UCSD M Volleyball BIO
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8 Josh Schmidt

AS A SENIOR IN 2017
Fought through injuries to only appear off the bench in nine matches and 20 sets at outside hitter and libero positions ... Made season debut as late-game substitute in second and third sets at No. 3 BYU (2/17) ... Season highs of eight kills, 9.5 points and career-best three blocks while hitting career-high-matching .412 (8-1-17) with four digs vs. Stanford (4/8) ... All three assists, equaling career high, vs. UCLA (2/25), with four digs ... Five digs in win vs. Concordia (3/17).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2016
Finished his first season with 34 kills and a 1.55 kills per set average ... Totaled 23 digs ... Made Triton debut vs. Princeton (1/27), coming on to start the fourth set and producing seven kills and a big solo block in a 25-22 win that evened the contest at 2-2, before adding three more kills as UCSD rallied for the five-set victory ... Had nine kills and season-high eight digs at Hawai'i (1/31).

AT IRVINE VALLEY
Spent the 2013-14 and 2014-15 academic years at Irvine Valley College ... Appeared in all 19 matches for the Lasers (13-6) as a sophomore outside hitter in 2015, producing 123 kills (1.89/set), third on the team ... Added 10 service aces, 55 digs and 29 total blocks, totaling 151.5 points (2.3/set) ... As a freshman in 2014, played in 18 matches with 52 kills and 24 digs ... Two-time Scholar-Athlete.

CLUB
Played for Orange Coast Volleyball Club (2013) and San Juan Hills Volleyball Club (2011-12).

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2013 graduate of Capistrano Valley High School in Mission Viejo ... Captained the Cougars ... Scholar-Athlete Award.

PERSONAL
Born May 7 in Mission Viejo ... Parents are Jeff and Susie Schmidt ... Has an older brother named Jake ... Communication major at Muir College ... Enjoys playing FIFA video games.

MATCH-BY-MATCH STATISTICS
2016
2017

MATCH HIGHS
Kills 10 vs. Princeton 1/27/16
Assists 3 2 times 2/25/17
Aces 0 - -
Digs 8 at Hawai'i 1/31/16
Blocks 3 vs. Stanford 4/8/17
Points 11.0 vs. Princeton 1/27/16
Hitting % (min. 10 TA) .412 2 times 4/8/17
   
CAREER STATISTICS
Season SP MP MS K E TA Pct. Ast. SA Digs BS BA TB Points
2016 22 11 4 34 18 82 .195 5 0 23 3 2 5 38.0
2017 20 9 0 9 3 22 .273 3 0 15 0 5 5 11.5
Totals 42 20 4 43 21 104 .212 8 0 38 3 7 10 49.5
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
City/State: Mission Viejo, CA
High School: Capistrano Valley HS
Other College: Irvine Valley College
College: Muir
Major: Communication
Experience: 1 Letter
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