MU has final tune-up for BIG EAST Championships
Track and field to compete Thursday-Sunday
Koeck topped MU record by over a meter
MU resumes action Saturday at 11 a.m.
Competition begins at 11 a.m.
Head Coach Bert Rogers on Schweikert:
High School: Schweikert earned four letters in track and field and three letters in cross country at Palatine High School ... Served as team captain in both sports as a senior ... Team MVP as a senior ... Captured a conference title in the outdoor 400-meter dash as a senior and placed sixth at the IHSA Girls Class 3A State Meet ... Earned all-state honors twice in the 400-meter dash and once in the 4x400-meter relay ... Helped Pirates capture four team indoor conference titles and three outdoor championships ... Team captured a state title in cross country during her sophomore year and a runner-up finish in outdoor track and field ... Holds all four individual season records (freshman-senior years) for the indoor 200-meter dash ... High school personal bests include 25.8 seconds in the indoor 200 ... Holds an outdoor PR of 25.1 seconds in the 200 ... Was a national qualifier and took second place at the Nike Cross Country Regionals as a sophomore ... Also earned three letters in basketball ... Palatine High School Athlete of the Year as a senior.
Personal: Schweikert was born in Palatine, Ill., and is the youngest of three children to Paul and Ruth Schweikert... Has two older brothers, Joe and Dan ... Plans to major in education and psychology.