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Duke Track & Field BIO
 Colleen Schmidt

Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2012-14)

2013-14: Competed three times during the fall…led the Blue Devils to a second-place finish at the Royal Cross Country Challenge (10/11), placing third overall in a personal-best 5K time of 17:46.2…scored for Duke at the ACC Championships (11/1), crossing the line as the fifth Blue Devil runner and 55th overall finisher in a 6K time of 21:55.2…opened the season at the Bull City Classic (8/31), placing fourth overall in a time of 15:40…Outdoors, participated in four competitions…earned a first-place finish in the 3,000 at the Joe Hilton Invitational (4/12), crossing the line in a time of 10:01.22…qualified for the ACC Outdoor Championships (4/19), placing 30th overall in the 5,000 with a season-best time of 17:25.65.

2012-13: Did not compete during the 2012-13 season.

2011-12: Opened her collegiate career in the fall at the Paul Short Invitational, where she clocked 22:57 for 6K...finished 60th at the ACC Cross Country Championships, posting a time of 22:09.2...collected the first individual win of her career at the Three Stripe Red Shirt Invitational...notched a personal-best time of 17:57 for 5K in that performance and earned ACC Performer of the Week recognition...Duke's fourth finisher at the NCAA Cross Country Southeast Regional, taking 52nd overall in 21:42.1...did not compete during the indoor or outdoor seasons...named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Prior to Duke: Lettered four years at Holy Trinity Diocesan...garnered all-state distinction in cross country as a senior with a seventh-place performance at the state meet...twice named All-Long Island First Team in cross country...set an intersectional conference record with a 14:43.70 clocking for 4K as a senior...placed fourth overall at the state cross country meet her junior year...tabbed the Newsday Cross Country Runner of the Year as a junior...a Foot Locker National finalist...established a conference record for 5K with a mark of 18:34...named the league and intersectional MVP in indoor and outdoor track and field her junior season...collected all-state honors indoors with a second-place showing in the 3,000m and a third-place performance in the 1,500m...conference record holder in the outdoor 3,000m at 9:40...took second at the Nike Indoor Nationals with a 10:25.22 clocking in the two-mile run...a member of the National Honor Society...earned a spot on the 'A' Honor Roll all four years...the Frank D. Botto Memorial Women in Athletics Scholarship recipient.

Personal: Daughter of John and Irene Schmidt...born Sept. 24, 1993...has three brothers - John, Timmy and Brian - and three sisters - Clare, Christine and Lizzie.


Cross Country PRs
5K- 17:46.2 (10/11/2013)
6K- 21:42.1 (11/12/2011)

Indoor PR
Two Mile- 10:25.22 (High School)

Outdoor PRs
1,500m- 4:33.92 (High School)
3,000m- 9:40.17 (High School)
5,000m- 17:25.65 (4/19/2014)

Position: Distance
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Point Lookout, N.Y.
High School: Holy Trinity Diocesan
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