Five athletes with Kansas ties competed during the week-long event in Omaha
Outgoing Kansas senior leaves the pool for the last time with a time of 2:18.38 and second best career time in the event
Former Kansas standout sets a new lifetime best and finishes first in the fifth heat during the 200 IM
Former KU standout led all swimmers in her heat heading into last lap, finished in 1:12.87
Pair finishes within a minute of each other as they compete in the 400 IM
Former Jayhawk standout Danielle Herrmann enters her second seasonas a volunteer assistant for head coach Clark Campbell his 2011-12 squad. She began her coaching career at KU in the same capacityfor the 2010-11 campaign.
As a swimmer for KU, she still holds the school records in the 100-yard breaststroke and the 200-yard individual medley. The Itasca, Ill. Native was also a member of the record-holding 200-yard and 400-yard medley relays.
Through her four-year tenure, Herrmann represented KU at the NCAA Championships twice, and collected 10 top-three finishes at the Big 12 Championships. She served as team captain for both her junior and senior campaigns. Outside the pool, Herrmann was named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team three times for her work in the classroom.
At Lake Park High School, Herrmann was an all-state team member for four years. An Illinois State Scholar, Herrmann won the Prairie Star State Achievement Award and was named to the high school honor roll.
Herrmanncontinues to compete in the pool, as she swims for Clark Campbell and Kansas Aquatics. The pharmacy majoris currentlyworking on a degree in exercise science.
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