Danielle Tabb
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    Danielle Tabb

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Spanaway, Wash.

    High School:
    Bethel

    Height:
    5-8

    Event:
    Shot Put | Hammer

    JUNIOR YEAR | 2013-14: Earned the Callie Calhoun Award for Drive and Determination...impacted the top five of the Academy record book in three events...NCAA participant in the outdoor shot put...became just the second member of the women's team to surpass the 50-foot mark in that event outdoors...also became the third Falcon to better that distance during the indoor season...tossed a career-best distance of 51'11" to win the Air Force Twilight Open...that mark is ranked second on the program's all-time outdoor list...named the Air Force Athlete of the Week and received the team's Field Athlete of the Week award following that meet...claimed additional top-three finishes at the Baldy Castillo Invitational and the Ward Haylett Invitational...scored for the Falcons at the Mountain West Championships after placing seventh with a toss of 47'11¾"...also competed in the hammer throw twice, recording a season-best throw of 130'4" at the Baldy Castillo Classic...cleared 50'0¾" in the indoor shot put during a winning performance at the Rocky Mountain Classic...that mark is the third-best throw in Academy history...also won the shot put at the Air Force Holiday Open (48'10")...finished among the top-three in that event at the Air Force All-Comers Meet (second), Air Force Team Challenge (second), Holiday Inn Invitational (third) and Air Force Collegiate Open (third)...swept the throwing titles at the Holiday Open after recording a career-best distance of 54'7½" in the weight throw...that mark is ranked fifth on the program's all-time list...earned the team's Field Athlete of the Week award once during the indoor season.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2012-13: Improved standing on the program's top-10 lists in three events...recorded the third-best throw in Academy history in the outdoor shot put (48'4¾") during a winning performance at the Air Force Twilight Open...also won that event at the Air Force Triangular (47'6½"), Puget Sound's Peyton Scoring Meet (46'8¼") and the Jerry Quiller Classic (46'10¾")...also competed in the discus throw and hammer throw during the outdoor season...recorded career-best marks in both events at the Air Force Triangular (133'4" discus, 137'4" hammer)...recorded the program's fourth-best distance in the indoor shot put (47'4½") during a winning performance at the Joe Davies Collegiate Open...posted the Academy's seventh-best weight throw distance (54'1") at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic...earned "Standout" distinction from the team on four occasions.

    FRESHMAN YEAR | 2011-12: Debuted in the program's all-time top-10 lists in both the indoor and outdoor shot put...recorded the eighth-best throw in program history (44'2¾") at the New Mexico Classic...placed fifth at that meet...that mark was ranked second on the team in 2012...made collegiate debut at the Air Force All-Comers Meet, placing sixth with a toss of 39'8"...recorded an outdoor-best distance of 42'5½" to finish second at the Air Force Relays...that mark is ranked ninth on the Academy's all-time list...finished sixth in that event at the Front Range Classic (41'3")...participated in the discus and hammer events during the outdoor season...placed third in the discus throw at the Air Force Relays with a career-best 139'11"...posted a personal-best mark of 124'4" in the hammer throw at the Colorado Invitational...also competed in the weight throw during the indoor season...recorded a career-best mark of 48'1¾" at the Mountain West Indoor Championships.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Bethel High School...three-year competitor at the state track and field championships...all-league field athlete...named Top Thrower...also earned the Most Improved Award...placed sixth in the shot put at the Washington 4A state meet as a senior...recorded personal-best marks of 42'8" (shot put) and 129'10" (discus throw)...three-year member of the varsity basketball team...earned all-league second-team honors in 2009-10...served as team captain during senior year...named BHS Athlete of the Month...Heisman Award winner...received the Service Award and Scholar-Athlete Award...Member of the National Achievement Scholarship Program...graduated seventh in a class of 322 with a 3.92 GPA.

    PERSONAL: Daughter of Dennis and Okcha Tabb...father served in the Army (Sergeant First Class)...nicknames are "Tabbers", "Tablet" or "Post It"...has one older brother, Dennis, and one younger sister, Kenisha...majoring in civil engineering...future plans include becoming a civil engineering officer...served as Cadet Wing Operations Center First Sergeant...worked as Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training (ESET) Group Commander over the summer...named to the Commandant's List for excellence in military performance...hobbies include basketball and playing/learning new instruments...has a black belt in Taekwondo...member of Cadet Squadron 36.

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