Danny McDermott
Danny McDermott
Year: Fr.
Hometown: McLean, Va.
High School: St. Albans
Position: Breaststroke/IM

2010-2011: 200-yard breaststroke: 13th at Ivy League Championship (2:04.70)...3rd vs. Columbia (2:09.45)...8th at Terrier Invitational (2:11.01)...4th vs. UMass (2:12.23)...3rd vs. Cornell (2:09.38)...3rd vs. Penn/Dartmouth (2:10.42)...7th at HYP (2:05.79)...3rd vs. UConn (2:09.06)...2nd vs. Brown (2:07.92)...100-yard breaststroke: 21st at Ivy League Championships (58.71)...3rd vs. Columbia (59.62)...12th at Terrier Invitational (1:00.45)...5th vs. UMass (1:00.42)...4th vs. Cornell (59.58)...3rd vs. Penn/Dartmouth (1:00.24)...6th at HYP (58.11)...4th vs. UConn (1:00.01)...4th vs. Brown (58.74)...400-yard IM: 12th at Ivy League Championships (4:01.16)...13th at Terrier Invitational (4:12.14)...9th at HYP (4:01.70)...200-yard IM: 6th vs. Columbia (2:01.22)...14th at Terrier Invitational (1:57.65)...3rd vs. UMass (2:00.61)...4th vs. Cornell (1:59.16)...6th vs. Penn/Dartmouth (1:57.97)...2nd vs. Navy (2:12.70 - meters)...19th vs. HYP (1:55.78)...6th vs. UConn (1:59.48).

Before Yale: Lettered all four years in swimming at St. Albans School for Boys... Three time MVP of the swim team...Captained team to best dual meet record ever for St. Albans... Three time school record holder...WMPSSDL Champion in 100 Breaststroke... Two time Scholastic-All-American... 2010 Washington Post DC Swimmer of the Year...Member of Curl-Burke Swim Club's 2010 NCSA Junior National Mens’ Championship winning team ... Recipient of Curl-Burke's Bunky Lewis Award for Character.

Personal: Member of Morse College...Intending to major in Economics...Enjoys music and hanging out with friends...Father, Dan, attended Yale...Mother, Sue, attended Xavier University...Has two siblings: Mary and Maggie, both of whom attend Trinity College in Connecticut.

Why Yale: "I chose Yale for its strong academics, the team's chemistry, and the diversity of its student body.”

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