Crusaders Baseball BIO
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Bill Schlich
Player Profile:
Bill Schlich 2288664
Position: Outfield
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Massapequa, N.Y.
High School: Massapequa

Career Honors:
2016 Second Team All-Patriot League
2016 Patriot League Player of the Week (4/12)
2016 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2016 (Junior):

  • Named second team All-Patriot League
  • Named Patriot League Player of the Week (4/12)
  • Led the Crusaders with a batting average of .313 on the year
  • Appeared in 52 games with 50 starts on the season
  • Ranked second on the team with an on-base percentage of .373
  • Notched 25 RBI while earning 18 extra-base hits including a pair of triples
  • Hit three home runs on the season while scoring 27 runs
  • Drove in a season-high five RBI while going 3-for-5 at the plate and scoring three runs against Lehigh (4/11)
  • Hit home runs against Harvard (3/30), Lehigh (4/11) and Lafayette (4/30)
  • Notched triples in back-to-back games against Lehigh (4/10)
  • Went 3-for-5 with two doubles and a triple against Lehigh (4/10)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2015 (Sophomore):

  • Appeared in 46 games with 41 starts in the outfield (40) and at designated hitter (1)
  • Posted a .252 batting average (38-for-151) with 20 runs scored, seven doubles, one home run, 20 RBIs and four stolen bases
  • Recorded a team-high six outfield assists
  • Had nine multi-hit games
  • Registered a pair of outfield assists at #23 Texas A&M (2/14)
  • Batted 2-for-5 with two doubles and two RBIs at Central Connecticut (3/10)
  • Went 3-for-5 with a double at Lafayette (3/29)
  • Hit 2-for-5 with a home run and a career-high five RBIs versus Yale (4/7)
  • Posted a pair of two-hit games versus Lehigh (4/11, 4/12)
  • Combined to hit 7-for-15 with a trio of two-hit games in a four-game set at Army (4/18-4/19). 

2014 (Freshman):

  • Appeared in 39 games with 30 starts at first base and designated hitter
  • Recorded a .231 batting average with 24 hits, 11 runs scored, four doubles, one triple, one home run and 10 runs batted in
  • Ranked seventh in the Patriot League with 198 putouts
  • Had four multi-hit games
  • Saw first collegiate action as a pinch hitter at #7 Mississippi State (2/21)
  • Earned first career start at Mississippi State (2/22)
  • Batted 2-for-5 with a run and an RBI for first hit of career at Charleston Southern (3/3)
  • Hit first collegiate home run at Yale (3/22)
  • Went 2-for-3 with three RBIs versus Lafayette (3/29)
  • Batted 2-for-3 at Navy (4/6) … had a pinch-hit RBI-triple at Lehigh (4/13)
  • Batted 2-for-4 with a double at Lehigh (4-13).

High School:

  • Played three years of varsity baseball at Massapequa High School under head coach Tom Sheedy
  • Team captain as a senior
  • Led team to the 2013 Nassau County championship
  • Named All-League as a junior
  • Played three years of varsity basketball under head coach Marty Voight, serving as team captain for two seasons
  • Played four years of varsity golf under head coach Vincent Santucci, where he was a two-time captain
  • Earned All-County honors in golf in 2013, while being a three-time All-Conference selection
  • Member of National Honor Society.


Personal:

  • Son of Bill and Dawn Schlich
  • Has one sister, Samantha, who was an All-Big East swimmer at Providence College (Class of 2013)
  • Majoring in Mathematics.
Year avg gp-gs ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb so sb-att
2014 .231 39-30 104 11 24 4 1 1 10 5 26 0-2
2015 .252 46-41 151 20 38 7 1 1 20 13 35 4-9
2016 .313 52-50 182 27 57 17 2 3 25 11 36 3-7
TOTAL .272 137-121 437 58 119 28 4 5 55 29 97 7-18
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