Volleyball

 
14 - Tanya Schmidt
Tanya Schmidt
Height: 6-2
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Cupertino, Calif.
High School: The Harker School
Position: MB

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009: Played in 59 sets and racked up 86 kills with a .326 pct and blocked 48 balls ... Collected six blocks while hitting .294 vs. Western Michigan (Aug. 30) ... contributed seven blocks and three kills against CSU Bakersfield (Sept. 5) ... hit .556 vs. Arizona (Sept. 11) ... earned an.818 hitting average with nine kills vs. Cal Poly (Sept. 18) ... produced seven kills, hitting .333 with a block assist vs. USF (Aug. 2) ... accumulated 12 kills, hitting .545 with four block assists vs. Gonzaga (Nov. 12).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008: Started in all 28 contests for the Broncos ... earned WCC All-Freshman team honors ... was named to the Shearton Four Points Arizona Invitational All-Tournament team ... made her first collegiate apperance against Utah Valley (Aug. 30), tallying eight kills and four total blocks ... tallied a 57.1 hitting percentage (9-1-14) and her first collegiate dig against Utah (Aug. 31) ... posted a season-high six total blocks against Arizona (Sept. 5) ... regsitered nine kills against Texas State (Sept. 6) ... tallied a season-high 12 kills against New Mexico State (Sept. 12) ... compiled a 61.5 hitting percentage (10-2-13) and collected a season-high three digs against Sac State (Sept. 16) ... registered a season-high 66.7 hitting percentage (2-0-3) against then-No. 22 Long Beach State (Sept. 20) ... tied her season-high one solo block against Loyola Marymount (Oct. 2) ... tied her season-high five block assists against then-No. 15 Pepperdine (Oct. 4) ... compiled a 46.2 hitting percentage (7-0-11) against Gonzaga (Oct. 11) ... posted five blocks against then-No. 19 Pepperdine (Oct. 30) ... posted three blocks against Portland (Nov. 8) ... posted three blocks against Saint Mary's (Nov. 21) ... tied her season-high 12 kills against then-No. 16 Kansas State (Dec. 5) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 graduate of The Harker School in San Jose, Calif. ... played volleyball for Theresa Smith and Evan Barth ... 2007 Prep Volleyball All-American and Academic All-American ... 2007-08 Harker Scholar-Athlete and Athlete of the Year ... named Division 4 MVP in 2007 ... four-time All-West Bay Athletic League first team honoree ... two-time WBAL MVP ... 2007 District 4 state finalists and Division 4 NORCAL champions (39-5) ... led the Eagles to two Central Coast Section IV quarterfinal appearances ... aided the team to the 2006 Section IV semifinals ... two-time team MVP and WBAL MVP ... senior year tallied 643 kills, 52 aces, 94 blocks and 248 digs ... National Merit Finalist ... member of Harker chapter of Cum Laude Society, National Spanish Honor Society ... co-president of the Red Cross Club.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Eno and Lillian Schmidt ... Her father went to UCLA and University of Chicago and is a financial consultant; her mother graduated from Soochow University (Taiwan) ... she has one older sister, Sylvia ... enjoyed watching Shakespeare plays, going on nature hikes and volunteering with St. Martin's Church in Sunnyvale and the Red Cross Youth Services ... major is English.

Schmidt's Career Statistics

Year M G K E TA PCT SA BS BA D AS RE BE SE
2008 28 97 169 58 369 .301 0 7 58 22 3 0 6 1
Career 28 97 169 58 369 .301 0 7 58 22 3 0 6 1

Schmidt's Career Highs

Kills 12 twice, last vs. Kansas State, Dec. 5, 2008
Attempts 29 vs. Kansas State, Dec. 5, 2008
Hitting Pct. .667 at Long Beach State, Sept. 20, 2008
Assists 1 twice, last vs. Kansas State, Dec. 5, 2008
Aces -- --
Digs 3 twice, last vs. Portland, Nov. 8, 2008
Block Solos 1 seven times, last at Washington, Dec. 6, 2008
Block Assists 5 twice, last vs. Pepperdine, Oct. 4, 2008
Total Blocks 6 at Arizona, Sept. 5, 2008