Lauren Schmeiss
Lauren Schmeiss
Height: 5-1
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Gig Harbor, Wash.
High School: Crosspoint Academy
Club: Cascade Elite

2019 Season: Named second team all-MPSF on vault and floor…was in the lineup on vault, beam and floor in all 11 meets and had each of her 33 routines count toward the team total during the season…ranked second on the team with an average of 9.727 on floor and was third on vault at 9.668…her NQS of 9.775 on floor was tied for the second best among Sacramento State gymnasts…also ranked third on the team with NQS of 9.740 on vault and 9.725 on beam…set or tied career highs on all three events during the year…scored 9.825 on vault at the Cal quadrangular, 9.800 on beam at the NorCal Classic and 9.825 on floor on Senior Night against Cal/UC Davis…had 13 scores of at least 9.750 during the season…that number included her final four floor routines where she averaged 9.813.

2018 Season:
Competed on beam in the final nine meets of the season and was also in the floor lineup in the final six meets… scored 9.700 or better in five beam routines, including a career high 9.800 at the MPSF Championships…finished the year with an average of 9.614 and an RQS of 9.695 on beam…best floor score was 9.750 in a four-team meet which included Cal, Minnesota and Alaska Anchorage.

2017 Season:
Competed on vault, beam and floor over the first eight meets of the season before suffering an ankle injury…averaged 9.705 on vault with a high of 9.800 at the NorCal Classic to start the year…was in the lineup on floor in six meets where she averaged 9.632 with a high of 9.825 at the NorCal Classic…averaged 9.475 in six beam routines with a high of 9.750 at the Texas Woman’s Quad.

2016 Season:
Was in the lineup on vault in nine meets and also had three routines on floor…averaged 9.728 on vault and had eight of her nine vaults receive a score of 9.700 or higher…best score was a 9.825 at the MPSF Championships…top floor score was 9.800 at San Jose State.

Prior to Sacramento State:
Trained at Cascade Elite West in Bremerton, Wash…tied for 32nd in the all-around at the 2015 Junior Olympics…tied for seventh place on vault and tied for 11th on floor…also tied for 16th on bars…was a four-time regional all-around champion and finished 11th on floor at the Junior Olympic National Championships in 2013…won four Washington state all-around titles during her career and was the regional champion on floor four times, twice on beam and once on bars…also qualified for the Junior Olympic National Championships five times.

Personal: Majoring in business administration…graduated from Crosspoint Academy in 2015…parents are Olaf and Deborah Schmeiss.


Career Highs
VT 9.825 (2x), last at Cal/Illinois/San Jose State (March 17, 2019)
UB None
BM 9.800 (2x), last at NorCal Classic (Jan. 6, 2019)
FX 9.850 vs. Cal/UC Davis (March 1, 2019)
AA None