2012-2013 (Senior): Took second in the women's novice singles race at The Head of the Rock.
2011-2012 (Junior): Coxed the second-place varsity eight boat in the Big Ten Double Dual ... served as the coxwain of the varsity eight boat, finishing second at the Lake Natoma Invitational ...coxed the varsity eight that earned a bronze medal at the Big Ten Championships ...coxed the varsity eight as they finished first in the third final at the NCAA Championships ... earned a gold medal as the coxswain of the women's eight at the U-23 World Rowing Championships in Trakai, Lithuania.
2010-2011 (Sophomore): Steered the varsity eight boat to a first-place finish at the Longhorn Invitational ... served as coxswain of second varsity eight boat that defeated Texas on Day 2 of Longhorn Invitational ... steered varsity eight boat to first-place finish against Michigan in Big Ten Double Dual ... stroke of second varsity eight boat that earned silver medal at Big Ten Championships ... steered varsity eight squad to third-place finish at NCAA Rowing Championships.
High School: Rowed for two and half years ... placed 22nd in the Head of the Charles ... took second in the Milwaukee River Challenge ... four years of varsity soccer ... served as team captain
Personal: Parents are Jeffrey and Lianne Schmidt ... major is undeclared
Reason for choosing UW - Madison: I grew up always wanting to go here, and the rowing team made it that much more desirable.
What Wisconsin Rowing means to you: It's a unique sport in which I have the opportunity to work with others towards the same goals. I like all the strategy it takes to be a coxswain. I love working on a team competitively and UW rowing gives me that chance.