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Athletic Hall of Fame

Renee Schmitt Somerville

Renee Schmitt Somerville


At Rochester:

  • An NCAA Division III national champion in outdoor track and field, plus All-America honors for two indoor events
  • Also had a four-year volleyball career
  • Won the Heptathlon at the NCAA Division III national championships as a sophomore, and finished second as a junior
  • Presented with Rochester Press-Radio Club's Sportswoman of the Year Award in 1985
  • Dean's List twice


  • Joined RCI, Inc. as an account manager in 1987
  • From 1988-91, she was a sales representative for Paychex, Inc. in Detroit, MI
  • Joined Agency Rental Car in Hartford, CT as an account executive n 1991 and moved to Salemtowne, a retirement community in Winston-Salem, NC as the Payroll Personnel Director in 1992