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Jami Schkade
Jami  Schkade
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Albany, TX

High School:
Albany HS

Last College:
Illinois

Height:
5-6

Position:
Infield

Birthdate:
07/31/1992

B/T:
R/R


02/28/2015

North Texas Sweeps Oklahoma State on Day One

Pitching Performances, Timely Hitting Leads Mean Green Past Pokes

North Texas 2015
• Appeared in 16 games, including eight starts at second base
• Started five of the first seven games at second base
• Hit .167 with a double, three runs scored and three RBI
• Went 1-for-3 with a stolen base, the first of her North Texas career, against Seton Hall (2/7)
• Went 1-for-3 with a double and two RBI against Oklahoma State, the first multi-RBI game of her North Texas career (2/28)

Illinois 2014
• Sat out due to injury

Illinois 2013
• Sophomore: Big Ten All-Defensive Team (2B)
• Academic All-Big Ten
• NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete
• Appeared in 39 games as a sophomore, making 34 starts at second base
• Was the only Big Ten starting infielder to go errorless in conference play, earning a spot on the inaugural Big Ten All-Defensive Team
•Tallied nine hits, including two doubles and a triple, with two RBI, seven walks and five runs in 61 at-bats

Illinois 2012
• Secured 15 hits, including a pair of doubles, while scoring 11 runs and earning nine RBIs in 52 games played, including 38 starts
• Served mainly as Illinois' second baseman, also drawing seven walks while stealing four bases
• Started at second in her first game played for the Illini, going 1-for-3 against #25 Louisville on Feb. 10 with a single

High School:
• Three-time All-Texas First Team recipient
• Two-time Central Texas All-Big Country
• Three-time First Team All-District
• Two-time District MVP (2010-11)
• Hit .531 with a .776 slugging percentage, 17 doubles, three triples and 41 RBIs as a senior, leading Albany to the Texas State Tournament in the process
• Posted a .554 batting average during junior season, totaling 16 doubles, eight triples and two home runs to go with 45 RBIs
• Led club team, Texas Impact Gold, to third overall at the ASA Gold National Championship in 2011 after earning fourth in 2010
• Also lettered in volleyball and track, finishing second in the mile relay at the Texas State Championships as a senior while earning a bid for the state track competitions on three occasions
•National Honor Society
• Participates in charitable organizations and community service outside of the classroom, including the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Why Jami chose North Texas: "I chose North Texas after I was injured at the University of Illinois resulting in surgery and a redshirt year. My little sister and I started talking about the possibility of us getting to play with each other again but at a college level. We both knew that was exactly something that we wanted to experience. I decided to graduate early and see what options would open up. Family is a huge part of my life and knowing that they could be here to support us made the decision that much more obvious. The UNT program was a perfect match for us. The coaches expect hard work and we had have the same outlook on the game. It felt like a good fit."

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