As a Redshirt Freshman in 2009: Saw action in one match in his redshirt freshman campaign...helped Maryland, which advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight, dominate Duquesne, 7-0, at home (9/15)...played in 19 minutes that match...also had a solid spring season at center back.
As a Freshman in 2008: Did not see any game action.
Before Maryland: Played four years of varsity soccer as a midfield and a forward ... served as captain as a senior ... played for club team SAC United Premier under coaches Rick Cantore and former Terp Sean Wray ... led club to the state championship in 2006 and 2007 ... advanced to finals in 2004 and the semifinals in 2005 ... has played internationally in Italy, England, Brazil, and Argentina.
Personal: Full name is Thomas Abegg Schaeffler... the son of Kari and Mark Schaeffler ... born September 13, 1990 ... has an older sister, Kate, who played soccer at Rice ... chose Maryland because of its diverse community and degree options ... lists Cristiano Ronaldo as his favorite athlete ... lists his grandfather as the person he admires the most ... majoring in communications.
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