2016-17 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2013-14 ACC Academic Honor Roll
Career: A two-time ACC academic team honor roll member … Appeared in 39 games as a pitcher, making 11 starts on the mound … Went 3-6 with a 6.00 ERA over 78.0 innings … Recorded 56 strikeouts … Pitched in two shutouts – versus No. 12 Oklahoma (March 14, 2017) and at Georgia State (April 19, 2017) … His nine starts in 2017 were the second most on the team after missing all of 2016 due to Tommy John Surgery … Posted a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage.
2018 (Redshirt Senior): Appeared in seven games for the Jackets out of the bullpen … Went 1-1 on the year with a 11.57 ERA over 7.0 innings … Picked up win with 2.0-scoreless innings of relief work at Georgia State (March 7) … Also threw a scoreless inning versus Virginia Tech (March 17) and on Senior Day against No. 10 Duke (May 19) … Struck out two batters in his final inning on the mound for the Yellow Jackets versus the Blue Devils in the regular season finale … Pitched versus Bradley (Feb.17), at No. 13 Auburn (March 13), against Mercer (March 21) and at home versus Georgia State (April 11).
2017 (Redshirt Junior): Pitched in 15 games on the season, making nine starts on the mound for the Jackets after sitting out 2016 recovering from surgery on his throwing arm … Served as the Jackets’ midweek starter from mid-March on … His nine starts were the second-most on the team … Went 2-4 on the season with a 5.06 ERA … Both of his wins were Tech shutouts … Amassed 42.2 innings on the season … Recorded 31 strikeouts … Held the opponents to a .224 batting average against him on the year … Picked up his first career win with Tech’s 2-0 win over No. 12 Oklahoma, in which he allowed just one hit and struck out six over 5.0 scoreless innings in the shutout … Also went 7.0 scoreless innings, allowing just three hits while striking out four in the 7-0 win at Georgia State (April 19) … Made his first appearance on the mound for Tech since Mar. 3, 2015 against Marshall (Feb. 18), pitching a scoreless inning out of the bullpen … Also made the start at Mercer (Mar. 28), giving up one run on just two hits over 5.0 innings in the no-decision … Gave up one run on two hits, while striking out two over 3.2 innings versus UGA at SunTrust Park (May 9) … Allowed just one run on three hits and three walks, while striking out two over 3.0-plus innings in a no-decision start against Georgia Southern (May 16).
2016 (Redshirt Sophomore): Did not play … Sat out the season recovering from an injury.
2015 (Sophomore): Had his season ended prematurely due to an arm injury … Received a medical redshirt … Appeared in four games and made two starts before being shut down in early March … Was 0-1 with a 6.75 ERA in his 13.1 innings of work … Made his season debut on Opening Day with a career-long relief stint of three shutout innings in the 17-3 win over St. John’s … Surpassed his then career-long in innings by tossing 4.0 innings with a career-high four strikeouts in his first career start at Georgia Southern on Feb. 17 … Made his second start of the season at Auburn on Feb. 24 … Pitched 2.1 innings versus Ohio on March 3 in his final appearance of the season … Wore jersey #30 his first two years.
2014 (Freshman): Joined the Yellow Jackets as a walk-on and emerged as a key contributor to Georgia Tech’s bullpen … Pitched in 13 games and finished the year with a 5.40 ERA … Seven of his 13 appearances were scoreless outings … Made his collegiate debut by retiring the ninth in order in Tech’s 7-3 win over UNCG on Feb. 21 … Worked one inning of scoreless relief during Tech’s 8-2 win over Bowling Green on March 1 … Pitched a scoreless ninth to close out Georgia Southern on April 8 … Recorded a career-high two strikeouts to close out Savannah State on April 9 … Struck out the side in a 1-2-3 ninth inning on April 12 to close out a 12-4 win over No. 1 Florida State … Surrendered his first earned run of the year to Georgia on April 15 … Worked a career-long 2.2 scoreless innings of relief at NC State on April 27, retiring eight of the nine hitters he faced and yielding just one infield single with two strikeouts … Matched his career-high with a 2.2 scoreless-innings stint against Virginia Tech on May 4.
Before Tech: A two-year letterwinner for head coach Merle Elkins at Harrison High School … An all-district pitcher in both his junior and senior seasons … Threw a no-hitter in summer baseball his junior year.
Personal: Full name is Benjamin Joseph Schniederjans … Born April 18, 1995 in Atlanta, Ga. … Son of Oliver and Linda Schniederjans … Has an older brother Ollie, who is a former member of the Tech golf team, and younger brother, Luke, who is a current member of the men’s golf team at Tech … Chose Tech for its baseball program, academics and location … Majoring in business administration.