March 31, 2006
Helping the Hawks to the nation's best turnaround of 13 games and an appearance in the Women's National Invitation Tournament, Schutte averaged a career-best 9.7 points per game and finished second on the team in rebounding at 5.0 boards per contest. A 2006 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District II First Team selection and Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team member, Schutte was named to the 2005 Wildcat Classic All-Tournament Team this past December after averaging 13.5 points and 6.5 rebounds per game and helping the Hawks to the tournament title. An English major with a 3.86 grade point average, the 6-foot-1 forward is a seven-time member of the Saint Joseph's Athletic Director's Honor Roll and five-time Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll honoree. A 2004-05 Big 5 All-Academic Team selection and 2005 recipient of the Reverend Emory Ross Award for Academic Excellence, Schutte has earned Dean's List acknowledgements every semester.
A 2006 Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team honoree, Stachitas finished the season second on the Hawks in scoring (13.3 ppg), topped the team in 3-point percentage (40.5) and converted 80.5 percent from the foul line as the Hawks owned the nation's best free throw percentage (79.9). A senior marketing major with a 3.24 grade point average, the 6-foot-5 swing player was named to the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District II Team and the Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team for two consecutive years. Stachitas, who was named to the 2006 Atlantic 10 All-Championship Team, closed out his career with 1,122 points to rank 22nd on the Hawks' all-time list and holds the SJU record for games played in a career with 130.
Stachitas is joined on the men's team by Creighton's Anthony Toliver, Vermont's Martin Klimes, Alex Loughton of Old Dominion, Charles Mohn III of UNC-Ashville, Canisius' Charles Harris, Denver's Brett Seger, Sean Patrick Mallon of Gonzaga, Adrian Tigert of UW-Milwaukee and UNC-Wilmington's John Goldsberry and Beckhan David Wyrick. Toliver was selected Scholar Athlete of the Year.