Biography:

Languages spoken:

English and Spanish

Favourite activities outside of sport:

Coaching, traveling, photography, golf and hanging out with family and friends

Sibling(s) Name(s) (date of birth):

Brother: Kyle Lopez, Feb 15th 1989

Pre-competition rituals / superstitions:

Bag check, visualization and a solid itunes playlist!

Training Location(s):

Tufts University

Coach(es):

Cheryl Milligan

Senior national athlete since:

2011

Nickname (s):

D-Lo, Dani, D, Lopez, Lope…there are so many.

College/ University (year graduated):

Tufts University 2009

Focus of studies:

Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering

Other sports participated in:

Equestrian, Soccer, Basketball, Golf

Favourite movies / TV shows:

Modern Family, Cake Boss, Top Chef anything on TLC or Discovery Channel!

Favourite quote / motto:

Work hard, play hard and believe it could happen to you.

It would surprise you to know that I …:

can’t watch movies more than once…I hate knowing what’s going to happen!

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2009:

2009 NESCAC Second Team
2009 NCAA All-Tournament Team
2009 NFCA All-Academic
2009 ESPN Magazine Academic All-Region
Conference leader in RBIs

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2008:

2008 NESCAC Second Team
2008 NCAA All-Tournament Team
Conference leader in RBIs

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2006:

2006 NESCAC Player of the Year
2006 NESCAC First Team
2006 First Team All-Region
Lead Conference in Runs Scored, Doubles, Home Runs, RBIs

Career notes prior (excluding Olympic):

2005 NESCAC Rookie of the Year
2005 NESCAC First Team
2005 First Team New England All-Region
2005 Third Team All-American