22 Zach Schmerge
22 Zach Schmerge
Height: 6-1
Weight: 240
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Wapakoneta
High School: Wapakoneta
Position: LB
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Letters Won: ***
gp 10
tk 94.0
sac 0.5
int -
ffum -

Zach has played in 28 games with 23 career starts at linebacker in his career ... Named Preseason All-American by The Sporting News magazine in 2016 ... Has 226 career tackles, which is just outside ONU's all-time top 10 ... Named 1st team All-OAC as a linebacker as a sophomore and again as a junior ... Earned 3rd team D3football.com All-North Region in 2015 and 2nd team in 2016 ... Has been named OAC Defensive Player of the Week three times in his career ... Junior Year (2016): Started all 10 games at middle linebacker ... Named preseason All-American by The Sporting News magazine ... Led the OAC with 103 tackles, including 6.5 tackles for loss ... Recorded 3.5 sacks, one INT and OAC-leading three forced fumbles during the season ... Had 15 tackles in 58-21 win at Capital on 10/8/16, earning him OAC Defensive Player of the Week ... Forced two fumbles in 45-29 win at Marietta on 10/29/16 ... Recorded career-high 20 tackles at Baldwin Wallace in final game of season ... Earned 1st team All-OAC and 2nd team D3football.com All-North Region ... Sophomore Year (2015): Appeared in all 12 games as a starting linebacker ... Named First Team All-OAC ... Led team and was 2nd in OAC with 111 tackles ... Recorded 5.5 TFLs on the season, including one half of a sack ... His 66 solo tackles were the most in the OAC in 2015 ... Had season-high 18 tackles on 10/17/15 against Capital ... Freshman Year (2014): Played in six games at linebacker with one start ... Had a season-high five tackles twice, against John Carroll on 10/4/14 and Mount Union on 11/11/14.

Recent Games
Oct 7 Capital W, 51-21
Oct 14 at John Carroll W, 27-20
Oct 21 at Muskingum W, 7-6
Oct 28 Marietta L, 35-28
Nov 4 at Wilmington W, 49-45
Nov 11 Baldwin Wallace W, 42-25
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 38 35
Assists 56 54
Tackles 94.0 89.0
Tackles per game 9.4 9.9
Sacks 0.5 0.5
Sack yards 1 1
Interceptions - -
Returned for touchdown - -
Fumble recoveries 2 2
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 2 at Adrian (Mich.) W, 35-31 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 Heidelberg L, 40-21 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Otterbein W, 35-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at #2 Mount Union L, 43-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Capital W, 51-21 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at John Carroll W, 27-20 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Muskingum W, 7-6 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Marietta L, 35-28 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Wilmington W, 49-45 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 Baldwin Wallace W, 42-25 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 2 at Adrian (Mich.) W, 35-31 - - - - - - -
Sep 16 Heidelberg L, 40-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Otterbein W, 35-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at #2 Mount Union L, 43-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Capital W, 51-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at John Carroll W, 27-20 - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Muskingum W, 7-6 - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Marietta L, 35-28 - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Wilmington W, 49-45 - - - - - - -
Nov 11 Baldwin Wallace W, 42-25 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 2 at Adrian (Mich.) W, 35-31 - - - - - - -
Sep 16 Heidelberg L, 40-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Otterbein W, 35-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at #2 Mount Union L, 43-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Capital W, 51-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at John Carroll W, 27-20 - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Muskingum W, 7-6 - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Marietta L, 35-28 - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Wilmington W, 49-45 - - - - - - -
Nov 11 Baldwin Wallace W, 42-25 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 2 at Adrian (Mich.) W, 35-31 - - - - - 0
Sep 16 Heidelberg L, 40-21 - - - - - 0
Sep 23 Otterbein W, 35-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 30 at #2 Mount Union L, 43-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 7 Capital W, 51-21 - - - - - 0
Oct 14 at John Carroll W, 27-20 - - - - - 0
Oct 21 at Muskingum W, 7-6 - - - - - 0
Oct 28 Marietta L, 35-28 - - - - - 0
Nov 4 at Wilmington W, 49-45 - - - - - 0
Nov 11 Baldwin Wallace W, 42-25 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 2 at Adrian (Mich.) W, 35-31 - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 Heidelberg L, 40-21 - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Otterbein W, 35-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at #2 Mount Union L, 43-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Capital W, 51-21 - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at John Carroll W, 27-20 - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Muskingum W, 7-6 - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Marietta L, 35-28 - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Wilmington W, 49-45 - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 Baldwin Wallace W, 42-25 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 2 at Adrian (Mich.) W, 35-31 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 Heidelberg L, 40-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Otterbein W, 35-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at #2 Mount Union L, 43-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Capital W, 51-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at John Carroll W, 27-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Muskingum W, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Marietta L, 35-28 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Wilmington W, 49-45 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 Baldwin Wallace W, 42-25 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 2 at Adrian (Mich.) W, 35-31 1 - - - - 0
Sep 16 Heidelberg L, 40-21 1 - - - - 0
Sep 23 Otterbein W, 35-7 1 - - - - 0
Sep 30 at #2 Mount Union L, 43-14 1 - - - - 0
Oct 7 Capital W, 51-21 1 - - - - 0
Oct 14 at John Carroll W, 27-20 1 - - - - 0
Oct 21 at Muskingum W, 7-6 1 - - - - 0
Oct 28 Marietta L, 35-28 1 - - - - 0
Nov 4 at Wilmington W, 49-45 1 - - - - 0
Nov 11 Baldwin Wallace W, 42-25 1 - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 2 at Adrian (Mich.) W, 35-31 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 16 Heidelberg L, 40-21 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 23 Otterbein W, 35-7 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 30 at #2 Mount Union L, 43-14 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 7 Capital W, 51-21 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 14 at John Carroll W, 27-20 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 21 at Muskingum W, 7-6 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 28 Marietta L, 35-28 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 4 at Wilmington W, 49-45 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 11 Baldwin Wallace W, 42-25 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 2 at Adrian (Mich.) W, 35-31 3 2 5.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 Heidelberg L, 40-21 1 6 7.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Otterbein W, 35-7 1 5 6.0 - - 0.5 1 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at #2 Mount Union L, 43-14 4 2 6.0 - - 0 - - 1 - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Capital W, 51-21 5 4 9.0 - - 0.5 2 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at John Carroll W, 27-20 4 5 9.0 - - 0.5 1 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Muskingum W, 7-6 5 5 10.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Marietta L, 35-28 4 15 19.0 - - 1 3 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Wilmington W, 49-45 7 4 11.0 - - 1 3 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 Baldwin Wallace W, 42-25 4 8 12.0 0.5 1 0.5 1 - 1 - - - - - - -
Passing  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2014-15 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2015-16 12 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 37 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Rushing  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2014-15 5 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 12 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - -
Total 37 - - - - - - - -
Receiving  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2014-15 5 - - - - - - -
2015-16 12 - - - - - - -
2016-17 10 - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 - - - - - - -
Total 37 - - - - - - -
Kicking  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2014-15 5 - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 12 - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - 0
Total 37 - - - - - - - 0
Punting  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2014-15 5 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 12 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - -
Total 37 - - - - - - - -
Returns  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2014-15 - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
All-Purpose  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2014-15 5 - - - - 0 .0
2015-16 12 - - - - 0 .0
2016-17 10 - - - - 0 .0
2017-18 10 - - - - 0 .0
Total 37 - - - - 0 .0
Scoring  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2014-15 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
2017-18 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Total 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Defense  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2014-15 5 5 7 12.0 2.4 - - 1 2 - - - - - - -
2015-16 12 66 45 111.0 9.3 0.5 2 5.5 12 - - - - - 1 -
2016-17 10 54 49 103.0 10.3 3.5 17 6.5 26 3 - - 1 31 2 -
2017-18 10 38 56 94.0 9.4 0.5 1 4 11 - 2 0 - - - -
Total 37 163 157 320.0 8.6 4.5 20 17 51 3 2 0 1 31 3 -
Passing  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Rushing  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 9 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
Receiving  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 10 - - - - - - -
Conference 9 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - -
Kicking  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 10 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 9 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 3 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
Punting  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 9 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
Returns  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
All-Purpose  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 10 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 9 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 5 - - - - 0 .0
Away 5 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 7 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 3 - - - - 0 .0
-
September 4 - - - - 0 .0
October 4 - - - - 0 .0
November 2 - - - - 0 .0
Scoring  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Conference 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
-
September 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
October 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Defense  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 10 38 56 94.0 9.4 0.5 1 4 11 - 2 0 - - - -
Conference 9 35 54 89.0 9.9 0.5 1 4 11 - 2 0 - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 15 38 53.0 10.6 0.5 1 2.5 7 - 1 0 - - - -
Away 5 23 18 41.0 8.2 - - 1.5 4 - 1 0 - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 29 33 62.0 8.9 0.5 1 3 8 - 1 0 - - - -
Losses 3 9 23 32.0 10.7 - - 1 3 - 1 0 - - - -
-
September 4 9 15 24.0 6.0 - - 0.5 1 - 1 0 - - - -
October 4 18 29 47.0 11.8 - - 2 6 - - - - - - -
November 2 11 12 23.0 11.5 0.5 1 1.5 4 - 1 0 - - - -