A 6'0" 205 lb. infielder, John Schuknecht, a native of Palm Desert, CA is in his freshman season at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Schuknecht joins his brother, HarbourCats catcher David Schuknecht on the 2013 roster. As a senior second baseman at Palm Desert High School, Schuknecht earned first-team All-Desert Valley League and CIF-Southern Section Division 4 honors hitting .342 with 38 hits, 36 runs scored, 11 doubles, six triples, two home runs and 16 RBIs, leading the Aztecs to 26-8 overall record, first place in Desert Valley League at 12-0 and the CIF-Southern Section Division 4 championship, Palm Desert's second in three years. He also stole 18 of 19 bases and compiled .417 on-base percentage and .604 slugging percentage. He had over a .400 batting average in both his junior and sophmore years, receiving all-league honours in both years.