Eric Schott
Eric Schott
Height: 5-8
Weight: 115
Year: So.
Hometown: Cape Girardeau, Mo.
High School: Cape Central HS
Position: Distance

2012-13: Redshirted...Outdoor: Finished seventh in the 5,000 meters at the MIAA Championships running 15:07.77... also competed in the 10,000 meters at the MIAA Championships where he ran 31:43.0.

2011-12: Indoor: As a true freshman, Schott took sixth in the 3,000m (8:39.9) and fourth in the 5,000m (15:10.86) at the MIAA Championhsips ... took fourth in the 5,000m at the MSSU Invite in 15:29.47 ... took third in the mile (4:25.98) while taking fifth in the 3,000m (8:43.71) at the Lion Open....Outdoor: Took eighth in the 5,000m at the MIAA Outdoor Championships in 15:34.47 ... won the 5,000m at the PSU Wendy's Invite in 15:05.0 ...  Took fourth in the 10,000m at the Kansas Relays in 31:05.63 ... Took first in the 1500m in 4:06.03 at the Williams/Laptad Invite.

Prior to Southern: Schott attended Central High School and ran for coaches Mark Hahn and Ryan Hale. A four-year letterwinner in both cross country and track, Schott holds the school record in the 5k with a time of 16:12, and has been a three-time All-Conference, and All-District selection, while being named All-Sectional once. He has also been a state qualifier three times, while helping to lead his team to two conference championships and a sectional qualifier all four years. 

Personal: A proposed business major at Southern, Schott is the son of Terry and Kimberly Schott.