Jared Roberts, Caleb Schuermann Team Up for 1-2 Finish in 1650 Free
2011-12 Mid-Major All-American Honorable Mention
2011-12 All-MAC Second Team
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...During the dual meet season, he won the 200 and 500 free twice...Also captured dual meet victories in the 50 free, 100 free, 1000 free, 1650 free, 100 fly and 200 IM...Finished on the season's top times list in four events including the 200 free (2nd), 500 free (1st), 1000 free (2nd) and the 1650 free (2nd).
Background: Swam for Tom Beck at Creighton Prep (Neb.) and Greater Omaha Aquatics (GOAL)...Was 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...Also was a part of record-breaking 200 and 400 free relays...Was named to the NISCA High School Swimming All-American team in multiple events throughout his four years at Creighton Prep...Recorded qualifying times for Junior Nationals, US 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 on 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.