Notre Dame Men's Hockey vs North Dakota 11-23-2012.
Two-time monogram winner at Notre Dame ... had a solid second season for the Irish as he became an energy player ... improved his game away from the puck ... became a key member of the Irish penalty- killing unit during the second half of the season ... hard-working player who can skate and has a tremendous shot ... will look to contribute more to the scoresheet this season ... has great hands and instincts around the goal ... excellent one-on-one player who can make a play and find the open man ... has all the tools to be a top-level collegiate player ... becomes the first Austrian-born player and fourth European-born player to play at Notre Dame, joining Calle Ridderwall `11 (Sweden) and Robin Bergman (Sweden) and teammate Thomas DiPauli (Italy) ... saw action in 35 games as a sophomore, scoring five goals with four assists for nine points ... over two seasons has now played in 57 games with seven goals and eight assists for 15 points ... outstanding student ... has a 3.945 grade-point average with a double major in economics and finance ... was Notre Dame's selection to the 2013 CCHA scholar-athlete team ... was hockey's winner of the Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley's Rockne Scholar-Athlete Award as the player with the top grade-point average on the team ... joined the Irish after spending one season (2010-11) with the Indiana Ice of the United States Hockey League (USHL) ... one of 20 Notre Dame players to play in the USHL ... signed national letter-of-intent in the early-signing period (Nov. `10) along with Eric Johnson, Robbie Russo and Andy Ryan.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 35 of the team's 41 games on the season ... scored a career-high five goals and added four assists for a career-high nine points ... picked up 10 penalties for 20 minutes on the year ... was +2 on the season ... outstanding student with a double major in economics and finance ... one of 11 CCHA players (one from each team) to be named to the CCHA Scholar-Athlete team ... winner of hockey's Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley's Scholar-Athlete Award ... got the season off to a fast start with a goal and an assist versus Nebraska-Omaha (Oct. 13) in the championship game of the Ice Breaker Tournament ... second goal of the season came in a 5-2 Irish win at Northern Michigan (Oct. 26) ... continued his strong play in the early part of the season as he assisted on the lone Irish goal in the 3-1 loss at No. 1 Boston College (Nov. 9) ... scored his third of the year in the 3-1 win at Michigan (Nov. 15) ... notched just one assist over the next 16 games before getting back in the scoring column with his fourth goal of the season in the 6-4 win over Michigan (Feb. 9) ... assisted on Jeff Costello's game-winning goal in the 2-1 win over Miami at Soldier Field (Feb. 17) ... helped the Irish to a 3-1 win over Ohio State in the CCHA semifinals as he scored his fifth of the season, the game-tying goal against the Buckeyes (March 23) at Joe Louis Arena ... played in all five postseason games and had one goal for one point.
AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in 23 of Notre Dame's 40 games ... scored two goals with four assists for six points ... whistled for three penalties, resulting in six penalty minutes ... was +3 on the season ... picked up first collegiate point with an assist in 3-1 win at Bowling Green (Oct. 28) ... followed that with a second assist the following night in a 3-2 Irish victory ... recorded first multiple-point game of career as he helped set up a pair of goals in 5-2 Notre Dame win versus Boston University (Dec. 31) ... scored first collegiate goal at 9:54 of the third period in the 2-0 shutout of Michigan State (Feb. 24) ... had Notre Dame's only goal in the 3-1 loss to Michigan in game two of the second-round CCHA playoff series ... saw action in four postseason games, scoring one goal for one point.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Gynasium Dr. Karla Polesneho in Znojmo, Czech Republic in May of 2009 ... played junior hockey in the Czech Republic for HC Ceske Budejovice and HC Znojemsti Orli in the Czech Under-20 league during `08-'09, scoring 19 goals and seven assists for 26 points in 42 games between the two teams ... competed for Austria in the Under-18 World Championships, scoring four goals in five games ... played for Orli Znojmo in the Czech Under-20 league in `09-'10 where he had 17 goals and 13 assists for 30 points in 29 games ... played for Austria in World Junior Championships, netting one assist in six games ... came to the United States to play for the Indiana Ice in the USHL ... scored 30 goals and added 24 assists for 54 points in 55 games ... added a goal and an assist in five postseason games ... finished third on the team in goals and fifth in points ... chipped in five power-play goals and five game winners ... selected to play in the 2011 USHL all-star game ... first Indiana Ice player to play at Notre Dame ... played in the 2011 IIHF World Junior Championships for Austria, scoring a goal with three assists for four points in five games ... full name is Peter Schneider ... son of Peter and Martina Schneider ... has two sisters, Anna and Lisa, and two brothers, Philipp and Moritz ... born in Klosterneuburg, Austria ... has a double major in economics and finance and a minor in actuary in the Mendoza College of Business at Notre Dame.