|Class of 2008|
|Stillwater High School|
AT ST. OLAF
Football: 2006 (Junior Season) - Was Don Hansen's Gazette second team All-West Region... Was All-MIAC... Tied a school record with nine touchdown receptions... Eclipsed 100 career receptions in the process and finished the season with 43 catches for 747 yards... He is third in school history in career touchdown receptions (19) and fourth career receptions (107) and yards (1,794). Was named the MIAC's player of the week after catching a 95-yard TD strike and throwing another in the Oles' 49-14 win over Concordia. 2005 (Sophomore Season) - Was the Oles leading receiver with 48 receptions for 730 yards and eight touchdowns... Also threw for a 55-yard touchdown in the Oles loss to Concordia 11/5/05. 2004 (First Year Season) - Caught 16 passes for 317 yards and two touchdowns... Threw for a 63-yard touchdown in loss to Concordia 11/06/04.
Baseball: Was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 11th Round (362nd overall) in the 2007 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft... Was the first Minnesotan taken in the event... Was the highest St. Olaf draft in school history and first since 2003... Hit .321 in first pro season as member of Gulf Coast League Twins... Went 15-for-29 over last ten games... Was five-for-seven in stolen bases. 2007 (Junior) - Was a ABCA/Rawlings second team All-America pick... Was a D3baseball.com Second Team All-America selection... Was All-MIAC... Was named to the MIAC Playoffs All-Tournament team after going 7-for-14 with three doubles, two homers, three walks and six runs in four games... Led St. Olaf in average (.446), hits (66), homeruns (7), doubles (18), triples (6), slugging percentage (.791) and walks (28)... has 173 career hits, good for fourth all-time... Started every game (102) in career... Started season on 13-game hitting streak and had another 13-game streak one game after stoping first streak... Was 5-for-6 with three doubles and a homer in game one win over Saint Mary's (Apr. 9)... 2006 (Sophomore) - Was First Team All-Midwest Region... was named to the NCAA Midwest Region All-Tournament Team after going 7-for18 with a pair of homeruns... was named All-MIAC... led team in homeruns (7), hits (58), walks (18), slugging percentage (.649), runs (44), total bases (96), plate appearances and at bats... went 3-for-4 with a pair of home runs and four RBIs in 11-0 win over Gustavus on May 6... was 4-for-5 with two doubles in win over SUNY-Fredonia on March 29... was a combined 5-for-8 in sweep of Macalester on April 5... had two seven game hitting streaks and two that lasted six... had 19 multi-hit games including four three-hit and one four-hit performances... 2005 (First Year) - Hit .348, second highest on the team... had team highs in hits and runs scored with 49 and 32... second on team with 27 RBIs... hit three homeruns... started all 40 games.
AT STILLWATER HIGH SCHOOL
Named all conference and team MVP senior year... Was a senior captain... Was a two-time letterwinner... Named all conference senior year and all conference honorable mention junior year in basketball... Was a three-time letterwinner and senior captain in basketball... Was twice named all conference in baseball... Was a senior baseball captain... Lettered twice in baseball.
Born 5/24/86… Parents Mike '69 and Sandi Schmiesing... Mike played football and ran track at St. Olaf... Inductee in the St. Olaf Athletics Hall of Fame... Drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles after college.