Golden Bears to Be Active on the Track Saturday in Seattle
Bears Get First Visit This Year to Site of MPSF Championships
Cal Will Focus on Sprints, Jumps in First Meet of Year
Sophomore (2011): Completed the 3000m steeplechase in 9:19.03 at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational ... placed 26th in the indoor 5000m at the MPSF Championships (14:36.74). Freshman (2010): Covered the 3000m steeplechase in 9:27.22 at the Big Meet ... also posted a best time of 8:41.42 in the 3000m at the Stanford Outdoor Opener in early March. Cross Country: Played an important role on the Cal cross country team in the fall, finishing 48th at the Pac-12 meet and 83rd at NCAA regionals ... competed in four meets as a sophomore in 2010, including Pac-10s (60th) and NCAAs (195th) ... as a freshman in 2009, claimed 10th at the opening USF Invitational ... 66th at Pac-10's ... paced the Bears at the USATF race in San Francisco (16th). High School: Served as team captain of his cross country and track & field squads ... had bests of 9:23 in the 3200 meters and 15:18 in the 5000 in cross country at Redondo Beach HS. Personal: Born May 9, 1991, in Torrance, Calif. ... parents are Bob and Jane Schmidt ... brother, Cody, is also a sophomore on the Cal team ... lists gymnastics, skateboarding and surfing among his interests ... media studies major.
Career Best Marks Event Mark Date 3000 8:23.54i Feb. 12, 2011 3000SC 9:19.03 April 22, 2011 5000m 14:36.54i Feb. 25, 2011