Don't overlook Allison Schmitt

No maybe about it: She's top U.S. swimmer in London so far

Updated: August 2, 2012, 11:19 AM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

LONDON -- This is just a suggestion, but President Barack Obama should get Allison Schmitt's number and call her, maybe.

Obama contacted Michael Phelps after the swimmer set the record for the most medals in an Olympic career Tuesday night. But, I'm sorry, 16 of those 19 medals came in previous Olympics. The top American swimmer in these Olympics so far has been his training partner. Schmitt has won four medals here, including two gold.

"She really has been a breakout ...

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