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Chris Schaaf
Chris  Schaaf

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Huntington Beach, Calif.

High School:
Marina

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 170

Position:
IF

Experience:
2L

B/T:
L/R


07/08/2015

72 Gophers Earn B1G Distinguished Scholar Award

Nine Golden Gophers maintained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average during the 2014-15 academic year.

05/29/2013

Minnesota Places 167 Student-Athletes On Spring Academic All-Big Ten Teams

Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals

03/29/2013

Windle Earns 13 Strikeouts and Fourth-Straight Complete Game Win

Minnesota won its Big Ten opener over Michigan

03/12/2013

Gophers Score Early En Route to 6-1 Win

Ty McDevitt uses four scoreless innings for his first win of the season

05/01/2012

Gophers Ready to Play Final Game at Siebert Field

Minnesota hosts St. Thomas Tuesday at 6:35 p.m.

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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.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP GS Avg AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR SLG BB SO SB SBA
2012 4 1 .000 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 1 0 0
2013 11 3 .111 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 .111 0 4 0 0
2014 23 7 .111 27 4 3 2 0 0 0 .111 11 7 0 0
2015 7 0 .000 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 6 0 0
Total 45 11 .083 48 5 4 2 0 0 0 .083 11 18 0 0

BIG TEN STATISTICS

Year GP GS Avg AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR SLG BB SO SB SBA
2013 3 2 .000 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 2 0 0
2014 8 3 .182 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 .182 4 4 0 0
Total 11 5 .125 16 1 2 0 0 0 0 .125 4 6 0 0

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