One of the top students on the team during his time at Notre Dame ... was a member of Notre Dame's Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) ... played in three career games ... earned a monogram during his senior season.
AS A SENIOR: Saw action in one game ... played in a 6-2 victory at Penn State ... earned his first monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Did not see game action in 2010.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Appeared in two games ... made his collegiate debut in a 19-7 win over Dartmouth ... also saw time in a 12-2 victory against St. John's.
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not see any game action.
PREP AND PERSONAL: A standout in lacrosse and hockey at Fremd High School ... two-time team captain in lacrosse ... as a senior, he was named a U.S. Lacrosse All-American in addition to earning all-conference and all-state honors ... captured team MVP honors during his junior season ... participated in the U.S. Lacrosse Illinois all-star game as a senior ... the only four-year starter on his lacrosse squad ... notched four assists as a sophomore and five as a junior, which were the most for any LSM on his team ... helped lead his team to the state playoffs for the first time ever during his freshman campaign ... played defense in hockey ... captained his prep hockey team twice along with garnering all-conference and team MVP honors as a junior ... has played with the Glen Ellyn Flames Hockey Club for the past two years ... won the state tournament and represented Illinois in the Central District Championships along with winning the prestigious International Silverstick Tournament in Sarnia, Ontario ... son of Irene and Larry Schmitt ... has two older siblings ... his sister, Kristin, played club water polo at Notre Dame and his brother, David, competed in club hockey at Illinois ... enrolled in the College of Science ... majoring in biology and anthropology ... graduated from the College of Science in May of 2011 with a degree in biology and anthropology ... finished with a 3.893 cumulative GPA.