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Danielle Deiparine
Danielle  Deiparine

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mercer Island, WA

High School:
Mercer Island HS

Height:
5-5

Event:
Breast/Free


04/07/2017

11 Swimmers named MPSF Scholar-Athletes

Seniors Gwen Walter and Danielle Deiparine were honored for the third time in their career

02/16/2017

Briggs breaks school record in 200 Free; Toreross set two new relay records

USD sets new records in 200 medley and 800 free relays

02/16/2017

Briggs sets another school record

The sophomore finished the 500 free in 4:51.08

01/28/2017

Toreros Battle Tough at UC San Diego

Alex Hubel and Danielle Taylor each earn first place finishes

01/20/2017

Toreros Battled Aztecs & Elements in Final Home Meet

Alex Hubel and Danielle Taylor earned first place finishes

02/09/2017

USD Swim and Dive vs Fresno State

USD Swim and Dive vs Fresno State 1-13-17

02/22/2016

2016 MPSF Championships

2016 MPSF Championships

01/29/2016

2016 Beach Cup

USD Swim & Dive team at the 2016 Beach Cup

10/29/2013

USD SWIM vs. UCLA | Oct. 19, 2013

USD vs. UCLA, Oct. 19, 2013 | Photos courtesy of Brock Scott, scottphoto.net.

USD Records:
800 Freestyle Relay - 2017 (7:18.58, with BriggsD. Taylor, & Hubel)

USD Honors & Awards:
2nd Team All-MPSF - 800 Freestyle Relay - 2017 (7:18.58, with BriggsD. Taylor, & Hubel)
MPSF Scholar Athlete (2015, 2016 & 2017)

Senior (2016-17): Part of record-breaking 800 freestyle relay team for the second year in a row (7:18.58)... Named to 2nd Team All-MPSF for the 800 free relay... Set career best times in the 200 IM (2:05.30), the 100 free (52.72) and the 200 free (1:53.24)... Had the second fastest time on the team in the 100 breast (1:05.47), 200 breast (2:21.67) and 200 IM (2:05.30)... Named MPSF Scholar-Athlete.

Junior (2015-16):
Part of record-breaking 800 freestyle relay team (7:21.92)... Set personal best times in the 100 (53.12) and 200 free (1:54.26)... Named MPSF Scholar-Athlete (3.49 GPA)... Was third fastest on the team in the 200 breast (2:22.21)

Sophomore (2014-15):
Named MPSF Scholar-Athlete (3.43 GPA)... Posted career best times in the 200 Breast (2:19.91), 200 IM (2:05.89), 100 Free (53.65), and 200 Free (1:55.04)... Had the team's second fastest time in the 200 Breast... Had the team's third fastest time in the 100 Breast and 200 IM.

Freshman (2013-14):
Had team-best times in the 100 (1:05.33) & 200 Breast (2:21.40) at the 2014 MPSF Championships... Swam season-best time of 2:07.63 in the 200 IM at the 2014 MPSF Championships.

High School: Was a four-year letterwinner at Mercer Island High School... Holds the school record in the 400 freestyle relay... Two-time 1st-Team All-KingCo honoree... Qualified for all eight individual events at the 3A State Championships her junior and senior years... As a senior, took 6th at State in the 100 breaststroke and 7th in the 200 IM... Named team captain her senior year... Her team won the state championship each year of her career and placed 3rd nationally in the Class 7 NISCA dual meet rankings her senior season... Swam a 2:24.80 in the 200 breast at the Pacific Northwest Swimming Championships... Her junior year, took 3rd at State in the 100 breast and 9th in the 200 IM... Was a State finalist in the 200 IM her freshman and sophomore seasons... Also swam for the Bellevue Club Swim Team, where she was a former 400 medley relay record holder.

Personal: Born Dec. 4, 1994 in Seattle, Wash.... Is a USD Presidential Scholar... Chose USD for "the swim team, the beautiful campus, sunny weather, and academics"... Was also recruited by Cal Poly SLO and Chapman University... Her brother, James, swam at Cal Poly SLO... Enjoys skiing in the winter and boating and hiking during the summer.

What is your most memorable swimming/diving moment? Why?
Swimming for the last time with my teammates at state in the 4x100 free relay. It was senior year, the last of the meet and with my team. We won ended up winning the relay and broke our school record and shortly after it was announced that we won the state meet for the fourth year in a row!

Describe yourself as an athlete and as a student.
I try to work hard as hard as I can both in and out of the pool and try to keep my athletic and academic life balanced.

What piece of coaching and/or personal advice has stuck with you over the years?
My high school coach, Chauntelle Johnson always used to say "little things make big things happen". Focusing on the little things everyday like pushing yourself just a little harder or making a small attitude adjustment can help you reach your goals and make big things happen.

Quick Hits
Favorite TV show: Gossip Girl
Favorite movie: 21 Jump Street
Favorite food: Ice Cream
Favorite place to spend time: The beach
Most listened to song on your iPod: "Hold On, We're Going Home" - Drake

Danielle Deiparine's Career Top Times

Event Time Meet
100 Breast 1:05.33 2014 MPSF Championships
200 Breast 2:19.91 2015 MPSF Championships
200 IM 2:05.30 2017 MPSF Championships
100 Free 52:72 Husky Invite (12/2/16)
200 Free 1:53.24 Husky Invite (12/2/16)
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