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Eric Schmidt

Class: Sophomore
Position: Sprints/Jumps
Height: 5-11

Previous School: Metrolina Christian Academy

Hometown: Waxhaw, N.C.

2012 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Long jumped a season-best 21-4 to place 16th at the Big South meet
• Fastest 100 time of the year was 11.34, achieved twice

2011-12 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Finished 10th in the Liberty Kickoff long jump with a season-best leap of 21-8
• Clocked a 60 dash time of 7.15 to come in sixth at the Liberty Quad

Prep
• Graduated from Metrolina Christian Academy
• Won the 2010 NCISAA 1A/2A state title in the 200, while placing third in the 100
• The next year, he was third in both the 100 and 200 at the 2011 NCISAA 1A/2A state meet
• Recorded times of 11.24 in the 100, 22.84 in the 200 and 20-0 in the long jump
• Played club football for the Carolina Pride for four years, earning first team All-CCAA honors at defensive back in 2010

Personal
• Son of Patrick and Susan Schmidt
• Aviation major
• Birthday is on June 10

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
55 - 6.72 (Indoor)
60 - 7.15 (Indoor)
100 - 11.34
LJ - 21-8 (6.60m) (Indoor)