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Casey Schmidt
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Newbury Park, CA

High School:
Newbury Park

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
06/16/1981

As a Junior (2001)
An All-BIG EAST Third Team honoree, though he played in only four of 10 league games ? also honored with a place on the NSCAA All-New England regional All-America third team ? a team captain ? played in nine games, starting eight; missed nine games after suffering broken bones in his eye area against Harvard (Sept. 26) ? returned to action at Pittsburgh (Nov. 3) off the bench, then broke back into the starting lineup against St. John?s (Nov. 10) in the quarterfinals of the BIG EAST Tournament; also started the Eagles? NCAA Tournament game against Fairleigh Dickinson ? had five goals and one assist for 11 points; scored all his points in the first five games of the season ? at the time of his injury, led the BIG EAST in both overall and conference scoring ? opened the season with two goals against Syracuse (Aug. 31) ? named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 3 for his effort against the Orangemen ? also scored the game-winning goal in the 87th minute in the Eagles? 1-0 victory over St. Francis (Sept. 5) ? tallied the team?s lone goal at No. 18 Seton Hall (Sept. 8) ? recorded one goal ? the game-winner ? and one assist at Virginia Tech (Sept. 22) ? was the 2001 Preseason BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Year; also a Preseason All-BIG EAST selection ? chosen as a preseason All-America third-teamer by College Soccer News and an honorable mention All-America by collegesoccer.com ? even with only four conference games under his belt, Schmidt still ranked among the league leaders in scoring ? awarded the Thomas McElroy ?80 Scholarship at the end of the season ? earned the Athletic Director?s Award for Academic Achievement.

As a Sophomore (2000)
Received NSCAA New England Regional first team All-America honors at season's end ? named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Year and was also an All-BIG EAST first team selection ? played in 17 games, making 16 starts (missed three games with a leg injury) ... the team's leading scorer with eight goals and three assists for 19 points ... named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 18 for his two game-winning goal performances against Providence (Sept. 13) and Seton Hall (Sept. 16) ... received the league's award for the second time in the season on Oct. 16 for his two goals against No. 1 UConn (Oct. 11) and No. 7 Pittsburgh (Oct. 15) ? scored off a feed from Kevin Boyd and Bobby Thompson off a corner for the game-winning tally against Rutgers (Nov. 10) in the BIG EAST Semifinals ? his goal against UConn opened the scoring and later proved to be the tie-preserving goal ? against Pittsburgh, he netted the only score of the game to lift BC over Pitt, 1-0 ? named to the Soccer America Team of the Week for the week of Oct. 9-15 and was also honored as SoccerTimes.com's Player of the Week ? assisted on Bobby Thompson?s goal against Georgetown (Oct. 27) in the BIG EAST Quarterfinals ... in 2000, the Eagles were 7-0-1 when he scored ... also scored against Boston University (Sept. 3), Notre Dame (Sept. 9) and Villanova (Sept. 24) ... scored the Eagles' first goal of the season in the Boston University game, then suffered a sprained jaw in the second half and still returned to play both overtime periods ? against Notre Dame, set up Kenny Adam's first career goal and then scored the insurance goal ? assisted on Chris Cleary's game-winning goal against Villanova (Sept. 24) and added the game's second goal minutes later ? tied with Adam Pfeifer for the team lead in shots on goal with 49 ... was third in the BIG EAST in conference scoring with 14 points (six goals, two assists) in 10 games ? was forced to sit out the BIG EAST Championship game against Seton Hall (Nov. 12) when he re-aggravated an injury moments before he scored the game-winning goal in the BIG EAST Semifinals; also missed the Syracuse (Oct. 22) and Brown (Oct. 31) games ? returned to the starting lineup in the NCAA Tournament against Rhode Island (Nov. 19) and put three shots on net ? was awarded the team's Leadership Award ? earned the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement ? was named Boston College's Outstanding Sophomore Male Scholar-Athlete at the annual All-Sports Banquet ? a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

As a Freshman (1999)
Named to the BIG EAST All-Rookie Team ? stepped right in the starting lineup and made an immediate impact up front for the Eagles ? led the Eagles in scoring, netting 11 goals and adding two assists for 24 points ? played in 16 games, making 15 starts ? scored the game-winning goal in four of Boston College's six wins ? notched his first BIG EAST goal against Pittsburgh (Oct. 31) to give the Eagles a 1-0 victory ? put 49 shots on goal to lead the team ? chipped in 10 non-conference goals to help the Eagles compile a 4-0-2 record in non-league play ? was second on the Eagles in conference scoring with one goal and one assist.

Before BC
After missing his junior year, he came on strong for coach Guy Sanford during his senior campaign scoring 25 goals and dishing out 16 assists at Newbury Park High School... was named Macmonte Conference MVP in 1998 ... earned first-team All-State honors as a senior ... in addition to being in the national U-18 player pool, Schmidt was a member of US Soccer's Region IV team ... was a team captain his senior year ... was a member of the Los Angeles Times all-star team ... two other newspapers, the Daily News and Thousand Oaks Star, named him their player of the year ... was a four-year member of Newbury Park's honor roll.

Personal
Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences as a history major... Casey, his older brother Brian and his younger sister Kelly are the children of Cathy and James Schmidt ... born June 16, 1981.

Career Stats

Year	GP	GS	G	A	Pts.	Shots
1999	16	15	11	2	24	49
2000	17	16	8	3	19	49
2001    9       8       5       1       11      28  
Totals	42	39	24	6	54	126

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