8 Eric Schwieterman
8 - Eric Schwieterman
Height: 6-0
Weight: 197
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Norwalk, Ohio
High School: St. Paul
Position: DB

2013: Schwieterman earned a spot on the All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference honorable mention team...his 57 total tackles, 39 unassisted tackles and 18 assists all were career-highs, and he tied a career-high with 4 interceptions...his interception total led the team, and his total tackles ranked fifth...picked off 2 passes in the season finale against Tiffin (Nov. 9)...had a season-high 9 total tackles at Findlay (Nov. 2)...named to the GLIAC All-Academic Excellence Team (3.50 GPA or higher) for the third year in a row.

2012: When healthy, Schwieterman has demonstrated an ability to consistently make big plays from the safety spot...has five interceptions in 19 career games...a year ago, was bouncing back from a knee injury...against fifth-ranked Wayne State in the second game of the season had a season-high six tackles (four solo) with an interception and one tackle for loss...named to the GLIAC All-Academic Excellence Team (3.50 GPA or higher).

2011: Until he was forced to the sidelines with an injury, Schwieterman was one of the top defensive backs in the GLIAC...Schwieterman finished the year with four interceptions, which put him second on the team...a leg injury limited Schwieterman to seven games...the final game he played was against sixth-ranked Wayne State (Oct. 15) and the safety had one of his best games of the year with six tackles (three solo) and two interceptions...against WSU Schwieterman had 47 interception return yards...Schwieterman logged a career-best seven tackles (all solo) at Hillsdale (Sept. 17)...he also picked off a pass against the Chargers...Schwieterman was named to the GLIAC All-Academic Excellence Team (3.50 GPA or higher) as a finance major.

2010: Schwieterman was redshirted.

High School: Schwieterman excelled on offense and defense for Norwalk St. Paul…he was a first team All-Ohio selection in 2009 and the state’s offensive player of the year…Schwieterman is St. Paul’s career leader in TD passes (48) and passing yards (4,377)…Schwieterman’s career record as a quarterback at St. Paul is 34-3 and he holds the school single-season record for completion percentage (72.6)…in 2009, St. Paul was 15-0 and won a state championship…in four years with Schwieterman calling the signals, the Flyers went 12-3 in postseason play.  St. Paul won three straight Firelands Conference titles…he was also part of the 4x100 relay that owns the school record (43.39), that relay placed third at the state meet…Schwieterman was a four-time letterwinner in both football and track and field and has two citations in basketball…

Personal: Schwieterman's parents are Michael and Chriss Schwieterman.