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Danielle Stirrat
Position: Backstroke/Freestyle
Height: 5'7"
Class: Senior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: Llanharry, Wales
High School: Y Pant Comprehensive School
Major: Psychology
Born: 05/22/1993
Danielle Stirrat Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/21/2015

2014 and 2015 NCAA Relay Participant
School Record Holder in the 800-Freestyle Relay
2014 and 2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll

JUNIOR SEASON (2014-15)
Qualified for NCAA Championships as a member of LSU’s 200-free relay team ... Swam the second leg of the 800-freestyle relay team that set the school record at the SEC Championships ... Finished fifth in the ‘B’ final of the 200 back at SEC’s ... Touched the wall seventh in the ‘B’ final of the 200 free and third in the ‘C’ final of the 100 back at SEC’s ... Set the second-fastest 200 free time and fourth-fastest 100 back time in school history during prelims at the conference meet ... Secured a fourth-place finish in the championship final of the 200 back and touched the wall first in the consolation final of the 100 back at the Texas A&M Invite ... Touched the wall fourth in the 200 back and 200 free against Florida ... Took first in the 500 free against Incarnate Word ... Finished second in the backstroke events LSU’s quad meet win over Houston, Rice and Tulane ... Finished second in the 200 back and third in the 200 free against SMU ... Touched the wall first in the second final of the 200 back and 200 free at the SMU Classic ... Earned the win in the 200 back and finished second in the 200 free against Tulane ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Earned her third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013-14)
Led off the 800-freestyle relay team that set the program record at the NCAA Championships ... Took first place in the ‘C’ final of the 200 freestyle (1:46.61) at the SEC Championships for the third-fastest time in program history ... Reached the ‘C’ final of 100 backstroke at the SEC’s with a prelim time of 54.15 ... Finished third in the ‘C’ final of the 200 backstroke at the SEC’s with a mark of 1:55.66 ...To begin the year, took third in the 200 backstroke against Georgia with a mark of 2:01.69 as well as against Arkansas with a time of 2:01.27 ... Touched the wall first in the 100 backstroke (56.87) and 500 freestyle (5:02.03) in a victory over Tulane ... Touched the wall third in the “C” final of the 500 freestyle (4:53.10) at the A&M Invite ... In the 100 backstroke, finished with an NCAA “B” cut and mark of 54.98 ... Finished fourth in the final of the 200 backstroke with a mark of 1:56.10 ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll… Earned her second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012-13)
Propelled herself into a position to be one of the top backstroke and freestyle competitors over the course of her career at LSU ... Set LSU’s program record in the 200 backstroke (1:55.21) in an 18th place finish at the SEC Championships ... Earned a second swim in all three of her individual events at SEC’s ... Delivered LSU’s third fastest all-time 100 back mark of 53.96 in prelims and finished 15th in the event with a mark of 54.24 at the conference championships ... Cranked out LSU’s third fastest all-time 200 free mark of 1:47.12 in a 19th place swim at SEC’s ... Captured the ‘D’ final of the 200 back (1:58.03) at the Phil Hansel midseason invitational ... Touched the wall first in the ‘E’ final of the 200 free (1:48.82) at the midseason meet ... Swam an impressive 100 back time of 55.63 at the Phil Hansel Invite ... Set her career low in the 500 free (4:59.91) in a dual victory over Tulane ... Won the 100 back (56.66) in a quad meet victory over Houston, Rice and Tulane ... Took second in the 200 free (1:53.16) in a victory over Kentucky ... Procured a victory in the 200 back (1:59.07) and a second place performance in the 100 back (1:51.67) in a dual victory over Alabama ... Earned silver in the 200 free (1:50.94) in a dual victory over NC State ... Took second in the 200 back (2:03.40) in a dual victory over Vanderbilt ... Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
International talent who has the ability to make an impact early on in her collegiate career ... Trained with the Welsh National Squad ... Selected to the British Commonwealth Team ... European junior champion ... Boasts recent long course meter bests and short course yard conversion bests of 1:03.37 (54.05) in the 100 meter back, 2:15.28 (1:55.93) in the 200 meter back, 2:02.43 (1:47.00) in the 200 meter free and 4:20.20 (4:49.34) in the 400 free … Coached by Dave Hallar ... Trained with City of Cardiff Swimming.

PERSONAL
Born May 22, 1993 ... Parents are Colin and Vanessa Stirrat ... Has one sister – Lucy ... Majoring in psychology.

STIRRAT’S TOP TIMES
200 freestyle, 1:46.31, 2015 SEC Championships
100 backstroke, 53.76, 2015 SEC Championships
200 backstroke, 1:55.21, 2013 SEC Championships

STIRRAT’S TOP 2014-15 TIMES
200 freestyle, 1:46.31, SEC Championships
100 backstroke, 53.76, SEC Championships
200 backstroke, 1:55.36, Texas A&M Invite

 

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