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  Jake Schmidt
Jake Schmidt

Player Profile

Thermopolis, Wyo.

High School:
Hot Springs County HS

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 247



Fast Facts
Schmidt has a great physical presence ... very good perimeter shooter ... can play both forward positions ... also recruited by Air Force, New Mexico, Wyoming, Boise State, Yale, Vermont and Stanford, among others.

High School
2003-04 Gatorade Player of the Year in Wyoming ... all-state and East 3A all-conference selection ... led Hot Springs County to the Wyoming state championship in 2003 and '04, and the consolation title in '02 ... averaged 17.4 points, 12.7 rebounds, 5.3 blocked shots, 2.6 assists and 1.4 steals per game as a senior ... shot 54 percent from the field and 70 percent at the free throw line ... had a triple-double in points, rebounds and blocked shots in the state tournament opener ... earned honorable mention all-conference honors as a junior, averaging 11.0 points and 7.0 rebounds per game ... also shot 44 percent from three-point range and 78 percent from the free throw line in 2002-03 ... had over 100 blocked shots in the three years he played on the varsity team ... coached by Mike Ibach ... made the Wyoming All-Stars team that played four games against Montana and South Dakota in June ... also lettered in football and track/cross country ... played Junior Babe Ruth League baseball ... Wyoming Boys State delegate in 2003 ... honor roll student.

Jacob Daniel Schmidt is the son of Pat and Emily Schmidt ... born Aug. 20, 1985 ... has a brother (Derek) and a sister (Gretchen Alden) ... undecided on a major.

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