Women's Swimming & Diving Spotlight: Molly Schaefer
My Michigan: Winning
U-M Student-Athletes Recognized at Scholar Athlete Celebration
Fifty-Nine Wolverines Named to Winter Academic All-Big Ten Team
Women's Swimming & Diving Comes In Sixth Place at Big Tens
At Michigan... Captain (2014-15) ... Three-time Academic All-Big Ten (2013-15) ... Four-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2012-15).
Senior (2014-15) ... Captain ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Championship Meets ... Big Ten Championships (Feb. 18-21): Tied for 35th in the 50-yard freestyle (23.21), tied for 36th in the 100-yard freestyle (50.41) and took 67th in the 200-yard freestyle (1:52.92) ... Regular Season ... Competed in four events including a third-place finish in the 400-yard freestyle relay against Ohio State (Jan.24) ... Swam in three events including a third-pace finish in the 400-yard freestyle against Notre Dame and Northwestern (Jan. 10) ... Took seventh in the 200-yard freestyle relay and sixth in the 400-yard freestyle relay at the Winter National Championships (Dec. 3-6) ... Competed three times in the meet against Penn State and Virginia (Nov. 7-8) ... Swam in three events against Louisville, Indiana, and Texas (Oct. 24-25) ... Competed in several events against Iowa/Nebraska (Oct. 3-4).
Junior (2013-14)....Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ...Championship Meets ... Finished 49th in the 50-yard freestyle, 64th in the 100-yard freestyle and 68th in the 200-yard freestyle at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 19-22) ...Regular Season ... Took fourth in the 200-yard freestyle against Michigan State (Feb. 7) ... Competed in two events at the NU Quad Meet (Jan. 11) and against Purdue (Jan. 10) ... Raced in a trio of events at the Michigan Open (Nov. 22-24), finishing fourth in the 50-yard freestyle ... Swam in two races at Toledo (Nov. 1) ... Helped in the third place finish in the 400-yard freestyle relay against Texas and Indiana (Oct. 25) ... Assisted in a second place finish in the 400-yard freestyle relay against Minnesota (Oct. 11).
Sophomore (2012-13) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Championship Meets ... Finished 56th in the 50-yard freestyle, 65th in the 200-yard freestyle, and 66th in the 100-yard freestyle at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 20-23) ... Regular Season ... Finished in a tie for third in the 50-yard freestyle at the Michigan Open in Rochester, Mich. (Feb. 10) ... Swam one event vs. Ohio State (Jan. 18) ... Swam three events at the Purdue Invitational (Nov. 16-18) ... Swam three events against Texas/Indiana (Oct. 26) ... Swam two events against Minnesota (Oct. 5) ... Swam three events vs. Wisconsin (Sept. 29).
Freshman (2011-12)... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ...Regular Season ... Fourth in the 100-yard freestyle, and eighth in the 200-yard freestyle against Michigan State (Jan. 27) ... Fourth in the 1,000-yard freestyle, fifth in the 100-yard freestyle, and eighth in the 200-yard freestyle against Indiana (Jan. 7) ... 10th in the 1,650-yard freestyle against IU/Texas (Oct. 28) ... Exhibitioned the 200-yard freestyle and 500-yard freestyle vs. Toledo (Oct. 22) ... Made collegiate debut at Minnesota (Oct. 7-8), finishing eighth in the 200-yard freestyle.
Prep ... Marian (2011) ... Four-year varsity letterwinner ... Four-time All-State selection ... Helped lead Marian to MHSAA D-III state championship as a freshman and sophomore ... All-American on relay team as a junior ... Academics/Extracurriculars... National Honor Society ... Spanish Honor Society ... Scholastic All-American.
Club/International... Oakland Live Y'ers (2007-11).
Personal ... Molly Norwood Schaefer was born January 12, 1993 ... Daughter of Kevin and Anne Schaefer ... Both parents attended Albion College ... Father, Kevin, played football at Albion (1973-76) ... Sister, Emma, swam at Michigan State (2006-10) ... Enrolled in College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Informatics major.
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