2011-12 : Tied for 12th place at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational, helping UO tie overall for first place, shooting 7-under 206 (67-68-71) ... Helped lead UO to a first-place finish at The Prestige at PGA West, tying for fifth-place with fellow Duck Andrew Vijarro, shooting 9-under 207 (70-69-68) ... Was instrumental in helping the Ducks to a victory at the St. Mary's Invitational shooting 6-under 210 (72-68-70), placing third-place overall.
2010-11 : Tied for 54th
place at the NCAA Regional, shooting 9-over 225 (75-76-74) ... Finished in a
tie for 16th place at the Pac-10 Championship, assisting the Ducks to a tie for
first-place at 5-over 285 (69-69-80-67) ... Tied for 47th at the 65th Annual
Western Intercollegiate at 12-over 222 (71-79-72) ... Placed in a fourth place
tie to help Oregon take first place at the OGIO Santa Barbara Invite by tying
for first-place while shooting 4-under 212 (67-72-73) ... Tied for 13th at The
Duck Invitational at 1-under 215 (71-72-72) as the Ducks took second place ...
Finished in a tie for 10th place at the Bandon Dunes Championship, shooting
4-over 220 (72-74-74) ... Tied for 19th at the USC Collegiate Invitational at
3-over 216 (72-74-70) ... Won medalist honors at the Amer Air Invitational by
shooting 13-under 203 (62-69-72) and prevailing in a three-way playoff ...
Equaled the program record-low and set a course record with a 10-under 62 at
the Waikoloa Kings' Course in Round 1 of the Amer Ari Invitational ... Fall
2010: Competed in all five fall events and led the team with a 72.3 scoring
average ... Had a pair of top 10 finishes, highlighted by a tie for second at
the Gifford Invitational after a 2-under 211 (72-70-69).
Before Oregon : Finished third at the 2006 World Junior Golf championships and placed seventh in that event in 2007. Played at Cathedral Catholic High School for coach Doug McLean. Team was four-time Western League champions, one-time Southern California regional champions. As an individual, finished second in the 2006 California State Championships.
Personal : Born Daniel John Miernicki in Philadelphia, Pa. Parents are Paul and Maryann Miernicki. Has one older sister, Celine. Father played college basketball for the University of Scranton. Hobbies include basketball and football. Major is undeclared.