Was third on the team with seven home runs on the season.
Had a hit in each of the first three games of the year.
Drove in two and scored twice against Washington on Feb. 20.
Was 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI against Auburn on Feb. 27.
Hit his second homer of the season against Texas on March 7 at the Houston Classic.
Had another home run on March 12 against Xavier.
Drove in six runs against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on March 24, going 3-for-4 with a home run.
Was 2-for-4 with a home run, two RBI and three runs scored against SIU-Edwardsville.
Had two hits, one double and one RBI against Kansas State on April 25.
Put together a nine-game hitting streak from May 1-16.
Was 2-for-3 in the series opener against Kansas.
Homered and drove in three in the final game of the KU series.
Went 5-for-11 in the three-game series against Nebraska.
Doubled in his only at-bat against Gonzaga on Feb. 21, driving in one run and scoring once in the game ... Was 1-for-2, recording a two-run single and a walk against Saint Louis at Busch Stadium on April 1 ... Was hit-by-a-pitch in each of the final three games in which he played in 2009.
Hit three home runs and had a .238 average, playing 24 games ... Had a pinch hit RBI double against Toledo on March 15 in his first career at-bat ... Added a double and scored twice against Toledo in game two of a March 16 doubleheader ... Started and drove in two runs against South Dakota State on March 18 ... Hit his first career home run against Missouri State on April 9, finishing 3-for-4 with three RBI, a double and the homer ... Had two hits and drove in a pair of runs against Kansas State on May 2 ... Hit his second home run of the year in game one of the three-game series with Kansas ... Had a hit and scored twice in game two of the Kansas series and scored a run in the series finale ... Drove in four runs and hit his third home run of the season against Nebraska on May 17, finishing 2-for-3 on the day.
Had a career batting average of .362 at Chaminade Prep, with eight home runs and 55 RBI ... Hit .333 and drove in 15 runs his senior season ... Was an all-conference first team selection in 2006 and 2007 and named to the all-conference second team in 2005 ... Named to the all-metro third team by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in 2006 ... Received the 2007 Rising Star Award from the St. Louis Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame ... Also earned all-state, all-metro and all-conference honors as a punter ... Was named to the Top 300 Football Recruits List by Tom Lemming ... Four-year member of the Honor Roll.
Born in St. Louis, Mo. ... Son of Robert and Janie Schmidt ... Both parents are in sales ... Is a business major ... Father played baseball at Mizzou 1975-79 and then played in the Philadelphia Phillies minor league system.