Jessica Schmidt
Jessica  Schmidt

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
DePere, Wis.

High School:
West DePere HS

Position:
Distance

Experience:
High School


01/14/2014

Gophers to Begin 2014 with Northwest Open

Saturday's meet begins with field events at 11 a.m.

05/29/2013

Minnesota Places 167 Student-Athletes On Spring Academic All-Big Ten Teams

Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals

02/16/2013

Gophers Win Eight Events, Recognize Seniors at Parents Day Open

Minnesota hosted its final home meet of the season.

01/12/2013

Gophers Win Five Events at Bison Classic

The Gophers will host the Jack Johnson Classic next weekend.

12/06/2012

Gophers Place 70 on Fall Academic All-Big Ten List

Minnesota improves fall Academic All-Big Ten total by 11

2013 Season - Indoor: Won the 3,000 meters at the Northwest Open with a time of 10:31.59 • finished ninth in the mile at the Parents Day Open with a season-best time of 5:08.92. Outdoor: Ran her best 1,500 meters time of the year at the Musco Twilight (4:42.56) • Academic All-Big Ten.

2012 Season - Indoor: Placed seventh in the MSU Open mile, running 5:09.93 • also competed at the Jack Johnson Classic, Iowa State Classic, and Parents Day Open. Outdoor: Ran her best 1,500-meter race of the season at the Hamline Twilight (4:45.45) • posted a time of 2:19.56 in the 800m at the Holst Invitational • also competed at the Tommie Twilight.

2011 Season Indoor: Competed at the ISU Classic in the mile run and finished with a time 5:14.41 • ran a 5:16.68 at the Jack Johnson Classic • competed at the Minnesota Open in the 3,000 meters and finished with a time 10:29.87 • ran to a sixth place finish (10:24.17) at the Parents' Day Open. Outdoor: Competed at the Musco Twilight in the 1,500 meters and finished with a time of 4:56.03.

2010 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School: A 2009 graduate of West DePere High School • high school coaches were Dexter McNabb and Nicole Flock • a three-time all-state honoree in cross country and track • placed fifth as a senior at the Wisconsin Division 2 Cross Country Championships, 27th as a junior • 2008 Bay Conference cross country champion • all-state in 1,600 meters and 4x400m relay as a junior • earned four varsity letters in cross country, three in track • a National Honor Society member and Academic All-State honoree.

Personal: Born May 9, 1991 • majoring in Accounting and Finance• executive of SAAC • daughter of Andy and Kathy Schmidt • has a younger brother David • spent half the summer (2011) in London doing a finance internship and taking classes• enjoys traveling, scrapbooking, and hiking.


CAREER BESTS
Event Time
Meet
1,500m, Outdoor 4:42.56 Musco Twilight (4/20/13)
Mile, Indoor 5:08.92 Parents Day (2/16/13)
3,000m, Indoor 10:24.17 Parents Day (2011)

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