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Alice Schmidt

Alice Schmidt

Event: 800m
Height: 5-11
Weight: 140
PR: 800m - 1:58.61 (2011); 1500m - 4:05.64 (2012)
Born: 10/03/1981
Current Residence: Coronado, Calif.
Hometown: Elkhorn, Neb.
High School: Elkhorn H.S. (Neb.)
College: North Carolina '04
Coach: Joaquim Cruz
Agent: Dan Lilot
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USA Championships
Four-time USA Outdoor bronze medalist – 2005 (2:02.09); 2007 (1:59.63); 2011 (1:59.21);
2012 (1:59.46)
Two-time USA Outdoor runner-up – 2008 (2:00.46); 2006 (2:00.00)
2006 USA Indoor champion (2:01.93)
2005 USA Indoor runner-up (2:02.32)

Collegiate Championships
Two-time NCAA Outdoor champion – 2003 (201:16); 2002 (2:04.73)
Two-time NCAA runner-up – 2001 Outdoor (2:08.47); 2001 Indoor (2:08.47)
Two-time NCAA bronze medalist – 2004 Outdoor (2:03.79); 2002 Indoor (2:06.43)

About Alice
Schmidt's career as an 800m specialist has stood the test of time. She has run under the 2-minute mark 14 times over the past eight years, and she keeps improving. Schmidt had a standout career at UNC where she won two NCAA titles and set both the UNC and ACC record. As a prep she was a four-time state champion 800-meter runner as well as the Nebraska state record-holder in the 800-meter in a time of 2:08.84. She majored in journalism and political science at North Carolina.
Results
2013: 9th at USATF Oxy HP 800m (2:06.57); 3rd at Penn Realys 4x800m (8:10.99)
2012: 4th in semifinal heat of Olympic Games (2:01.63); 3rd at Olympic Trials (1:59.46); 2nd at Harry Jerome International Track Classic (1:59.93); 1st at Pre Classic in 1500m (4:05.64); 2nd at Los Angeles USATF High Performance (2:00.79); 2nd at LA Oxy Invitational (2:02.13); 6th at Payton Jordan Carinal Invitational in 1500m (4:09.68).
2011: 16th overall in semi-finals at World Outdoor (2:01.16); 4th at Stockholm (2:00.25); 1st at Luzern (1:59.74); 2nd at Lignano (1:58.61); 1st at Padova 1500m (4:08.09); 3rd at USA Outdoors (1:59.21)
2010: 1st at USATF HP meet (2:01.68); 1st at Oxy Invite (2:05.55); 6th at Boston Indoor Games 1,000m (2:43.20)
2009: 1st at Boston Indoor Games (2:03.05), did not compete outdoors due to stress fracture
2008: 5th at Lausanne (1;59.67); 3rd at Gateshead (2:01.01); 6th in opening round at Olympic Games (2:02.33); 2nd at Olympic Trials (2:00.46); 2nd at Nike Prefontaine Classic (2:00.01)
2007:  5th in heats at World Outdoors (2:02.49); 6th at Rome (2:00.12); 3rd at USA Outdoors (1:59.63); 3rd at Pre Classic (1:58.75); 6th in 1,500m at adidas Track Classic (4:08.89
2006: 7th at Bruselles (2:00.95); 1st at Road to Eugene (2:00..25); 1st at Lignano (1:59.35); 2nd at USA Outdoor (2:00.00); 5th at Pre Classic (2:00.81); DQ’ed in heats of World Indoor; 1st at USA Indoor (2:01.93); 2nd at Fayetteville (2:03.50)
2005: 16th in semi-finals of World Outdoor (2:01.43); 1st at Lignono (1:59.29); 3rd at USA Outdoor (2:02.09); 8th at New York Grand Prix (2:04.06); 4th at Pre Classic (2:00.64); 2nd at USA Indoor (2:02.32); 7th at Fayetteville (2:06.04); 2nd at Millrose Games (2:06.40); 2nd at Boston Indoor Games (2:04.52
2004: 3rd at NCAA Outdoor (2:03.79); 2nd at ACC Outdoor  (2:07.70); 5th at NCAA Indoor (2:05.30); 2nd at ACC Indoor (2:08.53); 4th at Boston Indoor Games (2:06.61)
2003: 5th at USA Outdoor (2:01.64); 1st at NCAA Outdoor (2:01.16); 2nd at ACC Outdoor 1500m (4:18.08) and 3rd in 800m (2:07.18); 1st at ACC Indoor Champs (2:05.54)
2002: 1st at NCAA Outdoor (2:04.73); 1st at ACC Outdoor Champs (2:04.74); 3rd at NCAA Indoor Champs (2:06.43); 1st at ACC Indoor Champs (2:07.34); 1st at Tyson Invitational (2:07.4)
2001: 2nd at NCAA Outdoor (2:08.47); 1st at ACC Outdoor Champs (2:06.50); 2nd at NCAA Indoor (2:08.47); 1st at ACC Indoor Champs (2:06.63)

USA/World Rankings and Personal Bests
2012: Outdoor bests - 1:59.46 (No. 6 in the USA, No. 33 in the world, ranked No. 4 in the USA by T&FN)
2011: Outdoor bests – 1:58.61 (No. 4 in the USA, No. 17 in the world, ranked No. 3 in the USA by T&FN)
2010: Outdoor bests – 2:01.68 (No. 14 in the USA)
2009: Indoor bests – 2:03.05 (No.1 in the USA, No. 22 in the world)
2008: Outdoor bests – 1:59.67 (No. 1 in the USA, No. 28 in the world)
2007: Outdoor bests – 1:58.75 (No. 1 in the USA, No. 13 in the world)
2006: Indoor bests – 2:01.93; (No. 1 in the USA, No. 17 in the world); Outdoor bests – 1:59.35 (No. 2 in the USA, No. 23 in the world)
2005: Indoor bests –  2:02.32 (No. 3 in the USA, No. 24 in the world); Outdoor bests – 1:59.29 (No. 2 in the USA, No. 14 in the world)
2004: Indoor bests – 2:04.64 (No. 8 in the USA); Outdoor bests – 2:03.79 (No. 19 in the USA)
2003: Indoor bests – 2:05.54 (No. 7 in the USA); Outdoor bests – 2:01.16 (No. 6 in the USA)
2002: Indoor bests – 2:06.30; Outdoor bests –  2:04.35
2001: Indoor bests – 2:06.63; Outdoor bests –  2:04.75
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