Palomar College
1140 W. Mission Rd.

San Marcos, CA 92069
(760) 744-1150 Ext. 2480
FAX (760) 761-3512
Athletic Director:
John Woods


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6-1, 200, Age 20, Sophomore

La Costa Canyon High School, Carlsbad CA

COLLEGE SIGNING STATUS: Signed with Sacramento State on May 22 and transfered in Fall 2002

2002 SEASON: The Comets' starting right fielder and an All-Pacific Coast Conference honorable mention selection. ... Batted .325 in 37 games, fourth best on the team. ... Was 3-for-4, doubled twice and drove in two runs in a 12-6 victory over Long Beach City College on Feb. 20. ... Doubled to drive in the tying and winning runs during a five-run eighth-inning rally in a 7-4 victory over San Diego Mesa on March 14, highlighting his 2-for-4 performance. ... Also has had multiple-hit outings against Cochise (Ariz.) on Feb. 1, Long Beach City College on Feb. 9, Siskiyous on Feb. 14, Irvine Valley on Feb. 16, San Diego City College on March 23, against Mt. SAC on March 26, April 11 vs. Imperial Valley in the first game of a doubleheader and April 16 vs. Mesa. ... Had an RBI single that helped spark the Comets in a five-run eighth-inning rally that brought them back from a 4-3 deficit in the March 23 game vs. San Diego City..

2002 SEASON: Hit safely in all three of Palomar's games in the Southern California Regionals. ... Finished Regional play by going 3-for-10 with a pair of doubles.

2001 SEASON: Had his best community college game on April 12, when he went 4-for-4 with two home runs, four runs scored and six RBIs as Palomar defeated Golden West, 15-4, to win the championship of the Palomar Easter Series. ... Batted .281 in Pacific Coast Conference games this season. ... Finished the season with 13 steals in 17 attempts overall, ranking him fourth on the team. ... Went 3-for-4 with a double and three RBIs in a 9-5 win on the road against San Diego City College on March 2, and also had multiple-hit games against San Diego Mesa on March 12, against Southwestern on March 23, Imperial Valley on March 29, Imperial Valley on May 3 and San Bernardino Valley in the Southern California Regionals on May 12, when he went 2-for-4 with a double, three RBIs and a walk.

2001 POSTSEASON: Was 2-for-4 with a double, three RBIs and a walk May 12 in a Southern California Regional game against San Bernardino Valley.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was an All-Avocado League first-team selection two years and Defensive Player of the Year at La Costa Canyon, where he played for coach Justin Machado. .... Helped the Mavericks to the Avo title in both 1999 and 2000 and to the CIF-San Diego Section Division I semifinals as a senior. ... Also was All-Avo in football as well as Receiver of the Year for LCC in football. Played in the Alex Spanos North-South All-Star Classic.

PERSONAL: Born Oct. 27, 1981 in San Diego. ... Son of Jeannie and Robert Schmidt. ... Second cousin of former San Diego Chargers quarterback Dan Fouts. ... Has two brothers, Adam (18) and Alex (12), and a sister, Jenna (14).

(Note: Updated 11/14/02. Player biographies are updated weekly during the season.)



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