Danielle Auckley
Danielle  Auckley

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lafayette, Ind.

High School:
McCutcheon

Event:
Freestyle

Birthdate:
08/09/1997

10/13/2017

Kitchel, Young Lead Purdue to Dual Sweep

Amaltdinov, Johnson and Meitz also win multiple individual events in Oxford

06/23/2017

Tracking the Boilermakers

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04/12/2017

Purdue Finishes in Top 25 Again at NCAAs

Four Boilermakers earn All-America honors, Purdue hosts Big Tens again

03/22/2017

59 Boilers Tabbed Academic All-B1G

Purdue honored members of its basketball, swimming and diving and wrestling programs

02/24/2017

Tracking the Boilermakers

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2016-17 / AS A SOPHOMORE
Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
Academic All-Big Ten
CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-America
• Competed primarily in the freestyle sprints
• Recorded career-best times in the 50 (22.98, 2nd), 100 (49.75, 1st) and 200 free (1:48.67, 4th) at the Big Ten Championships, ranking among the top five on the team in 2016-17
• Swam the anchor leg on the record-setting 200 medley relay at the Big Tens
• Part of four relays at Big Tens, all posting top-10 times in program history
• Individually, moved into seventh place in program history in the 100 free
• Recipient of the team's P2S&D award honoring commitment to the program's core values
• Accounted for 12 team points at Big Tens by scoring in the 50 and 100, qualifying for the B final of the 100
• Contributed to a team-high eight relay winners throughout the season
• Swept the freestyle sprints and was part of the victorious 400 free relay team in Indiana dual
• Accounted for 31 team points at Virginia Tech's H2Okie Fall Invitational, qualifying for the A final of the 50 and 100 free
• Helped Purdue sweep the relays in the dual meet win at Iowa
• Won her heat of the 200 IM and 500 free at the Indiana Intercollegiates, the only meet in which she competed in the events

2015-16 / AS A FRESHMAN
• Competed in the freestyle sprints
• Posted season-best times in the 50 (23.60), 100 (51.19) and 200 free (1:51.79) at the Big Ten Championships
• Ranked among the top five on the team in the 50 and 100 in 2015-16
• Won the C final of the 50 free and finished as the runner-up in the C final of the 100 free at the Purdue Invitational
• Swam on both relay winners in the dual meet victory at Miami (Ohio), anchoring the 200 medley team to victory
• Also swam on Purdue's top 200 free relay team at the Purdue Invite
• Won her heat of the 200 free at the Purdue Invite, qualifying for the C final

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-year varsity letterwinner for coach Amanda Cox at McCutcheon High School in Lafayette, Indiana
• Two-year sectional champion as an upperclassman, winning the 50 free as a senior and 100 back as a junior
• Two-time team MVP and student-athlete of the week honoree as an upperclassman
• McCutcheon's IHSAA representative for swimming and diving as a senior
• Helped lead her team to a conference title
• Sportsmanship award honoree as a freshman
• State champion among 10-year-olds in the 100 back, one of multiple top-eight finishes at state on the club level during her childhood

PERSONAL
• Major: Law and Society/Political Science
• Full name is Danielle Lynn Auckley
• Born in Lafayette, Indiana
• Parents are Daniel and Sherri Auckley
• Family also includes sisters Amy, Melissa and Grace
• Melissa was a swimmer at the University of Toledo
• Father is a Purdue alumnus

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Indianapolis Colts
Favorite Athlete: Kaersten Meitz
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): YMCA of Central Florida
Swimmer She'd Like to Race Against: Dana Volmer
Most Exciting Event to Watch at a College Meet: 200m Free and Diving
Favorite Marquee Event: Summer Olympics
Would Like to Have Dinner With: My Parents
In Her MP3 Player: Mariah Deters
Last Concert She Attended: Jason Derulo
Last Book She Read: Love Does
Favorite Multimedia App: Netflix
Favorite Actor, Actress: Owen Wilson & Jennifer Lawrence
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Bridesmaids
Favorite TV Show: The Office
Favorite Month: August
Favorite Holiday: Easter
Favorite Cuisine: Mexican
Favorite Dessert: Mom's Chocolate Chip Cookies
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Laying on the Beach
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing:Volleyball
Favorite Purdue Building: Union
Favorite Purdue Athletic Venue (Besides Aquatic Center): Mackey Arena
Favorite Big City: New York City
Unique Travel Locale: San Francisco
Country She'd Like to Visit: Italy
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: Lane Space
Most Memorable Moment at Purdue: Big Ten Meet 2016-2017
Best Thing About Being a Boilermaker: Purdue Pride
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Liz Mercier, Latin and Greek
Animal Friend: Chico, Leopard Tortoise

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