HONORS AND AWARDS
Baylor 25th Anniversary Team
Honorable Mention All-Big 12
Co-MVP -- Baylor Classic
All-Tournament -- Rhode Island Classic
Nokia Sugar Bowl Classic all-tournament
Career at Baylor ? 49 matches with at least 10 kills ... 10 matches with at least 20 kills ... 24 matches with at least 10 digs.
2002 (Junior) ? Developed into one of the top hitters in the Big 12 in first season playing on the outside ? Earned honorable mention all-Big 12 honors ? Averaged 4.69 kills, 0.28 service aces, 2.10 digs, 5.35 points - all career bests - and 0.76 blocks per game, playing all 31 matches ? Earned all-tournament honors at the Rhode Island Classic and at the Baylor Classic ? Named co-MVP of the Baylor Classic ? Tallied 472 kills, seventh all-time at Baylor ? Kills-per-game average also ranked seventh in school history, the highest average by a player other than Stevie Nicholas or Elisha Polk ? Ranked eighth all-time at Baylor with 1,334 attempts ? Attempts-per-game average of 12.70 ranked second in school history ? Finished third in Big 12 Conference in kills and points per game ? Ranked second in kills (4.97) and points (5.41) per game in Big 12 matches ? Posted eight double-doubles, 10 matches with at least 20.0 points and two matches with at least 30.0 points ? Reached double figures in kills in 27 of 31 matches played, tallying 20 or more kills 10 times and 30 or more kills once ? Posted 10 or more kills in 18 of 20 Big 12 Conference matches, reaching the 20-kill plateau eight times ? Had at least one block in each of first 13 matches and in 26 of 31 matches on the season ? Reached 10.0-point plateau in 30 of 31 matches, including each of the last 28 ? Hit .429 with 17 kills, nine digs, four blocks and 19.0 points Sept. 14 against Northeastern ? Tallied 23 kills with only two errors in 42 swings (.500), seven digs, four blocks and 27.5 points later that day against Utah State ? Had 21 kills, 10 digs and three blocks Sept. 28 at Oklahoma ? Posted career highs in kills (32) and points (33.0) to go along with a then-career-best 15 digs Oct. 5 at Iowa State ? 32-kill performance against Iowa State was second-highest in Big 12 play and best in a four-game match ? Became the sixth player in school history to reach the 30-kill plateau in that Iowa State match ? It tied for the second-best four-game total in school history ? Had 83 attempts against Iowa State, second all-time at Baylor and a four-game match record ? Followed that performance four nights later with 21 kills, a .390 attacking percentage, career-high 17 kills, three blocks and 23.5 points against Texas Tech ? Blistered Texas-San Antonio for 27 kills, a .417 attacking percentage, three service aces, 10 digs, three blocks and 32.0 points Nov. 1 ? Tallied 17 kills and 11 digs Nov. 6 against Texas A&M ? Had 20 kills and 14 digs in season finale against Oklahoma.
2001 (Sophomore) - Led team and finished ninth in the Big 12 with a .302 attacking percentage ... That attacking percentage ranked eighth all-time at Baylor ... Became just the second player in school history to hit .300 or better with at least 689 total attempts ... Joined Cory Sivertson as the only players in school history to lead team in attacking percentage in each of her first two seasons ... Attacked at a rate of .321 in Big 12 matches, 11th in the conference ... Averaged 2.74 kills per game with 307 on the season, third on the team ... Led Bears with 0.99 blocks per game ... Finished the season with 111 total blocks, joining Jana Ranly and Erin McElwain as the only Baylor players to ever lead the team in blocks as sophomores ... Tallied 368.0 points on the season, third on the team ... Had 266.5 points in conference matches, second on the team ... Earned all-tournament honors at the NOKIA Sugar Bowl Classic ... Had 17 matches with at least 10 kills, including a season- and career-high 19 Nov. 21 at Texas Tech ... Also enjoyed a stretch of 10 consecutive matches with at least 10 kills from Oct. 24 to Nov. 24 ... Hit .338 (136-41-281) during that stretch ... Had 12 matches with an attacking percentage of .300 or higher and at least 10 kills ... Tallied five or more blocks 11 times, including season highs of eight Sept. 7 against North Texas and Nov. 21 at Texas Tech ... Had 10.0 or more points in 21 matches, including two matches of at least 20.0 points ... Reached 10.0-point plateau in 10 straight matches from Oct. 24 to Nov. 24 and in 13 of the Bears' final 15 matches ... Season high in points came Nov. 21 at Texas Tech with 23.5 ... Hit .444 (10-2-18) with three blocks Sept. 1 against Louisiana State ... Pounded eight errorless kills in 16 attempts (.500) with five blocks Oct. 5 at Iowa State ... Five nights later attacked .636 (8-1-11) with a pair of blocks against Oklahoma ... Hit .393 (15-4-28) Oct. 17 at Kansas State ... Pounded 10 kills with only two errors in 21 attempts (.381) to go along with three blocks Oct. 17 against Texas Tech ... Averaged 2.9 kills and 1.0 blocks per game with a .476 attacking percentage (29-9-62) in two matches against Texas Tech ... Blistered Kansas for a .355 attacking percentage (12-1-31) with six blocks Oct. 20 ... Again dominated the Jayhawks eight days later in Waco, hitting .368 (18-4-38) with seven blocks ... Hit .304 (11-4-23) with a season-high four digs and five blocks Oct. 31 at Colorado ... Tallied 16 kills and hit .323 (16-6-31) with four blocks in three-game match Nov. 3 against Texas A&M ... Ripped 12 errorless kills in 25 attempts (.480) to go along with a pair of blocks Nov. 7 at Oklahoma ... Hit .528 (20-1-36) with 3.33 kills per game in two matches against Oklahoma ... Shone in Baylor's Nov. 17 match at then-No. 2 Nebraska with 11 kills and only three errors in 24 swings (.333) as well as seven blocks ... Attacked at a .394 clip (15-2-33) Nov. 24 against Missouri.
2000 (Freshman) - Emerged in second half of season ... Finished with 2.00 kills per game ... Attacking percentage of .330 was tops among regulars ... Also tied for team lead in blocks per game with 0.93 ... Tallied 69 total blocks and eight solo blocks, both ranking second on the team ... Ranked 11th in the Big 12 in attacking percentage, 13th in conference-only matches at .321 ... First extensive action came Sept. 23 at Missouri, collecting seven kills and hitting .385 with four blocks in five games of action ... Four days later, hit .364 with nine kills and only one error to go along with a season-high 10 total blocks against Kansas ... Had six errorless kills in 13 attempts (.462) Oct. 30 against Oklahoma ... Put down five total blocks along with two errorless kills in eight attempts Oct. 4 at Colorado ... Posted first of two season-high 13-kill matches Oct. 14 against Iowa State ... Ripped the Cyclones for a .480 attacking percentage (13-1-25) and five total blocks ... Tallied nine kills and nine total blocks, including a season-high three solo efforts, Oct. 25 against Kansas State ... Hit .400 (8-2-15) in three games Oct. 27 at Texas ... Pounded Missouri for 10 kills against only two errors in 19 attempts (.421) to go along with four total blocks in three games Nov. 1 ... Followed that with nine kills with only one error in 12 attempts (.667) Nov. 4 at Kansas ... Matched season-high with 13 kills Nov. 8 at Oklahoma ... Hit .308 with two total blocks against the Sooners ... Enjoyed first-career consecutive 10-kill match three nights later, hitting .321 (10-1-28) with five total blocks in four games against Colorado ... Tallied six errorless kills in 14 attempts (.429) and two total blocks in three games Nov. 20 at Iowa State ... Had eight kills an three total blocks in three games Nov. 24 against Nevada-Las Vegas ... Blistered then-No. 11 UCLA for 10 errorless kills in 14 attempts (.714) to go along with a pair of blocks Nov. 25.
High School - Selected to the Fab 50 Team by Volleyball Magazizne in 2000 ... Attended Amarillo High School in Amarillo under the direction of head coach Jan Barker ... Named 1997, 1998 and 1999 first-team all-district ... 1998 District 5A state champion ... All-state T-Cal volleyball qualifier ... Three-time Junior Olympic qualifier ... Two-time first-team all-district in basketball ... 19997 all-state T-Cal in basketball ... Named to honor roll all four years.
Personal - Full name is Tisha Nicole Schwartz ... Born Sept. 28, 1981 in Dodge City, Kan. ... Daughter of Bill and Nancy Schwartz ... Has one younger sister, Katie ... Chose Baylor over Michigan State, North Carolina, Penn State and Texas A&M ... Majoring in child and family studies ... Favorite team is the Green Bay Packers ... Gets her 6-foot-3 height from her father; her mother is just 5-foot-2 ... Favorite thing about Baylor is the campus size -- ?small, but not too small? ... Says her best non-athletic talent is her ability to work with children ... After graduation, plans to move to California to work and possibly play beach volleyball.