VILLANOVA: Strong professional prospect...Drafted in the 40th round of the 2003 Major League Baseball Amatuer Draft by the Cleveland Indians...As effective as any pitcher in the Big East...Has a number of pitches and throws them all well...Villanova's closer out of the bullpen...Will hit in the middle of the lineup for the Wildcats and played first base...Complete student-athlete.
2003- Made 12 appearances on the season, starting in five games on the mound...Posted a 2-5 record with one save and a 4.83 ERA...Pitched 31.2 innings, allowing 24 runs (17 earned) on 32 hits, striking out 35 and walking just 15...Tied for second on the team with 35 strikeouts...Opponents hit just .262 off him last season...Played in 33 games, starting in 30...Batted .238 (24-for- 101) with 13 runs scored, two doubles, one home run and 13 RBI...Stole three bases in six attempts...Had five multi-hit games on the year...Posted a season-best three RBI on two occasions...Pitched a season-high 7.2 innings at North Carolina State on March 4, striking out a career-high nine batters...Tallied a 2-1 record and a 2.57 in Big East play...Made five appearances in conference games, starting in two contests...Pitched 14 innings in Big East play, surrendering five runs (four earned) on nine hits, striking out 13 and walking 10...Held opponents to a .191 average in conference play.
2002- Named Big East Conference Player of the Week on March 11...Started in 51 games...Batted .310 (52-for-168) with 35 runs scored...Posted 11 doubles, one triple, seven home runs and 30 RBI...Ranked third on the team in RBI, doubles and home runs...Stole five bases on the year...Recorded 13 multi-hit games...Had three hits in a game on three different occasions...Career-high three RBI at Drexel...Hit .244 in Big East play (19-for-78) with nine runs scored, two doubles, one home run and 11 RBI...Tied for second on the team in appearances with 17...Recorded a 4-1 record and a 3.00 ERA...Allowed only 10 runs (seven earned) on 18 hits in 21.0 innings, striking out 26 and walking only 11...Held the opposition to a .243 batting average...Second on the team in ERA...Posted a season-high seven strikeouts versus Virginia Tech...Was 1- 1 with a 2.25 ERA in conference play...Pitched 12.0 innings in the Big East, striking out 15 and walking eight.
2001- Made 17 appearances on the year, starting in two contests...Posted a 2-0 record with one save and a 5.88 ERA...Pitched 41.1 innings, allowing 27 runs on 49 hits, walking 14 and striking out 39...Hit one home run and recorded two RBI at the plate...Was 1-0 with one save and a 7.23 ERA in Big East games...Struck out 16 and walked only five in 18.2 innings of Big East action.
MARIN CATHOLIC COLLEGE PREP: Earned three varsity letters in baseball for head coach Mike Firenzi...Received first team All-League honors in each of his last two seasons...Marin County Athletic League MVP...Hit .482 as a senior, as well as tallying an 8-1 record and 1.20 ERA...North-Coast section Academic Scholar-Athlete.
PERSONAL: Finance major...Son of Rich and Chris Schau...Played for the Peninsula Oilers of the Alaska Baseball League two summers ago. Born 1/8/82 in Novato, Calif.