Senior (2014): Team Co-Captain.
Junior (2013): Preseason shoulder injury limited him to just nine games, making two starts...had one base hit and scored one run...earned Academic All-Mountain West honors.
Sophomore (2012):Appeared in 45 games, starting 33 ... batted .244 with 32 hits and 15 runs scored ... third on team with five hit-by-pitches ... four sac bunts ... led Falcon outfielders with six assists, including three at home ... drove in three runs vs. Regis with a two hits and a triple ... nine multi-hit games ... had a seven game hitting streak and reached base in nine-straight games.
Freshman (2011): Did not appear in any games.
HIGH SCHOOL (Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy): Lettered three years in baseball and football...first-team all-state, first-team all-district, first-team all-city, first-team all-conference, all-academic as a senior...first-team all-conference and all-academic as a junior...all-academic as a sophomore...honorable mention all-state, first-team all-district, first-team all conference in football...high school baseball coach was Larry Redwine...played summer ball for the Cincinnati Hurricanes, coached by Jack Kuzniczci.
PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 26...nickname is Shoe...has an older brother...favorite book is Moneyball...favorite TV show is Entourage...something most people don't know about him is that he likes cold weather...credits his brother as having the biggest influence on his sports career...son of Bill and Peggy Schomaker.
Why I came to the Academy: "I came here to serve in the greatest Air Force in the world and to become a pilot."
Getting to know Jake:
Greatest moment in sports: My first ever high school baseball playoff game I pitched a complete game and went 3-for-4 with two triples and a home run.
Hobbies: Working out.
Favorite food: Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo.
Favorite Movie: Gladiator.
Person in history you'd like to meet and why: Leonidas because he lead his men without any fear and was part of one of the world's greatest military upsets.
Who's had the biggest influence on your sports career and why: My older brother was always there for me and came to every game he could. He taught me everything I know about sports and supports me no matter what.
Most noteworthy thing(s) about your hometown: The Wright brothers were born in Ohio.
Favorite athlete and why: Mark Buehrle because I love the way he always keeps his composure and he's done many things on the mound most players only dream of doing.
If you could be on any reality TV show, what would it be? I would be on Deadliest Catch.
What do you have on your iPod? The whole nine yards (pretty much everything).
If you could trade places with one of your teammates for day, who would it be and why?
How did you spend your summer? I did the USAFA jump program, Global engagement, combat survival training and went to Corolla, North Carolina on vacation with my family and friends.
Favorite quote: "The best form of taking care of troops is first-class training, for this saves unnecessary casualties." Erwin Rommel.
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