2015 • SENIOR SEASON: The Gophers’ Paul Fortin Scholar-Athlete • Academic All-Big Ten • played in seven games and had nine at-bats • saw time at second and short and as a pinch hitter.
2014 • JUNIOR SEASON: Made seven starts, all at second or short • appeared in a total of 23 games and hit • reached base in nine straight contests • got on base at a .359 clip • batted .182 in 11 Big Ten at-bats • had a pinch hit sac-fly in a win over Louisiana Tech (3/2) • reached base three times and scored a run at Saint Mary's College (3/19) • had a pinch hit single against Michigan (4/5) • went 1-4 in a start at Iowa (4/20) • had an RBI and run scored in a home game against Augsburg (5/6) • walked twice in three plate appearances at Indiana (5/16) • entered as a pinch runner in both of the Gopher's Big Ten Tournament games (5/21-22) • Academic All-Big Ten.
2013 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Academic All-Big Ten Team • played in a total of 11 games and made three starts at shortstop • came in as a defensive sub six times • set a career high in games (11), at-bats (9), and starts (3) • had at-bats against UCLA (2/16) and Western Michigan (2/23) • picked up his first career hit in a 6-1 win over Nebraska-Omaha (3/12) • started at shortstop against South Dakota St. (3/27) • pinch ran against Michigan (3/29) and came around to score • matched his career high in at-bats in two starts during a double header against Michigan (3/30).
2012 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in four games with one start • had three at bats • sat out the end of the season due to an illness • made his first collegiate at bat against West Virginia (3/3) • came in defensively during the Kansas game (3/1) and the Cal Poly game (3/17) • made his first start against North Dakota State (3/21) • had a sacrifice fly in the NDSU game and two putouts.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Marina High School in 2011 • played for coaches Bob Marshall and Paul Renfrow • named second-team all-league his senior season • held a batting average of .387 his senior year • 2011 Lions Tournament champion and 2010 Darryl Kyle tournament champion • lettered in baseball his junior and senior seasons • held a grade point average of 4.43 and a four-year scholar athlete.
PERSONAL: Marketing major • born December 4, 1992 • son of Philip Schaaf and Theressa Schaaf • has three siblings, A.J., Amy and Will • lists hitting his first and only home run his senior year in high school as his most memorable sports thrill.