Baylor Soccer Signs Defender Caitlin Schwartz to 2016 Roster - KXXV Central Texas News Now

Baylor Soccer Signs Defender Caitlin Schwartz to 2016 Roster

WACO, Texas – Baylor soccer signed defender Caitlin Schwartz to its 2016 incoming class, head coach Paul Jobson announced Tuesday.

Schwartz (5-9 | San Antonio, Texas | Johnson HS | Classics Elite SC), who will be a junior in 2016, is the 10th player of the 2016 class that includes goalkeeper Maggie Burton (6-1 | Eagle, Idaho | Eagle H.S. | FC Nova), midfielder Aline De Lima (5-3 | Belo Horizonte, Brazil | Escola Padre Jose HS | Monroe College), defender Audrey Johnston (5-9 | Woodway, Texas | Midway HS | Dallas Sting), defender Marissa Kinsey (5-10 | Allen, Texas | Allen H.S. | Dallas Sting), forward Raegan Padgett (5-6 | Beaumont, Texas | Hardin-Jefferson HS | Albion Hurricanes FC), defender Halee Sowinski (5-6 | Allen, Texas | Allen HS | FC Dallas), defender/midfielder Sommer Stanley (5-9 | The Woodlands, Texas | The Woodlands HS | Texas Rush), forward Kau’Inohea Taylor (5-9 | Kamuela, Hawaii | Hawaii Preparatory Academy) and midfielder Ashley Thornhill (5-9 | Katy, Texas | Morton Ranch HS | Challenge SC).

CAITLIN SCHWARTZ | D | 5-9 | CLASSICS ELITE SC | JOHNSON HS | SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

Sam Houston State: Played in 40 matches (started all 40) as defender, totaling 3,647 minutes in 2014 and 2015 for the Bearkats … Notched two goals and one assist at SHSU … 2015 first-team All-Southland Conference choice … Earned Southland Conference Defender of the Week on Aug. 25 … Scored one goal in 2015 … Had a goal and assist in 2014.

Club/High School: Classics Elite “MVP” in 2012 ... Team captain from 2011-2014 ... Played in 2010 Region III Premier League ... Played in USYS National Cup League from 2010-2013 ... Champions of the 2012 Plano Day Invitational ... Played in State Classic League from 2010-11 ... Champions of the 2013 State Classic League ... Champions of the 2012 WDDOA Division I … Four-year varsity letterwinner at Johnson High School under coach Kara Stracener … Three-time All-District 26-5A midfielder … Received Johnson Hero Cape Award all three years … Helped JSH to Region championship and 5A State Finals in 2011 and 2013 … Helped JHS to a district championship in 2013.

Personal: Born on May 29, 1996 … Daughter of Greg and Renee’ Schwartz … Majoring in English with a minor in secondary education.

Jobson on Schwartz: “Caitlin's experience at Sam Houston will be a great addition to our squad in the fall. She is an all-conference honoree and is ready to compete at the next level.”

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