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Chris Schindler
Player Profile:
Chris Schindler 1039837
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 163
Year: Junior
Hometown: Frankfurt, Germany
Club: Escola, Ipse, Spain

Honors and Awards

  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2014, 2015)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2014, 2015)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2013, 2014; Spring 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award (2015)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2015)

Outlook (2015-16)
Chris Schindler continued his progression with Nebraska by earning playing time in the Husker dual lineup as a redshirt freshman in 2013-14 and 2014-15. He expects to use that experience to contend for spots in NU's singles and doubles lineups as a junior in 2015-16.

“He is a quiet kid who works very hard and sets a great example to his teammates," Nebraska Coach Kerry McDermott said. "I think that he will surprise a lot of people, and we are anxious to see him play this year." 

Sophomore (2104-15) 

Schindler had an undefeated spring season where he hadded a victory in a single and doubles match. Chris did not compete in any conference play. 

In his sohpomore season, Schindler earned Tom Osborne Citizenship Team honors for the first time as well as Academic All-Big Ten and the Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award. Schindler also was on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the spring, received Academic All-Big Ten honors, and was named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar. 

Redshirt Freshman (2013-14)
Schindler went undefeated in limited playing time in Nebraska's singles and doubles lineups as a redshirt. He went a perfect 4-0 in doubles at the No. 3 position, while adding a victory in his only singles match of the season.

A strong performer in the classroom, Schindler was a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and earned academic All-Big Ten accolades for the first time in his career. 

Redshirt (2012-13)
Schindler redshirted in 2012-13.

Before Nebraska
Schindler joined the Huskers in January of 2013. The native of Hanau, Germany, reached the Hessen Region finals twice as a junior player. In 2012, his team won the Hessen Junior Team Championships. He trained in Spain for four years, graduating from Escola Ipse before coming to Nebraska.

Chris is the son of Matthias and Eva Schindler and was born May 12, 1994, in Hanau, Germany. He has one older brother, Markus. Chris is majoring in international business at Nebraska and is a two-time academic All-Big Ten choice. He was named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar in 2014 and 2015, and is a five-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll.

Schindler's Career Results


Year        Spring Big Ten Fall Total
2012-12 -- -- -- --
2013-14 1-0 -- -- 1-0
2014-15 1-0 -- 0-4 1-4
Total 2-0 -- 0-4 1-4







Year        Spring Big Ten Fall Total
2012-13 -- -- -- --
2013-14 1-0 -- 3-0 4-0
2014-15 1-0 -- 0-2 1-2
Total 2-0 -- 3-2 5-2
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