8 - Peter Schielke
Peter Schielke
Height: 5-11
Weight: 175
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ridgefield, CT
High School: Ridgefield
Position: D
Major: Political Science

2011: Team captain…named first-team Preseason All-American by Inside Lacrosse…Appeared in 17 games while starting in 14 as a junior…NEILA All-New England and Northeast-10 All-Conference first team selection…recorded 37 groundballs while causing a team-high 27 turnovers…caused a season-high four turnovers and recorded three groundballs Vs. Pace (4/3)…scooped up a season-high six groundballs at Adelphi (4/9).

2010: Started all 16 games on defense…Northeast-10 All-Conference second-team selection…led team with 27 caused turnovers, picking up at least one in 15 of 16 games… anchored Merrimack’s top-ranked penalty kill in the Northeast-10 and second-best defense…tallied 26 ground balls…registered three assists.

2009: Started 15 of 17 games as a freshman, while appearing in every game…tallied three assists…led team with 30 caused turnovers…third among freshmen with 30 ground balls…registered first career assist vs. Adelphi (3/26)…also had assists vs. Assumption (3/28) and Le Moyne (5/16)…committed just three turnovers.

Personal/ High School: Born November 2, 1990...son of Marscenza and Ken Schielke...has an older brother, Chris… All-conference selection as a sophomore, junior, and senior...Second team All-Conference as a senior...Senior All-Star...team captain and team MVP as a senior…...served as Ridgefield High School's Student Body President...political science major at Merrimack.