Danielle Schumacher
Danielle Schumacher

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lemont, Ill.

High School:
Lemont

Position:
Freestyle

Birthdate:
03/28/1991

07/26/2013

Redbirds Swim to the Top of NCAA Academic Standings

he team earned a cumulative spring grade-point average (GPA) of 3.61.

04/10/2013

Redbird Swimmer and Divers Honored at Annual Awards Banquet

The Illinois State swimming and diving hosted their anual awards banquet Sunday, April 7.

03/04/2013

Fourteen Redbirds Named to Swimming & Diving Scholar-Athlete Team

The Illinois State swimming and diving team have fourteen student-athletes named to the 2012-13 Scholar-Athlete Team.

02/16/2013

Redbirds Finish 2nd, Breaking Fifteen School Records

Illinois State swimming and diving finish in second-place at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships

02/15/2013

Redbirds Remain in Second While Breaking MVC Records

Illinois State swimming and diving remain in second place during the Missouri Valley Conference Championships

2012-13: Received 2012-13 Missouri Valley First-Team All-Conference honors ... named to the 2013 Scholar-Athlete team ... part of the school record breaking 400-yard freestyle relay (3:25.15) at the MVC Championship ... member of 800-yard freestyle relay (7:28.04) that took first-place and broke the ISU and MVC record ... named to the 2013 Cosida Academic All-District Women's at Large team ... swam a season best in the 200-yard freestyle (1:50.37) and a personal best in the 100-yard freestyle (51.35) at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships ... part of the first-place 10x50 meter freestyle relay at the Copa Coqui Invitational ... touched the wall first in the 500-yard freestyle (4:57.52) at the Zippy Invitational ... finished first in the 1000-yard freestyle (10:46.55) in a dual meet against Truman State ... finished third in the 5K open water race at Southern Illinois.

2011-12: Named Missouri Valley Conference Elite 18 ... named to First Team All-Conference and the Scholar-Athlete team at the 2012 MVC Championships ... named as a team captain for the 2012-13 season ... broke the school record in the 500-freestyle (4:52.33) and member of the school record breaking 400-freestyle relay at the MVC Championships ... earned second-place and broke the ISU record in the 200-yard freestyle (1:50.29) ... member of the MVC record-breaking 800-freestyle relay team (7:30.10) ... finished in the top-ten at the Saluki Miler Open Water ... earned seventh-place in the 500-yard freestyle and fourth-place in the 200-yard freestyle at the Zippy Invitational ... participated in the Notre Dame relays and Zippy Invitational ... competed in dual meets against Evansville, Nebraska-Omaha, Illinois, Ball State and UNI ... competed in a double-dual meet against UIC and Valparaiso.

2010-11: Received 2011 MVC First-Team All-Conference honors ... named to the 2011 MVC Scholar-Athlete Team ... named MVC Swimmer of the Week ( Dec. 7) ... competed in the Saluki Miler 1650-yard freestyle and placed second for the Redbirds, third overall (17:38.01) ... participated in the 5K Open Water and earned first-place the Redbirds, second overall (1:00:51.32) ... participated in the Notre Dame Relays ... earned a first-place finish in the 1000-yard freestyle against Evansville ... member of the first-place 400-yard freestyle relay (3:38.77) against Evansville ... placed first in both the 200-yard freestyle and 500-yard freestyle against UNI ... recorded personal-best times in the 200-yard butterfly (2:13.69) against Western Illinois ... earned personal-best times in the 50-yard freestyle (24.93), 100-yard freestyle (52.96) and 500-yard freestyle (4:56.12) at the Zippy Invitational ... ended the season with personal-best times in the 200-yard freestyle (1:51.35) and 1000-yard freestyle (10:21.01) at the MVC Championships ... ... finished third in the 1650-yard freestyle and earned a personal-best time (17:02.49) at the MVC Championships ... member of the school record-breaking 400-yard freestyle relay (3:28.63) and 800-yard freestyle relay (7:31.62) at the MVC Championships ... awarded scholastic honors at the 2010-11 team awards banquet.

2009-10: Named to the 2010 All-Missouri Valley Conference Honorable Mention Team ... named MVC Swimmer of the Week (Jan. 27) ... finished first against Illinois in the 1,000-yard freestyle with a personal best time (10:23.98) ... member of the Illinois State record-breaking 200-yard freestyle relay (1:35.97) at the MVC Championships ... member of the second place and ISU record-setting 400-yard freestyle at the MVC Championships (3:29.38) ... recorded personal-best in 500-yard freestyle (5:04.30) ... recorded personal-best time in 200-yard freestyle (1:52.37) ... recorded a personal best time in the one-mile freestyle at MVC Championships (17:10.16).

Lemont HS: Four-year letterwinner ... named team MVP in 2005 and 2008 ... named all-conference all four years ... sectional-team member for past four-years ... National Society of High School Scholars for past four years ... 2007-08 and 2008-09 member of the National Honors Society.

Personal: Born 3-28-91 ... daughter of Glen and Cheryl Schumacher ... majoring in accounting ... 2012-2013 team captain ... holds a cumulative GPA of 3.96.

Personal Best: 50-yard freestyle-24.79, 100-yard freestyle-51.35, 200-yard freestyle-1:50.29, 500-yard freestyle-4:52.33, 1000-yard freestyle-10:21.01, 1650-yard freestyle-17:02.49, 100-yard butterfly-1:00.58, 200-yard butterfly-2:13.69