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#15 Mathew Schnitzer
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 190
Year: Redshirt Freshman
City/State: Los Alamitos, CA
High School: Los Alamitos HS
College: Muir
Major: Cognitive Science
Experience: Redshirt
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AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2014
MPSF All-Academic ... Team's Most Improved ... Appeared in 26 of 27 matches and 77 sets ... Started 25 times at a middle blocker position ... Led team with a .312 (104-34-224) attack percentage and seven solo blocks ... Second in matches played, matches started, sets played and total blocks (33) ... Collegiate debut came in a starting role in opener at UC Santa Barbara (1/4) ... Contributed first career kills, six in all on .556 hitting (6-1-9), alongside season-best five total blocks at USC (1/10) ... Season-high 13 kills came at California Baptist (1/16) ... Added nine kills in home meeting with CBU (3/13) ... Put down seven kills without an error on nine swings for a season-best attack rate of .778 vs. UCSB (3/1) ... Hit .556 (6-1-9) at Long Beach State (2/21) ... Two stuff blocks to lead all players came in season finale vs. Stanford (4/12).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013
Team's Rookie of the Year for performance in practice ... Redshirted the season.

CLUB
Played for High Line Volleyball Club (2008-12), based in Long Beach ... Won a bronze medal at Junior Nationals at the 17s level ... Junior Nationals All-Tournament Team (2011-12).

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2012 graduate of Los Alamitos High School ... Two-time All-Sunset League First Team selection and two-time Team MVP ... Also earned Coach's Award (2010) and Athletic Scholar Award (2009-12) honors ... Helped the Griffins to a third-place league finish.

PERSONAL
Born March 23, 1994 in Long Beach ... Parents are Alan and Cheryl Schnitzer ... Father attended UCLA ... Has three older siblings, named Jason, Rachael and Joshua ... Cognitive science major at Muir College ... Counts winning the bronze medal at the 2011 Junior Nationals as his most memorable moment in volleyball ... Enjoys reading ... Roots for the Los Angeles Dodgers ... Listens to country music ... Loves guacamole.

MATCH-BY-MATCH STATISTICS
2014

MATCH HIGHS
Kills 13 at California Baptist 1/16/14
Assists 2 3 times 3/13/14
Aces 1 5 times 3/29/14
Digs 3 vs. Grand Canyon 2/28/14
Blocks 5 at USC 1/10/14
Points 16.0 at California Baptist 1/16/14
   
CAREER STATISTICS
Season SP MP MS K E TA Pct. Ast. SA Digs BS BA TB Points
2014 77 26 25 104 34 224 .312 10 5 16 7 26 33 129.0
Totals 77 26 25 104 34 224 .312 10 5 16 7 26 33 129.0
2014 NCAA MWP Champs (mid-ad)
Birch Aquarium (mid-ad)