Anya  Schmitt
Anya Schmitt

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
East Islip, NY

High School:
East Islip

05/07/2017

Forman Takes 1500m MAAC Championship Title

Men and Women Finish Seventh in Second MAAC Championship

05/06/2017

Five Move Onto Track Championship Finals

Siena Competes In Day One of MAAC Track Championships

04/22/2017

Kibet & Sericolo Highlight UAlbany Spring Classic

Ten Top-10 Finishes For the Saints

04/22/2017

Kibet & Sericolo Highlight UAlbany Spring Classic

Ten Top-10 Finishes For the Saints

01/14/2017

Siena On The Right Track

Siena Opens Indoor Season At Great Dane Classic

09/28/2017

2017 Siena Cross Country/Track Photo Day

2017 Siena Cross Country/Track Photo Day

09/20/2016

Cross Country Home Opener (9/1/16)

Cross Country Home Opener (9/1/16)

AS A FRESHMAN:
  • Set a 6k personal record of 22:42.2 at the Paul Short Race
  • Ran a 18:51.7 personal record 5K at the UAlbany XC Invitational
  • Finished eighth in the 4x100m relay to set the school record at the MAAC Outdoor Championship
  • Took 15th in the 3000m steeplechase at the MAAC Outdoor Championship

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Participated in cross country and track and East Islip High School
  • Played JV Basketball
  • Member of the youth group Ancient Order of Hibernians

PERSONAL:
  • Daughter of George and Diane Schmitt
  • Has one sister (Masha)
  • Major is currently Criminal Justice
GETTING TO KNOW ANYA:

    Major: Psychology
    Twitter handle: Freshfish24
    Instagram handle: Freshfish24
    What I like most about Siena: The atmosphere of the campus
    My goal for the upcoming season: To do really good at MAAC. Also for our team to move up the ranks
    My biggest fear is: death
    My hobbies are: Anything that involves being outside
    If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: Australia
    If I was stuck on a deserted island, the one thing I would bring: Water
    My biggest fan: Ben Howard
    Best advice I have ever received: Do what is best for you
    Person I look up to the most: My mom, dad and sister
    Three words that describe me: Loud, energetic and honest
    If I could meet anyone, it would be: Ben Howard
    When I'm not playing, you can find me: In my car driving around
    My dream job: Working with the k-9 officers
    If I could have any pet, I would have: Bear
    My dream car: Land Rover Sport
    Future Plans: Finish College, work with the k-9, get married, have kids, and enjoy the rest of my life traveling with my love

    Favorites
    TV show: The 100
    Color: Any shade of green
    Sports Team: Cowboys
    Website: Google
    Flavor of ice cream: Coffee
    App: Twitter
    Animal: Bears
    Movie: Matilda
    Actor/Actress: Julianne Moore

SCHMITT'S CAREER RESULTS

PERSONAL BEST TIMES
800m: 2:22.06 (2015)
1000m: 3:12.20 (2016)
1500m: 4:50.89 (2016)
3000m: 10:51.50 (2016)
5K XC: 18:44.3 (Nassaney Invitational, 2016)
6K XC: 22:42.2 (Paul Short Run, 2016)