Women's Cross Country, Track & Field


Chloe Schmidt
Chloe Schmidt

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
State College, Pa.

High School:
State College

Event:
XC - Distance

Birthdate:
06/20/1993

I/O Eligibility:
SR/SR

12/10/2014

Illini Collect 57 Fall Academic All-Big Ten Selections

Athletes from Five Fall Sports Recognized for Excellence in the Classroom

07/09/2014

45 Illini Recognized as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Student-Athletes Honored for Earning GPAs of 3.7 or Higher, Including Seven 4.0 GPAs at Illinois

05/28/2014

Illini Earn 64 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections

Athletes from Eight Spring Sports Honored for Excellence in the Classroom

07/10/2013

43 Illini Honored as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Student-Athletes with GPAs of 3.7 or Higher Earn Special Recognition

04/29/2013

Paul, Weinstein Receive Top Honor at Scholar-Athlete Reception

Basketball, Gymnastics Standouts Take Home Prestigious Big Ten Medal of Honor

09/20/2011

Orange and Blue Preview

Illinois placed second at the Orange and Blue Preview with Meghan Frigo finishing first with a time of 21:27.

AT ILLINOIS

Cross Country
2014 XC - SENIOR
Competed in every race this season ... Finished sixth for the Illini at the NCAA Midwest Regional ... Was the fifth runner for Illinois at the Big Ten Championships, finishing in a personal-best time of 21:36.7 ... Placed sixth overall and fourth for the team at the Illini Open ... Finished eighth for the Illini at both the Bradley Invite and the Illini Challenge ... Was the sixth runner for the Orange and Blue at the Roy Griak Invite ... Placed 54th overall at the Illinois State Invite.

2013 XC - JUNIOR
Placed fourth overall at the Illini Challenge with a personal-best 4K time of 15:00 ... Finished ninth for the squad at the Boilermaker Invitational ... Finished seventh for the Illini at the Bradley Classic.

2012 XC - SOPHOMORE
Ran at NCAA Midwest Regional, finishing with a 6K time of 23:48 ... Placed sixth on the team and 88th overall at the Big Ten Championships, finishing the course with a time of 22:18 ... Ran in the Black Race at Pre-Nationals, finishing first for the Illini and 32nd overall with a career best 6K time of 22:03 ... Ran unattatched at the Notre Dame Invitational, finished with a career best 5K time of 18:04 ... Started season off with a 18:26 5K finish at Illinois Intercollegiate meet ... Academic All-Big Ten.

2011 XC - FRESHMAN
Placed fifth for the Orange and Blue and 24th overall at the Illini Challenge with a 4K time of 16:10 ... Finished fifth for the Illini and sixth overall at the Bradley Open with a 3 Mile time of 17:28 ... Clocked a 6K time of 22:30 at the Orange and Blue Preview coming in sixth for the Illini and 16th overall ... Tied for seventh for the Illini and came in 58th overall with a 5K time of 18:50 at the Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational ... Placed fifth for the Illini and 32nd overall with a 5K time of 20:45 at the Illini Open.

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2014 Track and Field
Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round in the 800m ... Competed in the 800m at the Big Ten Championships ... Clocked the eighth-fastest 800m time in school history (2:07.37) to place fifth at the ASU Invitational ... Placed second in the 800m at the Tiger Track Classic ... Placed fourth in the 400m at the Illinois Twilight ... Academic All-Big Ten ... USTFCCCA All-Academic.

Indoor: Placed sixth in the 800m at the Big Ten Championships with the 10th-fastest time in school history (2:07.95) ... Member of the distance medley relay team that placed third at the Big Ten Championships with the fifth-fastest time in school history (11:29.51) ... Placed second in the 800m at the Illini Classic ... Placed second in the 400m at the Orange & Blue Open ... Placed third in the mile at the Illini Open.

2013 Track and Field
Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round of Championships in the 800m ... Part of Big Ten Championship squad, running the 800m ... Ran a season best 800m time of 2:08.64 at the Sun Angel Classic ... Ran on the 4x800m relay squad that finished second at the Drake Relays and finished with a time of 8:37.02 ... Set a career best 1,500m time of 4:30.35 at the Stanford Invitational ... USTFCCCA All-Academic.

Indoor: Part of Big Ten Championship team, first team crown since 1996 season ... Big Ten point scorer, running the third leg of the third place DMR squad which finished in 11:16.03 which is the third fastest in school history ... Ran a season best 800m time of 2:08.54 at the SPIRE Invitational ... Improved her 600m time at the Indiana Relays, finishing with a time of 1:34.19.

2012 Track and Field
Outdoor Set a personal-best time in the 800m prelims at the Big Ten Championships (2:08.85), which ranks as ninth-best in school history ... Clocked a career-best time of 4:35.89 in the 1,500m at the EIU Big Blue Classic ... Also competed in the 4x400m relay and 4x800m relay.

Indoor Ran the 800m at the Big Ten Championships ... Set a personal-best time 600m time of 1:34.96 at the Illinois Orange and Blue Open ... Also competed in the 4x400m relay.

High School
Was a five-time Pennsylvania state champion and six-time runner-up at the state meet ... Lead team to first outdoor state title in 31 years in 2011 ... Placed second in the 800m and second in the mile as a senior ... Was a 2010 indoor track All-American by the National Scholastic Sports Foundation ... Earned four varsity letters in both cross country and track.

Personal
Daughter of Sara Schumacher and John Schmidt ... Born June 20, 1993 ... Has one sister, Lauren ... Hobbies include playing the piano ... Was an honor student all four years ... Majoring in civil engineering.

Schmidt's Personal Bests
Cross Country
3 mile: 17:28 - Bradley Open (9/9/11)
4K: 15:00 - Illini Challenge (8/30/13)

5K: 18:04 - Notre Dame Invitational (9/28/12)
6K: 21:26.7 - Big Ten Championships (11/2/14)

Track and Field
Outdoor
400m: 58.00 - Illinois Twilight (4/12/14)
800m: 2:07.37 - Arizona State Invitational (3/29/14)
1,500m: 4:30.35 - Stanford Invitational (3/30/13)

Indoor
400m: 57.96 - Orange & Blue Open (2/22/14)
600m: 1:34.19 - Indiana Relays (1/25/13)
800m: 2:07.95 - Big Ten Championships (3/1/14)
Mile: 5:02.52 - Illini Open (1/11/14)

Updated December 2014

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