Danielle Pensack
Danielle Pensack

Newton, Mass.

High School:
Newton South




2009-10 (Freshman)

Cross Country: Did not compete.

Indoor Track and Field: Competed in three of the team's six meets during the indoor season...ran the 400-meter and 600-meter events...was the team's top performer in the 600-meter and ranked fourth in the 400-meter dash...owned a season-best mark of 1:40.06 in the 600-meter run at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge (2/6)...ran 59.49 in the 400-meter dash at the Conference USA Indoor Championships (2/27)...also posted a time of 1:01.76 in the 400-meter dash at the Leonard Hilton Memorial (1/15).

Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in seven of the team's eight meets during the outdoor season...ran the 400-meter dash at each competition...ranked fourth on the team in the 400-meter dash...posted a season-best mark of 58.23 at the FSU Twilight (5/8)...ran 58.41 at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/15) and 58.56 at the LSU Gold Invitational (4/17)...posted a time of 58.59 at the Seminole Invitational (4/10)...also ran sub-60 second times in the 400-meter at the Louisiana Classics (59.65, 3/20) and at the Golden Eagle Invitational (59.75, 4/24).

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and was a member of the Tulane 3.0 Club.

About Danielle Pensack

Prep: Lettered all four years in track at Newton South High School for head coach Steve McChesney...selected as team captain during her junior and senior seasons...earned All-American honors during her senior season...competed in the 4x100 relay and distance medley relay at the Nike outdoor Nationals in 2009...helped the team to the Massachusetts Indoor State Championship as a senior...set a school and indoor state meet record in the 4x50-meter shuttle relay as a senior...earned First Team All-Dual County League honors as a junior and senior during the outdoor track season...was an indoor track All-DCL pick during her final year with the Lions...won Dual County League titles in the 4x200 relay and 4x100 relay as a senior...also lettered all four years in soccer...was a First Team All-DCL honoree during her junior and senior season as a defender...in the classroom, was an Honor Roll member during each quarter of her high school career...earned the Principal's Award as a junior...coached a youth soccer team while at NSHS.

Personal: Born Danielle Pensack on June 25, 1991...the daughter of Larry and Meredith Pensack...has one sister, Amanda.