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Former Heat Schneemann Drafted By Cleveland

Schneemann Drafted

JUNE 7, 2018 - CHICO, CA:  Former Chico Heat Daniel Schneemann was selected by the Cleveland Indians with the 1003rd pick (33rd round) of the MLB Draft on Wednesday.  A member of the Heat’s 2016 Great West League championship team,  Daniel hit .333 (57-178) for Chico and was a second team all-league selection. 

Schneemann (Chula Vista, California), a junior shortstop from BYU, led the Cougars with seven game-winning RBIs and dazzled many with his defensive prowess as he started all 50 games this past season. In 2017, Schneemann was the West Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Year.. He also made the All-Freshman team in 2016.

Schneemann hit .288 in his BYU career with 5 home runs and 76 RBIs. He also stole 16 bases in 17 attempts. Schneemann was always a steady hand on defense, finishing with a .961 fielding percentage for his Cougar career.