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2009-10 (Junior): During the Big West Championships (BWC) Platow finished 10th in the men's 100 Back preliminaries with a time of 52.35, and set a new personal best time in the 100 Back (51.91) which was also the men's team's second fastest time on the season.
2008-09 (Sophomore): In his sophomore season Platow's best times came at Pacific's Invitational in October in the 100 Breast (1:09.52) and in the month of November at the Nike Cup in the 200 IM (1:59.37) and 200 Back (1:57.53). In the first dual meet of 2009 at Stanford, Platow recorded his best time in the 200 Free (1:49.36).
2007-08 (Freshman): Danny ended his first season with Pacific on a high note at the Big West Championships from Feb. 20-23. There he set personal-best marks in collegiate swimming in the 100 Back (54.45), 200 Back (1:59.53) and 400 IM (4:12.07). Platow established himself as a promising addition to the roster in the next years to come, after his time in the 200 Back placed him third among all Pacific swimmers in the event last year and his 400 IM finish registered him as the 10th-fastest among all Big West swimmers.
High School: Danny attended Fairfield College Preparatory School in Fairfield, Conn. In his senior year the Jesuits finished 15-0 and second in the state. A three-time individual conference champion, Danny was a three time all-state swimmer, a three-time all-conference swimmer and twice won the coaches' award. Platow earned four varsity letters and served as the captain for the Jesuits during his senior season. He also received All-American accolades in the 200 Free Relay as a senior.
Personal: Daniel Platow was born in New York, N.Y., and is the son of Bill and Maura Marden. In college, Maura played tennis for the women's team at Saint Mary's College in Moraga, Calif. He has two siblings, Bart and David. Bart is also a member of the Tigers' swim team, while Dave graduated from the program in 2009. Danny is a business major in his fourth year at Pacific.