#24 Lindsay Schrader
OVERVIEW: Returns as team tri-captain in 2009-10 … approved for fifth year of eligibility by Notre Dame Faculty Board on Athletics after missing [apos]06-07 season with knee injury … talented first-team all-BIG EAST guard who made big strides last year, posting career-high marks in virtually all statistical categories … one of two 1,000-point scorers on this year[apos]s roster (Ashley Barlow) … enters final season with 11 career double-doubles, one short of school record for guards held by current Irish assistant coach Niele Ivey … mainstay in lineup, having started 91 of 95 games in her first three seasons (64 of 65 in past two years) … physical presence on the perimeter … strong finisher driving to the rim, but also can step out and knock down perimeter shot … relishes contact in paint and is excellent rebounder at both ends … fierce competitor with burning desire to help team succeed … presents matchup problems for opponents with size and strength.
SENIOR SEASON (2008-09): Team tri-captain … started all 31 games, leading team in rebounding (7.4 rpg.) and placing second in scoring (12.6 ppg.) … ranked 20th in BIG EAST in scoring, 10th in rebounding and 14th in field goal percentage (.463) … in league play, ranked 21st in scoring (12.8 ppg.) and sixth in rebounding (8.0 rpg.) … seven double-doubles, setting new single-season school record for guards … had 13 points, team-high six rebounds and three steals in season-opening win at No. 24/22 LSU in State Farm Tip-Off Classic … chalked up 12 points, game-high seven rebounds and four steals vs. Evansville … scored 15 points against No. 24 Michigan State, including eight in the final eight minutes to preserve victory … first double-double of year at Eastern Michigan with 17 points and 10 rebounds … posted second consecutive double-double in win over No. 17/20 Purdue with 13 points and 10 rebounds; first ND player with back-to-back double-doubles since Dec. 11 & 19, 2004 (Jacqueline Batteast vs. Washington and at Marquette) … tallied 14 points and six rebounds in win at Valparaiso … gathered game highs of 13 points, eight rebounds and five assists vs. Loyola-Chicago … scored game-high 19 points and added nine rebounds at Charlotte, including crucial offensive rebound tip-out in final 20 seconds to help preserve win … logged team-high 12 points and eight rebounds at No. 20/19 Vanderbilt; also converted acrobatic baseline layup with 17.3 seconds left and Irish up by two … made first five shots from field in BIG EAST opener at Seton Hall, finishing with 11 points and team-high six rebounds; also had key free throw and offensive rebound off her own missed foul shot in final 15 seconds to preserve win … notched 11 points and six rebounds in homecoming game at DePaul … snared 11 rebounds at Marquette … tallied 13 points and season-high-tying five assists against St. John[apos]s, converting old-fashioned three-point play and layup in final three minutes to help Irish regain lead; also partially blocked game-tying 3FG try with less than one second to play to seal win … posted double-double vs. Cincinnati with 19 points and career-best 15 rebounds; first ND player to go 15p/15r in game since 2/17/01 (Kelley Siemon at Rutgers) … sank both ends of one-and-one FT with 9.8 seconds left to help Irish down No. 25 DePaul … powered Irish to win at South Florida with another double-double, rolling up season-high 26 points and 11 rebounds … picked up second consecutive double-double with 17 points and game-high 11 rebounds at No. 1 Connecticut … piled up game-high 23 points and eight rebounds in win over Syracuse … led the way at Providence with 18 points and eight rebounds; became 25th player in school history to score 1,000 career points on layup with 7:03 left in first half … carded double-double vs. West Virginia with 14 points and game-high 11 rebounds …registered seventh double-double of year in BIG EAST second-round win over St. John[apos]s with 16 points and 11 rebounds; first double-double by ND player in BIG EAST tourney since 3/8/03 (Batteast vs. Pittsburgh in first round).
JUNIOR SEASOM (2007-08): Appeared in all 34 games (33 starts), averaging 10.2 points (third on team) and team-high 6.2 rebounds … during conference play, ranked 11th in BIG EAST in field goal percentage (.496), 14th in rebounding (6.3 rpg) and eighth in defensive rebounding (4.4 drpg) … erupted in first meaningful game since March 19, 2006 (nearly 20 months), making first six shots from field and scoring game-high 20 points in only 17 minutes vs. Miami (Ohio) – her first career ‘point-a-minute’ game … collected 10 points and team-high eight rebounds at No. 3 Maryland … registered team highs of 16 points and eight rebounds vs. Boston College … earned first double-double since Dec. 17, 2005 with team-high 17 points and game-high 12 rebounds at Bowling Green; also canned three consecutive baskets in 80-second span down stretch in regulation to seemingly clinch victory for Irish … had eight points and team-high 10 rebounds in program[apos]s first-ever win at Purdue … pulled down game-high 10 rebounds in victory at Richmond … had perfect shooting night vs. Villanova (5-5 FG, 2-2 FT), finishing with 12 points and game-high eight rebounds; second perfect shooting game of career (min. 5 attempts) following 6-for-6 effort at Wisconsin on Dec. 4, 2005 … looked sharp at Georgetown with 12 points and seven rebounds … notched 10 points and career-high six assists vs. No. 1 Connecticut … finished with game highs of 15 points and nine rebounds against Providence … tallied 12 points, team-high eight rebounds and three steals vs. No. 15 Pittsburgh … turned in well-balanced effort vs. Marquette with 17 points, six rebounds, five assists, career-high four steals and two blocks in 26 minutes … collected 12 points and five rebounds in win at No. 21/23 Syracuse … piled up 10 points and game-high eight rebounds at No. 5/4 Rutgers … logged 11 points and five rebounds in win at DePaul on her 21st birthday … chalked up second double-double of season (fourth career) with 17 points and season-high 13 rebounds against South Florida … stretched double-figure scoring streak to seven with 10 points (and six rebounds) vs. Seton Hall … nearly had double-double in NCAA opening-round win over SMU, finishing with 12 points and nine rebounds … came close to another double-double in NCAA regional semifinal against No. 3 Tennessee, winding up with 13 points (5-8 FG) and team-high nine rebounds despite battling foul trouble.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2006-07): Sidelined for entire season after suffering right knee injury (torn ACL) during scrimmage on fourth day of preseason practice (Oct. 15).
FRESHMAN SEASON (2005-06): Appeared in all 30 games during rookie campaign, starting 27 times (tied for second-most starts ever by Irish freshman) … 858 total minutes also ranked third among freshmen in school history, and 28.6 minutes-per-game average was fifth in rookie record book at Notre Dame … led team in rebounding (5.4 rpg.), becoming fifth freshman in school history to win team rebounding title, joining former All-Americans Jacqueline Batteast (2001-02) and Ruth Riley (1997-98) among others … second on team in scoring (10.5 ppg.) and assists (1.73 apg.), and third in steals (1.1 spg.) … scored in double figures 14 times, including three 20-point games … also had two double-doubles and three double-digit rebounding efforts … became first Notre Dame freshman in four years to start season opener (Batteast and Teresa Borton vs. Valparaiso in 2001), getting call in lidlifter vs. Michigan … opened college career with a bang, posting double-double vs. the Wolverines with 10 points and 14 rebounds; only second player in school history to register double-double in college debut and first in program[apos]s Division I era (Shari Matvey – 21p/14r vs. Marion on Nov. 30, 1979) … tossed in 11 points and grabbed five rebounds at Western Michigan … logged 14 points vs. Iona … had perfect shooting day at Wisconsin, going 6-of-6 from floor (including first college three-pointer) and winding up with 13 points; shooting performance was one made shot away from tying school and BIG EAST records for field goal percentage by freshman (7-of-7 by Alicia Ratay in 2000 and Borton in 2002) … registered second double-double of season with 10 points and game-high 10 rebounds against No. 22/21 Utah in championship game of Duel in the Desert (Gray Division) … had game highs of 13 points and seven rebounds, along with season-high three steals against Valparaiso … posted third double-digit rebounding game of season with 10 rebounds vs. Marquette; also matched season high with four assists … came off the bench for first time vs. No. 10 DePaul, responding with near double-double (nine points, nine rebounds) … carded 12 points and season-high-tying three steals against South Florida … rang up 24 points and eight rebounds at Syracuse … registered team bests of 16 points and six rebounds in personal-best 40 minutes vs. Villanova … earned share of team-best scoring honors against No. 8/6 Connecticut with 12 points … compiled 11 points and four assists in overtime win at Cincinnati; also assisted on Tulyah Gaines[apos] game-tying layup at the horn in regulation, then hit Courtney LaVere for go-ahead three-point play with 2:07 left in OT … scored game-high 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds in regular-season finale vs. Pittsburgh … collected 14 points and five rebounds, and knocked down go-ahead free throws with 3:19 left in BIG EAST Championship first-round win over South Florida … saved biggest offensive output for season finale in NCAA opener vs. Boston College, erupting for career-high 29 points (12-23 FG) … participated in USA Basketball U20 National Team Trials during summer 2006.
HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 20.7 points, 10.0 rebounds, 3.0 steals, 2.1 assists and 2.1 blocks per game with .490 field goal percentage during career at Bartlett High School … Illinois Miss Basketball (2005) — voting margin (374 points) was sixth-largest since award first presented in 1986 (previous winners include current WNBA All-Stars Tamika Catchings, Candace Parker and Cappie Pondexter) … Illinois Gatorade Player of the Year (2005) … McDonald[apos]s All-American (2005), scoring nine points (4-7 FG) in McDonald[apos]s High School All-America Game played at Notre Dame[apos]s Joyce Center … WBCA High School All-American (2005), scoring 10 points in WBCA High School All-America Game played in conjunction with NCAA Women[apos]s Final Four in Indianapolis … Parade All-America Third Team (2005) … three-time Street & Smith[apos]s All-American (2002, 2003, 2005) … Nike All-America Camp (2003, 2004) … adidas Top Ten Camp Underclass All-Star (2002) … four-time all-state selection (first team in 2004 and 2005; second team in 2003; honorable mention in 2002) … three-time Chicago Sun-Times all-area team (2003, 2004, 2005) … four-time Daily Herald all-area team (2002, 2003, co-captain 2004, co-captain 2005) … set school records and ranks among top 35 in Illinois prep history for career points (2,422), rebounds (1,175), field goals made (951), field goals attempted (1,939) and free throws attempted (478), appearing in top 10 of latter three categories … also has school records for assists (252), steals (346) and blocks (240), as well as points in game (38 vs. St. Viator in 2003) … scored in double figures 114 times in 117 career games, including streak of 72 consecutive double-digit games (eighth in state history) … also had nine career 30-point games (five as a senior) … as senior, averaged 22.1 points, 10.6 rebounds, 2.7 steals and 2.6 blocks per game with .480 field goal percentage while leading Bartlett to 30-5 record and berth in Class AA state title game (BHS lost to top-ranked Peoria Richwoods, 52-48, despite 18 points and tournament-record 18 rebounds from Schrader) … Bartlett posted a 96-27 (.780) record during career, including 81-14 (.853) mark in final three seasons … earned silver medal at 2004 USA Basketball Youth Development Festival with North Team after ranking among top three at tournament for scoring (14.8 ppg. – third), rebounding (8.6 rpg. – third) and field goal percentage (.542 – second) … one of 17 finalists for the 2004 USA Women[apos]s Junior World Championship Qualifying Team that won gold medal … rated among top 30 by three separate recruiting services — Blue Star Basketball (14th), All-Game Sports (21st) and All-Star Girls Report (26th – eighth among shooting guards).
PERSONAL DATA: Born Feb. 24, 1987, in Winfield, Ill. … youngest of three children … daughter of Lori and Darcy Schrader … brother, Kevin, was power-hitting catcher for Elgin (Ill.) Community College baseball team that advanced to 2007 NJCAA World Series … joins junior Devereaux Peters and freshman Kaila Turner as three of 12 Illinois natives who have played for the Irish; besides Schrader, Peters and Turner, eight others have come from the Chicagoland area, including such notables as NCAA career three-point percentage record holder Alicia Ratay (Lake Zurich, 1999-2003), Danielle Green (Chicago, 1995-2000) and Diondra Toney (Chicago, 1985-89) … enrolled in Mendoza College of Business as management-consulting major … some former Irish players who wore No. 24 include Janice Crowe, Theresa Mullins and Andrea Alexander.
2008: Honorable Mention All-BIG EAST.
2006: BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll(Dec. 5) … BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team.
Schrader[apos]s Career Statistics
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Schrader in the BIG EAST Conference
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