KU Swimming & Diving vs. Iowa State (Photos by Jeff & Laura Jacobsen)
2006-07 (Junior): A top swimmer in Kansas' backstroke and distance freestyle events... Finished eighth at the Big 12 Championships in the 200-yard backstroke (2:00.57), landing third on the KU all-time list and recording the second-best time for the 2006-07 season... Finished 13th at Big 12s in the 200-yard freestyle (1:51.47) and 14th in the 500-yard freestyle (5:53.89), finishing with top-five 2006-07 team times in each event... Also landed in the top-five for her performance at the Nike Cup in the 100-yard freestyle (52.24), her 1000-yard freestyle finish against Northern Iowa (10:19.53) and her 100-yard backstroke finish at the Terrapin Cup Invitational (57.45)... Was a member of the 200, 400 and 800-yard freestyle relays that all recorded season best times... Won the 200-yard backstroke against in the double-dual meet against Nebraska-Omaha and South Dakota State (2:06.30), Missouri (2:03.61) and Iowa State (2:03.84)... Was the first-place high point finisher for the distance freestyle events against Northern Iowa, finishing first in the 500-yard free (4:59.01), first in the 1000 (10:19.53) and second in the 200-yard free (1:55.41)... Represented the Jayhawks at the Terrapin Cup Invitational finishing seventh in the 500 free (4:56.27), sixth in the 200 free (1:52.14) and fifth in the 200 back (2:03.53)... Was a member of the 800-yard freestyle relay that set a Kenyon Athletic Club Natatorium at the Nike Cup (7:32.32), also finishing fourth in the 200 free (1:52.75), fifth in the 100 back (58.27), fourth in the 200 back (2:04.13) and third in the 100 free (52.24) at the Nike Cup... Finished third in the 200 free (1:53.93) and 100 free (52.67) against Nebraska... Finished second in the 200 free against Iowa State (1:52.52)... Named to the Academic All-Big 12 first team for her perfomance in the classroom, attaining a GPA of 3.2 or higher... An Academic All-American selection.
2005-06 (Sophomore): Finished sixth in the 200 back (2:00.72) at the Big 12 Championships... Earned an NCAA "B" standard time in the 500 free (4:53.71) and 200 back (2:00.72)... Member of the Commissioner's Honor Roll and the Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Named an Academic All-American.
2004-05 (Freshman): Competed in three events at the Big 12 Championships, placing ninth in the 200 free (1:49.66), 11th in the 200 back (2:02.74) and 13th in the 500 free (4:47.91)... Earned three first place finishes against Truman State in the 400 medley (3:51.92), 100 back (58.71) and 500 free (5:06.58)... Finished first against Nebraska and Missouri in the 100 back... Placed first in the 500 free against Missouri with a time of 5:06.04... Won the 1000 free competition against Drury with a time of 10:20.43... An Academic All-American selection.
High School (Edgewood): Named an All-American and an all-state swimmer from 2000-03... Named most valuable swimmer of her high school team from 2001-03... 2003 WIAA Division II Swimmer of the Year... Her club team, Badger Aquatics Club, won the USS State Championship in 2004... Member of the Edgewood High swim team that won the section championships in 2000-01 and the conference championship in 2002... Named WISCA Academic All-State... Received the Wisconsin Science Congress award and a Community Sevice Award... Member of the National Honor Society and Honor Roll.
Personal: Born July 17, 1986, in Madison, Wis... Parents are E.G. and Barb Schramka... Father played soccer at St. Norbert College and grandfather, Eugene, played basketball at Marquette University... An accounting major.
Spotlight on Schramka Last Book You Read: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Favorite Food: Seafood. Favorite Thing To Do When Not Training: Read a good book (John Grisham novel). Funniest Teammate: Ashley Robinson. Favorite Dessert: Cheesecake. Favorite Movie: How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days and Miss Congeniality. Favorite Restaurant In Lawrence: Papa Keno's Pizzeria.