Schmidt has played with Nike Baltimore Elite for the past three years, so he's no stranger to tough competition. An unselfish player who does all the little things, Schmidt generally plays the 4 and 5 on the AAU circuit. At Friends, however, Schmidt has the starring role. "[Junior year] went pretty well," he said. "I averaged 19 points, 12 or 13 rebounds, four blocks. We won like two conference games. But we made it to the playoffs, due to a technicality with the snow. But it was a good season."