Graduate Studies Pursing a masters in social work from Arizona State
Future Professional Aspirations Working in the mental health field
Parents Ralph and Gail .... father is a financial analyst and mother is a System Project Manager
Sibling(s) Older sister (Kirsten) graduated from University of Florida and law school at Washington University in St. Louis ... Older brother (Derek) swam for the University of Pittsburgh ... younger twin sisters (Kari and Sara) played in USA Hockey National Championship game in 2008 and play hockey at Ohio State
Started Swimming Age 9... "I followed my sister, Kirsten. I thought about quitting, but stayed one more season and loved it."
Sports Played Before Swimming Soccer, dance, basketball, volleyball, softball, and had the equipment for hockey but decided to swim instead
Nickname(s) Schmitty, Al, Allie
Hobbies Outside the Pool Enjoys scrapbooking, taking pictures, playing outdoor games and playing board games.
Ultimate Way to Relax Watching a movie, getting a massage
Most Influential Person Parents ... "They are so supportive of my dreams and ambitions. They have given me so many opportunities to excel in life and have set a good example for me to follow."