14 - Rebekah Schmidt
Rebekah Schmidt
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.-3L
Hometown: Flagstaff, Ariz.
High School: Flagstaff
Position: D
Major: Elementary Education

Academic Notes: Majoring in elementary education…Named to CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District third team in 2009...Three-time Big Sky All-Academic…Four-time Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award recipient.

Career Notes: Amassed nine points (two goals, five assists) in 55 career games (47 starts).

2010 (Senior): Played in two games with one start before season-ending injury…Scored one goal for two points on one shot…Played 35 minutes at defender against Cal State Fullerton, scoring game-winning goal in 3-2 victory…Started and played 35 minutes against USC before sustaining season-ending injury. 

2009 (Junior): Played in all 21 games with 20 starts at defense...Had one assist for one point...Totaled eight shots, placing one on goal...Lone assist came in 4-0 win over Murray State...Led the team in minutes, playing every minute in 18 games, including every minute in Big Sky Championship and NCAA Tournament games...Named to Big Sky Championship All-Tournament team...Anchored Lumberjack defense that allowed only 35 goals in 21 games with five shutouts. 

2008 (Sophomore): All-Big Sky second team…Switched to defender in 2008…Appeared in all 22 games…Made 19 consecutive starts after playing as a reserve in first three matches…Totaled one goal and four assists (six points)…Tops among defenders in assists…Took four shots with two on goal…Started all seven conference matches…Recorded assist against Sacramento State on Oct. 10…Fourth on team in total minutes played…Earned Big Sky Championships All-Tournament Team honors…Played all 90 minutes of the Lumberjacks' three postseason games.

2007 (Freshman): Played in 10 matches, earning seven starts…Recorded 16 shots with six on goal…Played in first 10 matches before suffering season-ending knee injury.

High School: Attended Flagstaff High School playing under NAU alum and current volunteer assistant coach Holly Jones…Conference rookie of the year in 2003…Named second-team all-region in 2003-04 and MVP defense...Two-time first team all-region…Second team all-state in 2005-06…Chosen for all-state honorable mention in 2004-05…Four-year two-sport athlete in volleyball and soccer...All-Arizona first-team selection in 2007...Attended NAU soccer camp.

Club: Was member of nationally-ranked U18 No. 17 South Bank Ladybugs.

Personal: Rebekah Marie Schmidt was born September 21, 1988 in Flagstaff, Ariz….Has five brothers and sisters, Matt, Ben, Daniel, Rachel, and Honna…Parents David and Leah graduated from NAU…Enjoys backpacking, hiking, cooking, board games, reading, and going to the lake…Considered Colorado, Washington State, San Diego, and Colorado State.