Gabrielle Schmidt

Player profile

  • Year Junior
  • Hometown Bellefontaine, Ohio
  • Height 5-8
  • High School Benjamin Logan High School
  • Major Psychology

Career Highlights

  • Ohio State Scholar Athlete (2021, 2022)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2021, 2022)
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2022)

2022 (Sophomore Season)

  • Ohio State’s 1V4 finished second (Silver Medal) at the 2022 NCAA Championships to help the Buckeyes to an 8th place finish as a team
  • Won the 1V4 2022 Big Ten Championship race, which helped the Buckeyes win the 2022 Big Ten Conference Team Title
  • Rowed in eight races for the 1V4 boat that finished 6-7 on the year
  • Rowed in all three races at the 2022 NCAA Championships to help the 1V4 to a second-place finish nationally
  • Rowed in five races for the 2v8 boat that finished 5-9 on the year
  • Helped the 2V8 to a second-place finish at the 2022 Big Ten Championships

2021 (Freshman Season)

  • Helped the Buckeyes to a No. 2 finish in the Big Ten and to the No. 6 spot in the NCAA Championships
  • Competed in two 2N8 races and one with the 1N8… the Buckeye 2N8 finished the year with a 4-4 record, the 1N8 3-5


  • Daughter of Mike and Andrea Schmidt
  • Hast two siblings: Vaughn, Annika
  • Lettered four times in both golf and swimming, three times in track and one year in cross country
  • 2016-17: Central Buckeye Conference champions, 200 free relay, competed at districts in swimming
  • 2017-18: Conference champions, 400 free relay, competed at districts, sportsmanship award in swimming
  • 2018-19: Conference champions, 200 & 400  free relay, competed at districts, leadership award in swimming
  • 2019-20: Conference champions, 200 & 400  free relay, individually at districts  in swimming
  • 2018: Conference champions, district finalist in 400 and 400 relay
  • 2018: Central Buckeye Conference champions, state qualifier, 7th in state in golf
  • 2019: Central Buckeye Conference, sectional and district champions, captain, state qualifies, 7th in state in golf
  • Plans to continue education to be a physician assistant
  • Enjoys camping, spending time with friends and family, going to the beach, golf, reading, hiking, playing outdoor games
  • Greatest thrill in sports was making it to state tournament in golf as a junior, a first for the high school program
  • Uncle played football at Muskingum and a cousin was an offensive lineman at Louisiana University
  • Attends Catholic Bible study with both athletes and nonathletes