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#1 Blake Schmit
Position: Infield
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Eden Prairie, Minn.
High School: Eden Prairie

As a Senior (2014): Selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 26th round of the 2014 MLB Draft … finished second on the team and 18th in the ACC in batting average (.309) … had a team-best 20 extra-base hits including a team-leading 18 doubles, which tied him for fifth in the conference … stole 16 bases, which tied for eighth in the league … ranked second on the team in slugging (.420) and on-base percentage (.413) … posted 18 multi-hit games … earned a spot on the ACC All-Tournament team at shortstop ... had a double in the season opener at Florida (2/14) ... totaled two doubles in game three at UF (2/16), also added a RBI, a run and a stolen base ... had two hits, two runs and two stolen bases in three games against Bryant (2/22-23) ... posted career highs in hits (4), doubles (3), RBI (3), and tied his career high in stolen bases (2) at JMU (2/25) ... drove in two runs and stole a base in game one of a DH against UMass (3/1) ... had a hit and a RBI in the series finale against UMass (3/2) ... had three hits including the Terps’ first triple of the year against Delaware (3/11) and added a run scored and a stolen base ... went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored against Delaware (3/18) ... went 3-for-8 in the first two games against NC State (3/21-22) including a three-RBI double in game one against the Wolfpack ... went 1-for-3 with a stolen base in game one against Clemson (3/28) ... went 2-for-3 in game two at Wake Forest (4/5) ... had one hit and two runs scored in game three at Wake Forest (4/6) ... went 2-for-3 in game one in Blacksburg against Virginia Tech (4/11) ... had three hits including a double and three RBI against Navy (4/16) ... went 2-for-2 with three runs scored in game one against Georgia Tech (4/18) ... had two hits including a double and a RBI at West Virginia (4/22) ... had a hit and scored twice against George Mason (4/23) ... had two hits and a run scored against James Madison (4/29) ...  went 4-for-7 (.571) with two RBI and a run scored in the final two games against Notre Dame (5/3-4) ... had two doubles, a RBI and a run scored against Towson (5/7) ... went 2-for-4 with a double and three runs scored in the series opener at Pitt (5/9) ... hit .333 (4-for-12) in four games in the ACC Tournament with five runs scored and a RBI ... hit his first home run of the season against Georgia Tech (5/25) in the final ... drove in three runs and had two hits in a 10-1 win over South Carolina (6/1) … had two hits including a double and a RBI in the final game of the Charlottesville Super Regional (6/9).

As a Junior (2013): Made 55 appearances and 54 starts at shortstop ... recorded a .277 batting average and scored 38 runs and drove in 30 … had nine doubles, two home runs and two triples … ranked second on the team in hits (54) and runs scored (38) … had 14 multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games, which ranked third and second on the team, respectively ... posted a 10-game hitting streak during the season, the second-longest streak on the team ... had a .981 fielding pct. committing only five errors on 262 chances ... went 3-for-8 with two runs scored in three games at LSU (2/15-17) … went 2-for-3 with three runs scored and hit his first home run as a Terp at James Madison (2/27) ... drove in five runs and scored four in a four-game series against Princeton (3/1-3) ... went 5-for-11 against FSU including a three-hit performance in game two (3/16) along with scoring three runs ... scored twice and finished with three hits against James Madison (3/19) ... added two hits including a home run and scored twice in game three at NC State (3/31) … went 2-for-4 with two runs, a RBI and a stolen base against Rider (4/3) … scored twice and drove in one run in a win at George Mason (4/10) ... tied a career high with three hits and two RBI in a series-finale win over Miami (4/14) ... had the game-tying two-RBI double at VCU (4/16) and scored the winning run ... added a two-RBI double in the second game at Duke (4/27) … finished with a hit and two RBI against Towson (4/30) ... hit .500 (6-for-12) with two runs scored in three games at Clemson (5/4-6) … had two hits, a run and a RBI in the season finale against Boston College (5/18).

At Des Moines Area Community College: In two seasons, helped guide the Bears to back-to-back appearances in the NJCAA Division II World Series claiming the North Plains District Championship in 2011 and 2012...named to the 2012 ICCAC All-Conference First Team and NJCAA All-Region XI Team after finishing the season with a .403 batting average and .496 slugging percentage and posted 11 doubles, one triple, three home runs and 38 RBI...in 2011, selected Easton Division II Defensive Player of the Year and named to the Rawlings Gold Glove Team...earned second team all-conference honors.

At Eden Prairie: Helped the Eagles to the 2010 Minnesota state title as an all-state and all-conference honoree...won the 2011 American Legion World Series with Eden Prairie after finishing runner up in 2010...voted the 2011 George W. Rulon Player of the Year.

Personal: Son of David and Deborah Schmit...favorite sports heros are Chase Utley and Donny Schmit...favorite non-sports hero is Michael Jackson...chose Maryland over Auburn, Dallas Baptist and Old Dominion.

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