Leah Schmitz
Leah Schmitz
Height: 5-5
Year: So.
Hometown: Madison, Wis.
High School: Robert M. La Follette
Position: Pole Vault
Major: Chemical-Biological Engineering

2014: NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … (Outdoor): competed in the pole vault … finished 12th at the Sean Collier Invitational (4/19) and eighth at Bates (4/12) by clearing 8-06.25 … (Indoor): consistently cleared a season best 9-00.25 at four contests … finished 15th at the Gordon Kelly Invitational (2/8) … claimed 13th at the Tufts Stampede Invite (2/1) … placed 7th at the Art Farnham Invitational (1/25) … and took eighth at Bates (1/11). 

2013: Did not compete as a freshman.

Off the Track: Majoring in chemical-biological engineering … conducted a UROP at the Hamel Lab studying novel bioreactors … was a student helper at the Center for Eukaryotic Structural Genomics … AAUW Wisconsin local scholarship … Secular Society of MIT.

High School: A 2012 graduate of Robert M. La Follette High School … Madison city champion in 2012 … was also part of the swimming, cross country and dance teams … National Honor Society … third place in the state TrigStar competition.