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#28 - Josh Smith
2007-08 Baseball
POS.
RHP
B/T
RS So.
YEAR
6-2
HT.
190
WT.
Margate, Fla. (Grandview Prep)
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL)
Exercise Science
Josh Smith
2009: Only returning pitcher from the 2009 weekend rotation. …2009 Baseball America Summer Top Prospects member after posting 3-1 record in Florida Collegiate Summer League. ...Rated 29th in NCAA Division I in hits allowed per nine innings (7.1). …Finished 32nd in NCAA Division I in strikeouts (101.1). …Ranked 42nd nationally in strikeouts per nine innings (10.25). …First overall in Atlantic Sun in strikeouts looking (35). …Tied for second in A-Sun overall in wins (7). …Third overall in A-Sun both opponent’s batting average (.213) and strikeouts (101). …Fourth in innings pitched overall in A-Sun (88.2). …Sixth in earned run average overall in A-Sun (3.66). …In A-Sun games only ranked fourth in opponent’s batting average (.224) and strikeouts (75). …Tied for second in strikeouts caught looking (23). …Sixth in A-Sun games only in innings pitched (65). …Seventh in earned run average (3.60). …Twice finished in double figures in strikeouts in a game with 11 vs. Stetson (3/22) and 10 at ETSU (5/15). ...Did not have a complete game, but pitched eight innings twice (at Mercer, 3/8; and at Kennesaw State, 4/4). …Tied for first on team in games started (14). ...Second on team in innings pitched (882.) and strikeouts (101).

2008:Fifth in A-Sun Tournament in pitching with 1.29 ERA. ...Started one tournament game against Campbell, pitched seven innings and won 8-2 with seven hits and three strikeouts. ... Made 15 appearances, startitng eight games. ...Threw one complete game. ...Third on team in opposing batting average (.278). ...Tied for fifth in wins with three. ...Fourth in innings pitched (66.2). ...Fourth in games started with eight. ...Tied for team season high in strikeouts in a game (12) vs. Campbell (5/16) in complete game 6-1 win. ...Finished with 3-3 record.

2007: Redshirt

2006: Third on the team in earned run average at 5.35. ...Tied for fourth on the team in wins with three. ...Second on the team in innings pitched with 79... Tied for first in games started with 14. ... First on the team in opposing batting average at .262. ... Second on the team in strikeouts with 63. ... Fourth on the team in won loss percentage at .333. ...Tied for third on the team in appearances with 18. ...Tied for second in batters struck out looking (17). ...Season high nine innings against ETSU (3/12), an 8-3 win, one of two complete games. ...Season high 11 strikeouts vs. ETSU (3/12).

High School: Prepped at Grandview Prep Academy in Margate, Fla. ...Named MVP of team during senior season. ...Also tabbed 2nd team All-State.

Personal: Majoring in Exercise Science. ...Son of Debbie and Fred Smith. ...Chose to attend Lipscomb because of the coaching staff. ...Also recruited by Broward Community College and East Tennessee State.