Women's Swimming & Diving

    Jessica Schmitt
    Jessica  Schmitt


    San Diego, Calif.

    High School:
    Torrey Pines





    Lendrum, Godbe, Lim, Basaraba Lead Pac-12 Academic Team Selections

    Lendrum finishes career as a three-time first team pick; Godbe nabs his second first team honor.


    Anderson (1650y Free), Ishimatsu (Platform) Win Titles To Close NCAAs

    Trojans finish seventh overall; Kropp, Stewart, Tosky all swim in 'A' final on last day.


    Tosky, Stewart, Kropp, Ishimatsu Earn Finals Berths On Last Day Of NCAAs

    Carlson, Gardell to swim in 'B' finals, as will 400y free relay.


    Carlson, Gardell Lead Troy On Night Two Of NCAAs

    Carlson takes second in 100y breast, Gardell fourth in 400y IM; 200y medley and 800y free relays each sixth.


    Carlson, Gardell, 200 Free Relay Earn NCAA Final Spots

    Troy's relay breaks school record, claims top seed in final.

    THIS SEASON: Jessica Schmitt, a 2013 senior who was an All-American as a freshman and an NCAA individual point scorer as a sophomore and a junior, is primed for a big final season as she aims for her first NCAA final. She is among USC's top returners in the 200y breast and is also strong in the 200y and 400y IM and the 100y breast.

    2012: Schmitt, as a 2012 junior, scored for the second year in a row at the 2012 NCAA Championships, claiming 13th in the 200y breast (2:09.49). She was also 21st in the 400y IM (4:11.78) and 18th in the 200y IM (1:57.87), barely missing the `B' final in the latter event ...At the 2012 Pac-12s, Schmitt was a two-time finalist for the third year in row. She finished a career-best third in the 200y breast (2:10.57) in her second consecutive final in the event. She also made her second trip to the 100y breast final, finishing seventh (1:01.52) and was 10th in the 400y IM (4:11.67) ... Schmitt competed in four events at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, highlighted by a 32nd in the 200m breast. She also raced in the 200m and 400m IM and the 100m breast ... At the 2012 U.S. Winter Nationals, Schmitt finished third in the 200y breast (2:09.78), fourth in the 200y IM (1:56.49) and 400y IM (4:09.50) and 10th in the 100y breast (1:00.72) ... She earned 2012 Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention honors.

    2011: Schmitt, as a 2011 sophomore, scored for the first time at the NCAA Championships with a 12th in the 200y breast. She was also 19th in the 400y IM (4:10.86, PR) and 23rd in the 200y IM (1:59.10) ... At the 2011 Pac-10 Championships, she was a two-time finalist, finishing sixth in the 200y breast (2:11.11) and seventh in the 400y IM (4:11.08). She was also 13th in the 200y IM (2:00.10) ... In USC's win over UCLA, she clocked Troy's top time in the 200y breast on the year, an NCAA `A' 2:09.11. Her 1:01.03 in the 100y breast, also against UCLA, was second best ... She earned 2011 Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention honors.

    2010: Schmitt earned All-American honors as a 2010 freshman by helping USC to sixth place in the 400y medley relay (breaststroke leg) at the NCAA Championships. She was also 23rd in the 200y breast (2:12.48) and 37th in the 400y IM (4:16.03) ... At the 2010 Pac-10 Championships, Schmitt was a two-time finalist, taking seventh in the 400y IM (4:14.52) and eighth in the 100y breast (1:02.15) on the same day. She was also 11th in the 200y breast (2:13.95).

    HIGH SCHOOL: Schmitt, who graduated from Torrey Pines in San Diego, Calif., competed at the 2009 U.S. World Championship Trials, where she reached the `B' final of the 200m breast, finishing second in 2:30.04. She reached the `C' final in the 200m and 400m IM and also raced in the 100m breast and the 200m fly ... At the 2009 CIF-SD Division I Championships, Schmitt, a four-year prep All-American, posted wins in the 200y IM and 100y breaststroke ... She was a 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials semifinalist in the 200m breast and also swam the 100m breast ... She also competed at the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials as a 13-year old ... Was a member of the 2006 National Junior Team and competed at the 2007 Japan Grand Prix.

    CLUB/COACH: North Coast Aquatics/Jeff Pease.

    PERSONAL: Schmitt was born on Feb. 6, 1991 ... She is majoring in international relations (global business).


    Event Time
    200-yard IM 1:56.49
    400-yard IM 4:09.50
    100-yard breast 1:00.72
    100-yard free 51.32
    500-yard free 4:45.81
    200-yard fly 1:59.20
    200-meter breast 2:27.0
    400-meter IM 4:46.0