13 - Callie Schmidt
Callie Schmidt
Born: May 1, 1989
Height: 5-8
Year: Senior
Hometown: Peru, Ill.
High School: La Salle Peru Township
Position: C/IF
Major: Special Education
Bats/Throws: R/R

In 2009 (Sophomore): Callie started 56 games at catcher for the Golden Eagles in her sophomore year...ended the season second on the team with six home runs and 24 RBIs...had the big game against Southeast Missouri (3/28), hitting a grand slam and a double to drive in six of her 24 RBIs on the season...went 2-for-3 with a home run in Tech’s final game of the season against UT Martin (5/9)...had eight multi-hit games, including a 2-for-2 game against Kennesaw State (2/14) when she drove in two RBIs and scored two runs...named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.

Before Tech:
Played her freshman season at Heartland Junior College in Normal, Ill., where she was named second team all-conference and made the all-tournament team at nationals.

High School: Callie lettered in three sports: softball, basketball and volleyball...in softball, Callie was the starting catcher for three years under coach Carrie Swanson...her senior year, she helped carry her team to a record of 29-4, the best in the program’s history...in her junior season, she batted .487 with 18 doubles and two home runs.

Personal: Callie Brooke Schmidt is the daughter of Russ and Christie Schmidt of Spring Valley, Ill...birthday is May 1, 1989...majoring in exercise science.