Nate Schwarze

Nate  Schwarze

Chelsea, Mich.

High School:
Chelsea HS

Last College:
Phillips Exeter Academy

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 182





Rice Tops C-USA with 232 on C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll


Senior Send Off

Owls play host to Houston on Senior Night


Balancing Academics, Athletics

Rice basketball has unmatched success in the classroom


Owls Travel to West Texas

Wednesday's UTEP game to help decide C-USA seeding


Rice Hoops Set for Season Opener

Owls take on UNO Saturday in Tudor Fieldhouse


Rice Senior Night Gallery

Images from Senior Night 2012


Rice v Texas A&M Gallery 2

Images from Rice University's 65-58 road win at Texas A&M Dec. 22, 2011.


Nate Schwarze Gallery

Images of Nate Schwarze.

Played in a total of 98 games during career at Rice ... started six games during career ... over four seasons had 46 assists to go along with 35 points and 48 rebounds.

Missed the first game of the season with a back injury but would go on to play in 21 contests, accumulating 55 minutes of playing time ... lone start of the season came on Senior Night as the Owls played host to Houston ... had an assist and a steal in the game against the Cougars while playing seven minutes ... had a steal in the Owls' game against Iowa State ... in eight minutes of playing time against Louisiana College had an assist and no turnovers ... in final minutes of Tulsa game at home had season-high ... knocked down lone field goal attempt, a three-pointer, for season's first points in the Owls' game against Memphis ... concluded his playing career at Rice by seeing action against Oakland in the quarterfinals of the CIT in his native Michigan.

Played in the first 23 games of the season, starting one contest, before a lower back injury sidelined him for the UAB and Marshall games ... returned to play final minute in Owls' victory over Memphis and saw three minutes of playing time on the road at SMU ... saw action in 29 games as a junior, starting one contest ... scored 20 points and had 19 assists during the year ... averaged a career-high 8.7 minutes of action during the season ... scored three points against both Santa Clara and Saint Gregory's, knocking down his lone shot of each game, a three-pointer ... began the year with a career-high four rebounds in the Owls' season-opening win over St. Thomas ... equaled previous career mark with three boards later in the year against both Grambling State and Saint Gregory's ... matched a career high with three assists on the road at North Texas ... came off the bench to knock down his lone field goal attempt, a three-pointer, and finished with four points and three assists against UALR ... two of his three assists against the Trojans led to Rice dunks ... began play in Las Vegas at the 2010 Holiday Hoops Classic with a career-high, six-point effort in a win over Stetson ... was 2-for-3 from three-point range in the game ... had two steals in the Owls' win over TCU ... played 20 minutes in road game at Tulsa and had three points and three rebounds while not turning over the ball ... received starting nod in the Owls' game against Southern Miss.

Played in 26 games as a sophomore including all 16 Conference USA contests ... saw action in two games of the Rice Basketball Challenge ... played seven minutes in road game at Harvard and had an assist along with a steal against the Crimson ... started four straight games for the Owls during Conference USA play ... was 0-for-1 shooting but had three assists in a career-best 21 minutes of play in first career start coming at UCF ... also deflected a couple balls including one which led to a shot clock violation ... recorded 18 minutes of playing time in which he had one assist, one steal and no turnovers in the Owls' road win at East Carolina ... saw 18 minutes of action against Texas A&M International and equaled a career high with three assists ... at Houston knocked down his lone field goal attempt, a three-point basket.

Played in 22 games as a freshman ... saw action in 11 of 16 Conference USA games, including the Owls' last three contests ... for the year scored six points and grabbed seven rebounds ... was 2-for-6 from the field shooting ... had eight assists and two steals during the year ... first career playing time came at BYU during the Basketball Travelers Invitational ... scored first career points in the game, finishing with four points and a steal against the Cougars ... established an early career high for assists against North Florida at the Basketball Travelers with three ... matched career assist mark with three dimes in five minutes of play against Duquesne ... saw a career-high 11 minutes of action against UAB ... at the Conference USA Tournament, played five minutes in the quarterfinal game against Tulsa and had two assists.

Prior to Rice
Four-year letterman at Chelsea High School who graduated in 2007 ... was a two-year captain, team's MVP senior year and set school records for career assists and steals ... went on to purse post-graduate studies last year at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire where he also played.

Chelsea High School
Averaged 15.2 points, 3.3 steals, 3.0 rebounds and 6.2 assists for team which posted a 23-2 record senior year ... was tabbed to All-Southeastern Conference, All-Area and named to the Michigan All-State squad ... was selected to play in the Michigan All-Star Game ... team captured district and conference championships ... listed a game-winning shot against Ann Arbor Pioneer as well as an 18-point, 10-steal, nine-assist effort against Dexter as his most memorable games of his senior season ... high school coach was Robin Raymond ... also played football for Chelsea and was named first-team all-state as well as all-conference and all-area ... was named to the Detroit Free-Press' Dream Team at wide receiver, one of only 22 players recognized ... additionally, was named the Ronald Holland Award recipient which is also presented by the Detroit Free Press to the Dream Team member with the highest grade point average ... academically, was a cum laude graduate of Chelsea ... a National Honor Society selection who was named academic all-state ... was an all-conference and all-area selection junior year when Chelsea was 19-4 and captured district and conference titles.

Phillips Exeter Academy
Averaged 7.5 points and 5.1 assists during season at the college preparatory school ... was selected the team's captain ... Jay Tilton and Malcolm Wesselink-coached team posted a 17-5 record during the 2007-08 season.

Personal Born July 26, 1988 in Lansing, Mich. ... son of Carl and Priscilla Schwarze ... has two younger siblings, Matt and Krystin ... Economics and Sports Management double major at Rice ... Sid Richardson College.

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