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Emily Schmitt
Emily Schmitt
Year: So.
Hometown: Eau Claire, Wis.
High School: Eau Claire North
Position: Distance

Career Best Marks



One Miles (Indoor)


3,000 meters (Indoor)


5,000 meters (Indoor)




  • UAA All-Academic Team


  • Major: Chemistry
  • UChicago activities: research assistant in the Chemistry department, volunteer at UChicago Medicine, lifeguard at Ratner Athletic Center, math tutor at Maroon Tutor Match
  • Dean's List
  • Participated in four years of track & field, two years of cross country and two years of swimming in high school
  • Two-time First Team All-Conference in cross country, two-time Second Team All-Conference in track for 3,200 meters
  • Two-time WIAA track & field state qualifier in the 3,200 meters
  • WIAA Scholar Athlete State Finalist, Wendy's Heisman Wisconsin State Finalist
  • National Honor Society president, Key Club secretary, Student Council secretary
  • National AP Scholar Award, Valedictorian, Kohl Excellence Scholarship recipient