Cal Cross Country BIO
Cody Schmidt
Player Profile:
Cody Schmidt 1251243
Year: Junior
Hometown: Torrance, Calif.
High School: Redondo Beach HS
Experience: 2 Letters
Cross Country: Cal's fifth runner across the line at the Pac-10 Championships, where he was 28th ... also took 72nd at NCAA regionals and 187th at NCAA's (No. 3 for Cal) ... named honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic ... as a freshman in 2009, led the Bears at the Bronco Invitational (14th overall) and was seventh at the USF Invitational this past fall ... third among Cal runners at both the Pac-10 (51st) and NCAA regional (45th) championships. Track: Finished 10th in the 3000-meter steeplechase at the Pac-10 Championships in 9:22.23 ... ran a season-best 9:17.30 in the event at the Big Meet ... also posted Cal's No. 2 time in the 5000 with a mark of 14:29.13 at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational ... as a freshman, recorded a best of 9:08.07 in the 3000 steeplechase at the Pac-10 meet in Berkeley, as well as 8:40.90 in the 3000 at the Stanford Opener. High School: Voted team MVP all four years of high school ... fifth at the state CIF cross country meet as a senior to earn all-state honors ... has a best of 9:07.71 in the 3200 meters on the track, which set a school record ... also owns a PR of 4:18 in the 1600 meters ... finished 21st at the Nike Cross Country Championships as a senior. Personal: Born May 9, 1991, in Torrance, Calif. ... parents are Bob and Jane Schmidt ... brother, Simon, is also on the Cal team ... enjoys photography ... intended statistics major.
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