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2010: Drafted in the 27th round (#810 overall pick) by the Cleveland Indians...Second-Team All-ACC selection...second-team All-ACC by SEBaseball.com...hit .320 with 69 runs, 14 doubles, two triples, 15 homers, 87 RBIs, 32 walks against only 26 strikeouts, and nine steals in 70 games (70 starts, including 64 in left field and six as the DH)...only Tiger to play and start all 70 games...his 87 RBIs tied for second-most in school history, his 70 games tied for eighth-most, and his 284 at-bats tied for eighth-most...fourth in the nation in RBIs...first in the ACC in RBIs (no one else had more than 78), seventh in hits (91), tied for seventh in runs, and tied for eighth in sacrifice flies (6)...had a team-tying-high four outfield assists...had a team-high 31 RBIs in ACC regular-season games...had a team-tying-high 29 multi-hit games and a team-high 25 multi-RBI games...hit .371 with runners on base and .396 with runners in scoring position...hit .463 with runners on base and two outs and .475 with runners in scoring position and two outs, both team-highs...was 7-for-13 (.538) with a grand slam, double, 21 RBIs, and four walks with the bases loaded...went 3-for-3 with a homer, five RBIs, two runs, and one steal against Wright State on Feb. 28; he went 6-for-10 with six RBIs in the series...went 2-for-3 with a homer, double, two RBIs, three runs, and a walk against Gardner-Webb on Mar. 11...went 2-for-4 with a homer, double, three RBIs, two runs, and a walk in the second game of a doubleheader against N.C. State on Mar. 13...went 1-for-3 with three RBIs and two walks against N.C. State on Mar. 14; he drew a bases-loaded walk with two outs in the eighth inning after being down in the count 0-2 to tie the score...went 3-for-5 with two homers, one double, and six RBIs against Georgia Southern on Mar. 17...went 2-for-4 with a double, three RBIs, three runs, and two walks at Georgia on Apr. 6...went 2-for-6 with a homer, four RBIs, three runs, and a hit-by-pitch at Duke on Apr. 10...went 2-for-4 with a three-run homer and a walk at #5 Georgia Tech on Apr. 16...went 3-for-5 with two doubles, three RBIs, and three runs against South Carolina-Upstate on Apr. 21...went 3-for-4 with three RBIs in the second game of a doubleheader against Florida Gulf Coast on May 2; his two-out single in the eighth inning scored the eventual winning run...went 2-for-4 with a homer, two RBIs, four runs, and two walks at Maryland on May 8; he went 4-for-11 with two homers, five RBIs, five runs, and three walks in the series...went 1-for-1 with a two-run homer, two runs, two walks, and a hit-by-pitch against Furman at Greenville, SC (Fluor Field) on May 11...went 3-for-5 with a triple, three RBIs, three runs, and a walk at Wake Forest on May 15...hit a long two-run homer with a walk against Presbyterian College on May 18...went 3-for-4 with a homer, double, three RBIs, and a hit-by-pitch against N.C. State in the ACC Tournament on May 26...went 2-for-5 with a homer and two runs against #18 Virginia Tech in the ACC Tournament on May 28; he was 5-for-13 (.385) with two homers, a double, four RBIs, four runs, and a steal in three ACC Tournament games...went 2-for-4 with two RBIs, a run, and steal against Southern Mississippi in the Auburn Regional on June 4...went 3-for-5 with a double, two RBIs, and two runs at #14 Auburn in the Auburn Regional on June 7...named to the Auburn Regional All-Tournament team after going 6-for-18 (.333) with a double, five RBIs, three runs, a walk, and steal in four games...went 3-for-4 with a double and RBI against #16 Alabama in the Clemson Super Regional on June 12...went 4-for-6 with three RBIs and two runs against #16 Alabama in the Clemson Super Regional on June 13...went 2-for-5 with a double, RBI, and recorded the game's last out against #16 Alabama in the Clemson Super Regional on June 14; he was 9-for-15 (.600) with two doubles, five RBIs, and two runs in three Clemson Super Regional games...went 1-for-2 with an RBI, run, three walks, and a steal against #1 Arizona State in the College World Series on June 21...preseason second-team All-ACC by SEBaseball.com.

2009: First-Team All-ACC selection...second-team All-ACC by SEBaseball.com...hit .320 with 60 runs, 14 doubles, one triple, 13 homers, 50 RBIs, 42 walks against only 29 strikeouts, a .424 on-base percentage, and nine stolen bases in 66 games (65 starts, including 54 in left field, eight as the DH, and three in right field)...tied for the team lead in runs and homers...tied for 10th in the ACC in walks...hit a team-best .367 with five homers, 19 RBIs, and a team-high .445 on-base percentage in ACC regular-season games...eight of his 13 home runs came against teams that played in the NCAA Tournament...seven of his 13 homers came with two outs...had 21 multi-hit games and 13 multi-RBI games...hit .369 against lefthanders...hit a team-high .385 with six homers in 19 games against top-25 ranked teams...had two of the team's four walkoff hits...had a team-high four outfield assists...named ACC Co-Player-of-the-Week on April 27 for his performance in five games from April 21-26; he went 10-for-22 (.455) with seven runs, one double, two homers, nine RBIs, and two steals; he was also named to the Brooks Wallace Award National All-Star Lineup...had a key two-run double in the sixth inning to give Clemson the lead for good against Wofford on Feb. 25...hit a two-run homer with two walks at #2 North Carolina on Mar. 6...went 2-for-4 with a dramatic three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning to give Clemson an 8-7 lead at #2 North Carolina on Mar. 8...went 3-for-4 with a homer, double, three runs, and a walk at #1 Georgia on Mar. 31...went 4-for-5 with two runs and two steals in the first game of a doubleheader against #5 Miami (FL) on Apr. 11...went 2-for-5 with a triple and two runs against #5 Miami (FL) on Apr. 12; he was 7-for-14 with four runs and two steals in the series...went 3-for-4 with a homer and three runs at Western Carolina on Apr. 14...hit a walkoff grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning to lift Clemson to a 5-3 win over #19 Coastal Carolina on Apr. 21; it was his first career grand slam and Clemson's second-ever walkoff grand slam...went 3-for-4 with a double, walk, and run against #4 Georgia Tech on Apr. 24...went 4-for-5 with a homer and four RBIs against #4 Georgia Tech on Apr. 25; he went 8-for-13 (.615) with four RBIs in the series...hit a two-run homer in the first game of a doubleheader against Maryland on May 3...went 3-for-4 with two RBIs in the second game of a doubleheader against Maryland on May 3...went 2-for-5 with a double, homer, four RBIs, and two runs against North Carolina-Wilmington on May 9...went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs against North Carolina-Wilmington on May 10; he was 5-for-12 (.417) with two doubles, one homer, seven RBIs, three runs, and two walks in the series...went 2-for-5 with a homer, double, and three RBIs against Tennessee Tech in the Clemson Regional on May 29; he hit a one-out, walkoff double to score two runs in the ninth inning...hit a solo homer at #2 Arizona State in the Tempe Super Regional on June 7...played for Chatham in the Cape Cod League in the summer, where he hit .239 in 21 games.

2008: Hit .315 with 41 runs, 13 doubles, one triple, three homers, 31 RBIs, a .415 on-base percentage, and four steals in 59 games (58 starts, including 52 in left field and six as the DH)...one of only three Tigers to play all 59 games...hit his three home runs in the last seven games after hitting none in the first 52 games...led the team in walks (33) and on-base percentage, as he had more walks than strikeouts (28) along with five hit-by-pitches...hit a team-best .360 with nine doubles, 12 RBIs, a team-best .462 on-base percentage, and four steals in ACC regular-season games; his batting average and on-base percentage were also the highest marks by an ACC freshman...had a team-high four outfield assists...hit a team-best .371 in 23 games on opponents' home fields...his batting average rose from .252 in mid-April to his final batting average of .315 after going 36-for-90 (.400) in the last 22 games...had 17 multi-hit games...hit a team-best .361 with runners on base...hit .374 in 26 games batting in the #2 spot in the lineup...was 17-for-35 (.486) after the seventh inning...had 13 RBIs in the last eight games, including 11 RBIs in the last five regular-season games...had a 12-game hitting streak from April to May, including a streak of seven consecutive games with at least two hits in April, and a 10-game streak of scoring at least one run from April to May...went 3-for-4 with a triple and three RBIs against Wofford on Mar. 5...went 1-for-3 with a double, two walks, and three runs in the second game of a doubleheader at Wake Forest on Mar. 9...went 2-for-3 with two walks against North Carolina-Greensboro on Mar. 11...went 3-for-4 with a double an RBI against Boston College on Mar. 15...hit two doubles at Maryland on Mar. 29...went 2-for-5 with a double, two runs, and a stolen base at Maryland on Mar. 30; he was 5-for-12 (.417) with three doubles in the series...went 3-for-4 with a hit-by-pitch and stolen base at Duke on Apr. 18...went 3-for-5 at Duke on Apr. 20; he was 8-for-13 (.615) in the series...went 3-for-5 with a double and two RBIs at Western Carolina on Apr. 22...went 3-for-5 with a double and two runs against Presbyterian College at Greenville, SC on Apr. 23...went 2-for-4 with three runs, a walk, and stolen base against Virginia Tech on Apr. 25...went 2-for-3 with two runs and a walk against Virginia Tech on Apr. 26; he went 5-for-11 (.455) with six runs and three walks in the series...went 2-for-5 with a double, two runs, and one RBI against Furman at Greenville, SC (Fluor Field) on May 7...went 5-for-6 with a double, two runs, and four RBIs at #25 Georgia Tech on May 11...hit a two-run homer, his first career long ball, against College of Charleston on May 13...went 2-for-5 with two runs and a key three-run homer in the eighth inning at Central Florida on May 16...hit a two-run homer and scored two runs against #24 Georgia Tech in the ACC Tournament on May 24...#42 freshman in the nation in the preseason by Baseball America...played for Cotuit in the Cape Cod League in the summer, where he hit .257 with three doubles, two homers, and 11 RBIs in 33 games.

BEFORE CLEMSON: Standout at Barron Collier High School, the same school that sent Andy D'Alessio (2004-07) to Clemson...FACA All-Star...#47 prospect in the nation by Perfect Game and #68 prospect by Baseball America...#8 prospect in Florida by Perfect Game...drafted in the 35th round (#1066 overall pick) by the Texas Rangers...World Wood Bat Tournament MVP (hitter) in 2006...honorable mention all-state pick as a junior...first-team all-county and all-area selection as a sophomore and junior...led the team with a .402 batting average and 12 stolen bases as a junior...led the team with a .410 batting average as a sophomore...lettered three times in baseball at Barron Collier High, where he was coached by Ted Parsons.

PERSONAL: His father, Michael, played football at Canisius and his mother, Carolyn, played basketball at Canisius...his sister, Kristen, was a standout softball pitcher at Princeton from 2005-08; she struck out a school-record 833 batters in her career after earning Ivy League Rookie-of-the-Year honors in 2005 and all-conference honors multiple times...member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll in 2007-08...majoring in construction science & management...born Jeffrey Michael Schaus on Apr. 7, 1989 in La Jolla, CA.

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Schaus' Overall Stats
Year AVG G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB HBP SF OB% SB
2008 .315 59-58 213 41 67 13 1 3 31 91 33 5 2 .415 4-7
2009 .320 66-65 247 60 79 14 1 13 50 134 42 5 3 .424 9-14
2010 .320 70-70 284 69 91 14 2 15 87 154 32 8 6 .397 9-10
Total .319 195-193 744 170 237 41 4 31 168 379 107 18 11 .411 22-31
Schaus' ACC Regular-Season Stats
Year AVG G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB HBP SF OB% SB
2008 .360 30-30 111 24 40 9 0 0 12 49 18 3 0 .462 4-6
2009 .367 30-30 120 25 44 5 1 5 19 66 14 3 0 .445 4-7
2010 .280 30-30 125 30 35 2 1 6 31 57 13 2 0 .357 3-3
Total .334 90-90 356 79 119 16 2 11 62 172 45 8 0 .421 11-16

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