Anthony Schwartz (athlete)

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Anthony Schwartz
Anthony Schwartz Tampere 2018 (cropped).jpg
Personal information
NationalityAmerican
Born (2000-09-05) September 5, 2000 (age 18)
Pembroke Pines, Florida
ResidenceAuburn, Alabama
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight175 lb (79 kg)
Sport
SportTrack and field, American football
Event(s)Sprints
College teamAuburn Tigers
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)

Anthony Schwartz (born September 5, 2000) is an American sprint athlete and college football player. He attends Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama.

Schwartz set a new Boy's World Youth Best of 10.15 seconds over 100 metres on March 31, 2017.[1]

A native of Pembroke Pines, Florida, Schwartz also played football in high school, and was ranked the No. 22 prospect in the state by Rivals.com.[2] On February 7, 2018, Schwartz signed a national letter of intent to play football and run track for the Auburn Tigers.[3] He played for Auburn during the 2018 season, including their appearance in the 2018 Music City Bowl, where he scored second-quarter touchdown.

Statistics[edit]

Personal bests[edit]

Event Time (s) Wind (m/s) Competition Venue Date Notes
60 meters 6.59 n/a New Balance Nationals Indoor Boston, Massachusetts March 11, 2018 U20 WL
100 meters 10.09 +0.9 Great Southwest Classic Albuquerque, New Mexico June 2, 2018 A U20 WL
10.07 +2.5 FHSAA State Finals Jacksonville, Florida May 5, 2018 w
200 meters 20.47 +1.3 Sam Burley Hall of Fame Invitational Miami, Florida March 3, 2018
20.41 +2.8 FHSAA State Finals Jacksonville, Florida May 5, 2018 w
4 × 100 meters relay 38.88 n/a World U20 Championships Tampere, Finland July 14, 2018 U20 WL

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  United States
2017 Pan American U20 Championships Trujilo, Peru 1st 4 × 100 meters relay 39.33 s PB
2018 World U20 Championships Tampere, Finland 2nd 100 meters 10.22 s
1st 4 × 100 meters relay 38.88 s U20 WL PB

National titles[edit]

  • USA Junior Championships
    • 100 meters: 2018

References[edit]

  1. ^ Buddy Collings (March 31, 2017). "Anthony Schwartz takes a Jeff Demps 100-meter dash record down". orlandosentinel.com. Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  2. ^ Yahoo Sports: Rivals.com Profile
  3. ^ Josh Vitale (February 14, 2018). "Anthony Schwartz, Shaun Shivers bring sprinter speed to Auburn's 2018 signing class". Opelika-Auburn News.

External links[edit]

Records
Preceded by
Japan Yoshihide Kiryū
Boys' World Youth Best Holder, 100 metres
March 31, 2017 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent