Danielle Kissel
Danielle Kissel
Height: 5-2
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
High School: Plant HS
Major: Management Information Systems/Graphic Design

As a Junior: All-Sunshine State Conference… SSC All-Championship Team… SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll…D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award…Competed Saw action in eight events for the Spartans on the year…CoSida Academic All-District…Named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Team…She earned top ten finishes in six of those, including her streak of three consecutive events with a top ten finish. Began her season at the USF Open (9/5) where she turned in a time of 19:23.62…Participated in the Early Bird Classic (9/12) finishing with a time of 19:35.00…Completed the UF Invite (9/20) in 18:32.91…Participated in the Louisville Invitational (10/4) turning in a time of 19:2529….Placed ninth at the FSU Invite (10/10) recording a time of 18:50.85…..Finished the Valdosta State Invite (10/25) in 23:44.00 which earned her seventh place….Finished the year off at the NCAA South Regional (11/8) where she posted a time of 24:08.13.

As a Sophomore: All-SSC...USTFCCCA all-South Region...SSC all-championship Team...CoSIDA Academic All-District...USTFCCCA All-Academic...SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll with a perfect 4.0...D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award...Competed in all eight races of her second season as a Spartan…Recorded her best time at the USF Open in 18:28.77 (9/6)…Finished top-20 in both the UT Pre-Regional 5k in 19:47.50 and the FSU Invite 5k in 18:45.26 (10/11)…Completed the SSC Finals with her season-best 6k time of 22:31 placing fifth (10/26)…Came in sixth place at the NCAA Regional 6k in 22:59.20 (11/9)…Participated in the NCAA Finals rounding out the season her closing 6k time of 23:22.80 (11/23).

As a Freshman: All-Sunshine State Conference…All-South Region…SSC all-championship team…SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll with perfect 4.0 GPA…Participated in eight events…Ran a 6K time of 23:01.10 at the SSC Championships (10/20) with a seventh place finish…Competed in the NCAA South Regional (11/3) and finished ninth with a 6K time of 23:05.11…Had an eighth place performance in the Early Bird Classic (8/31) with a 5K time of 19:55.13…Finished the Mountain Dew Invitational (9/15) with a season best 5K time of 19:27.74 in a 40th place finish…Placed eighth in the Saint Leo Invite (9/29) with a 6K time of 23:23.30…Was 159th at the NCAA Championships (11/17) with a season best 6K time of 22:49.90…Also participated in the Florida State Invite (10/5) and USF Open (9/7).

High School: Ran for Roy Harrison at HB Plant High School…Varsity member as a sophomore, junior and senior…Co-captain of team as a senior…Tampa Tribune and St. Petersburg Times first team as a junior and senior…2010 Florida Cross Country All-State and Florida Athletic Coaches Association second team selection…Placed third overall in 2011 4A Cross Country State Meet, leading Plant to its second state title…Also competed in the 2010 Cross Country 4A State Meet…Top 10 performer at FACA Senior All-Star Meet held at Florida State University…Posted times: 5K (18:41), 3 Mi. (18:21), 3200M (11:43), 1600M (5:42).

 Received 2009 and 2010 Hillsborough County Academic Award as a key contributor for the Fall sports at Plant…Received Bright Futures and Presidential Scholarship…Graduated with a weighted 5.80 GPA…Qualified for Junior Olympics as a swimmer on a relay team…Volunteered at Metropolitan Ministries and St. Judes Children’s Cancer Research Hospital…Daughter of Ted and Kim Jordan…Has two older sisters, Mickey Jordan and Lindsay Graden...Birthdate: 8/17/1994.

Top Performances

2016 Outdoor -- -- 19:34.80
2016 Indoor 11:22.23 -- --

Meet Results

Mar 17–18, 2016 USF Bulls Invitational 5000m 19:55.02
Mar 4, 2016 UT Track Classic 5000m 19:34.80
Feb 20, 2016 Embry-Riddle Last Chance Meet 3000 11:22.23