University of Iowa Athletics
Distance

Megan Schott

Class Jr.
Hometown Des Moines, Iowa
High School Roosevelt
Previous School Iowa State

2019 — Indoor – placed fourth in 3,000 meters with a collegiate-best 9:39.02 at Larry Wieczorek Invite… ran collegiate-best 5,000 meters at Iowa State Classic (16:39.54)… placed second in mile at Hawkeye Invite (4:54.96)… Outdoor – ran collegiate-best and team-leading 1,500 meters at Drake Relays (4:28.00)… ran collegiate-best 5,000 meters at Florida Relays (16:28.87)… letterwinner… Cross Country – one of five Hawkeyes to compete in all six races… Iowa’s top finisher in three races, and second finisher in the other three… posted season bests at Hawkeye Invite (14:14.0-4,000 meters), Notre Dame invite (17:14.51-5,000 meters) and Pre-Nationals (21:08.7-8,000 meters)… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2018 — Indoor – clocked season bests in 3,000 meters (14th, 9:48.74) and 5,000 meters (10th, 16:52.92) at Big 12 Championships… Outdoor – won 1,500 meters run at Tulsa Duels (4:40.41)… first team Academic All-Big 12… Cross Country – competed in six of seven races… consistently ran in second scoring position and led the Hawkeyes at the Bradley “Pink” Classic with career best (21:02.2-6,000 meters)… ran season bests at the Hawkeye Invite (14:23.7-4,000 meters) and Joe Piane Notre Dame Invite (17:28.99-5,000 meters)… letterwinner.

2017 — Indoor – placed 16th in 5,000 meters at Big 12 Championships (16:57.65)… won 3,000 meters at Larry Wieczorek Invite (9:59.23)… ran 5,000 meters at Iowa State Classic (17:14.97)… Outdoor – placed 16th in 10,000 meters at Big 12 Outdoor Championships (36:40.52)… placed fourth in 3,000 meters at Tulsa Duels (10:51.46)… ran 1,500 meters at Musco Twilight (4:39.47)… ran 5,000 meters at Drake Relays (17:01.64)… Cross Country – raced to a 225th-place finish at NCAA Championships (21:52.57)… helped the team to Midwest Regional title behind a 54th-place outing individually (21:18)… placed 26th at Big 12 Championships (21:09)… finished 169th at Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational (21:51)… posted a top-70 finish at the Roy Griak Invitational (22:39, 67th overall)… kicked off the year with a 15th-place showing at the Hawkeye Invitational… Academic All-Big 12.

2016 — Indoor – ran 3,000 meters at Iowa State Classic… Outdoor – placed 21st in 5,000 meters at Big 12 Championships… ran 3,000 meters at Musco Twilight and Tulsa Duels… placed eighth in 1,500 meters at Jim Duncan Invite… Cross Country – competed at four meets for the Cyclones… made her debut at season-opening Hawkeye Invitational… placed 46th overall in 11:09 to help Iowa State go 3-3-1 in dual scoring… placed 150th (24:11) as ISU’s fourth finisher at Roy Griak Invitational… ran in open race at Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational, placing 38th (22:27) as the second Cyclone across the line… closed her season at Big 12 Championships, finishing 66th overall (23:00) to help Iowa State to its fifth Big 12 title in the last six years.

2015 — Cross Country – redshirted.

High School — 2014 Class 4A Iowa high school state cross country champion in a time of 14:11.60… finished in the top five at the state cross country meet all four years… hold personal bests in the 1,500-meters (4:40.04) and the 3,000-meters (9:59.48)… finished no lower than third in the 2014 cross country season… won the 3,000-meter run at the Jim Duncan Invitational during the 2015 outdoor season, clocking a 10:37.16.

Personal — born February 10, 1997… daughter of Tim and Kathy Schott… has two sisters, Sarah and Emily… working towards a Masters of Urban and Regional Planning.

Schott’s Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
1,500 Meters (O) 4:28.00 at Drake Relays 4/26/19
Mile (I) 4:54.96 Hawkeye Invitational 1/12/19
3,000 Meters (I) 9:39.02 Larry Wieczorek Invitational 1/19/19
4,000 Meters (CC) 14:14.0 Hawkeye Invitational 9/6/19
5,000 Meters (O) 16:28.87 at Stanford Invitational 3/29/19
5,000 Meters (CC) 17:14.51 at Notre Dame Invitational 9/28/18
6,000 Meters (CC) 21:02.2 at Bradley “Pink” Classic 10/12/18
10,000 Meters (O) 36:40.52 at Big 12 Championships 2017