|Previous School:||Metro Christian Academy|
Made eight appearances off the bench for the Golden Eagles ... Totaled four at-bats on the year and drew one walk, coming at Fort Wayne April 8 ... Was hit-by-pitch on the road at Fort Wayne April 30 ... Helped turn a double play in the field against the Mastodons.
Took a redshirt in his first collegiate season with ORU.
PRIOR TO ORU
Played baseball at Metro Christian Academy under the direction of head coach Pat Foster ... Earned First-Team All-Metro honors by the Tulsa World ... Finished his senior season with a perfect 5-0 record and 64 strikeouts, while leading his team to an 18-7 finish ... Pitched two no-hitters during his final season with the Patriots ... Also lettered in football at MCA.
Parents are Randy and Twana Schmitz ... Majoring in mechanical engineering with a minor in business ... Chose ORU because it's a great school to earn a degree and compete at the Division I level ... Favorite athlete is Derek Jeter and favorite professional team is the New York Yankees ... Was the senior class president at Metro Christian and named the Homecoming King.