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Jonathan Schneiderman
Jonathan Schneiderman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Forreston, Ill.

High School:
Forreston

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 162

Position:
G


2002-03 Highlights: Played in all 30 games this season, getting the starting nod in 13 outings...Horizon League?s leader in three-point field goal percentage (50%), which was the second-best percentage in UIC single-season history...topped 50 three-point goals made for the second straight season, becoming just the third player in UIC history to do so...83% career free throw percentage is third best in UIC history...finished his career ranked third in UIC history for three-point goals made (172) and fourth for three-point field goal percentage (.422)...scored in double figures on 16 occasions...averaged a single-season best 10.1 ppg...went five-for-five from three-point range en route to 15 points in UIC?s Horizon League Tournament loss to UW-Milwaukee...recorded 12 points, career-high tying six rebounds and seven assists versus IPFW on Feb. 15...hit five three-pointers en route to a season-best 19 points versus Bowling Green on Feb. 22...scored 15 points and dished out a season-high six assists, with no turnovers, versus Butler on Jan. 4...tabbed 13 points, going 10-for-10 from the free throw line, versus UWM on Jan. 9...also dished out five assists in the game...splashed in 15 points, on 5-for-7 shooting, at Northern Illinois on Dec. 28...netted 14 points, nailing four three pointers, in UIC?s win over Southern Illinois on Dec. 14...tabbed a team-high 17 points, including five three-pointers, in the Flames? season-opening loss at Evansville on Nov. 22nd...backed that up with another 17-point performance.

2001-02 Highlights: Breakout junior season in which he averaged single-season bests of 8.5 points, 2.0 assists and 2.0 rebounds per game...scoring average was third-best on the team while he was second on the squad in assists with 69...ranked fourth in the Horizon League in three-point accuracy (47%)...played in all 34 games for the Flames, earning the starting spot in 17 outings...shot a single-season high 46% from the field with 68% of his attempts coming from behind the three-point line...scored in double figures on 12 occasions during the year...tabbed a team-high 17 points versus UWGB on Feb. 9...netted five second-half three pointers, finishing with 15 points versus UW-Milwaukee on Feb. 7...scored 16 points at Cleveland State on Feb. 2...netted 14 points and dished out a career-best eight assists in win over Youngstown St. on Jan. 21...splashed in a career-best 22 points (6-for-10 FG) versus Hofstra on Dec. 28...followed that up with a 15-point effort (five 3PT) versus South Florida (Dec. 29) in the championship of the USF Holiday Classic...posted career bests with six rebounds and three steals in the contest versus Indiana St. on Nov. 18.

2000-01 Highlights: Saw action in every game as a sophomore while making starts against UW-Green Bay, UW-Milwaukee and Butler ? averaged 13.3 minutes a game while tallying 4.3 ppg for the year and 5.9 ppg in MCC action ? finished as UIC?s top free throw shooter at 80.8% ? passed off 33 assists to 18 turnovers ?scored in double figures three times ? exploded for a career-high 19 points against Cleveland State on Feb. 1 as he hit 6-of-10 from three-point range and 1-of-2 at the free throw line ? followed up with 11 points versus Detroit on Feb. 3 ? played a season-high 29 minutes against #23 Iowa State on Jan. 2 and led the Flames with 11 points and two assists ? passed off a season-best four assists against Texas-San Antonio on Nov. 21.

1999-00 Highlights: Played in all 31 games at the point guard position while earning the starting nod in four outings ? averaged 3.8 ppg for the year and 4.2 ppg against MCC competition ? UIC?s top free throw shooter, he shot 86.4% (38-of-44) at the charity stripe ? handed off 54 assists during the year, which was second-most on the squad ? dished off personal-best four assists on five occasions during the year, including UIC's win over Loyola on Feb. 19 ? tallied a campaign-best 15 points as he hit 3-of-5 from three-point range and all six free throw attempts in the Flames? win over American University of Puerto Rico on Dec. 23 ? hit in double digits in the home outing with Cleveland State on Jan. 8 with 10 points and put in 11 points against the Vikings in the MCC Tournament quarterfinals on March 4 ? also added a season-high four rebounds, four assists and two steals in the tournament win over Cleveland State.

Prep/Personal Highlights: Holds career records at Forreston High School in scoring (1,765 points), assists (425), three-point field goals (187) and free throws made (376) ? set single-season records his senior year in scoring (765 points), assists (175), three-point field goals (93) and free throws made (158) ? led team in scoring with an average of 23.9 ppg and added team-highs of 5.5 assists, 2.1 steals and 45.0% three-point field goal shooting his senior year ? hit a total of 93 three-pointers during the 1998-99 season, including a school record nine threes in one game, and finished first at the Class A State three-point contest ? drained 80.2% of his free throws and also helped out defensively with 3.9 rpg his senior year ? turned in seven 30+ point outings during the year, including a career-high 38 points against Thompson ? he led Forreston to a 30-2 overall record and a perfect 16-0 mark in the Upstate Illini South Conference ? post-season honors included Freeport Journal-Standard Area Player of the Year, First Team Upstate Illini South All-Conference and IBCA First Team All-State recognition ? as a junior, he averaged 21.0 ppg, fourth most in school history, while also adding 3.4 assists, 4.1 rebounds and 2.2 steals ? shot 41.4% from the field, 35.3% from three-point range, fifth-best in a single season, and 83.7% at the free throw line, which is the second-highest ever in Cardinals history ? following the year, he earned Freeport Journal-Standard All-Area recognition and Upstate Illini South All-Conference honors ? his 5.3 assists as a sophomore was second-most in school history ? away from the court, he was a member of the National Honor Society and twice earned Upstate Illini South Academic All-Conference accolades ? born March 23, 1981 ? son of Fred and Peggy Schneiderman ? majoring in Exercise Physiology.

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