|Previous School:||Bakersfield College|
Made 20 appearances for ORU in the infield and as designated hitter posting six extra-base hits, including three home runs and three doubles ... Totaled a .237 batting average with eight runs scored and 10 RBI ... Had pinch-hit home runs at Oklahoma State and Western Illinois ... Evolved into an effective pitcher from the bullpen finishing with a perfect 0.00 ERA in seven innings over seven outings and limited opponents to a .087 batting average against ... Struck out eight batters on the year and picked up his first collegiate win at home May 16 against in-state rival Oklahoma State throwing two scoreless innings ... Retired the only batter he faced at Arkansas June 5 during the NCAA Fayetteville Regional.
PRIOR TO ORU
Played two seasons at Bakersfield College for head coach Tim Painton ... He posted a .275 batting average in 2016 with three home runs and 23 RBI in 40 games for the Renegades ... Smith added 15 doubles and two triples as a sophomore ... Made 35 appearances for Bakersfield in his first collegiate campaign in 2015 hitting .277 with one home run and 18 RBI ... Graduated from Frontier High School in Bakersfield, California, in 2014.
Majoring in sport management at ORU ... Son of Howard and Lisa Smith ... Chose ORU because it is a good school ... Has four siblings and lists hunting, fishing and golfing as his hobbies ... Follows the Los Angeles Angels as his favorite professional sports team.