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Chris Schindler
Player Profile:
Chris Schindler 1039837
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 163
Year: Junior
Hometown: Hanau, Germany
Club: Escola, Ipse, Spain
Major: Accounting/Finance

Honors and Awards

  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016; Spring 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award (2015)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2015)

2015-16: Junior
Chris Schindler went 2-0 in singles at No. 6 position during the spring and 2-6 in fall play. In doubles competition, Schindler produced a 1-0 mark with partner Tomislav Antoljak at the No. 3 spot. The two also went 2-1 in fall play. Shindler did not compete in any Big Ten competition during the season. 

A standout in the classroom and the community, Schindler is a three-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and a three-time academic All-Big Ten selection. He has also earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll eight times. He claimed a prestigious Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award in 2015, and was a member of the 2015 Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

2014-15: Sophomore
Schindler went 1-0 in singles and 1-0 in doubles during the spring season. He did not compete in Big Ten play.

Off the court, Schindler was named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and earned academic All-Big Ten honors. He claimed spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll both semesters.

In the community, Schindler earned a prestigious Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award, and was named a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

2013-14: Redshirt Freshman
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 named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and earned academic All-Big Ten accolades for the first time in his career. He added spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in both the spring and fall semesters.

2012-13: Redshirt
Schindler redshirted in his first season at Nebraska while making the adjustment to collegiate tennis in the United States. He earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the spring semester of 2013.

Before Nebraska
Schindler joined the Husker team 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.

Personal
The son of Matthias and Eva Schindler, Chris was born May 12, 1994, in Hanau, Germany. Chris has one older brother, Markus.

Chris majored in accounting and finance at Nebraska, earning his bachelor's degree in December of 2016.

He was a three-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and a three-time academic All-Big Ten selection. He was also an eight-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll.

A standout in the community, Schindler earned a prestigious Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award, while claiming a spot on the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2015.

Schindler's Career Results

SINGLES

Year        Spring Big Ten Fall Total
2012-13 -- -- -- --
2013-14 1-0 -- -- 1-0
2014-15 1-0 -- 0-4 1-4
2015-16 2-0 -- 1-4 3-4
Total 4-0 -- 1-8 4-8

 

 

 

 

 

DOUBLES

Year        Spring Big Ten Fall Total
2012-13 -- -- -- --
2013-14 1-0 -- 3-0 4-0
2014-15 1-0 -- 0-2 1-2
2015-16 1-0 -- 2-1 3-1
Total 3-0 -- 5-3 8-5
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