Coach Corbin Quote: Steven improved tremendously over the summer. I think the time is now for him as he is starting to get comfortable in our program. He can throw three quality pitches for strikes.
2006 (at Penn): Went 1-3 with a 10.75 ERA as a sophomore ... Made 11 appearances, including five starts and struck out 21 with 22 walks in 37.2 innings.
2005 (at Penn): Made 12 appearances including three starts ... Finished with a 1-5 record and a 4.13 ERA with 22 strikeouts and eight walks in 32.1 innings ... Featured in Sports Illustrated's Faces in the Crowd section on Oct. 3 for leading his summer league team, the Bayside Yankees (Queens, N.Y.) to the National Amateur Baseball Federation Senior Division World Series title ... He went 9-0 and broke the team's all-time record for earned-run average that was set in 1987.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Great Neck North High ... Served as team captain during junior and senior seasons ... Named all-league and team MVP as a senior ... Played for the Bayside Yankees in the summer of 2004 ... Earned National Merit Commendation ... President of Model UN.
Personal: Steven Howard Schwartz ... Born 9/5/86 ... Son of David and Ellen Schwartz ... Has a brother, Adam ... An economics major. Has been accepted for Fall 2008 enrollment to Owen Graduate School of Management ... Favorites include Roger Clemens, Mike Piazza, 24, and the Allman Brothers Band ... One person he would like to have dinner with (dead or alive) is Jimi Hendrix ... Chose to transfer to Vanderbilt because of the combination of baseball and academics that very few universities can rival ... Lists Roger Clemens as the greatest baseball player of all-time.