Maryland Softball BIO
Lindsey Schmeiser
  • 2013 ACC Freshman of the Year
  • 2013 First Team All-ACC

As a sophomore (2014): Missed final 11 games of season to injury...hit .286 with 20 RBIs, 16 runs and four home runs...notched two hits and three RBIs, including a two-run home run, at FIU (2/7)...went 3-for-3 with two runs at FIU (2/8)...knocked in a pair of runs against South Carolina (2/14)...hit 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored vs. Long Beach State (2/20)...posted six RBIs in three games against Georgia Tech (3/15-16), including third career grand slam (first of season), in the third game...scored three runs in game two at North Carolina (3/22), followed by a two-RBI performance in the third game of the series...went 3-for-4 with an RBI in game two at #8 Florida State (4/5)...went 1-for-2 with a homer against Delaware State (4/16).

As a freshman (2013): Named All-ACC First Team and ACC Freshman of the Year…became first Terp to earn ACC FOY in 17 years…made 54 appearances, including 51 starts primarily at shortstop and third base…set the Maryland program record with 59 RBIs, which also led the ACC…third in ACC in slugging pct. (.721), third in runs scored (52), fifth in OBP (.443), fifth in total bases (106), sixth in batting average (.347), eighth in home runs (12)…made first collegiate appearance against No. 14 Michigan (2/16)…hit first career home run against Fairfield (3/2)…made first collegiate start versus LIU-Brooklyn (2/17), notching two hits, three RBIs and three runs…had a career-high five RBIs against Ohio State, smashing a pair of home runs…added four more RBIs in the following game against Binghamton…went 2-for-2  with four RBIs and three runs scored at Georgia Tech (4/14)…tied up the game with a grand slam in the first round of the ACC Tournament against Virginia Tech (5/9).

Before Maryland: Played four years of varsity softball at Northern High School for Robert Earl won four straight state titles in her went undefeated in her junior (2011) and senior (2012) a senior, she hit .641 with 49 runs scored (2012)...named The Washington Post's All-Met First Team shortstop in her sophomore, junior and senior seasons and the All-Met Player of the Year in her senior season...named All-SMAC Player of the Year as a senior, First Team in sophomore, junior, seniors years and Second Team as a freshman...named to Calvert Independent and Calvert Recorder All-County First Team in sophomore, junior, senior years and Player of the Year as a sophomore...named a MaxPreps All-American and an ESPNHS All-American as a senior...also played for the Severna Park Hornets for Melissa won gold at the 2011 18U Nationals...she hit .478 with three home runs in that tournament...also played four years of varsity volleyball at captured three perfect regular seasons in her freshman (2008), sophomore (2009) and junior (2010) seasons...they won a state title in 2009, went to state semifinals in 2008 and were regional runners-up in 2010 and 2011...graduated with a GPA of 3.8.

Personal: Lindsey Schmeiser...parents are Harold and Laurie Schmeiser...has one sister, Kaitlyn, who plays softball at Maryland, and a brother, Alec...nickname is LuLu...lists Bryce Harper as her sports hero...came to Maryland for softball, the veterinary program and it was close to home...also considered Virginia Tech, James Madison and Massachusetts...pre-vet major.

Hits 3, (7x) last at Florida State (4/5/14)
Runs 3, (5x) last vs. North Carolina (3/22/14)
RBIs 5, vs. Ohio State (3/9/13)
Home Runs 2, vs. Ohio State (3/9/13)
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