Michael Schuur
Michael Schuur
Height: 5-7
Year: So.
Hometown: Palo Alto, CA
High School: Sacred Heart
Position: Breaststroke
Major: Biology
College: Pitzer

At Pomona-Pitzer: Entering his first season as a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Swimmning and Diving team...Also plays for the Sagehen Water Polo team in the fall.

High School: Attended Sacred Heart Preparatory School in Atherton, Calif., where he was a member of the water polo and swimming teams…Helped the Gators to CCS and WCAL Championships in 2012, 2013, 2014, as well as third place in the LCWP International Invitational in 2012, and in the S&R in 2012 and 2013…Finished in the top eight in the breaststroke at West Bay Athletic League Championships his final three seasons, while leading the Gators to four straight titles…Honors Convocation recipient in French…Also competed for the Stanford Water Polo Club, attending the Junior Olympics from 2009-2013 and earning a silver medal at the San Diego County Cup in 2011.

Personal: Attends Pitzer College where he majors in biology and minors in French…Hobbies include water polo, swimming, going to the beach, fashion design, singing, acting, modeling, camping, 4x4 wheeling, archery, animal care, farm work and hiking…Favorite athletes include Tony Azevado, Tom Daley and Missy Franklin…Favorite book is The Odyssey and favorite movies include White Chicks, Jurassic World and Salt…Volunteered for his high school organic farm and garden and various environmental projects in the Bay Area…Received a Bronze Medal Presidential Service Award for his environmental work…Has volunteered at Sprout Creek Farm to birth baby goats in Upstate New York in the dead of winter… Owner and Head Designer at small start-up "SchuurCouture" based in San Francisco…Also an Eagle Scout from Troop 57…Chose Pitzer “because their goals and values match my values and ambitions. Also, when I first visited and stayed overnight, I fell in love with the campus, classes, atmosphere, and the people.”