ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Danielle Mirda
Danielle Mirda
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Napa, Calif.
High School: Napa

Freshman • 2013-14
Placed third with partner Li in the Johanna Sones Doubles Flight and went 1-1 in singles play at the 21st William & Mary Tribe Invitational ... Paired with Spencer Liang to beat fifth-seeded duo Giuliana Olmos and Zoe Scandalis from USC in the pre-qualifying draw of the Rivieria/ITA All-American Championships ... Advanced to the semifinals as No. 4 in the singles flight 'G' at the USTA BJK Invitational ... Went 2-0 in singles play and partnered with Amanda Lin for a 1-1 doubles record at the Harvard Invitational ... Posted a 1-1 record in singles and partnerned with Sylvia Li (1-3) in doubles at the Adidas Winter Invitational ... Defeated Rhode Island's Liza Saovnikova, 7-6 (0), 4-6, 10-3, at No. 6

Before Harvard
Four-year letterwinner and No. 1 singles player at Napa High ... Two-time team captain ... Reached the finals of the Monticello Empire League all four years, winning three league titles ... Voted team MVP in 2009 and 2010 ... Advanced to the CIF San Joaquin section semifinals three straight years ... USTA Sportsmanship Award recipient ... Valedictorian ... Hispanic National Merit Scholar ... Medical volunteer at Somos Amigos Medical Missions in the Dominican Republic and Queen of the Valley Medical Center ... Also enjoys horseback riding, hiking and baking.