Women's Ice Hockey

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Sara Schmitt

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Canton, Mich.

High School:
Canton

Last College:
Belle Tire (Tier 1 Elite)

Height:
5-11

Position:
Defenseman

Sara Schmitt

08/12/2014

2014 USA Hockey National Festival Features Three Buckeyes

Current Buckeyes Kari and Sara Schmitt as well as former standout Lisa Chesson will attend the national festival in Lake Placid, N.Y.

04/22/2013

Athletics Holds Bucks Go Pro Kickoff Breakfast

Nineteen Ohio State student-athletes will be interning within the department of athletics this summer

04/22/2013

Athletics holds Bucks Go Pro Kickoff Breakfast

Nineteen Ohio State student-athletes will be interning within the department of athletics this summer

03/28/2013

Ohio State Scholar-Athletes to Be Recognized Monday

Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner

03/07/2013

Buckeyes Travel to Minneapolis for WCHA Final Face-Off

No. 1 Minnesota up first for Ohio State Friday, 7:07 p.m. CT at Ridder Arena

07/24/2012

Sara Schmitt

Sara Schmitt Photo Gallery

Career Honors

All-USCHO Third Team (2014)

All-WCHA Third Team (2014)

WCHA Scholar Athlete (2013; 2014)

Ohio State Scholar Athlete (2012; 2013)

2013-14 (Junior Season)

Suited up for 36 games during junior season... was second-leading scorer with 28 points on seven goals and team-high (tied) 21 assists... earned All-WCHA Third Team honors... finished third overall for WCHA defenseman scoring... tallied four power play goals... scored game-winning goal against Penn State Jan. 3... started the season with a five-game point streak (nine points total) from Oct. 5-19... tallied three assists in game at St. Cloud State Jan. 31... had a team-high seven multi-point performances... put 96 shots on goal... credited with 69 blocked shots.

2012-13 (Sophomore Season)

Played in all 37 games during her sophomore season... had 24 points on two goals and 22 assists... second on the team in assists... tied for seventh in the WCHA, 15th nationally, in defensemen scoring... led the team with 16 power play points... had five multiple point performances... tallied three assists in a win over RIT Dec. 9... finished the season with a +2 rating... credited with 38 blocked shots... scored one goal on the power play... had three assists in the first round WCHA playoff series at Minnesota Duluth... following sophomore season she was sitting 11th on all-time list for defensemen scoring at Ohio State with 33 career points.

2011-12 (Freshman Season) Played in all 36 games as a freshman ... recorded her first assist at North Dakota on October 22nd, 2011 ... Scored her first goal at Syracuse on November 18th, 2011 ... Had her first two-point game against Minnesota on February 11th, 2012 ... recorded an on-ice +/- of +6 for her freshman year ... finished the season with 1 goal, 8 assists, 9 points, 45 shots and 25 blocked shots.

Prior to Ohio State
Played defenseman for Belle Tire Hockey from 2008-2011 ... member of 16U team that was the 2009 state champions and USA National Quarterfinalist ... captained 19U squad ... played for the Little Caesars 14U team that was 2008 state champion and USA National Silver Medalist ... USA Development Camp Selection in 2009 and 2010 ... 2006-2008 MWHL Academic All-Star ... tallied 203 points (69g, 134a) playing for Belle Tire ... four-year letterwinner in swimming for Canton High School ... state qualifier her senior season and was a part of the division championship teams as a sophomore, junior and senior ... three-year letterwinner in basketball and was named all-conference as a junior and senior ... also earned all-state honorable mention honors her senior year ... led team to a two-time final four appearance in the state tournament.

Personal
Parents are Ralph and Gail Schmitt ... has a twin sister, Kari, who also plays hockey for Ohio State ... three older siblings, Kirsten, Derek and Allison ... sister Allison was an eight-time NCAA champion swimmer at the University of Georgia and also won the bronze medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing as a member of the 4x200 free relay...sister Allison won 5 medals at 2012 Olympic Games in London incuding 3 golds, a silver and a bronze...brother Derek swam at Ohio University ... enjoys reading and scrapbooking ... member of the National Honors Society.

Career Statistics

Year GP G A PTS Shots P-PIM +/- PP SH GW
2011-12 36 1 8 9 45 20-40 +6 0 0 0
2012-13 37 2 22 24 59 17-34 +2 1 0 0
2013-14 36 7 21 28 96 28-67 -1 4 0 1
TOTAL 109 10 51 61 202 65-141 +7 5 0

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WCHA Statistics

Year GP G A PTS Shots P-PIM +/- PP SH GW
2011-12 28 0 5 5 33 17-34 +1 0 0 0
2012-13 28 2 13 15 44 13-26 -3 1 0 0
2013-14 27 6 13 19 81 23-57 -9 3 0 1
TOTAL 83 8 31 39 158 53-117 -11 4 0

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THE SCHMITT FILE

Career Game Highs

Goals 1 10x, last Feb. 21, 2014 vs. North Dakota
Assists 3

2x, last Jan. 31, 2014 at St. Cloud State

Points 3 2x, last Jan. 31, 2014 at St. Cloud State
PIM 17 Nov. 8, 2013 vs. Bemidji State
Shots 7 Nov. 15, 2013 vs. Minnesota Duluth
Plus/Minus +4

Jan. 4, 2014 vs. Penn State

Career Milestones

First Goal - Nov. 18, 2011 at Syracuse

First Assist - Oct. 22, 2011 at North Dakota

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