University of Iowa Athletics

Chrissy Schaefer

Class Fr.
Hometown Arlington Heights, IL
High School Buffalo Grove

2006 — Cross Country – placed 68th with a collegiate-best 23:18 at Big Ten Championships… also ran collegiate bests at Hawkeye Open (3,000 meters-10:52) and Early Bird Invite (15:06-4,000 meters)… the 3,000-meter time (10:52) ranks 10th on Iowa[apos]s all-time best performers list… letterwinner.

High School — placed 13th (17:33) at state cross country meet senior year… three-time all-conference and state qualifier in cross country… best times were 5:15 in mile, 11:14 in two miles and 17:29 in cross country three miles… also lettered three years in basketball and one in soccer… National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society member… District 214 Female Athlete of the Year… Buffalo Grove[apos]s Co-Female Athlete of the Year… coached by Ron Brusa and Steve Gibble.

Personal — born August 21, 1988… daughter of Terry and Tina Schaefer… nursing major.

Schaefer’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
3,000 Meters (CC) 10:52 Hawkeye Open 9/9/06
4,000 Meters (CC) 15:06 at Early Bird Invite 9/1/06
6,000 Meters (CC) 23:18 at Big Ten Championships 10/29/06