Prior to Illinois
Led Lincoln Trail to a 2007 Region 24 championship ... Led the Statesmen to Great Rivers Athletic Conference titles in 2006 and 2007 ... Named All-Region 24 and All-GRAC in 2007 ... Had a .345 on-base percentage and 26 runs during the 2006 season ... Caught fire in the 2006 NJCAA playoffs, hitting .609 with nine RBI, three triples and two doubles ... Part of the 2006 NJCAA Academic Team of the Year and the 2007 team that finished fourth nationally among NJCAA squads with a 3.29 GPA ... Played for the Fayetteville SwampDogs during the summer of 2007 along with Illini teammates Dominic Altobelli, Aaron?Martin and Ben Reeser.
Three-time All-North Hoosier Conference selection ... Class 4A honorable mention IHSBCA All-State selection in 2005 ... Played in the 2005 North-South All-Star game ... Led Carroll to NHC championships in 2003 and 2004 ... Helped the Chargers to an Indiana Final Four berth in 2004 ... Part of CHS regional and sectional championship teams in 2004 and 2005 ... Three-year baseball letterwinner.
Born Sept. 20, 1986 ... Parents are Tom and Betsy Schlichter ... Majoring in sociology ... Youngest of four children ... Has an older sister, Mary (32), and older brothers Ben (28) and Andy (27) ... Lists rodeo as a hobby ... Chipper Jones is his favorite athlete.