Steven Schwartz - Baseball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#43 Steven Schwartz Season 2007-08


Class Redshirt Junior
Height 6'2"
Weight 200 LBS
Hometown Great Neck, N.Y.
High School Great Neck North

Coach Corbin Quote: Steven improved tremendously over the summer. I think the time is now for him as he is starting to get comfortable in our program. He can throw three quality pitches for strikes.

2007: Redshirted.

2006 (at Penn): Went 1-3 with a 10.75 ERA as a sophomore … Made 11 appearances, including five starts and struck out 21 with 22 walks in 37.2 innings.

2005 (at Penn): Made 12 appearances including three starts … Finished with a 1-5 record and a 4.13 ERA with 22 strikeouts and eight walks in 32.1 innings … Featured in Sports Illustrated[apos]s Faces in the Crowd section on Oct. 3 for leading his summer league team, the Bayside Yankees (Queens, N.Y.) to the National Amateur Baseball Federation Senior Division World Series title … He went 9-0 and broke the team[apos]s all-time record for earned-run average that was set in 1987.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Great Neck North High … Served as team captain during junior and senior seasons … Named all-league and team MVP as a senior … Played for the Bayside Yankees in the summer of 2004 … Earned National Merit Commendation … President of Model UN.

Personal: Steven Howard Schwartz … Born 9/5/86 … Son of David and Ellen Schwartz … Has a brother, Adam … An economics major. Has been accepted for Fall 2008 enrollment to Owen Graduate School of Management … Favorites include Roger Clemens, Mike Piazza, 24, and the Allman Brothers Band … One person he would like to have dinner with (dead or alive) is Jimi Hendrix … Chose to transfer to Vanderbilt because of the combination of baseball and academics that very few universities can rival … Lists Roger Clemens as the greatest baseball player of all-time.