Honors and Awards: Big Ten Wrestler of the Week for Dec. 10, 2011
2012-13: Wisconsin's starter at 149 lbs. ... 7-9 record on the season ... 6-7 record in dual meets ... one win over a ranked opponent ... 3-5 record against Big Ten competition ... 1-2 record at the Cliff Keen Invite.
2011-12: Wisconsin's starter at 149 lbs. (currently ranked No. 9) ... has a 13-3 overall record, inclduing two wins by pin and three by major decision ... took seventh place at 149 lbs. at the 2011 Midlands Championships after going 5-2
2010-11: Wisconsin's starter at 149 lbs. (ranked as high as eighth) ... 19-12 record on the season (excludes open tournaments) ... 9-5 record in duals ... had one win by pin, one by tech fall and two by major decision ... won the Loras Open at 149 lbs. with a 4-0 record ... took seventh at 149 lbs. at the Cliff Keen Invite with a 4-1 record ... placed second at the Midlands Championships at 149 lbs. ... went 4-0 at the NWCA National Duals to earn Big Ten Conference Wrestler of the Week accolades for the week of Dec. 10, 2011 ... took eighth place at the Big Ten Championships at 149 lbs. with a 1-3 record ... went 1-2 at the NCAA Division I Championships
2009-10: Wisconsin's starter at 141 lbs. (ranked as high as 20th) ... 21-18 record on the season ... 4-4 record in the Big Ten ... had two wins by pin, three by tech fall and three by major decision ... went 4-1 at the Loras Open to finish in third place ... went 3-2 at the Cliff Keen Invite ... went 3-2 at the NWCA National Duals ... finished in fifth place at the Big Ten Championships iwth a 3-2 record ... victories include upsets over No. 20 Mike Mangrum of Oregon State, No. 16 Chris Drouin of Arizona State and No. 8 Alex krom of Maryland ... went 1-2 at the NCAA Division I Championships ... took fifth at 66 kg/145.5 lbs at the 2010 FILA Junior Nationals in greco-roman
2008-09: Redshirt season ... went 20-7 in open tournaments ... pinned 11 opponents and registered two tech falls ... placed first at the Jim Foxx, Stevens Point and Dan Gable Opens ... finished second at the Cyclone Open for 149 lbs. ... over the summer of 2009, Schmitt placed eighth at FILA Junior Nationals in the freestyle competition at 66 kg/145.5 lbs.
High School: Three-time Wisconsin state champion ... compiled a 173-7 record during four years at New Glarus High School ... two-time Greco-Roman Champion in Fargo ... finished sixth at state his freshman year ... a member of WI vs. WIPAL Dapper Dan Team ... also played football in high school and was named first-team all-conference, team MVP, conference co-defensive player of the year and honorable mention all-state
Personal: Major is political science ... parents are Tim and Wanda Schmitt ... has one brother, Ben ... full name is Coulthurst Schmitt ... enjoys fishing