Track & Field



Irish Run Dozen Personal Bests, Break School Record at Alex Wilson Invitational

Mid-distance alumna Rebecca Tracy ran a lifetime best in the women’s mile race on her birthday.


Irish Complete Day At ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Big Ten prevails in conference showdown


Irish Flash Speed On Day 2 Of Meyo Invitational

Bamgbose returns a pair of record-breaking performances on the day


Irish Set To Host 28th-Annual Meyo Invitational

Invitational will feature All-Americans, Olympians across events


Irish To Be Represented In Three Meets This Week

Notre Dame Travels to California and Bloomington, Ind.

AS A JUNIOR: Competed in three track meets during the indoor and outdoor seasons … earned an 11th place finish in pole vault at the Notre Dame Invitational (3.55m) ... placed 29th in pole vault at the Meyo Invitational (3.46m) ... snagged a 10th-place finish in pole vault at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge (3.55m).

AS A SOPHOMORE:Competed exclusively in the pole vault during the indoor/outdoor track & field season ... opened the season with a second place finish (3.45m) at the Blue and Gold Invitational ... vaulted way to a 12th place finish (3.45m) at the Indiana Relays ... concluded season with a season-best vault (3.55m) in a sixth place finish in the preliminaries at the Hillsdale College Relays ... earned a monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in six meets for the Irish during the indoor and outdoor track & field season ... specialized in the pole vault ... placed seventh and achieved personal best in the pole vault (3.57m) at the Michigan State Spartan Invitational ... kicked off the indoor season at the Blue & Gold Invitational with a ninth-place finish in the pole vault (3.25m) ... also competed at the Notre Dame, Meyo and Polytan Invitationals and the Hillsdale College GINA Relays ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Grand Rapids West Catholic in the spring of 2012 ... coached by Jim Morrissey, Rick Pindar and Dave Abanas ... track captain as a senior ... lettered in track and field, golf and cross country ... also played basketball ... a member of National Honor Society ... served as secretary of school's Students for Life Club ... earned OK Blue All-Conferences honors four times ... born in South Bend, Ind. to Matthew and Lisa Schichtel ... has an older brother, Matt, a younger brother, Jack, and a younger sister, Maggie ... double major ... enrolled in the College of Science as a science pre-professional major and in the College of Arts & Letters as an anthropology major.

Libby Schichtel
Libby  Schichtel


Grand Rapids, MI

High School:
Grand Rapids West Catholic

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