5 Connor Schmidt
5 - Connor Schmidt
Height: 5-10
Weight: 172
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Flat Rock, Mich.
Position: Defenseman
Team: Des Moines (USHL)
S/C: R

The 5-10 defenseman played in 46 contests for the USHL's Des Moines Buccaneers this past season and had a goal with 11 assists for 12 points with the Western Conference squad.  He netted 112 penalty minutes.  He enjoyed a breakout rookie campaign in the NAHL with the Traverse City North Stars under head coach Anthony Palumbo in 2010-11 with 22 points in 55 games on seven lamplighters and 15 assists.  He posted 16 goals and 23 helpers in 78 games with the storied Little Casears Midget Major team in 2009-10. He also played prep soccer at Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central under former Bulldog player Jim Baker.