Amanda Schwab
Amanda Schwab


Seminole, Fla.

High School:




Fifty Huskie Student-Athletes Earn NIU Degrees

Graduates Represent 15 Northern Illinois Teams and 25 Different Majors


Northern Illinois Opens Competition at MAC Outdoor Championships

Amanda Schwab, Juliane Totzke compete on first day of meet


Northern Illinois Jumps into Action at Lee Calhoun Invitational

Three of five Huskies competing score points

2011-12: Indoor- Competed in one meet, running the 200 meters in 29.60 at the Ball State Quadrangular (2/17). Outdoor- Threw at four meets during the year... Tossed a season-best 106-03 mark at the Chicagoland Championships (4/6) to finish in sixth place... Recorded a 105-11 throw at the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational (4/14), claiming sixth... Placed 13th at the MAC Outdoor Championships (5/10) behind a 104-00 heave... Earned a seventh place finish in her home state at the UCF Black & Gold Challenge (3/17), tossing 99-09.

2010-11: Indoor-Placed fourth at the Ball State Quad (2/18) in the 200 meter dash. Outdoor-Placed first in javelin throw marking a new personal-best of 114-00 at the Point Loma Nazarene Invitational (3/12) ... finished second at the Viking Olympics (3/26) in the javelin throw with a mark of 107-02 ... placed eighth at the Tom Botts Invitational (4/09/11) with javelin throw distance of 107-5 ... finished 18th in the javelin throw with a distance of 104-10 at the Tennessee Sea Ray Relays (4/16/11) ... placed third in the javelin throw at the Huskie Open (4/23) with a distance of 109-04 ... threw a distance of 98-01 in the Javelin placing second at the Whitewater Invitational (4/30) ... finished 11th in the javelin at the MAC Championships with a top throw of 113-03 (5/14).

2009-10: Indoor- Achieved a personal record in the 600-meter run at the Panther Open (1/16), crossing the finish line in a time of 1:54.53 ... set a career-best mark in the shot put with a throw of 36-06.25 at the Ball State Quadrangular (2/19) ... earned season-high finishes in the 200-meter dash (29.21) and long jump (15-04.25) at the Eastern Illinois Early Bird Invitational (12/11) ... notched a season-best performance in the triple jump at the Eastern Michigan Invitational (1/9) with a leap of 31-07.50. Outdoor- Threw a personal-best 36-02.25 in the shot put to finish 12th at UNLV (3/6)... threw a season long javelin throw of 103-09 at the Huskie Open (4/29) for a third-place finish... finished ninth at UNLV (3/6) with a javelin throw distance of 98-01.

2008-09: Indoor- Versatile athlete was the only Huskie to compete in running, jumping and throwing events... competed primarily in the shot put, throwing a season-best 33-5.50 at the ISU Early Bird (12/6)... finished sixth in the 600m at the Illinois Intercollegiate (1/31), running a 1:58.30... also competed in the 200m, 800m and long jump. Outdoor- Achieved personal-best marks in the 200m dash (29.31), long jump (13-09) and discus (109-10) at the Mike Poehlein Invitational (4/4) ... threw a personal-best 108-11 in the javelin at the NIU Invitational (5/9) to place second ... recorded a season-best 31-09.25 shot put at the Spartan Invitational (4/18) to place ninth in the event.

High School: Two-time letterwinner picked up most improved honors as a senior... threw career bests of 35-0 in the shot put and 110-0 in the discus.

Personal: Daughter of Tim Schwab... born Aug. 2, 1990... majoring in public health administration... enjoys painting and art.

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
600 Meters 1:54.53 1/16/2010 Shot Put 36-02.25 3/6/2010
Shot Put 36-06.25 2/19/2010 Javelin 114-00 3/12/2011
Long Jump 15-04.25 12/11/2009 Discus 109-10 4/4/2009
Triple Jump 31-07.50 1/9/2010 Long Jump 13-09 4/4/2009
200 Meters 29.31 4/4/2009
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