Track & Field

Laura Schweikert

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Palatine, Ill.

High School:
Palatine

Event:
Long Sprints

Experience:
SO/SO

Laura Schweikert

Track & Field Personal Bests (as of June 2013)

Indoor-
400
: 59.43 seconds
500: 1:19.72
600: 1:43.46

Outdoor-
400
: 59.71
800
: 2:26.08


2012-13:
BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (Fr.):Competed in the 400 meters, the 500 meters and the 600 meters during the 2012-13 indoor campaign... Posted a season best of 59.43 seconds in the 400 at the Bill Bergan Invitational (Jan. 26) ... Recorded a personal-best time of 1:19.72 in the 500 meters at the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 2) ... Top 600-meter time of 1:43.46 was notched at the Badger Classic (Jan. 12) ... Part of women's 4x400-meter relay which placed 10th at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships at the SPIRE Center in 3:48.98, the fourth-fastest mark in MU history ...2013 Indoor Performance List.
Outdoor (Fr.): Competed in the 400 and 800 meters during the 2013 outdoor season... Posted a season best in the 400 meters at the Benedictine Twilight (April 26) with at time 59.71 seconds ... Set a new personal-best in the 800 meters at the Oliver Nikoloff Invite with a time of 2:26.08 ...2013 Outdoor Performance List.

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 ... Majors in middle/secondary education.


Championships History:

BIG EAST Indoor Championships
2013-
4x400-meter relay: 10th (3:48.98; third leg w/Kemmerer, Homan and Hein)

Auctions
  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago
Big East NCAA Marquette University Learfield