

04/21/2012

Musco Twilight XIII

Musco Twilight XIII Saturday, April 21, 2012

01/21/2012

adidas Track & Field Classic

adidas Track & Field Classic Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012

2012 -- Indoor - placed eighth in 3,000 meters at Adidas Classic (10:27.03) and 19th at Iowa State Classic (10:14.52)... placed third in mile at Iowa Invite (5:10.63) and 11th at New Year's Classic (5:14.76)... Outdoor - placed 11th in 3,000-meter steeplechase at Drake Relays with a team-leading 10:39.17... placed 16th in 3,000-meter steeplechase at Stanford Invite (10:39.29)... academic All-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2011 -- Indoor - placed 18th in 3,000 meters with a collegiate-best 10:03.63 at Big Ten Championships... won 3,000 meters (10:06.99) at Iowa State Classic... ran collegiate-best mile (5:06.64) at Razorback Invite... Outdoor - set school 3,000-meter steeplechase record (10:26.54) at NCAA West Regional... placed ninth in steeplechase at Drake Relays (10:45.72) and 11th at Big Ten Championships (10:41.60)... placed second in 1,500 meters (4:40.56) at Cornell Open... academic all-Big Ten... letterwinner... Cross Country - ran collegiate bests in 3,000 meters (10:56-12th) at Iowa Invite, 4,000 meters (15:34-11th) at Iowa Open, 5,000 meters (18:29-31st) at Loyola Lakefront Invite and 6,000 meters (22:06-76th) at Big Ten Championships... academic All-Big Ten... team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors... letterwinner.

2010 -- Indoor - ran season-best mile at the ISU Classic (5:12.62)... Outdoor - led the team in steeplechase (10:56.47) with a win at Iowa Invite... ran a season-best 4:42.53 in the 1,500 meters with a third-place finish at Lee Calhoun Memorial... finished second in 1,500 meters at Central Invite (4:45.77)... placed second in steeplechase at Musco Twilight XI (11:00.50)... academic All-Big Ten... letterwinner... Cross Country - ran season-best 10:57 (3,000 meters) to place 13th at Iowa Invite... placed 17th at Hawkeye Invite (11:11)... academic All-Big Ten... team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors... letterwinner.

2009 -- Indoor - ran season-best mile (5:17.31) at Meyo Invite... Outdoor - led team in 3,000 meters (10:20.62)... ran collegiate-best 1,500 meters (4:40.02) at Messersmith Invite... placed fourth in 1,500 meters (4:46.68) at Lee Calhoun Memorial... anchored team-leading distance medley relay (12:11.56) at Drake Relays... letterwinner... Cross Country - redshirted.

2008 -- Cross Country - ran season-bests in 3,000 meters (11:03) at Hawkeye Invite and 5,000 meters (19:06) at Auburn Invite... team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors... letterwinner.

High School -- Eleven-time all-state, earning six honors in cross country and five in track... twelve-time all-conference and varsity letterwinner, earning six each in cross country and track... five-time conference champion... thirteen-time placewinner at state meet... placed fifth at state cross country meet senior year and fourth as a junior... set school records in cross country (4,000 meters - 14:17), 1,600 meters (5:04) and 3,200 meters (10:49)... five-time sectional champion, placing second three times... all-American Nordic skier, qualifying for Junior Olympics three times... four-time all-conference, five-time team MVP, six-time letterwinner and two-time state medalist in Nordic skiing, winning one conference title... three-year academic letterwinner... four-year top 10 scholar, National Merit Commended Scholar honors in 2007... National Honor Society member... coaches were Pete Svien, Beth Holger, Josh Coval and Krystal Lehner.

Personal -- born May 9, 1990... daughter of Michael and Sue Berndt... engineering major.

Berndt's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
1,500 Meters (O) 4:40.02 at Messersmith Invite 4/18/09
Mile (I) 5:06.64 at Razorback Invitational 1/29/11
3,000 Meters (I) 10:03.63 at Big Ten Championships 2/27/11
3,000 Steeplechase (O) 10:26.54 at NCAA West Regional 5/27/11
3,000 Meters (CC) 10:56 Iowa Invite 9/16/11
4,000 Meters (CC) 15:34 Iowa Open 9/2/11
5,000 Meters (CC) 18:29 at Loyola Lakefront Invite 10/1/11
6,000 Meters (CC) 22:06 at Big Ten Championships 10/30/11
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