2005-06: Competed in the second varsity eight as a freshman ... Rowed in the two seat of the second varsity eight, which finished first in the "B" final at the NCAA Championship and seventh overall ... Rowed two seat of the second varsity eight which placed third at the South/Central Regional Championship ... Helped the second varsity eight to a second-place finish at the Big Ten Championship with a time of 6:56.0.
Prior To MSU: Attended Grosse Ile high school ... Rowed with her high school team her senior year as a member of both four and eight rower crews ... Rowed with the women's varsity four that won both the state of Michigan and Midwest Rowing Championships ... A member of the women's varsity eight crew that won the Canadian Schoolboy regatta ... Placed second at the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta in the Junior `A' Flight eights event ... A four year letter winner in cross country and figure skating ... A member of National Honors Society ... Graduated from high school with honors.
Personal: Born July 7, 1987 ... Daughter of Bruce and Sandra Schmidt ... Brother Scott rowed for the University of Washington ... A special education - learning disabilities major.
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