Amanda Schmitz
Amanda Schmitz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pleasanton, Calif.

High School:
Foothill

Height:
5-6

Position:
Fly/Free/IM


08/03/2012

Amanda Schmitz

Women's Swimming MVP

08/02/2012

Terrier Twelve - #5 Swimming and Diving Sweeps America East Championships

The Terriers swept the conference title for the first time since 1994

06/21/2012

131 Terriers Named to Winter/Spring 2012 America East Academic Honor Roll

59 Terriers receive additional recognition on the Commissioner's Honor Roll

06/14/2012

BU Swimming & Diving Teams Boast Best GPAs in America East

The Terrier women boasted a 3.24 team GPA while the BU men posted a 3.02 team GPA

04/17/2012

Watch Student-Athlete Awards Reception Live Tuesday Night

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04/17/2012

Women's Swimming

Taken from the BU All-Access show on April 17, 2012

AS A SENIOR IN 2011-12: Named to America East All-Academic Team ... Set conference record in the 200 butterfly with time of 1:59.0, broke two school records with a first place performance in the 500 freestyle (4:50.39) and second place performance in the 400 IM (4:16.40) and was a member of the first place 800 freestyle relay team and third place 400 freestyle and 400 medley relay teams at the America East Championship ... Posted seven top five finishes, including two victories, in the 500 freestyle during the regular season ... Placed first in the 1000 freestyle (10:14.87) in tri-meet against Brown and Columbia ... Claimed five victories and one second place finish in the 200 butterfly during the regular season ... Posted two second place finishes in the 400 IM in the regular season.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2010-2011: Was named an honorable mention on the Mid-Major All-American team ... Placed fourth in two events at the AE Championships, the 800 free relay (7:29.20) and the 400 IM (4:23.57) ... Also placed fifth in the 200 butterfly (2:01.98).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009-10: Was the star of the AE Championships for the women as she broke three individual records and one America East mark ... Broke a conference and school record in the 400 IM with a winning time of 4:17.82, and also won the 500 free (4:53.05) and 200 fly (2:01.42) in record-breaking time ... Was a member of the fourth-place 800 free relay team (7:27.59).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008-09: Swam in four events at the 2009 America East Swimming and Diving Championships, setting personal records in each event ... Finished eighth in 500 freestyle (4:58.56), and fifth in 400 individual medley (4:29.71), 200 butterfly (2:04.28) and 50 butterfly (28.26).

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY: Graduated from Foothill High School, where the swimming team went undefeated all four years ... As a junior, was a member of the record-breaking 200- and 400-free relay teams ... As a senior, the 400-free relay team again reset the school mark and received All-America status ... In her final campaign was an All-America consideration in the 500 free ... Also participated in soccer and water polo ... Member of the National Charity League ... Earned honor roll status in seven semesters and received three academic letters ... In 2005, earned the Distinguished Scholastic Team award.

PERSONAL: Born on Feb. 23, 1990, in Santa Clara, Calif. ... Daugher of Mark and Wendy Schmitz ... Has one sibling, Hannah ... Enrolled in the College of General Studies.

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