2008 – Redshirted… missed season recovering from Tommy John surgery.
2007 – Served as Iowa’s closer and had nine saves… led the team with six wins… made 24 appearances… had a 3.71 ERA in 29 innings… factored into the decision in 18 of 24 games… led the team with a 2.7/1 strikeout-to-walk ratio… struck out a season-high five batters in three innings, earning the win against Dallas Baptist (Mar. 16)… did not allow a run in his first eight appearances… allowed a run in only five appearances… did not allow a homerun in 21 appearances… held right-handed batters to a .206 batting average… suffered an elbow injury at the Corridor Classic against Northern Iowa (May 15) and missed the rest of the season.
Before Iowa – Pitched two years at Radford University.
High School – Three-time team MVP… two-time all-district… all-conference as a senior… also earned all-district honors in volleyball and golf.
Personal – Born 9/12/86… parents are Rob and Linda Schurz… health and sports studies major.