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Caleb Schuermann
Caleb Schuermann

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Elkhorn, Neb.

High School:
Creighton Preparatory School

Event:
Free

Major:
Undeclared

03/08/2014

MSU Swimming & Diving Completes Dominating Performance for First MAC Championship

Bears men, women sweep league championships for first time since 2008

03/07/2014

MSU Swimming & Diving Ups Lead at MAC Championships

Bears win four more events; lead by 118 points heading into final day

03/06/2014

Swimming & Diving Bears Take 48-Point Lead After First Day of MAC Championships

Missouri State wins four championship finals, including both relays, to jump to big lead

03/05/2014

Missouri State Ready for Run at First-Ever MAC Swimming & Diving Title

Bears looking for first conference-championship sweep since 2008

02/01/2014

Swimming Bears Split at Shamrock Invitational; Defeat No. 25 Iowa

MSU beats ranked Hawkeyes, 213-157; falls to Notre Dame, 233-147

03/09/2013

Bears capture first relay win since 2010 with the 800 free relay

Bears capture first relay win since 2010 with the 800 free relay

11/18/2012

Caleb Schuermann's Anchor Leg on the Winning 800 Free Relay

Caleb Schuermann's Anchor Leg on the Winning 800 Free Relay

03/04/2012

Jared Roberts, Caleb Schuermann Team Up for 1-2 Finish in 1650 Free

Jared Roberts, Caleb Schuermann Team Up for 1-2 Finish in 1650 Free

Honors & Awards
2012-13 All-MAC First Team
2011-12 Mid-Major All-American Honorable Mention
2011-12 All-MAC Second Team

2012-13: Earned All-MAC First Team honors for the first time in career ... Ranked 92nd nationally in the 1650 free; just outside of the top-100 in the 500 free (103rd); also ranked in the top-250 in the 200 free (223rd) ... Tallied two NCAA `B' cuts in the 500 free and 1650 free ... Placed top-8 in all three individual events at the 2013 MAC Championships ... Started off quickly at conference with a runner-up finish in the 500 free; nearly erased Uvis Kalnins' new school record (4:23.28) in prelims, clocking in at 4:23.60; moved into third all-time in MSU history ... Recorded a career best in the 200 free prelims (1:38.30) on Day 2; only .31 seconds away from a third NCAA consideration time; placed sixth overall in Saturday's 200 free A-Final; jumped up to No. 4 on the Bears' all-time top-five list ... Member of the Bears' gold medal 800 free relay on Day 2; helped MSU capture its first relay win since 2010; Bears' 800 free relay set a new school record by more than four seconds ... Wrapped up 2013 MAC Championships with silver medal in the 1650 free (15:23.36); teamed up with MSU freshman Miguel Davila for a 1-2 finish...Won a pair of events (500 free, 1000 free) at the Bears' dual at Missouri S&T (Jan. 25).

2011-12: Garnered All-MAC Second Team honors...Was one of four MSU male swimmers to reach CollegeSwimming.com Mid-Major All-American honorable mention status ... Finished 69th nationally in the 1650 free ... Finished 104th nationally in the 500 free...Achieved NCAA 'B' cuts in the 500 and 1650 free ... Was a member of the Bears' second-place 800 free relay that was under the previous MAC championship record; The quartet of Baryshok, Sims, Schuermann and McKnight rewrote the MSU record with a time of 6:33.53 ... Had the fastest prelims time in the 500 free on Day 1 of the 2012 MAC Championships; Was runner-up (4:24.94) in the event and inched closer to Eric Bitner's varsity record of 4:23.37 ... Recorded his second top-8 finish of the conference meet with sixth place in the 200 free timed finals...Teamed up with Jared Roberts to record a 1-2 finish in the 1650 free (15:21.13) on the final day of the MAC Championships ... Captured 10 individual victories during the dual meet season, including the 200 and 500 free twice...Finished among the Bears' top-two swimmers in four events, including the 200 free (2nd), 500 free (1st), 1000 free (2nd) and 1650 free (2nd).

Background: Swam for Tom Beck at Creighton Prep (Neb.) and Greater Omaha Aquatics (GOAL)...Ranked as Nebraska's No. 1 recruit by CollegeSwimming.com ... Wrapped up his high school career as one of the most decorated swimmers in Nebraska state high school swimming history ... Collected 11 gold medals at the Nebraska State Swimming Championships, including four individual titles (100 free, 200 free, 500 free and 200 IM) ... Broke the state record in the 500 free (4:34.76), previously held by Northern Iowa head swimming coach Doug Humphrey ... Member of record-breaking 200 and 400 free relays ... Named to the NISCA High School Swimming All-American team in multiple events throughout his four-year career at Creighton Prep...Qualified for Junior Nationals, U.S. Open and Senior Nationals ... Named Midwestern Short Course Swimmer of the Year in 2007.

Personal: William Caleb Schuermann is the son of Victor and Wilma Schuermann ... Born July 17, 1992 in Omaha, Neb. ... Has two sisters, Nicole and Andi Kay ... His mother played collegiate basketball and softball at Iowa Western Community College ... Currently undecided on a major.

Career Bests at Missouri State
Event Time Opponent/Meet Date
50 Free 21.36 vs. TCU 12/14/13
100 Free 46.75 TYR Invitational 11/20/11
200 Free 1:38.30 2013 MAC Championships - Prelims 3/8/13
500 Free 4:23.68 2013 MAC Championships - Prelims 3/7/13
1000 Free 9:16.14 2012 MAC Championships - 1650 Free 3/3/12
1650 Free 15:21.13 2012 MAC Championships - Timed Final 3/3/12

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