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    Chris Schaeffer

    RS Senior

    Port St. Lucie, Fla.

    High School:
    John Carroll Catholic HS

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 196



    As a junior (2010)
    • Went 4-for-6 in the La Salle series, hitting .667 (4-for-6) with a double and four RBIs
    • Opened the Quinnipiac series with a bang, going 4-for-5 with a double, a home run, two runs scored and three RBIs
    • Went 4-for-10 with two homers and six RBIs in the Clemson series
    • Had an 11-game hitting streak to open the season and batted .486 (18-for-37) with four doubles, three home runs and 13 RBIs during the streak
    • Had a career day April 7 vs. Coppin State, going 4-for-5 with three home runs, four runs scored and six RBIs
    • The three homers vs. Coppin State matched his season totals for both 2008 and 2009, and the six RBIs set a new career high, eclipsing his five-RBI game March 4, 2009, vs. Villanova
    • Had eight hits, including five doubles and a home run, in the Boston College series, April 23-25
    • Had a six-game hitting streak from April 16 at Maryland through April 25 vs. Boston College and batted .480 (12-for-25) with six doubles, a home run and six RBIs during the streak

    As a sophomore (2009)
    • Was the Wolfpack's primary catcher, starting 34 games behind the plate and seeing action at catcher in 40 of NC State's 56 games
    • Began the year on a high note, hitting safely in four of his first five games and batting .474 (9-for-19) with two homers and 10 RBIs during that stretch
    • Had a big day at the plate and a big day behind the plate in NC State's split-opponent doubleheader sweep March 4 at Lake Worth, Fla.
    • Went 3-for-4 with a single, a triple, a home run and five RBIs vs. Villanova in the first game
    • Went hitless in the second game, vs. Akron, but was behind the plate for all 18 innings of the Wolfpack's marathon 5-4 win as the NC State pitching staff used 11 pitchers and set an NCAA Division I record by striking out 31 batters in a game
    • Missed setting the NCAA record for putouts in a game thanks to three third strikes that were in the dirt
    • Finished with 27 putouts, two shy of the NCAA record of 29
    • Went 3-for-5 with an RBI-double April 4 in the first game of the Boston College series

    As a freshman (2008)
    • Started 39 games, all at catcher
    • Had a team-best 11-game hitting streak from March 23 at Clemson through April 9 vs. Coastal Carolina and batted .500 (17-for-34) with one home run and six RBIs during the streak
    • Hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs March 16 vs. Miami
    • Went 4-for-4 and scored twice April 1 at East Carolina
    • Went 3-for-4 and drove in two runs May 22 vs. Clemson in the second round of the ACC Tournament
    • Homered, singled and drove in two runs May 30 vs. James Madison in the first round of the NCAA Raleigh Regional

    At Florida (2007)
    • Redshirted

    Summer league
    • Hit .245 with three home runs and 24 RBIs for the Morehead City Marlins of the Coastal Plain League in 2010
    • Played for the Green Bay Bullfrogs of the Northwoods League in 2009
    • Played for the Fayetteville Swampdogs of the Coastal Plain League in 2008 and batted .234 with one home run and nine RBIs in 27 games
    • Played for the Duluth Huskies of the Northwoods League in 2007 and batted .254 in 26 games
    High school
    • Played at John Carroll Catholic High School for head coach Mike Cobb
    • Chosen second-team all-state in Class 3A and was first-team all-area by The Palm Beach Post as a senior
    • Also made first-team All-Treasure Lake Conference and was named his squad's MVP that year
    • Had a .498 batting average with seven doubles and 26 RBIs

    • Majoring in sport management

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