Danielle Dowds
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    Danielle Dowds

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Huntington Beach, Calif.

    High School:
    Marina

    Height:
    5-3

    Event:
    Diving

    Birthdate:
    06/16/1986

    At AFA: 2007: Placed third in the platform dive at the Trojan Diving Invitational ... scored a season-best mark of 225.55 in the 1-meter dive in a tri-meet with Denver and Northern Colorado ... posted season-best mark of 241.70 in the 3-meter dive against TCU and New Mexico State ... 2006: Placed second in the platform diving with 209.80 points ...earned first-team all-conference honors ... had career-best 243.30 points in three-meter dive in CC-CSM-Metro State Neb. Kearney meet. 2005: Had a then career-high 215.30 points in three-meter dive at UND-Metro-CSM-CC five-way ... posted then career-best 211.88 points in one-meter dive against San Diego State ... season was cut short due to knee surgery.

    High School: Lettered three years in diving ... honorable mention All-American as a junior ... Sunset League Diver of the Year as a junior ... team captain for three years ... inducted into Marina HS Hall of Fame ... part of NISCA Top 40 divers in USA in 2003.

    Personal: Member of cadet squadron 37 ... hobbies are dancing, gym, reading and spending time with friends and family ... currently holds dean's and commandant's pins ... plans to become a pilot after graduation ... favorite food is chocolate ... enjoys listening to all kinds of music ... majoring in management with a minor in Spanish ... something most people don't know about her is that she was a gymnast for eight years prior to beginning diving ... credits her coaches as having the biggest influence in her sports career ... has a sister, Stephanie (25), and brother, Trevor (13) ... daughter of Scott and Jane Dowds.

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