Notre Dame Men's Hockey vs North Dakota 11-23-2012.
Three-time monogram winner at Notre Dame ...joins captain Steven Fogarty and fellow alternate captain Sam Herr as one of Notre Dame's on-ice leaders for the 2014-15 season ... coming off a career-best junior year ... high-energy player who continues to improve his all-around game ... key member of the Irish penalty- killing unit ... has tremendous speed and a tremendous shot from the right side ... smart player who contributes at both ends of the ice ... brings character to the ice and in the locker room ... 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 39 games as a junior, with career highs in goals (8), assists (8) and points (16) ... over three seasons has now played in 97 games with 15 goals and 16 assists for 31 points ... outstanding student ... has a 3.95 grade-point average with a double major in economics and finance plus a minor in actuary ... selected Capital One Academic All-District V At-Large first team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) as a junior ... selected to the Hockey East all-academic team ... two-time winner of Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Scholar-Athlete Award as the hockey 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 18 Notre Dame players to play in the USHL ... signed national letter of intent in the early-signing period (November 2010) along with Eric Johnson, Robbie Russo and Andy Ryan.
AS A JUNIOR:
Played in 39 of team's 40 games in 2013-14 ... scored eight goals with eight assists for 16 points, all career highs ... recorded one short-handed goal and two game winners ... had six penalties for 12 minutes ... was +7 on the season ... recorded four multi-point games and two games with two goals ... chosen Capital One Academic All-District V At-Large first team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) ... selected to the Hockey East all-academic team ... winner of Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Scholar-Athlete Award as the hockey player with the top grade-point average on the team (second time) ... first goal of the season was the game winner in 3-2 win at Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 25) ... recorded first two-goal game of career in 4--0 win over Merrimack (Nov. 15) ... had a two-point night (1g, 1a) in 4-2 win over Lake Superior State (Jan. 18) ... scored first short-handed goal of career and added an assist in 3-0 win over Northeastern (Jan. 25) ... notched the game winner in Notre Dame's 2-0 win over Boston University in first round of Hockey East playoffs (Mar. 8) ... turned in career-best three-point game (2g, 1a) in 7-2 win over Boston College (March 14) in game one of best-of-three quarterfinal series ... in six postseason games, collected three goals with two assists for five points.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 35 of the team's 41 games on the season ... scored five goals and added four assists for nine points ... picked up 10 penalties for 20 minutes on the year ... was +2 on the season ... one of 11 CCHA players (one from each team) to be named to the CCHA Scholar-Athlete team ... winner of Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley 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 2009 ... played junior hockey in the Czech Republic for HC Ceske Budejovice and HC Znojemsti Orli in the Czech Under-20 league during 2008-09, 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 2009-10 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.