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Attended Division III DeSales University in 2007-08 and played baseball on the 2008 Freedom Conference champions and NCAA tournament qualifiers… spot starter who started six of the 11 games in which he appeared… was 2-3 with a 4.93 ERA in 38 1/3 innings… struck out nine and walked 20… started the team’s 3-0 NCAA tournament-opening loss to the College of New Jersey at Riverfront Stadium in Newark, NJ… allowed five hits and all three (earned) runs in four innings, fanning one and walking three…

COACH HOLOWATY: "Danny has a very good changeup and breaking ball and moves the fastball around. He has shown signs of being a very good starting pitcher and possibly a long-reliever."


HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year member of baseball and basketball teams… named all-county junior and senior seasons in baseball… helped team to conference baseball championship during senior season… finished with a 2.31 ERA senior year, and led team to 16-8 record…


PERSONAL: born Daniel T. Schmiemann (pronounced SHMEE-man) February 10, 1989 (20)… major: Business… parents: Sharon and Matt… residence: Sea Cliff, NY …

Career Statistics Thru 2009


Your personal goal for the season: Pitch well

Keep one thing about Eastern: Hurley Hall

Favorite movie: Anchorman

Favorite actor: Seth Rogan

Favorite Olympic sport to watch: Basketball 

What should be the penalty for athletes who test positive for drugs?: Year suspension

If you had a key to the world, where is the first place you would go: Costa Rica

Most difficult aspect of your sport: Mental Focus

Your choice as best athlete (any level) of all time: Michael Jordan

Your choice as greatest song or CD of all time: Live in Central Park-Dave Matthews Band

Favorite pro team: Mets

If anyone could be your life coach, who would you choose?:  Tom Glavine

One thing you would like to do before you die: Cliff dive

Greatest coach (any level) of all time: Bob Knight

Your favorite moment of all time (not necessarily sports-related): Rangers winning the ’94 Stanley Cup

Something you would never be caught dead doing:  Steroids

Favorite smell: Christmas tree

Smartest animal: Shark

What would you like to get paid to do for a living? Lefty specialist in MLB

Job you consider the hardest or worst to do for a living: Janitor

The word you always misspell: Misspell

What will be the price of gas a year from now? $2.00

Your contribution to the Green Movement: Recycle


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