UCLA Track & Field BIO
Caitlin Schmitt
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Caitlin Schmitt 1264135
Other Position: Distance
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Marin County, Calif.
High School: Redwood
2014 - Finished 27th in the mile at the NAU Invitational with a time of 5:51.84 in her only meet of the season.

2013 – Competed in five meets during her junior season … Ran a personal best of 36:57.79 in the 10,000m at the Mt. Sac Relays … Ran a season-best 18:14.28 in the 5,000m to finish fifth in the dual meet against USC.

2012 - Finished 25th in the 5000m at the Oxy Invite (17:40.29) ... Was fourth in the 5000m (17:46.90) and 13th in the 1500m (4:58.56) vs. USC ... Placed 25th in the "A" section of the 10,000m at the Mt. SAC Relays (37:24.44) ... Placed sixth in the 3000m vs. Tennessee (10:24.96) ... Finished seventh in the 3000m at the Northridge Invite (10:15.78) ... In indoor track, had top times of 10:18.08 in the 3000m and 18:05.30 in the 5000m ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.

2011 - Had a top 5000m time of 18:35.10 ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

High School - Earned four varsity letters in cross country and track for Redwood HS ... Two-time MVP for her cross country team ... Also served as team captain for both track and cross country her senior year ...Was team captain for track her junior year ... 2009 First-team all-league for cross country ... High school team was MCAL champion on three occasions for track and field, including three undefeated seasons, as well as league champions in cross country in 2009 and 2007 ... Given `Most Inclusive and Enthusiastic' award in 2008 ... Received `Most Improved Athlete' award for her school in 2007 ... Top times of 11:41 in the 3200m and 19:05 on a cross country course.

Personal - Born July 9, 1992 in Marin County, CA ... Daughter of Thomas and Laura Schmitt, both of whom were runners for the Cal Bears ... Has one brother, Jake, who was an all-american distance runner for the University of Washington, and one sister, Meagan, who is a libero for the Cal Bears volleyball team ... Pre-Psychology major.

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