2014: Started 18 games for the Rebels as the regular Sunday starter in the weekend rotation for the third consecutive season ... Posted a 5-4 record with a 3.61 ERA as he allowed 47 runs - 38 of them earned - through 94.2 innings of work ... Turned in nine quality starts on the year ... Struck out 54 and walked only 21 on the season ... Picked up his five wins against Stetson (2/16), UCF (3/2), UALR (3/9) Auburn (4/5) and at No. 13 Mississippi State (4/13) ... His four losses came at No. 1 South Carolina (3/15), at Alabama (3/30), against No. 7 LSU and Arkansas (5/4) ... Worked a season-long 7.1 innings in the loss against No. 7 LSU, allowing two runs on five hits with a walk and four strikeouts ... Stuck out a season-high five batters twice: at No. 1 South Carolina (3/15) and in the win over Auburn (4/5) ... NCAA TOURNAMENT: Started three games in the NCAA Tournament, against No. 14 Washington (6/2), at No. 1 Louisiana-Lafayette (6/9) and No. 2 TCU (6/19) but took no decision in any outing despite the Rebels winning all three games ... Worked 4.2 innings and allowed two unearned runs against No. 14 Washington in the NCAA Regional Championship game ... Worked 3.2 innings and allowed two earned runs in game three of the NCAA Super Regional ... COLLEGE WORLD SERIES: Started an elimination game against No. 2 TCU, working 3.1 innings and allowing three runs on four hits with three walks and three strikeouts in the game the Rebels would eventually win ...
2013: Made 15 starts on the season as the Sunday starter for the Rebels ... Posted a 3-1 record with a 3.41 ERA as he allowed 33 runs - 26 of them earned - through 68.2 innings of work ... Struck out 33 and walked 19 in his time on the mound ... Held opponents to a .286 batting average against ... Made his first appearance of the season in a midweek start against UT-Martin (2/20), picking up the win with one hit, a walk and three stirkeouts in 3.0 innings of work in a predetermined pitch count start ... Picked up his wins against UT-Martin (2/20), at Florida International (3/3) and No. 13 Mississippi State (3/11) to clinch the series ... Turned in a season-long 6.0 innings of work in three outings, two of them wins for Smith .. Worked 6.0 innings and allowed one unearned run on six hits with a walk and five strikeouts at FIU (3/3) ... Also worked 6.0 innings with three runs - one earned - on eight hits with two strikeouts in the win over Mississippi State (5/11) ... Also worked 6.0 innings, allowing one run on six hits with a walk and four strikeouts against Arkansas (5/22) in the SEC Tournament ... NCAA TOURNAMENT: Made one appearance in the Raleigh Regional, working 5.0 innings in the elimination game against William & Mary (6/2) ... Allowed four runs on seven hits in 5.0 innings of work against the Tribe ...
2012: Made 13 appearances on the season, including nine starts ... Posted a 2-3 record with a 5.80 ERA as he allowed 28 runs - 23 earned - on 50 hits through 35.2 innings of work ... Struck out 27 batters and walked only eight ... Combined for one shutout, a 12-0 win over Jackson State (3/27) ... Made his first appearance in relief at TCU (2/17) in the season opener, working 1.1 scoreless innings with a strikeout ... Made his first start against Arkansas State (2/21) and picked up the win as the designated pitcher of record, allowing one run on three hits with a walk and a strikeout in 4.0 innings of work ... Picked up his second win against Central Arkansas (4/10), working 5.0 innings and allowing one run on two hits with a walk and two strikeouts ... Worked a season-long 6.0 innings in a start at No. 22 Louisville (3/13), allowing four runs on 10 hits with four strikeouts ... Struck out a season-high six batters against UT-Martin (3/6) ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years under Glenn Cechinni at Barbe High School ... Posted a 23-4 record for his career ... Selected to play in the Louisiana All-Star game in 2011 ... Posted a 5-1 record with one save as a senior ... Tallied a 1.88 ERA with 45 strikeouts and 12 walks in 37.0 innings of work across 10 appearances ... Named an All-District selection in 2010 and 2009 ... Also named an All-Southwest Louisiana selection in 2010 ... Helped lead Barbe to a state championship in 2008 ... Also lettered one year in football ... Graduated cum laude at Barbe High School ...
MISCELLANEOUS: Son of Leslie and Sandra Smith ... Born October 10, 1992 ... Has two sisters, Molly and Megan ... Mother, Sandra, ran track and competed with the skiing team at Texas State University ... Played summer ball with the Southeast Texas Sun Devils.
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