Annemarie Schwanz and Je’Nia Sears combined to sweep the Mountain West women's track and field athlete of the week awards following a weekend where each individual set the No. 2 marks in the NCAA in their respective events
Friday night at the Stanford Twilight, Annemarie Schwanz beats out field of 32 and sets No. 2 time run in the NCAA this season
Annemarie Schwanz posts third-best time out of 191 runners Friday night at the Bryan Clay Invitational
The duo of Annemarie Schwanz and Je'Nia Sears, who already owned respective school records, each smashed their previous bests at Stanford Invitational
Following the Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships, both relay teams and three individual efforts honored with All-MW accolades
Last updated on June 30, 2015
● 2015 NCAA Qualifier (1500 meter)
Outdoor (RS Sophomore): Ran in the 800, 1500, 3000 and 5000 meter races during her season ... set new school records in the 1500 (4:20.33, Payton Jordan Invitational) and the 5000 (16:23.63, Stanford Invitational) ... she also posted the second-best times in school history in the 800 and 3000 ... finished second at the Mountain West Championships in the 1500 with a time of 4:30.86 ... competed in the NCAA West Regionals and finished 37th with a time of 4:33.28.
Indoor (Sophomore): Participated in two meets as well as the Mountain West Indoor Championships ... posted record-low 1-mile run of 4:56.57 at the Alex Wilson Invitational, hosted by Notre Dame, she placed 13th overall ... ran a 10:53.93 in the 3000m at the MW Championships and contributed the distance melody team, as the 1600m leg, that ran a 12:23.34.
Cross Country (Junior): Had a strong season for the Bulldogs, finished first on the team in all five races she ran ... broke the Fresno State record at three of the four 6K races she ran ... owns six of the top 12 fastest 6K times on the Cross Country All-time list ... finished 28th overall at the Mountain West Championship clocking a time of 21:34 ... won the Fresno State Invitational 4.2k this season in 14:37.20 ... ran a season's best 6K time 20:46 at the Sundodger Invitational.
Outdoor (Sophomore): Utilized redshirt season.
Indoor (RS Freshman): Finished her season at the Mountain West Championships where she competed in the 3000m and clocked in a time of 10:53.93 to take 20th place ... selected as a Mountain West Scholar-Athlete this season.
Cross Country (Sophomore): Had a strong season for the Bulldogs, finished first on her team in all five races this season ... was also a top 10 finisher overall in all five meets ... finished her season competing at the NCAA West Regional where she placed 40th with a time of 20:34 in the women's 6K and broke her own school record ... competed at the NCAA Inter-Regional meet where she ran her fastest time of the season, 17:06 and finished eighth overall ... also earned second-team All Mountain West accolades.
Completed her season at the Mountain West Championships where she ran the 800m and 1500m ... set a season-best time in the 800m at the Payton Jordan Invite clocking in a time of 2:10.79, which was fast enough to earn the #9 spot on the Bulldogs All-Time List ... she also ran a 4:31.43 in the 1500m to earn the #6 position on the All-Time list and 9:57.22 in the 3000m to be #10 All-Time for the Bulldogs ... named to the 2013 Spring Academic All-Mountain West team.
Indoor (Freshman): Utilized redshirt year.
Cross Country (Freshman): Competed in one meet and that was the MW Championships ... set career-best in the 6K at the MW Championships with a time of 22:59.62.
Prep: Apart of German championship 3x800m relay team while attending Sportschule in Neubrandenburg, Germany ... finished in fourth-place at German youth championships under coach Thomas Peucker.
Personal: Born in Neuruppin, Germany ... daughter of Andres and Veronika Schwanz ... major at Fresno State is civil engineering ... enjoys running and spending time with family.
● 800m - 2:08.64, Bulldog Invitational (4/25/15)
● 1,500m - 4:20.33, Payton Jordan Invitational (5/2/15) -- SCHOOL RECORD --
● 3,000m - 9:35.48, Fresno State Twilight (3/24/15)
● 5,000m - 16:23.63, Stanford Invitational (4/4/15) -- SCHOOL RECORD --
● 800m - 2:15.32, UW Indoor Open (2/10/13)
● 1 Mile - 4:57.72, UW Husky Classic (2/8/13)
● 6k - 22.59, Mountain West Cross Country Championships (10/26/12)
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