Dwayne on Noah: "Noah has the ability to play very big. He has an outstanding serve and forehand."
Biggest Win in '99: At the ACC Tournament against Georgia Tech's Sergio Aguirre (4/23). Noah had just lost a tough three set match to Sergio a week before. This time Noah dominated the match winning in straigh sets 6-4, 6-1. The win stopped a two-match slide and gave him 10 wins for the year, the most by an FSU freshman in four years.
Intense player who shows flashes of brilliance...a powerful player with a strong serve...had some minor injuries in 98-99 that set him back, an injury-free year could allow him to develop into a consistent force in the conference.
1998-99: 10 wins were most by a freshman in four years...had four match winning streak at the end of March...eight of his 10 victories were in two sets...won two of four three-set matches...started at No. 6 singles in 11 of FSU's 23 dual matches...played with Jeff Scarella in three matches at No. 2 doubles during the spring and six matches with Chad Mooney at No. 3 doubles...won his first ever college match in the fall against Furman's Jete O'Keefe 6-1, 6-4...teamed with Yvo Niks in fall doubles finishing 4-2 and advancing to the finals of the Seminole Fall Classic.
High School and other accomplishments: Ranked among the Top 150 singles players in the country as a seinor at Jupiter High in 1997...ranked among the Top 20 in the country in doubles last year...runner-up for 5A state championship last year...two-time district singles and doubles champion...named first team All-Area by the Palm Beach Post...MVP at Jupiter High as a junior and senior...played in national hardcourt, clay court and national indoors in 1997...won backdraw championship at '97 Gator Bowl tournament.
Personal:...Born November 4, 1979...made the honor roll for three years in high school...involved with student government throughout high school...son of Steven and Beth Schnell...also enjoys fishing, biking and golf.
Schnell Career Statistics