2009... Started 58 of the 60 games he played in, exclusively at second base ... Had a career-high four hits vs. Miami (OH) on Apr. 1 going 4-for-4, scoring two runs and batting a runner in ... Hit his first career home run Apr. 28 against Cincinnati and homered one more time against Dayton on May 16 ... Had 23 multiple hit games and 10 multiple RBI games ... Is carrying an eight game hitting streak into the 2010 season ... Had a career-high six putouts at Eastern Kentucky on Apr. 21 ... Had a career-high seven assists at Cincinnati on Apr. 29 and vs. Charlotte on May 20 ... Finished the season with a .320 batting average, second on the team in runs (52), tied for first on the team in hits (73), tied for second on the team in doubles (16), tied for second in RBI (39) and first on the team in assists (180)
2008... Saw action in 54 games, starting 52 times and playing primarily at second base ... Set his career-high for hits after going 3-for-3 with a career-high three runs scored vs. Youngstown State (3/12) ... Collected a career-high three RBI on 3-for-4 hitting with two runs scored in the first game of a doubleheader vs. Richmond (4/5) ... Batted his first career double at Dayton (3/24) and triple at UMass (3/30) ... Had 17 multiple hit games and two multiple RBI games ... Carried a 12-game hitting streak Apr. 14-May 4, including a 3-for-5 day vs. Cincinnati (4/29) with two runs scored ... Finished the season with a .283 average and ranked first on the team in fielding double plays (31), second in walks (27), at bats (212) and sac flies (3) and third in runs scored (35).
2007... Started 49 of the 53 games played primarily at third base ... Had his first hit in a pinch-hitting role at Winthrop (2/18) ... Followed that with his first career start at Western Kentucky (2/23) where he recorded his first walk and run scored ... Notched a career-high two runs and two hits against Oakland (2/28) and had his first career RBI ... Set a career high for walks with three against Temple (4/20) ... Twelve of his 16 RBI came during conference play ... Ranked third on the team with 77 assists and fourth in walks with 20.
High School... Three-year letterman for head coach Willy Corbett at McNicholas High School ... Named to the First Team All-GCL and All-City teams each of his three seasons ... Was the Greater Catholic League North Division Player of the Year in 2006 ... First Team All-Ohio selection in 2005 and Honorable Mention All-Ohio in 2006 ... Helped the Rockets to a 55-28 overall record over his three years, including two sectional and one district championship ... Also lettered on the football and basketball teams ... Tabbed No. 51 in Ohio's class of 2006 by the Buckeye Scout.
Personal... A business management major ... Born Aug. 17, 1987 in Cincinnati, Ohio ... Brother of assistant coach Zach Schmidt who played baseball at Miami (Ohio) ... Brother Nick was a two-sport athlete in baseball and football at Hanover College ... Parents are Barry and Gretchen Schmidt and both are graduates of Xavier ... Nicknamed "Schmidty".
|At Bats||8||vs. George Washington (May 17, 2008)|
|Hits||4||vs. Miami University (OH) (April 1, 2009)|
|Runs||3||Seven times, most recent at George Washington (May 10, 2009)|
|Doubles||2||Three times, most recent at Cincinnati Bearcats (April 29, 2009)|
|Triples||1||Twice, most recent at Miami University (OH) (April 22, 2009)|
|RBIs||3||vs. Richmond (April 5, 2008)|
|Home runs||1||Twice, most recent vs. Dayton (May 16, 2009)|
|Total Bases||6||vs. George Washington (May 16, 2008)|
|Walks||4||vs. Georgia State (March 7, 2009 at Daytona Beach, Fla)|
|Strikeouts||3||Once; last vs. Youngstown State (March 15, 2008)|
|Sac Hits||1||Nine times, most recent vs. Sam Houston State (May 30, 2009 at Houston)|
|Sac Flies||1||Three Times, most recent at Ohio State (March 31, 2009)|
|Stolen Bases||1||Three Times, most recent at Cincinnati Bearcats (April 29, 2009)|
|HBP||1||Seven Times, most recent vs. Georgia State (March 7, 2009 at Daytona Beach, Fla)|
|Caught Stealing||1||Five times, most recent vs. University of Massachusetts (May 22, 2009 at Dayton, OH)|
|Runners LOB||5||vs. Massachusetts (March 30, 2008)|
|Putouts||6||at Eastern Kentucky (April 21, 2009)|
|Assists||7||Twice, most recent at Cincinnati Bearcats (April 29, 2009)|
|Errors||2||vs. Duquesne (May 23, 2008)|