Day 3 brings more record-breaking times for the Green Wave
Sills claims school record in 100 fly, swimmers notch 12 lifetime bests
Zelnick breaks school record, Schachter notches NCAA B-Cut time
Tulane opens up American Conference competition this weekend
Tulane looks to carry momentum from last weekend’s win
100 fly: 56.05 at Phill Hansel Invitational (11/22/13)
100 breast: 1:00.90 at C-USA Championship (2/28/14)
200 breast: 2:25.40 vs UALR (10/12/13)
50 free: 22.90 at C-USA Championship (2/27/14)
100 free: 50.02 at C-USA Championship (3/1/14)
Career Notes: Is just the second swimmer since 2003-04 when the program was reinstated to qualify for NCAAs ... Holds the school record in the 100 breast, 50 free and 100 free, while ranking sixth in the 200 breast and fourth in the 100 fly ... Was a member of the school record holding 400 free, 200 medley and 400 medley relay teams ... Boasts 13 of the 15 overall top 100 breast times in school history ... Ranks six times on the overall 50 free list and 10 times on the 100 free list.
2014-15: Competed in all nine meets as well as the American Athletic Conference Championships and NCAA Championships ... Earned first-place finished in the 100 free (52.08) and 100 breast (1:02.68) against LSU ... Notched NCAA B-cut times on 1:00.24 in the 100 breast and 22.90 in the 50 free to punch her ticket to the post season ... Finished first in all four events she competed in against North Texas ... Reached the podium with am NCAA B-cut time and third-place finish in the 100 free (49.68), and added fourth-place finishes in the 50 free (23.03) and 100 breast (1:00.49) ... In relay action at league championships, helped four teams notch top-five finishes, including podium appearances for the 200 medley (1:41.30) and 400 medley (3:42.09) relay teams ... Finished 54th in the 50 free (23.04), 47th in the 100 free (49.49) and 32nd in the 100 breast (1:00.87) at NCAAs.
2013-14: Swam in eight meets as a sophomore ... Claimed Conference USA title in the 50 free and third-team All C-USA honors in the 100 breast with respective times of 22.90 and 1:00.90 ... Also earned Third Team All-Conference recognition in the 100 free with a mark of 50.05 ... Added top times of 50.02 in the 100 free during the preliminaries at the league meet, 56.05 in the 100 fly in the preliminaries at the Phill Hansel Invitational and 2:25.40 in the 200 breast against UALR ... Posted 15 top three individual performances, including wins in the 100 breast at the Phill Hansel Invite and at West Florida, the 50 free and 200 breast against UALR, and the 100 free against Vanderbilt as well as second-place showings in the 100 breast against Vanderbilt and at San Diego State, the 50 free at Phill Hansel Invite and the 100 free at Phill Hansel Invite and at LSU, and coming in third in the 100 breast at LSU and 100 breast at San Diego State ... In relay action, helped set a record in the 400 medley relay, which clocked a 3:42.93 at the C-USA Championship to earn third-team all-league honors, and added Third Team All C-USA honors in the 200 free with an overall time of 1:33.95 ... Helped relay units post 10 top three finishes, including a win in the 200 medley against UALR, second-place showings in the 200 free against UALR and Vanderbilt, the 200 medley against Vanderbilt and the 400 free at San Diego State, third-place performances in the 200 free and 400 medley at LSU, and tying for third in the 200 medley at West Florida ... Away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.
2012-13: Participated in all nine meets as a true freshman ... Claimed Second Team All-Conference USA honors in the 100 breast after setting a school-record (since broken) and NCAA B Cut with a 1:01.81 at the C-USA Championship ... Also posted season-best times of 24.83 in the 50 free with a leadoff split at Loyola Marymount, 50.93 in the 100 free at the C-USA Championship and 56.62 in the 100 fly during the preliminaries of the league meet ... Tallied 10 other top three individual finishes with wins in the 100 breast and 100 fly at UALR, second-place showings in the 100 breast against North Texas and at LSU Quad Meet, as well as the 100 free against LSU, at Vanderbilt and at Loyola Marymount, and third-place performances in the 100 fly vs North Texas and 100 breast at Loyola Marymount ... In relay action, claimed second-team All C-USA honors in the 200 medley with a school-record time of 1:41.29 ... Also was part of Tulane record-setting 400 free and 400 medley relay teams with respective marks of 3:23.34 and 3:45.25 (since broken) at the C-USA Championship ... Helped record 14 top three relay finishes, including wins in 200 free at San Diego State and at Loyola Marymount, the 400 free against North Texas and at Vanderbilt, and the 400 medley at UALR and at Loyola Marymount ... Away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Arroyo Grande High for coach Claudia Souder ... Earned All-America honors in each of her final three prep seasons, and set all but three of the school's swimming records ... Voted team captain as a senior when she won the female championship at Clovis West Invitational and placed in top eight every year at the CIF ... Away from the pool, was a member of the Red Cross Club and Interact Club all four years.
Personal: Born Amelia Brooke Schachter on April 30, 1994, in Escondido, California ... Daughter of Scott and Leslie Schachter ... Has one brother, Trent, and two sisters: Aubrey and Abigail ... Majoring in finance and working toward a Masters in accounting.