University of Iowa Athletics
Free/Breast

Abbey Schneider

Class Sr.
Hometown Fishers, Ind.
High School Fishers

2018-19 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten selection… named to the Dean’s List during the fall and spring semesters. 2018-19 — Led the team in the 1,000 free (9:58.39) and 1,650 free (16:51.14)… swam a collegiate best in 500 free (4:56.47) in dual win over Iowa State.

2017-18 Honors — Academic All Big Ten. 2017-18 — Swam collegiate-bests in the 500 free (4:58.02) at Minnesota Invitational and 1,000 free (10:17.39) against Iowa State… led the team in the 1,650 free (16:58.44) and was second in 400 IM (4:27.38).

2016-17 — Swam to a collegiate-best performance in 200 free (1:55.24) and season-best performances in 500 free (4:54.28), 1,000 free (10:03.46), 1,650 free (16:49.73), and 400 IM (4:26.32)…. led team in 1,000 and 1,650 free.

2015-16 Honors — Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Dec. 16. 2015-16 — Led the team in the 500 free (4:53.32), 1,000 free (10:03.34), and 1,650 free (16:48.14)… also posted season and collegiate-bests in 100 breast (1:06.71), 200 breast (2:29.90), and 400 IM (4:23.53)… won five individual event titles on the year.

High School — All-American in four events (200 medley relay, 200 IM, 500 free, 400 free relay) as a junior and senior… placed 19th in 1,500 free at 2014 Summer Junior Nationals in 16:54.57… earned all-conference in eight times in her prep career… earned the Eye of the Tiger Award as a freshman… finished third in the state in the 500 free as a junior and senior, helping team to a third place finish in 2014 and a runner-up finish in 2015… led team to a conference title in 2014, winning the 100 breast (1:07.20)… holds school records in 200 medley relay (1:43.78), 200 IM (2:03.46), 500 free (4:52.12), and 400-free relay (3:26.24)… top times are 16:42.98 (1,650 free), 10:01.07 (1,000 free), 4:51.25 (500 free), 4:22.97 (400 IM), 2:02.69 (200 IM), 2:20.01 (200 breast), and 1:05.57 (100 breast)… National Honor Society inductee… high school coaches were Jay Chambers, Steve Sanchez, and Matt Swaim.

Personal — Born March 21, 1997… daughter of Marc and Angie Schneider… has three younger sisters, Carissa, Lauren, and Kate… majoring in health and human physiology.

Schneider’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 25.61 Michigan State, Northern Iowa 10/5/17
200 Free 1:52.97 at Big Ten Championships 2/22/19
500 Free 4:53.32 at Iowa State 12/11/15
1,000 Free 9:58.39 Iowa State 12/7/18
1,650 Free 16:48.14 Hawkeye Invitational 12/6/15
100 Breast 1:06.71 Hawkeye Invitational 12/5/15
200 Breast 2:29.90 at Shamrock Invitational 1/30/16
200 IM 2:06.56 Iowa State 12/9/16
400 IM 4:23.53 Hawkeye Invitational 12/5/15