Summer Schmitt
Summer Schmitt
Year: Senior
Hometown: Syracuse, N.Y.
High School: Christian Brothers Academy
Position: Backstroke/Fly
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Lowell

Senior 2016-17
Lead leg on Harvard’s 200 medley relay team that placed 11th at H-Y-P … Sixth in the 100 back and seventh in the 200 vs. Columbia.

Junior 2015-16
Took 10th in the 100 fly (1:01.10) and 11th in the 100 breast (2:14.21) against Cornell and Dartmouth … Claimed 21st in the 100 back (58.08) and 23rd in the 100 fly (57.67) at the Hawkeye Invitational … Finished ninth in the 100 backstroke and 12th in the 100 butterfly against Brown and Penn … Posted Harvard’s sixth-fastest time of the season in the 100 back (56.73) at the H-Y-P meet. 

Sophomore 2014-15
Placed ninth in the 200 fly (2:11.25) and in the 200 IM (2:13.13) in the tri-meet with Dartmouth and Cornell … Took sixth in the 200 fly (2:09.13) and fifth in the 100 fly (57.95) in the dual meet with Columbia … Raced to a 55th place finish in the 500 free (5:07.65) and a 50th place finish in the 200 back (2:07.66) at the prestigious Texas Invite … Finished in exhibition time of 1:00.90 in the tri-meet with Duke and South Carolina … Took ninth in the 100 back (59.95) and 10th in the 200 back (2:09.67) against Brown and Penn … Placed 13th at HYP in the 200 fly (2:08.33) and 13th in the 100 fly (59.30) … Touched the wall in third place in the championship final of the 100 fly (56.21) at the Ohio State Invite; also took fifth in the 100 back (57.99), fourth in the 200 fly (2:04.88) and helped Harvard to a first place finish in the 200 free relay (1:38.35) … 

Freshman 2013-14
Placed sixth (57.72) in the 100 butterfly, fifth (2:07.29) in the 200 butterfly and was part of the 400 freestyle relay that placed fourth (3:38.95) at Columbia Nov. 9 … Part of the 200 freestyle relay (1:35.62) that finished 13th at the Texas Invitational Dec. 5-7 … Raced in the 200 medley (1:53.92) that won sixth and the 200 free relay (1:39.18) that won third against Brown; also competed in the 100 fly (58.01) and 200 fly (2:09.86) … Competed on the 200 medley relay team that finished third (1:47.83) and with the 400 free relay (3:45.76), while placing second in the 100 fly (59.50) … Raced in the 200 medley relay, finishing seventh (1:47.04) and swam the 200 fly (2:07.49) at HYP … 

Before Harvard
Selected as captain as a senior and earned six varsity letters in swimming at Christian Brothers Academy ... Member of the 200 medley relay state championship team in 2011 ... Won 23 Section III titles ... Holds six Christian Brothers Academy Records ... Ten-time state finalist .... Five-time NISCA All-American ... Three-time Section III Swimmer of the Year ... Two-time Class A Swimmer of the Year ... Post Standard Swimmer of the Year in 2012 ... Six-time All-league selection ... Four-time section first team selection ... Four-time MVP .... USA Junior National and National Qualifier ... Scholastic All-American ... AP Scholar ... Co-President of the Student Senate ... High Honor Roll student … Member of National Honor Society and Social Justice League.