Background: Michelle Schaefer joins the Bears after receiving all-conference swimming honors all four years at Oak Park High. Her sophomore year, Schaefer qualified for state competition in the 200 and 500 freestyle events. As a junior she set her high school's record in the 200 and 500 free and earned honorable mention all-state and all-metro honors. She was named team captain of the Oak Part swim squad her senior year. Personal: Full name is Michelle Elizabeth Schaefer. Born December 13, 1989 in Bedford, Texas. Daughter of John and Carrie Schaefer.