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Frances Schmiede

Cross Country/Distance
Position
Senior
Class
Sydney, Australia
Hometown
Yale
High School

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

2017 Cross Country
• Advanced to the NCAA Championships as an individual, finishing 42nd  in the meet
• All-Southeast Region honoree after finishing seventh at the regional competition 
• Earned All-ACC honors with an eighth-place finish at the conference championships 
• Recorded a season-best time of 20:13.8 at the ACC Championships in the 6k 

Background
• Competed with the Yale track and field program from 2013-17
• NCAA Track and Field outdoor Qualifier in 2017
• Qualified for the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Champions in the mile (2016 and 17)
•  NCAA Cross Country Team Qualifier in 2016
• Was team cross country captain in 2016
• Named first-team All-Ivy Cross Country (2015 and 2016) and first-team All-Ivy Outdoor Track and Field (2017)
• Is the Yale record holder in the 1500m, mile and 1000m in addition to holding the Ivy League recorder holder in the 1000m 

Personal 
• Daughter of Nicola Cameron 
• Has a brother, Patrick, and two sisters, Gillian and Ryan