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Danielle Gilchrist
Danielle Gilchrist

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tulsa, Okla.

High School:
Union

Event:
Hurdles

Birthdate:
07/15/1988

2009 NCAA Outdoor Qualifier (400m Hurdles)
2009 SEC Outdoor Champion (400m Hurdles)
2007 NCAA Indoor Qualifier (4x400m Relay)
2008 NCAA Outdoor All-American (400m Hurdles)
2007 NCAA Outdoor Qualifier (400m Hurdles)

2009 Outdoor: Won her first SEC title at the SEC Outdoor Championships, winning the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 57.83 ...Also finished fourth in the 100-meter hurdles at the SEC meet with a season-best time of 13.49 seconds, and helped the 4x400-meter relay team finish second with a time of 3:34.40 ... Finished 20th at the NCAA Championships in the 400m hurdles with a time of 58.68 in the first round ... Placed fifth at the NCAA Mideast Regional with a time of 58.49 seconds ... First qualified in the 400m hurdles at the Sun Angel Classic, racing to a seventh-place time of 1:00.24 ... Finished fourth in the 100m hurdles at the War Eagle Invitational, clocking regional qualifying times of 13.73 seconds in both the prelims and the finals ... Also helped the 4x400m relay team record a winning time of 3:35.82 ... Improved her 100m hurdles mark to 13.68 while finishing 12th at the Penn Relays.

2009 Indoor: Competed at the NCAA Indoor Championships in the 4x400-meter relay ... Ran the third leg on the 4x400m relay team that first qualified at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge with a time of 3:37.39 ... Also helped the 4x400m relay team finish first at the Tyson Invitational in 3:37.75 ... Ran the third leg for the 4x400m relay team that placed third at the SEC indoor meet with a time of 3:35.50 that ranks third in school indoor history ... Also provisionally qualified in the 60 meter hurdles at the SEC indoor meet with a time of 8.39 seconds.

2008 Outdoor: Earned All-American honors with a sixth-place finish in the 400m hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in 57.81 seconds ... Clocked a personal-best time of 56.84 in the semifinals, which ranks third in school history ... Finished second to teammate Amelia Anderson in the 400m hurdles at the SEC Outdoor Championships, posting a time of 57.30 ... Placed fifth at the Mideast Regional Championships with a time of 58.06 after running a 57.47 in the prelims ... Finished second in the 100m hurdles at the UTech Track and Field Classic with a personal-best regional qualifying time of 13.49 ... Was second at the Yellow Jacket Invitational with a time of 13.52 into a headwind ... Improved to 13.44 while finishing third at the Tiger Track Classic ... Finished sixth at the Penn Relays in 13.51 ... Finished sixth overall but first among collegians in the 400m hurdles at the Sun Angel Classic with a time of 59.62 ... Also helped the 4x400m relay team win in 3:33.36 that ranks sixth in school history ... Improved both hurdles times at the LSU Alumni Gold meet, winning the 400m hurdles in 58.63 and finishing fifth in the 100m hurdles in 13.38 ... Her 100m hurdles time ranks sixth best in school history ... Helped the 4x400m relay team post a winning time of 3:40.04 at the Tiger Track Classic.

2008 Indoor: Finished fifth in the finals of the 60m hurdles at the SEC Championships with a time of 8.40 ... Her time in the prelims of 8.32 was a personal best and ranks third in Auburn history ... Finished sixth in the 60m hurdles finals at the Clemson Invite (8.80) and seventh at the Meyo Invite (8.48) ... Placed eighth in the 55m hurdles finals at the Tom Jones Classic (7.97).

2007 Outdoor: Could not compete at NCAA Championships due to injury ... Placed sixth at the Mideast Regional in the 400m hurdles in 58.26 seconds, and earned at-large bid to NCAA meet ... Finished third in her first career 400m hurdles race at the Sun Angel Classic with a regional qualifying time of 59.29 ... Improved to 59.12 at the Auburn Invitational ... Improved again to 58.10 in the prelims at the SEC Championships, which ranks fifth in Auburn history, before placing fourth in the finals in 58.99 ... Finished first among collegians in the 100m hurdles at the Springtime Invitational with a regional qualifying mark of 13.89 seconds ... Improved to 13.76 while placing fourth at the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... Improved again to 13.66 and finished third at the Tiger Track Classic ... Had a wind-aided time of 13.45 in the prelims of the Auburn Invitational ... Clocked a time of 13.64 at the Penn Relays to reach the finals, before finishing eighth in 13.77 ... Ran the opening leg on the winning 4x100m relay that finished with a regional qualifying mark of 44.72 at the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... Helped the 4x100m relay team finish third at the Penn Relays with a time of 43.95 ... Ran on the 4x100m relay team that finished second at the SEC Championships with a time of 43.53 seconds, which ranks third in Auburn history ... Qualified with the 4x400m relay team with a time of 3:41.07 at the Tiger Track Classic.

2007 Indoor: Placed eighth at the SEC Championships in a time of 8.54 ... Qualified for the finals in the hurdles at every meet and earned three top-five finishes, placing third in a time of 8.65 at the Clemson Invitational, fourth in a time of 7.92 (55m) at the Diet Pepsi Invitational and second in a time of 8.47 at the Indiana Relays ... Her best time was 8.38 in the prelims at the SEC Championships.

High School: Four-time state champion in the 100m hurdles and a three-time state champion in the 300m hurdles ... Helped her team to three state championships ... Won four gold medals at the state meet her junior year ... Two-time Tulsa World All-Metro Girls Track Athlete of the Year ... Had best times of 14.07 seconds in the 100 hurdles and 44.32 in the 300.

Personal: Born July 15, 1988 ... Daughter of Greg and Gail Gilchrist ... Majoring in pre-optometry.

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