95 Eric Schneider
95 Eric Schneider
Height: 6-1
Weight: 220
Year: So
Hometown: Ventura, Calif.
High School: Saint Bonaventure
Position: DE
Major: Economics
Career Highs Totals Opponent
Tackles 6 11/12/11 at Assumption
Solo Tackles
3 11/10/12 vs Southern Conn. St.
Tackle
Assists
5 11/12/11 at Assumption
Tackles for Loss 2.0 11/10/12 vs Southern Conn. St.
Sacks 2.0 11/10/12 vs Southern Conn. St.
Forced Fumbles 2 9/2/11 vs Curry
Fumble Recoveries 1 10/13/12 vs Merrimack
QB Hurries 2 10/13/12 vs Merrimack

2012: All-Northeast-10 Conference first team. Played nine games, starting five. Totaled 18 tackles, with 13 solo and five tackle assists, including 6.5 tackles for a loss of 45 yards, a team-high 6.5 sacks for a loss of 45 and five quarterback hurries. Also shared the NE-10 and team lead with three forced fumbles and added a fumble recovery. Finished second among NE-10 leaders in sacks (43rd nationally in Division II). Played seven NE-10 games and finished with 12 tackles (eight solo), including 4.5 for a loss of 30 yards, with a team-best 4.5 sacks, five QB hurries and two forced fumbles with a fumble recovery. Played all six home games and recorded 14 tackles (ten solo), including 3.5 for a loss of 27 yards, 3.5 sacks, a team-high four QB hurries, a forced fumble and fumble recovery. Contributed 12 stops (eight solo), including 4.5 for a loss of 30 yards, a team-leading 4.5 sacks, four QB hurries and two forced fumbles in the Skyhawks five wins. Opened the season with three tackles (two solo) against #25 Bloomsburg (8/31). Notched three stops (two solo), a half sack for a loss of three yards and a quarterback hurry in shutout win over Southern Connecticut State (9/8). Posted two tackles (one solo), 1.0 sacks for a loss of eight yards and a forced fumble in win at Saint Anselm (9/14). Made a season-high four tackles (two solo) in win over Assumption (9/22). Posted a sack for a loss of nine yards, a season-high two QB hurries and recovered a fumble in win over Merrimack (10/13). Registered two solo tackles, including 2.0 sacks for a loss of ten yards, a forced fumble and QB hurry in win at Pace (11/3). Contributed a career-high three solo stops, including 2.0 sacks for a loss of 15 yards and a forced fumble in NE-10 postseason matchup with Southern Connecticut State (11/10).

2011: NE-10 All-Rookie Team. Played ten games, starting seven, as a true freshman. Totaled 25 tackles (ten solo), including 6.0 for a loss of 28 yards, with 3.0 sacks for a loss of 12. Also registered a team-leading three forced fumbles and three quarterback hurries, with a pass break up. Ranked second among NE-10 leaders for forced fumbles (24th nationally in Division II) and 16th for sacks. Made his collegiate debut with two solo tackles, including 1.0 for a loss of four yards, and two forced fumbles in a season-opening win over Curry (9/2). Posted two tackles (one solo), including a sack for a loss of three yards and a quarterback hurry against American International (9/24). Registered four stops (one solo), including 2.0 for a loss of 13 yards, with 1.0 sacks in shutout win over Pace (10/15). Followed that up with four more tackles (two solo), including 1.0 sacks for a loss of six, a forced fumble and pass breakup at Merrimack (10/22). Capped the season with a season-high six tackles (one solo), including 1.0 for a loss of two yards in win at Assumption (11/12).

High School: 2011 graduate of Saint Bonaventure High School. Four year letterwinner for coach Todd Therrien. Named to Los Angeles Times All-Star football team as a senior. Also earned All-California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section, All-Ventura County and All-Marmonte League honors after posting 75 tackles, 15 sacks, two forced fumbles, an interception, blocked punt and fumble recovery his senior year. Also scored two defensive touchdowns in leading team to an 11-2 record. Named ESPN Southern California Defensive Player of the Week once. Also lettered in baseball and played club ice hockey under coach Bobby Hull, Jr., for five years.

Personal: Born June 16, 1993, in Chicago, Ill. Son of Steve and Karen Schneider of Ventura, Calif. Has a sister, Madeleine (23), who played water polo at Sonoma State University, and a brother, Jonathan (6). Majoring in economics. Also a member of the baseball team at Stonehill, appearing in 29 games in 2013, posting 11 RBI. Supports the Chicago Bears. Lists Lawrence Taylor as a favorite athlete.

Defensive Statistics

Year GP UA A Tkls TLF-Yds Sacks-Yds INT-Yds BrUp QBH FR-Yds FF Blk Saf
2011 10 10 15 25 6.0-28 3.0-12 0-0 1 3 0-0 3 0 0
2012 9 13 5 18 6.5-45 6.5-45 0-0 0 5 1-0 3 0 0
Totals 19 23 20 43 12.5-73 9.5-57 0-0 1 8 1-0 6 0 0