Amy Schaefer
Amy Schaefer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Aurora, Ill.

High School:
Rosary

Position:
Freestyle, Butterfly

Birthdate:
09/16/1988

2010-11: Named 2011 MVC First-Team All-Conference ... named captain for the 2010-11 season ... participated in the Saluki Miler 1650-yard freestyle event, SIU 5k Open Water, Red/White Intrasquad meet, Notre Dame relays and Zippy Invitational ... competed in dual meets against Evansville, Northern Iowa, Illinois, Ball State, Western Illinois, Wisconsin-Green Bay and Youngstown State ... earned a personal-best time in the 1650-yard freestyle at the Saluki Miler Invitational with a time of 17:56.89 ... recorded a personal-best in the 1000-yard freestyle at the SIU 5k Open Water (10:49.71) ... placed 2nd in the 100-yard freestyle at the Red/White Intrasquad meet (1:57.76) ... member of the first place 400-yard freestyle relay against Evansville (3:38.77) ... earned a season-best time in the 500-yard freestyle (5:13.76) and a personal-best time in the 100-yard backstroke (1:04.00) against WIU ... recorded a first place finish in the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 2:07.86 against Illinois ... earned a personal-best time in the 200-yard butterfly (2:04.33) and 100-yard butterfly (57.18) and season-best times in the 50-yard freestyle (24.19), 100-yard freestyle (53.90) and at the 2011 MVC Championships ... member of the school record-breaking 400-yard freestyle relay (3:28.63) , 200-yard medley relay (1:45.89), 800-yard freestyle relay (7:31.62) and 200-yard freestyle relay (1:34.97) at the MVC Championships ... named co-most valuable swimmer at the 2010-11 team awards banquet.

2009-10: Named to the All-Missouri Valley Conference Honorable Mention Team ... member of the Illinois State record-breaking 200-yard freestyle relay (1:35.97) at the MVC Championships ... member of the ISU record-breaking 400-yard medley relay team (3:52.03) ... member of the second place and ISU record-setting 400-yard freestyle at the MVC Championships (3:29.38) ... member of the Horton Pool record-setting (7:50.76) 800-yard freestyle relay team ... recorded season-best in the 200-yard butterfly (2:09.57) ... recorded season best in 50-yard freestyle (24.20) ... named captain for the 2010-11 swimming and diving season.

2008-09:Member of the All-Missouri Valley Conference First Team ... member of the 800-yard freestyle relay team that broke an Illinois State school record, with their time at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championships ... broke an Illinois State school record in the 200-yard freestyle with her performance at the championships ... achieved 13 top-three performances, including nine first-place finishes and three personal-best times ... recorded first-place finishes in the 200-yard butterfly, 100-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly at the Red/White dual-meets ... earned first-place finishes in the 200-yard butterfly and 100-yard butterfly in a double dual-meet against Northern Iowa and St. Louis University ... recorded first-place tallies in the 200-yard butterfly and 100-yard freestyle events against Western Illinois ... achieved a first-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly against Evansville and Missouri State ... ended the season with personal-best times in the 50-yard freestyle, 200-yard freestyle, and 100-yard butterfly at the MVC Championships ... placed fifth in the 50-yard freestyle, fourth in the 100-yard butterfly and third in the 200-yard butterfly at championships ... was also a member of the 400-yard medley relay, 800-yard freestyle relay and the 400-yard freestyle relay teams that finished third at the championships.

2007-08: Member of the All-Missouri Valley Conference First-Team ... received the Newcomer of the Year award ... placed first in the 200-yard freestyle and the 100-yard butterfly against Northern Iowa ... secured first-place finishes in the 500-yard freestyle and the 200-yard individual medley against Lindenwood ... captured first-place in the 100- and 200-yard butterfly and second-place in the 100-yard freestyle against Evansville ... took second in the 200-yard freestyle and the 100-yard butterfly against Western Illinois ... recorded first-place finishes in the 500-yard freestyle and the 200-yard butterfly in a double-dual meet against Butler and Youngstown State ... recorded a first-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly and a second-place tally in the 200-yard butterfly against Illinois ... finished first in the 200-yard butterfly and second in the 100-yard butterfly against Green Bay ... ended the season with a third-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly, a fourth-place finish in the 200-yard butterfly and an eighth-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championships ... also a member of the 200-, 400- and 800-yard freestyle relay teams that placed third, and the 400-yard medley relay team that took third at the championships.

Rosary: All-conference individual swimmer all four years ... all-state and all-american junior and senior year ... team captain and Kane County Chronicle All-Area Girls Swim Team member senior year ... team was runner-up at state both freshman and sophomore years ... team was sectional champion and placed fifth at state junior year ... team went undefeated in dual-meets her senior year ... team was MCAC, sectional and state champions senior year ... member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born 9-16-88 ... daughter of Michael and Patricia Schaefer ... member of the AFNI Athletics Honor Roll in Spring 2008 ... majoring in middle level education.

Personal Best: 50-yard freestyle- 23.78, 100-yard freestyle- 52.17, 200-yard freestyle- 1:50.54, 500-yard freestyle- 5:11.19, 1000-yard freestyle-10:49.71, 1650-yard freestyle-17:56.89, 100-yard butterfly- 57.18, 200-yard butterfly- 2:04.33, 200-yard IM- 2:14.76, 100-yard backstroke-1:04.00