Harper on Chocron: "Danny is a strong leader in the pool and out. He is a strong distance swimmer who will give us added points and will contend at the ACC Championships."
Outstanding open water swimmer...ranked second in the world in the 25K Open Water...won the Pensacola Bay 6K Open Water in a record time...two runner-up national championships at the US Nationals in the 15 and 25K...silver medalist in the 25K at the Pan-Pacific Championships in Sydney this summer...won the 15K Open Water at the 1998 US Nationals in Newport Beach, CA...finished third at 1998 US National 10K Open Water Chapionships at Clemson, SC... won two silver and two bronze medals at the 1997 Macabiah World Games...was fourth in the 25K open water event at the 1997 Pan Pacific Games ...a member of the 1997 US National Open Water 10K Champion team...President of the Student Athlete Advisory Committe for third year and represents the swim team.
1999: Swam distance free for the Seminoles...did not compete in the ACC Championships due to injury...member of the dean's list...
1998: Finished 13th in the 1650 at the ACC Championships.
1997: Finished 11th at the ACC Championships in the 500 Free and 13th in the 1650 Free...is ninth in the 500 Free (4:31.89) and sixth in the 1650 Free (15:45.35) on the FSU All-Time Top Ten Times...a member of the All-ACC Academic Honor Roll.
PREP: At 1994 World Swimming Championships, finished 16th in the 1500m Free...5th in 1995 Pan American Games in the 1500m...US National Champion and All- American in the 5K Open Water at US Senior Nationals...graduated high school with honors...
PERSONAL: Born October 31, 1973... majoring in multinational business and marketing.