Sports Profile: April Schindler

April 21, 2014 — by Anant Rajeev

Junior Olympics: April Schindler

Name/Grade: April Schindler/9th grade

Sport: Track

Years playing the sport: 4 years

Hours of training each week: 13 hours

Inspiration: “I want to be able to represent my new school as a good runner and use that motivation to strive for college athletics.”

Goal: “I want to get a college scholarship to UCSB for girls’ 800 meter.”

Most notable experience: “My most notable experience is placing fifth in nation in the USATF Junior Olympics (Girls 800m).”

Funny story: “I was doing hurdles in middle school track when I tripped and face-planted on the track in front of a guy that I had a crush on at school.”