Michael Schumacher - Men's Cross Country - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Michael Schumacher

Class Freshman
Hometown Deer Park, Ill.
High School Saint Viator
Major Environmental Sociology

Career Results

2022-2023 (As a Freshman)

  • First on the team and 48th overall (25:24.8) in the eight-kilometer Coaching Tree Invitational (Sept. 16)
  • First on the team and 66th overall (26:00.5) in the eight-kilometer Joe Piane Invitational (Sept. 30)

The Schumacher File

  • Prepped at Saint Viator
  • Competed in the three mile in cross country and ran the 1,600 and 3,200 meters in track
  • Prep bests of 14:46 in the three mile, 4:18 in the 1,600 meters and 9:21 in the 3,200 meters
  • Placed sixth at 2022 state track meet in the 1,600 meters and second in the 3,200 meters
  • Four-time All-Conference selection in cross country
  • Cross country regional champion in 2020 and 2021
  • Won the selection championship in 2021
  • Placed sixth at state cross country meet in 2021
  • Part of the 4×800-meter relay team that placed third at the 2021 state track meet
  • Third place at the Shazam cross country state championships in 2020
  • Helped Saint Viator cross country team to a pair of regional championships (2018 and 2021) and a sectional championship in 2018
  • Part of the 4×800-meter relay team that holds the school record in the event
  • A National Merit Commended Scholar
  • Illinois State scholar
  • Son of Margaret and Steve Schumacher
  • Has two siblings, Patrick (20) and Maeve (22)
  • Twitter: @mikeyschu_