Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field led the way with 34 honorees
Green Wave hold outdoor session in morning at Tad Gormley, head indoors at Saints Facility in afternoon
Mandelbaum and Doss named Female and Male Athletes of the Year, Schelske and Schmidt earned Female and Male Scholar Athletes of the Year Honors and Magee and Walker receive the James W. Wilson, Jr. Award
Awarded to student-athletes who achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better
Student-athletes maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or better
Career Notes: Two-year letterman has four tackles (2 solo, 2 assists) for his career...has played in 11 games...once again figures to be a key member of the Green Wave special teams units.
2013: Saw action in nine games as a junior...tallied three tackles (2 solo, 1 assist) and was a part-time member of the punt-protection squad...had a career-high two solo tackles vs Jackson State (8/29)...added an assisted stop vs UTEP (11/23)...off the field, was a member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club while claiming C-USA Academic Medal honors for posting a 4.0 GPA.
2012: Walk-on played in two games as a sophomore...made first career tackle, an assisted special teams stop, in collegiate debut at Louisiana-Lafayette (10/6)...also played vs UAB (10/27)...off the field, was a member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll, Tulane's 3.0 Club and the Dean's List while earning C-USA Academic Medal honors courtesy of a 4.0 GPA.
2011: Walk-on did not play as a true freshman...off the field, was a member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club while earning C-USA Academic Medal honors courtesy of a 4.0 GPA.
High School: Two-year letterman at St. Thomas More High for coach Jim Hightower...helped lead the Cougars to a combined 20-5 record, consecutive District 4-5A titles, and two trips to the state playoffs - including a 13-1 season as a junior when STMHS advanced to the semifinals...as a senior, named first-team all-district and honorable-mention all-state after posting 166 tackles...tallied a career-best 26 stops vs Acadiana in 2010...named second-team all-district as a junior...also lettered in track and field...off the field, was a Utopian Graduate, a member of Campus Ministries and graduated with a 4.0 GPA.
Personal: Born Brandon Paul Schmidt on May 5, 1993, in Lafayette, La...son of Rodney and Leah Schmidt...has one brother, Michael...majoring in finance.
Schmidt's Career Defensive Statistics