2010-11: Was a participant in the 800-meter run and mile run during the indoor campaign ... Earned a sixth-place finish in the mile at the UNC Invitational.
University of Tennessee: Ran in three 8K meets during 2009 with a highest placement of 47th at the Colonial Inter-Regional Challenge (27:49.5) ... Came in 68th in the Crimson Classic with a 27:44.3 time ... Finished the Panorama Farms Invitational in a career-best 26:15.97 and 91st place ... Did not compete as a true freshman in 2008.
Mountain View High School: Led cross country team to back-to-back district and region championships in 2006 and 2007 ... Track and field teams captured five district and two region titles ... Twice named all-region and all-state ... Won regional 1,600-meter title junior year ... Starter for the football and basketball teams ... Coached by Dave Davis.
Personal: Intended academic major is supply chain management and marketing ... Son of Michael and Debra Porter ... Full name is Daniel Richard Porter ... Born in Bethesda, Md. ... Has two brothers (Michael Jr. and Thomas) and a sister (Christina) ... All members of immediate family ran in college as father ran at Navy, mother and Michael Jr. at Maryland, sister at LSU and Thomas at Stanford.