Kelli Schmidt
Kelli  Schmidt

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Wilmette, Ill.

High School:
New Trier HS

Event:
Mid-Distance

Birthdate:
05/27/1998


04/29/2017

Gophers Win Nine Titles at Macalester

Members of the Gopher women's track & field team competed locally at Macalester's Janis Rider Invitational on Saturday

04/12/2017

Minnesota Wins 11 Titles at Hamline

The Gophers competed locally at the Hamline Women's Twilight meet on Wednesday evening

PRONUNCIATION:



2017 Season - Indoor: Competed unattached at three meets.

2017 Season - Outdoor: Competed unattached at five meets.

High School: A 2016 graduate of New Trier High School where she competed for coaches John Burnside and Lisa Devereux • four-year letterwinner in both cross country and track & field • three-time All-Central Suburban League honoree in both cross country and track & field • helped New Trier to four-straight top-seven finishes at the Illinois Cross Country 3A State Championship and four-straight Central Suburban League team titles in cross country • four-time cross country state championship runner, placing 126th as a freshman, 33rd as a sophomore, 76th as a junior, and 56th as a senior • four-time Illinois Track & Field 3A State Championship qualifier with the 4x800m relay, including earning all-state honors with New Trier’s fifth-place 4x800m relay as a senior • helped New Trier to three Central Suburban League team titles in track & field • five-time Central Suburban League champion in the 4x800m (indoor, 2013; outdoor 2014, 2015, 2016) and 1,600m (indoor 2014) • holds New Trier indoor program record for 4x400m relay and distance medley relay and outdoor home track record for 4x800m relay • honored as Central Suburban League Scholar Athlete • seventh runner on 11th-place team at 2012 Nike Cross Nationals as a freshman • owns high school personal best times of 61.00 in the 400m (4x400m relay split), 2:16 in the 800m (4x800m relay split), and 5:10 in the 1,600m on the track and 19:09 for 5K in cross country.

Personal: Born May 27, 1998 • daughter of Maggie and Joe • has four siblings, Kristin, Andy, Kara, and Molly • intends to major in electrical engineering • enjoys biking, rollerblading, swimming, and playing the piano • four-year honor roll student • Spanish Honor Society member.

Schmidt's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:20.06 (UA) St. Thomas Invite (1/20/17)
Mile 5:03.62 (UA) Jack Johnson Classic (1/28/17)
Schmidt's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:14.14 (UA) Janis Rider Invitational (4/29/17)
1,500m 4:44.20 (UA) Hamline Invite (4/1/17)
3,000m Steeplechase 11:15.10 (UA) Hamline Twilight (4/12/17)

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