Dani Destiche
Dani Destiche
Year: Junior
Hometown: Snellville, Ga.
High School: Brookwood
Major: Outdoor Education and Psychology

2008: Selected to the PBC Women's Cross Country All-Academic Second Team ... Ran in six of eight races ... Finished third on team and 24th overall at the PBC Championships (21:58) ... Posted season-best 5k of 20:09 at the New Hampshire Meet ... Had a season-low 6k of 24:41 at the Pepperdine Invitational.

2007: Ran to All-PBC status with a 21:15 5K at the PBC Championships, placing 13th ... Ran in seven of team's eight meets, placing in the team's top-five in all seven ... Led the team at three races ... Had four top-20 finishes and one top-10 finish ... Was third on the squad at the NCAA Regional, posting a season-best 6K of 25:07 in 82nd place ... Ran a season-best 5K of 19:47 at the Blue & White Invite, her first collegiate race ... Ranks second in 5K times and fourth in 6K times all-time at GCSU ... PBC Silver Scholar.

High School: She graduated from Brookwood High School ... Was All-region, MVP and was given the coach's award ... Awarded academic honors.

Personal: Is the daughter of Kurt and Lisa Destiche ... Born Dec. 11, 1988 ... Racing is her biggest thrill in sports ... Lists her favorite athlete as Brett Farve and her favorite TV show is Friends ... She chose Georgia College because it's a small community with positive energy.


Yr.  Races Top 5k Top 6k
2008  20:09 24:41
2007 7 19:47 25:07