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  Erika Schmitt

Erika Schmitt

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wyoming, Ohio

High School:
Wyoming

Height:
5-5

Position:
Forward/Midfield

2007 Awards:
First-Team All-MAC, Twice MAC Player of the Week, Academic All-MAC, ESPN District 4 Academic

Erika Schmitt


2008: Versatile, attacking forward started and played in all 18 of Ohio's games on the season, registering 10 points on the season, good for second on the team ... Tallied a career-best six assists on the season, tying her for team-best honors ... Notched two goals on the year, tying her for second on the team ... Took 17 shots on the season, including 10 on goal ... Her 10 shots on goal ranked her second on the team ... Picked up her first assist of the season against Cleveland State (9/12) ... Scored her first goal of the season while registering two shots on goal in Ohio's win over Buffalo (9/28) ... Tallied assists at Northern Illinois (10/10), at Western Michigan (10/12) ... Had perhaps her best game of the season, notching the potential game-winning goal, an assist and three shots, two on goal, in the `Cats' win over Miami (10/19) ... Assisted on two of Ohio's three goals in a win over Akron (10/30) ... Played a season-high 98 minutes against Marshall (9/21) ... Named both Academic All-MAC and CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District 4 ... Finishes her Ohio career with 10 goals and 32 total points.

2007: Named First-Team All-MAC after leading Ohio in goals scored (seven) and total points (16) ... Name to the All-MAC Academic Team and ESPN District 4 All-Academic team ... Ranked third in the MAC with seven goals scored and seventh in goals per game average ... Ranked ninth in the MAC with 48 total shots ... Ranked seventh in the MAC in total points and eighth in points per game ... Scored first goal of the season against Kentucky ... Scored one goal and tallied one assist against Kent State ... Scored third goal of the season against Buffalo, fourth against Miami (Ohio), and team-leading fifth against Central Michigan ... Scored twice against Akron (including the game winning goal), and tallied sixth career assist ... Scored just once in previous two seasons as a defender ... Has started all 19 games ... Season-high five shot attempts at Robert Morris, at home against Western Michigan and at Akron ... Recorded three shots on goal in five different games ... Team-best four game winning goals.

2006: One of four Bobcats to start all 19 matches ... Finished second on the squad with three assists ... Assisted on the game-winner Sept. 22 in a 2-1 win over Central Michigan in the MAC-opener ... Also recorded an assist Sept. 24 in a 2-1 win over Eastern Michigan ... Assisted on the first goal of the match Oct. 20 in a 3-2 win over Kent State ... Finished the season with eight total shots and three shots on goal.

2005: Appeared in all 17 matches with 15 starts ... Made her first collegiate start on Sept. 4 against Cleveland State and recorded her first career assist ... Scored the team's lone goal against No. 17 Michigan on Sept. 9 ... Named to the Bulldog Bash All-Tournament Team for her stellar play against Drake and Creighton on Sept. 16-18 ... Led the squad in shots with 29 ... Ranked sixth on the team in total points with three.

HIGH SCHOOL: Led Wyoming High School in both goals and assists her last two seasons ... As a senior, named second-team All-Ohio and led her squad to a district championship ... Four-year letterwinner also experienced league and district titles as a junior and a state runner-up finish as a sophomore ... Also lettered three years in cross country ... An honor roll student ... A member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society ... Won the Scholastic Gold Key Award for photography.

CLUB: Played for the Cincinnati United Premier U-18 squad, the state runner-up in 2004 ... Teammate of fellow Bobcat Courtney Mink.

PERSONAL: Intends to major in journalism ... Daughter of Lynne and Philip Schmitt ... Has an older sister, Alexis ... Born September 23, 1986.