11 Stacey Schmidt
11 Stacey Schmidt
Height: 6-2
Year: Senior
Hometown: Huntington Beach, Calif.
High School: Marina HS
Position: RS

All-American Honorable Mention
First Team All-West Region

All-Big West First Team
Stacey was named an AVCA Honorable Mention All-American and was an AVCA All-West Region First Team selection ... She led the team with 405 points on the season and finished second on the team with 333 kills ... She averaged 3.00 kills per set and appeared in all of UCSB's 111 sets ... Led the team with a .324 hitting percentage which ranked fifth in the Big West ... In conference games she hit .307 and averaged a team-high 3.11 kills per set ... Also led the squad with 0.81 blocks per set in Big West play ... Had 17 matches with double-digit kills ... Stacey's career-high 23 kills carried the Gauchos to a 3-2 win over Cal St. Northridge on Sept. 24 ... Recorded a double-double on Oct. 1 with 14 kills and 10 block assists in a five-set win over Long Beach State ... She also had 18 kills against UC Davis on Oct 16 ... Stacey led the team with 90 blocks averaging 0.81 blocks per set ... Totaled a team-best 90 blocks (12 solo) ... She also finished the season with 21 aces putting her second on the team ... Tallied 83 digs or 0.75 per set ... Was an Big West All-Academic Team selection ... Was UCSB's Big West Scholar Athlete of the Year.

All-Big West First Team

Finished second on the team with 279 total kills, an average of 2.34 per set ... Hit a team-best .330, which was also third-best in the Big West ... That mark also placed her 86th in the nation ... Tied for second on the team with 80 total blocks ... Had 11 solo blocks, second-best on squad, and averaged 0.67 blocks per set ... She also tallied 69 digs, for a 0.58 per set average ... In conference games, Stacey hit .278 and averaged 2.34 kills per set ... Had 16 matches with double-digit kills ... Had season-best 15 kills (one off her career-high) on Oct. 10 vs. Cal Poly ... Hit .300 or better in 21 of 30 matches ... Her .714 hitting percentage on Sept. 4 at San Diego (10k, 0e, 14a) ranks as 11th-best all-time in UCSB rally-scoring history ... Tallied at least one block in all but one match ... Had season-best eight digs on Oct. 30 vs. Cal State Fullerton ... Posted 14 kills on Oct. 16 vs. Pacific ... Opened the season with consecutive 10-kill performances vs. Portland State and Delaware ... In fact, she had double-digit kills in 10 of the season's first 14 matches ... Had 16 service aces on the season, including a career-high three on Oct. 31 vs. Long Beach State.

Received a medical redshirt as she recovered from knee surgery.

Played in 23 matches a freshman...Posted double-digit kills on four occasions, the first time at Santa Clara (Sept. 15) when she tallied 15 and also collected a season-best six digs...The following match, she had 13 kills in a five-game loss to Cal State Northridge (Sept. 21)...Had a strong showing at the season-ending Baden Thanksgiving Classic, posting a .303 (14k, 4e, 33a) clip in the win over Temple (Nov. 23) along with a season-high three block assists...The next day, she notched a season-high 16 kills in a win over Yale...Was third amongst Gaucho freshmen and sixth overall with 108 kills on the year.

High School
Played at Marina High School where she was team captain, team kills leader, and Most Valuable Player in 2005 and 2006 under head coach Brad Simons...A three-year varsity letterwinner, she helped the Vikings to a CIF Division IA appearance in 2006...Named First Team All-Sunset League during both her junior and senior years...Was a Scholar-Athlete for all four years of her prep career and was tops amongst four-year letterwinners with a 4.1 GPA...Earned Los Angeles Times Orange County Edition Player of the Week honors after posting 29 kills against cross-town rival Edison...Was voted Most Athletic Female of her senior class at Marina HS...Graduated with honors.

Played club ball with TCA for four years under coach Neil Mason...On the TCA 18-1 team, she earned a gold medal at the 2006 National Girls Junior Olympics Open Championship in Atlanta, Ga....In 2007 her team took third in the 18-open championship...The same year, her team won three qualifiers and placed second in Las Vegas...In 2005 she earned all-tournament honors as her 16-1 team took gold at the Junior Olympics Invitational in Louisville, Ky.

Stacey Brianne Schmidt was born on March 5, 1989 in Anaheim, Calif. to Debbie and Craig Schmidt...Has a younger brother named Jacob...Enjoys playing beach volleyball...Majoring in business economics at UCSB with a minor in sports management...A member of the Dean's List at UCSB...Enjoys swimming when she's not playing volleyball...Her favorite movie is "Forrest Gump"...Most memorable athletic achievement was winning Junior Olympics in 2006.