Kristin

Schmidt

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Pitcher
Other Position P
Height: 5'8"
Class: Senior
City/State: Houston, Texas
High School: North Shore HS
Other College: Notre Dame
Experience: 2 Letters

Bio

 

2004 Louisville Slugger/NFCA Second-Team All-American
2004 Easton First-Team All-American
2004 Women's College World Series MVP
2004 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Top 25 Finalist
2004 NCAA Region 3 MVP
2004 SEC Tournament MVP
2004 NFCA Second-Team All-South Region
2004 First-Team All-SEC
2004 First-Team All-Louisiana
2004 NFCA National Player of the Week (March 2)
2004 USA Softball National Player of the Week (March 1)
2004 SEC Pitcher of the Week (May 3, April 19, March 15)
2004 Louisiana Pitcher of the Week (May 3, April 20, March 30, March 16)
2004 NFCA Leadoff Classic MVP
2004 Purple & Gold Challenge All-Tournament Team
2004 CoSIDA First-Team Academic All-District
2004 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2003 NFCA Third-Team All-American
2003 Easton Second-Team All-American
2003 NFCA First-Team All-South Region
2003 SEC Tournament MVP
2003 Second-Team All-SEC
2003 First-Team All-Louisiana
2003 SEC Pitcher of the Week (March 10)
2003 Louisiana Pitcher of the Week (Feb. 17, April 15, April 29)
2003 Purple & Gold Challenge MVP
2003 Verizon Second-Team Academic All-District VI
2002 NFCA Second-Team All-South Region
2002 Second-Team All-SEC
2002 Second-Team All-Louisiana
2002 NFCA Leadoff Classic All-Tournament Team
2002 Tiger Classic All-Tournament Team
2001 NFCA Second-Team All-American
2001 NFCA First-Team All-Mideast Region
2001 NCAA Region 7 All-Tournament Team
2001 Big East Rookie of the Year
2001 First-Team All-Big East
2001 Big East All-Rookie Team
2001 Big East Pitcher of the Week (March 5, April 30, May 7)

SENIOR SEASON (2004)
NCAA Women of the Year from Louisiana ... Earned Second-Team NFCA All-America honors and First-Team Easton All-America honors ... Named the Most Outstanding Player of the 2004 Women's College World Series ... USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Top 25 Finalist ... Named the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Region III Tournament ... Member of the NFCA All-South Region first team ... Selected the SEC Tournament Most Valuable Player for the second consecutive year ... Member of the All-SEC and All-Louisiana first-teams ... Named the NFCA National Player of the Week on March 2 ... Named the USA Softball National Player of the Week on May 2 ... Selected SEC Pitcher of the Week on March 16, April 19 and May 3 ... Chosen the LSWA Louisiana Pitcher of the Week on March 16, march 30, April 20 and May 3 ... Named the 2004 NFCA Leadoff Classic Most Valuable Player ... Member of the 2004 Purple & Gold Challenge All-Tournament team ... Made 50 appearances, going 38-7 with a 1.28 earned run average ... Ranked second in the SEC and fifth in the NCAA in wins this season ... Broke the LSU single-season record and tied for third in SEC history in single-season wins  ... Ranked seventh in the SEC and 54th in the NCAA in ERA ... Recorded 362 strikeouts in 317.2 innings for a 7.98 strikeouts per seven innings ration ... Ranked second in the SEC in strikeouts and inning pitched ... Posted 17 wins over nationally ranked teams ... Struck out a season-best 15 in a win over nationally ranked South Carolina ... Struck out 10-plus batters in 14 games ... Threw two one-hitters and give two-hitters ... Recorded 14 shutouts ... Threw 28.1 consecutive scoreless innings between May 14 and May 21 ... Became one of only 16 players in NCAA history to record both 1,000 career strikeouts and 100 career wins ... Ranks 12th all-time in NCAA history in career strikeouts with 1,154 ... Tied for ninth all-time in career wins with 116 ... Currently ranks second in school history in career wins, saves, appearances, games started, complete games, strikeouts, shutouts and strikeouts per seven innings ... Ranks third in career earned run average, opponents batting average, and walks per seven innings ... Was a first-team Academic All-District VI and SEC Academic Honor Roll selection with a 3.42 grade point average ... Graduated in May 2004 in political science ... Now attending LSU's Paul Hebert Law School.

JUNIOR SEASON (2003)
Made 53 appearances, going 34-15 ... Earned Third-Team NFCA All-America honors and Second-Team Easton All-America honors ... Named to the NFCA First-Team All-South Region team ... Selected the SEC Tournament Most Valuable Player ... Member of the All-SEC second team and All-Louisiana first team... Named the SEC Pitcher of the Week on March 10 ... Named the Louisiana Pitcher of the Week on Feb. 17, April 15 and April 29 ... Was a Verizon Second-Team Academic All-District VI selection with a 3.42 grade point average in political science ... Ranked fourth in the nation with the second most wins in school history ... Ranked 34th in the NCAA in ERA ... Broke the school records for appearances, games started, complete games and innings pitched ... Ranked third in LSU history in single-season strikeouts and shutouts ... Was fourth in single-season saves ... Threw complete-game no-hitters against Baylor, Jackson State and Centenary ... Combined to throw a no-hitter against Cal Poly ... Threw 33 consecutive shutout innings, including four complete-game shutouts ... Recorded a career-high 17 strikeouts against Ole Miss, second most in LSU history ... Currently ranks second in school history in career complete games, strikeouts, shutouts and strikeouts per seven innings and is tied for second in saves ... Ranks third in career games started, innings pitched, wins, earned run average and opponents batting average ... Ranks fourth in career appearances.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2002)
Made 29 appearances, going 17-4 ... Earned Second-Team All-South Region, All-SEC and All-Louisiana honors ... Named to the NFCA Leadoff Classic and Tiger Classic All-Tournament teams ... Ranked 26th in the nation in ERA, which placed her fifth in school history ... Ranked 17th in the nation in strikeouts per seven innings, which ranked third in LSU history ... Tied the school record for allowing the fewest single-season runs ... Ranked second in single-season earned runs allowed ... Threw a one-hitter against Ole Miss and a two-hitter vs. Arkansas ... Struck out 10 or more batters on eight occasions ... Allowed only three earned runs in 66.1 innings pitched between March 23 and May 9 ... Recorded a season-high 14 strikeouts on four occasions.

FRESHMAN SEASON (NOTRE DAME, 2001)
Earned NFCA Second-Team All-America honors after finishing third in the nation with a 0.55 ERA ... Finished the season with a 27-3 overall record, best on the team ... Did not allow a single run in regular season conference play en route to First-Team All-Big East and Big East Rookie of the Year honors ... Three times was the conference Pitcher of the Week ... Fired a no-hitter in a 1-0 win over Toledo on April 25 ... Posted a season-high 15 strikeouts against the Rockets ... Pitched one-hitters against Valparaiso, Connecticut, Syracuse, Pittsburgh, Boston College and Villanova ... Six times had double-figures in strikeouts ... Had streak of 56.1 consecutive scoreless innings from April 19 until May 11 ... Allowed more than one run just four times all season ... Recorded 247 strikeouts in 204 innings while allowing just 108 hits ... Opponents hit a measly .153 against her and only crossed the plate 20 times ... Hurled 13 shutouts and 22 complete games in 29 starts.

HIGH SCHOOL
A two-time NFCA All-American as she was named to the first team in her junior season while being tabbed to the second team in her senior season ... Earned first-team all-state and First-Team All-Greater Houston honors in her final three years ... Named District 23 MVP as a junior and senior ... Led team to state finals as a sophomore and state semifinal as a junior ... Was 53-10 as a starting pitcher with 522 strikeouts in three seasons ... Recorded an ERA of 0.05 as a sophomore and junior and a 0.12 ERA as a senior ... Was the NHSCA Softball Athlete of the Year ... Also ran cross country for two seasons ... Was a member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL
Full name is Kristin Ann Schmidt ... Parents are Nancy and Robbie Schmidt ... Is an only child ... Majoring in political science ... Born on April 3, 1982, in Houston, Texas.

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