UC SANTA BARBARA
2011 ALL-BIG WEST HONORABLE MENTION
2011: Started all 23 games for the Gauchos…Scored in his first game with the Gauchos, a 3-1 victory over Seattle University (Aug. 27)…Led the team with 2,134 minutes played, which ranks as the fourth most in a single season by a Gaucho…Garnered Big West Defensive Player of the Week, CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Performer, Soccer America National Team of the Week and Duke/Nike Classic Defensive MVP after outstanding performances against Duke (Sept. 2) and NC State (Sept. 4)…Garnered All-Big West Honorable Mention accolades.
2010: Started all 18 games for Westmont during his freshman year…Scored the game-winning goal against William Jessup…Recorded an assist against Cal State San Marcos.
Has played with several clubs: Wuppertaler SV, VFL Bochum, Fortuna Düsseldorf…Played U15, U17 and U19 with Bundesliga and served as the team captain as a U17 and U19…Played regionalliga for Fortuna Düsseldorf reserve…Led Fortuna Düsseldorf U19 to a second place finish at the U19 Champions Trophy, defeating teams such as Chelsea London, Villareal FC and PSV Eindhoven…Was picked to the All-Tournament team at the U19 Champions Trophy.
Attended Gymnasium am Neandertal.
Peter Schmetz was born on June 2, 1990 in Aachen, Germany…Parents are Leo and Theresa Schmetz…Is majoring in economics at UCSB…When he isn’t playing soccer, he is sleeping or playing other sports…Can’t do without his soccer ball…Listens to music before games…Can best be described as “tall”…Would love to play on the same pitch as his favorite athlete Roberto Baggio…Cheers for FC St. Pauli…Favorite film is “Gran Torino” while his favorite show is “South Park.”