UND Roster

2016-17 Cross Country Roster

Danielle Aragon


Class Fifth Year
Hometown Billings, Mont.
High School Billings Senior
Bio

AWARDS/ACCOLADES

  • 2015 First Team All-ACC (mile).
  • 2015 Second Team All-ACC (3,000 meters).
  • 2013, 2014, 2015 NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round qualifier.
  • 2013, 2014, 2015 First Team All-American (distance medley relay).
  • 2013 All-BIG EAST (outdoor 800 meters).
  • 2013 All-BIG EAST (4×800-meter relay).

AS A GRADUATE STUDENT:

  • Recorded a season best time of 2:07.27 in the 800m at the Virginia Challenge.
  • Set a PR and broke the school record (which was then broken minutes later by Jessica Harris) she had previously set in 2015 for the 1500m with a time of 4:12.50 during the NCAA East Regionals.
  • Finished fifth in the 1500m at Regionals qualifying her for the Championships in Eugene, Ore.
  • Finished in sixth during the preliminary round of the 1500m at the NCAA Championships, sending her onto the finals where she placed twelfth overall with  a time of 4:17.24.

AS A SENIOR:

  • Did not compete during the cross country or track season.

AS A JUNIOR:

  • Started her junior track campaign finishing in second in the mile (4:44.01) at the Notre Dame Invitational.
  • Finished second in the Meyo Mile (4:38.73) and third in the distance medley relay (11:01.59) at the Meyo Invitational.
  • Finished second in the mile at the ACC Indoor Championships (4:37.68).
  • Broke the school record in the the 1,500 meters (4:13.43) during the Virginia Challenge.
  • Earned a track and cross country monograms.

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Recorded a first-place finish in the 1000m run (2:48.70) at the Meyo Invitational.
  • Was a member of the Irish’s second-place distance medley relay team on the same track at the ACC Indoor Championship.
  • Helped the same distance medley relay team to a third place finish at the NCAA Indoor Championships.

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Finished second in both the 800m (2:09.74) and the 4x800m (8:40.59) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships..
  • Finished second in the 800m (2:08.70) and second with the 4x800m relay team (8:44.13) at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships.
  • Helped the 4x800m team to a first place finish (8:33.65) at the Drake Relays.
  • Finished second in the 800m (2:07.13) at the Louisville Border Battle.
  • Placed second in the 1,500m (4:20.92) at the Stanford Invitational.
  • Placed second in the DMR (10:59.08) at the Alex Wilson Invitational.
  • Finished first in the 800m (2:09.73) at the Notre Dame Invitational.
  • Placed first in the 1,000m (2:52.24) at the Blue & Gold Invitational.
  • Earned a spot on the Dean’s List during the Spring of 2013.
  • Earned a track and field monogram.

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Graduated from Billings High School (Billings, Mont.) in the spring of 2012.
  • Eight-time letter winner in cross country and track.
  • Named state champion in the 800m, 1600m, 3200m and the 4x400m relay junior year.
  • Named state champion sophomore year in the 800m run.
  • Set the state record in the 800m (2:08.31) senior year.
  • Placed second at USATF Junior Nationals Outdoor in the 800m (2:05.06).
  • Ran a personal best and placed 11th at the IAAF World Championships in the 800m (2:04.19) in 2012.
  • Succeeded in the classroom by placing first in the 2012 AMC Math Test at Billings.
  • Daughter of Chuck and Kathy Aragon.
  • Has two sisters.
  • Enrolled in College of Science and is a science-business major.

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