Schmidt, a Garland, Texas, native who prepped at Garland H.S., was a two sport standout who lettered in soccer for four years and football for three. He led his soccer team to a 22-2 record his senior seasonwhile only allowing six goals all year. He won all-district MVP and was selected to the all-area and all-region teams. He did not start playing goalkeeper until his senior season and led his team to the regional finals.
?Joshua is a raw talent,? says Grant. ?He has good size and presence in the net. He gives us strength and depth at the position of goalkeeper.?