Australia’s Jemma Schlicht Transferring from USC Spartans to USC Trojans

Melbourne, Australia’s Jemma Schlicht is transferring to the University of Southern California next spring, after a year at University of the Sunshine Coast where she has been studying Molecular Biology. She swims for USC Spartans head coach and Australian Team Coach for the 2016 Rio Olympics, Chris Moonie.

Schlicht has represented Australia on a number of National Teams, most recently at the 2016 World Short Course Championships in Windsor, Canada. She also competed at the 2013 Junior World Championships in Dubai.

Because of a knee injury most of her best times are over 2 years old, but she did earn a PB in the 200m free in March 2017 at the NSW State Championships in Sydney.

Top LCM times (converted to SCY):

  • 100 free – 55.66 (48.70)
  • 200 free – 2:01.42 (1:46.50)
  • 400 free – 4:23.94 (4:55.73)
  • 100 fly – 59.07 (51.95)
  • 100 back – 1:03.97 (56.54)

Teams Represented, Achievements & Coaches:

  • 2017 Australian Open National Championships, Brisbane – Bronze in 100m Butterfly
  • 2016 Australian Olympic Trial, Adelaide – 6th 100m Butterfly
  • 2016 Australian National Team, Windsor Canada, World Short Course Championships
  • 2015 Australian Age Championships, Sydney – Gold in 4x100m Freestyle Relay
  • 2015 Australian Age Championships, Sydney – Gold in 100m Butterfly
  • 2015 Australian Age Championships, Sydney – Bronze in 4x200m Freestyle Relay
  • 2015 Australian Age Championships, Sydney – 4th in 200m Butterfly
  • 2015 Victorian Institute of Sport Elite Athlete, 4 years running.
  • 2014 Ranked #1 in Age Group in Australia, 4 years running – 100m & 200m Butterfly, Freestyle and Medley.
  • 2013 World Junior Swimming Championships, Dubai – Gold in 4x100m Mixed Freestyle Relay
  • 2013 World Junior Swimming Championships, Dubai – Silver in 4x100m freestyle relay
  • 2013 World Junior Swimming Championships, Dubai – Bronze 100m Butterfly
  • 2013 Youth Olympic Games Festival, Australia – Gold in 100m Butterfly
  • 2013 Youth Olympic Games Festival, Australia – Gold in 100m Freestyle
  • 2013 Youth Olympic Games Festival, Australia – Gold in 4x100m Freestyle Relay
  • 2013 Youth Olympic Games Festival, Australia – Gold in 4x100m Medley Relay
  • 2013 Youth Olympic Games Festival, Australia – Silver in 50m Freestyle
  • 2013 Youth Olympic Games Festival, Australia – Bronze in 4x200m Freestyle Relay
  • 2012 Australian Open Short Course Championships: Silver 100m butterfly (Aged 15)

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Superfan
3 years ago

So this girl starts in January and they can give her a full ride but only counts as half along with the American distance girl starting in January on a full ride (and only counts as half) so two fornthr price of one!

Yooz
Reply to  Superfan
3 years ago

Can someone explain this more?

Coach
Reply to  Yooz
3 years ago

If you only get a scholarship for half the year, it only counts as half a scholarship.

a_trojan
3 years ago

Great addition to the team!

USAswim
3 years ago

Too bad none of her accomplishments are for USA …..sad we bring in so many international swimmers on full rides and our USA swimmers get hardly nothing …..and she will go to olimpics for another county….

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