Amanda Schwab
Amanda Schwab

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Seminole, Fla.

High School:
Seminole

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
08/02/1990


05/15/2013

Fifty Huskie Student-Athletes Earn NIU Degrees

Graduates Represent 15 Northern Illinois Teams and 25 Different Majors

05/10/2012

Northern Illinois Opens Competition at MAC Outdoor Championships

Amanda Schwab, Juliane Totzke compete on first day of meet

04/13/2012

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