2018: Made 16 appearances with six starts … Went 2-4 with an ERA of 6.50 allowing 42 runs (32 earned) on 57 hits over 44.1 innings … Totaled 34 strikeouts against 20 walks … Threw a season high 6.1 innings as the starter against Gardner-Webb on April 21 … Struck out a season-high six batters twice … Managed six scoreless outings … Picked up Big South wins over Charleston Southern and UNC Asheville ... Threw 5.0 innings against the Bucs on March 24, allowing one run on four hits and had five strikeouts against one walk ... Threw 6.0 innings against the Bulldogs on April 7, allowing one run on three hits and striking out two batters against five walks.
2017: Made 16 appearances, all in relief ... Compiled a 4-1 record with a 2.77 ERA in 26.0 innings pitched ... Allowed 14 runs (eight earned) on 25 hits with 23 strikeouts against 10 walks ... Held opposing hitters to a .245 mark ... Made five appearances in Big South play, going 1-1 with a 1.93 ERA in 4.2 innings pitched ... Named Big South Pitcher of the Week on Feb. 27, earning a win and a save in two appearances, both coming in one-run games ... Worked 5.0 scoreless innings, allowing just two hits with four strikeouts against two walks to earn his first weekly honor ... Opened the season with 10.2 scoreless innings of work across four appearances ... Worked 4.0 scoreless innings across two appearances in the Big South Tournament, allowing just two hits with five strikeouts against two walks ... Earned his lone save of the season on Feb. 26 against Stony Brook, throwing 2.1 scoreless innings of one-hit baseball with two strikeouts ... Made his PC debut on Feb. 19 at Alabama, earning the win with 2.2 scoreless innings of one-hit baseball with a strikeout ... Did not allow an earned run in his only loss of the season.
Before PC: Attended USC Sumter for two seasons ... Regular season champions and Eastern district champions as a sophomore ... Advanced to the JUCO World Series ... Won region championship as freshman ... Named All-Region as senior at Sumter High School in Sumter, S.C. ... Made the North-South All-Star game as a senior.
Personal: Son of Donald and Ivey Smith ... His brother, James, was selected by the Texas Rangers in the 19th round of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft ... Majoring in economics.