AS A JUNIOR: Sprinter had the team[apos]s best indoor and outdoor times in both the 200 and 400 meters … won the 400 meters at the season opening Blue and Gold Invitational (54.85) … placed third in the 200 meters and fifth in the 400 meters at the Indiana Opener … won the 200 meters with a time of 24.67 and finished second in the 60 meter at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … saw continued success at the Loftus Center at the Notre Dame Invitational winning both the 200 meters (24.71) and 400 meters (54.71) … won the 400 meters at the Indiana Invitational … placed first in the 300 meters and the 400 meters at Notre Dame[apos]s Meyo Invitational … finished second in the 400 meters at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … won the 400 meters at the Alex Wilson Invitational with a time of 53.70 … placed eighth in the nation in the 400 meters, recording a time of 54.06 at the NCAA Indoor Championships in College Station, Texas … saw success continue into the outdoor season, winning the 400 meters at the Arizona State Invitational … placed sixth in the 400 meters (54.11) and third in the 400-meter hurdles (1:00.93) at the Mt. SAC Relays … won the 400-meter hurdles at the Hillsdale Relays with a time of 59.70 … won the 400-meter hurdles at the BIG EAST Outdoor championships with a time of 53.12 … finished fifth in the 400 meters at the Georgia Tech Invitational … placed fifth in the 400 meters at the NCAA Mideast Regionals, falling just shy of a berth in the NCAA Championships.
AS A SOPHOMORE: As a sophomore: Focused on the 200 and 400 meters during both the indoor and outdoor seasons … kicked off the indoor campaign with two first-place finishes at the Notre Dame Blue and Gold Invitational … clocked a personal-best time of 24.75 to take the 200 meters and finished the 400 meters in 55.64 … followed that with a first-place showing in the 400 meters at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, coming in at 56.87 … also finished second in the 200 meters with a time of 24.98 … won the 400 meters in a time of 55.82 at the Notre Dame Invitational … also finished third, running the 200 meters in 25.05 … took second at the Indiana Relays in the 400 meters, clocking a time of 55.71 … closed the indoor season with a seventh-place finish at the BIG EAST Championships, running the 400 meters in 57.26 … opened the outdoor season with a second-place finish in the 400 meters (54.14) at the Arizona State Invitational … ran the 400-meter hurdles in a time of 1:01.64 at the Mike Poehlein Invitational, good enough for second place … finished fourth in the 200 meters (24.20) at the Ole Miss Invitational … also finished 12th in the 400 meters (56.93) … took first place with a 400-meter time of 54.64 at the Mt. SAC Relays … also finished 14th in the 200 meters (24.53) … notched a second-place showing in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:01.24 at the VS Athletics Beach Invitational … racked up two more All-BIG EAST honors at the BIG EAST Championships … was part of the 4×400-meter relay team that took second place … finished third in the 400 meters with a time of 53.88 … also finished seventh in the 200 meters (24.56) … closed out the season with a 14th-place performance at the NCAA Mideast Regional … ran the 400 meters in 54.18.
AS A FRESHMAN: Was as good as advertised in her debut season with the Irish track and field squad … posted a season best in the 200 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational, running 24.83 … also took third in the 400 meters at the meet with a time of 56.22 seconds … led all Notre Dame athletes by taking third in the 400 meters at the Meyo Invitational (55.31) … placed fifth at the BIG EAST Indoor Championship in the 400 meters, finishing in a season-best time of 55.30 seconds … earned two all-BIG EAST citations at the indoor league meet … took second in the 4×400 with Maryann Erigha, Crysta Swayzer and Okechi Ogbuokiri (3:41.51, ninth-fastest in school history), and placed third in the distance medley relay running 11:49.66 with teammates Lindsey Ferguson, Brianne Schmidt and Katie DeRusso … ran the top 400-meter time of her outdoor season at the Azusa Pacific Invitational, covering the distance in 54.70 seconds for second place … ran 54.91 in the event at the Mt. SAC Relays … played a huge role in the women[apos]s outdoor BIG EAST team title … won event titles in the 4×100 and 4×400 relays, running the former with Ogbuokiri, Erigha and Brienne Davis and the latter with Erigha, Ogbuokiri and Swayzer … the 4×100 ran 45.31 and the 4×400 went 3:39.87 … also earned individual all-BIG EAST honors by finishing third in the 400 meters … she ran 54.78 in the final to finish one spot behind teammate Ogbuokiri … ranked among the top-15 freshman in the country in the outdoor 400 meters.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Two-sport standout and seven-time letterwinner (track & field and basketball) at Holmen High School (Wis.) … became first prep athlete (male or female) in 111-year history of Wisconsin state track & field championship to win outdoor state titles in two events (200m, 400m) in each of her four high school seasons — she also never lost a race at either distance during her prep career … owns Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) outdoor state meet record in 400 meters (55.81 as freshman in 2003 — second-fastest in state history and quickest ever at metric distance) … top 200-meter time of 24.78 is ninth-best in state history … also ran 100 meters during season (best mark was 12.44) … four-time conference and regional champion, as well as a four-time all-state and all-conference selection … National Honor Society member … born Oct. 9, 1987 in La Crosse, Wis. … daughter of Deidre Schultz-Platteter and Dan Platteter … only child … majoring in psychology.
SCHULTZ[apos]S CAREER INDOOR BESTS
|60 Meters (Notre Dame Invitational)||7.86|
|200 Meters (Notre Dame Invitational)||24.42|
|400 Meters (BIG EAST Indoor Championships)||54.06|
SCHULTZ[apos]S CAREER OUTDOOR BESTS
|200 Meters (BIG EAST Outdoor Championships)||24.11|
|400 Meters (NCAA Regional)||53.32|
|400 Meters IH (Hillsdale Relays)||59.70|