GENERAL: An emotional leader on and off the court...Should again compete at No. 2 or 3 singles spot and for a top spot in doubles action...Very consistent player with a lot of patience and a "never give up" attitude.
AT SIENA: Presidential scholar...Played most of her junior (2010-11) year at No. 2 singles, finishing with a 5-13 overall record and a 2-4 conference mark...Teamed with Carly Holloway at No. 2 doubles and finished year with a 9-8 overall doubles record...Posted a 6-13 record at No. 2 singles as a sophomore in 2009-10 (6-7 in dual matches and 4-3 in MAAC) and an 8-9 doubles mark (5-8 in dual matches and 2-5 in MAAC)...As a rookie, she played exclusively at No. 3 singles and registered a 2-8 record (2-8 in dual action and 1-3 in MAAC play)...Ended freshman season with a 6-4 doubles record and a perfect 4-0 record in MAAC play.
BEFORE SIENA: Was the top singles player at Cornwall for three years on varsity team...Team captain... Also ran track for one year.
PERSONAL: Born September 26, 1990 in Newburgh, New York...Daughter of Timothy and Lauren Crill...Chemistry major at Siena....Would like to teach science in a high school...Works as a tennis instructor during the summers at a local tennis academy...Brother Timothy graduated from Siena in May of 2011...Active member of community, having volunteered at her local hospital and helping out with a Tournament to help raise funds and awareness for cancer research...Participated in jazz band in high school.
GETTING TO KNOW DANIELLE
The best thing I did this summer was: Lived in Philadelphia doing organic chemistry research
One thing people would be surprised to know about me: I am a chemistry major
What I like most about Siena tennis: The 6 a.m. workouts
What I like most about Siena College: The people
What I like most about Coach Christodoulou: He is always motivating us to do better
If I could be on a reality TV show, it would be: Jersey Shore. I want to learn how to poof my hair and fist pump.
If I could meet anyone in the world, who would it be? Ryan Reynolds
My superstitions are: My socks always have to match and they can't be white
If I didn't play tennis, I would: Have a lot of extra time on my hands
The player on the team who I relate to best is: Elora, we have been friends/played tennis together since we were 8
My favorite TV show is: How I Met Your Mother
My favorite artist (musical) is: not afraid to say I have a case of Bieber fever. Justin Bieber
My favorite class at Siena is: Physics
My favorite professional athlete is: Derek Jeter
My favorite spot on campus is: Saga
My favorite website is: PerezHilton
My favorite pro sports team is: New York Yankees
My favorite book: The Cat in the Hat
My favorite movie: Legally Blonde
My favorite food: Stuffed Shells
My favorite flavor of ice cream: Mint Chocolate Chip
Other sports I like to follow at Siena include: All of them
Three words that describe me: Outgoing, sarcastic and opinionated
The funniest player on the team is: Carly, she always has me laughing with her sayings.
If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to (why): Australia, France and London, because I want to see all the major tennis tournaments
The best player I ever played against was: Ashley Miller (2007 NYSPHSAA champion)
The person I'd most like to play a singles match with is: Andy Roddick
The person I would pick as my dream doubles partner would be: Sarah Mayer