Posted August 22, 2012 on AP on Fox
Allison Schmitt was a star at the Olympics. Now, she's just another student at Georgia. Schmitt won five swimming medals in London - three golds, a silver and a bronze. Only good buddy Michael Phelps captured more hardware. But while others are cashing in on their victories, Schmitt kept her amateur status so she could return for her senior year with the Bulldogs. She's looking forward to competing on the NCAA circuit, even though it may be a bit of a comedown from swimming at the Olympics. She's also working to finish her degree in psychology. Schmitt says it's strange to be recognized as she walks around campus. She was approached while waiting to catch a bus on Wednesday. Also, she's been asked to pose for pictures in class.

Schmitt back to books after Olympics

From Olympic star to just another college student. For Allison Schmitt, there was hardly any time to savor her breakout performance at the London Games, where she won a total of five medals in swimming. She had to get back to Georgia for the start of her senior year. ''This is just a part of life,'' Schmitt said Wednesday. ''In London, we felt like we were...
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