Loyola cross country opened the year at the Bison Opener.
2017 (Track & Field, Sophomore): Posted an indoor season-best time of 10:44.09 in the 3,000m at the Terrapin Invitational… Finished 17th among collegians at the Armory Track Invitational in the 5,000m, running a clip of 18:33.38… Ran 5:29.43 to take 11th in the mile with a season-best time at the Navy Sweetheart Multi-Mix…Finished 16th in the 5,000m at the Patriot League Indoor Championships in 18:29.32… Took eighth in the 1,500m at the Maryland Invitational with a time of 5:01.70 in her outdoor opener… Was 12th in the 10,000m at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships in 39:13.35.
2016 (Cross Country, Sophomore): Was the team's No. 3 finisher in the season opener at Navy, placing 30th in 24:48.95... Took 54th as the team's No. 3 runner at the Patriot LEague Championships in 23:23.0... Was also the third finisher at the NCAA Regionals in 131st, running 23:09... Member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2016 (Track & Field, Freshman): Made her collegiate track debut indoors at the Spartan Regional Invitational, placing fourth in the mile in 5:28.85, a season-best time… Ran 10:38.14 in the 3,000m at the Terrapin Invitational… Helped Loyola finish eighth in the distance-medley relay at the Armory Track Invitational… Was 12th in the 5,000m at the Patriot League Indoor Championships in 18:07.36… Ran 10:44.38 in the 3,000m outdoors at the Philadelphia College Classic… Took ninth at the Towson Invitational with at time of 5:09.02 in the 1,500m… Placed 18th in the 5,000m at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships.
2015 (Cross Country, Freshman): Made her collegiate debut with a 20th-place finish at the Mount St. Mary’s 5k Duals… Took 24th at Navy’s Salty Dog Invitational… Was 29th at the Patriot League Championships and 88th at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals.
Before Loyola –Guided Tupelo to four 6A Cross Country State Championship titles (2009-11 and 2013), taking third in 2012 and 2014… Gatorade Mississippi Runner of the Year, after taking first at the state meet in 2011… Was the state runner-up in 2010 and 2012… All-state cross country recognition for six-straight years… 2012 state champion in 3200m, earning second in 2013 and 2015… State finalist in the 1600m from 2012-15… 800m state finalist as a junior… Holds the Tupelo school record in the 4k, 5k and 3200m… Was one of 10 athletes to be inducted into the 2015 Tupelo High School Hall of Fame... Earned a total of 11 varsity letters – six in cross country and five in track and field.
Personal –Christina Nicole Daniels… Daughter of Donna and Michael Daniels… Has one sister, Sarah… Graduated Cum Laude as an AP Scholar… Member of the National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society and National Mathematics Honor Society… Six-year Tupelo Rotary Scholar… Plans to be a double major in economics and statistics.