Maryland clinches a top-three finish in the ACC with pair of wins Saturday
Beards leads offense with four hits, four RBI
Maryland outscores Delaware State, 23-3, in two games Wednesday
Maryland won game one, 6-0, and lost in game two, 8-6
Maryland run rules Georgia Tech in 5 innings
Maryland v Princeton
As a sophomore (2013): Made 40 appearances, 28 starts and pitched nine complete games in 160.2 innings in the circle...allowed 178 hits, 88 earned runs and picked up 125 strikeouts...came in as a reliever vs. #14 Michigan and did not allow a hit or a run (Feb. 16)...in 2.2 innings vs. #8 California, gave up four hits, no runs with one walk (Feb. 23)...gave up just two earned runs off five hits in a complete game vs. Fordham (March 1)...gave up one run off one hit in 3.0 innings vs. Radford (March 8)...picked up 12 strikeouts in a complete game vs. Temple with no earned runs and three hits allowed (March 16)...gave up one run in 5.0 innings vs. NC State (April 6)...picked up 10 strikeouts in 7.0 innings pitched vs. Georgia Tech (April 13)...pitched a seven-inning shutout vs. Boston College with just two hits allowed and 12 strikeouts (April 20)...in 14.0 innings pitched vs. Boston College in the series, allowed one run and seven hits...allowed two earned runs in a complete game vs. North Carolina (April 27)...in a complete game at Virginia Tech, allowed one run with eight strikeouts (May 4).
As a freshman (2012): Made 23 appearances in the circle and started 14 games for 79.0 innings....pitched six complete games...racked up 60 strikeouts, including nine vs. Long Island (Feb. 17) and Bryant (March 16)...allowed one hit in 7.0 innings at Florida Atlantic (Feb. 18)...held No. 1 Alabama to one hit and one earned run, picking up two strikeouts in 2.1 innings in the circle (March 3)...allowed 52 earned runs...batters hit .286 against her...named to All-ACC Academic Team.
Before Maryland: Played for years on varsity at Northern High School...only pitcher in Maryland high school softball history to win four championship games...named the 2011 Washington Post All-Met Player of the Year...in 2011, she led her Northern team to a perfect 22-0 record and did not allow an earned run in 111 innings...struck out 241 and allowed just 16 hits in that stretch...recorded eight no-hitters, including four perfect games, in her senior year...hit .541 at the plate with three home runs and 47 RBI as well... named to the Washington Post's All-Met Second Team in 2010 and Honorable Mention team in 2009...prior to her senior season, was one of only three athletes in MPSSAA history to record shutouts in five postseason games over her career and was one of just seven pitchers in the MPSSAA to have led her team to three state championships...played for the Severna Park Green Hornets.
Personal: Kaitlyn Schmeiser...parents are Harold and Laurie Schmeiser...has a sister, Lindsey, who plays softball at Maryland, and a brother, Alec...nickname is KK...Member of National Honors Society...earned Superintendent's Scholastic Recognition Award (2009-10)...recipient of AP Scholar Award (2010), Calvert County Outstanding Youth Award (2010)...Honor Roll and High Honors student...SMAC All-Academic team (2008, 09, 10)...editor of school paper...chose Maryland because she has been a fan her whole life and she's excited about the growth of the program.
Schmeiser's Career Statistics