Air Force vs. BYU - May 21, 2011
Air Force vs. BYU - May 19, 2011
Air Force vs. UNLV - May 12, 2010
Air Force vs. Utah - April 29, 2011
Air Force vs. San Diego State - April 21, 2010
Notable: Did not play in 2010 to focus on academics...will see time at third...brother, Nate, is an outfielder for the 2010 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants.
Sophomore (2009): Played in 25 games, starting 21...started 17 games at third and four at shortstop...batted .213 with 16 hits and seven RBIs...ranked fifth on the team with 42 assists...stole three bases...tied a career-high with three hits vs. Pittsburgh, also hitting a career-high two doubles...stole a pair of bases vs. Southern Utah.
Freshman (2008): Appeared in 31 games, making 22 starts ... started 20 games at third and once each at short and second ... batted .230 with 17 hits, 12 RBIs and ten runs scored ... hit four doubles and was second on the team with five sacrifice bunts ... fielded .941 at the hot corner ... first-career hit came against Doane ... went 3-for-5 with four RBIs against Northern Colorado ... also had three hits against UNLV ... Mountain West Conference all-academic selection.
San Ramon Valley HS (Danville, Calif.): Lettered two years in baseball and basketball...all-league and team captain as a senior...all-league and team captain in basketball...AP Scholar award winner...Senior of the Year award winner...high school baseball coach was Rick Steen.
Personal: Member of Cadet Squadron 3...favorite TV show is SportsCenter...on the Superintendent's list six semesters, the Dean's list six semesters, thes Commandan't list seven semesters and the Athletics list seven semesters...something most people don't know about him is that he loves history...brother, Nate, is currently and outfielder for the San Francisco Giants...went to the same high school as Baltimore Oriole Randy Winn and former NBA player Mark Madsen...also has two other siblings, Cainan and Sophia...son of Vai and Karen Schierholtz.
Why I came to the Academy: "I came to the Academy to earn an outstanding education and serve my country."
Getting to know Vai:
Squadron Job: Squadron Commander, Fall 2010.
Greatest moment in sports: Scoring the game winning run in 2008 on a walk off grand slam against BYU.
Hobbies: Camping, Basketball, Hiking.
Favorite food: Chipotle Burrito.
Favorite Movies: Zoolander and American History X.
Person in history you'd like to meet and why: Pat Tillman because he paid the ultimate sacrifice.
Something not many people know about you: I can dunk a basketball.
Who's had the biggest influence on your sports career and why: My older brother, Nate, because he has been an outstanding role model on and off the field.
Favorite athlete and why: Older brother Nate, World Series Champion and Olympic Medalist.
Pregame rituals: None.
If you could be on any reality TV show, what would it be? Jersey Shore!
What do you have on your iPod? Mostly country, some Metallica and some hip hop.
If you could trade places with one of your teammates for day, who would it be and why? Brad Pingel, because he is a really interesting guy.
How did you spend your summer? I did Powered Flight and worked the Leadership Reaction Course for Basic Cadet Training.
- Men's Sports
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Friday, Feb 12 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Track at Tyson Invitational 11:00 AM Track at Husky Invitational 4:00 PM Women's Gymnastics at SUNY-Cortland 6:30 PM Men's Ice Hockey at Holy Cross 7:05 PM Watch | Listen
Fencing vs Junior Olympics All Day Saturday, Feb 13 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Men's Basketball at San Diego State 7:00 PM Listen
Women's Basketball vs San Diego State 6:00 PM Watch
Track at Adams State Qualifier 10:00 AM Track at Husky Invitational 10:00 AM Track at Tyson Invitational 12:00 PM Men's Lacrosse vs Denver 1:00 PM Men's Ice Hockey at Holy Cross 7:05 PM Watch | Listen
Men's Gymnastics vs All-Academy Championships 7:30 PM Fencing vs Junior Olympics All Day Sunday, Feb 14 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Men's Tennis at Northern Colorado 10:00 AM Women's Gymnastics at Cornell 1:00 PM Wrestling at Oregon State 5:00 PM Fencing vs Junior Olympics All Day Monday, Feb 15 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Fencing vs Junior Olympics All Day Tuesday, Feb 16 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Men's Basketball vs UNLV 7:30 PM Listen
Wednesday, Feb 17 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Women's Basketball at UNLV 7:00 PM Live Stats Wrestling at Northern Colorado 7:00 PM Women's Swimming vs MWC Championships All Day Thursday, Feb 18 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Men's Gymnastics vs Winter Cup Challenge TBA Women's Swimming vs MWC Championships All Day Friday, Feb 19 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Baseball vs Buffalo 2:00 PM Track at Rocky Mountain Classic 3:00 PM Women's Gymnastics at Iowa State, Minnesota 6:30 PM Men's Ice Hockey vs Robert Morris 7:05 PM Watch | Listen
Women's Swimming vs MWC Championships All Day Men's Swimming vs Colorado Senior Open TBA Saturday, Feb 20 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Men's Basketball vs New Mexico 12:00 PM Listen
Women's Basketball at New Mexico 2:00 PM Live Stats Baseball vs Marist 1:00 PM Women's Tennis at Kansas State 11:00 AM Men's Lacrosse at Marist 12:00 PM Men's Ice Hockey vs Robert Morris 5:05 PM Watch | Listen
Men's Swimming vs Colorado Senior Open TBA Rifle at NCAA Qualifier vs TCU All Day Women's Swimming vs MWC Championships All Day Sunday, Feb 21 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Baseball at Davidson 1:00 PM Wrestling vs U.S. Collegiate Championships 9:00 AM Women's Tennis at UMKC 10:00 AM Women's Tennis vs Rockhurst 2:00 PM Women's Swimming vs MWC Long Course Invite All Day Men's Swimming vs Colorado Senior Open TBA Tuesday, Feb 23 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Baseball vs Adams State 3:00 PM Wednesday, Feb 24 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Men's Basketball at Fresno State TBA Listen
Women's Basketball vs Fresno State 7:00 PM Watch
Men's Swimming vs WAC Championships TBA Thursday, Feb 25 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Track at Mountain West Championships 11:00 AM Men's Swimming vs WAC Championships TBA Friday, Feb 26 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Baseball vs Navy 6:00 PM Women's Tennis at UTSA 11:00 AM Track at Mountain West Championships 11:00 AM Boxing vs Wing Open Quarterfinals 4:30 PM Men's Gymnastics vs Illinois-Chicago 6:00 PM Watch Live Women's Gymnastics vs Southeast Missouri State 6:00 PM Watch Live Men's Ice Hockey at Niagara 7:05 PM Watch | Listen
Men's Swimming vs WAC Championships TBA
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