Senior ace Lance Day scheduled to start Wednesday morning's opener against McNeese State.
Appeared in 18 games, making nine starts... compiled a 3-5 record, picked up three saves and recorded a 5.26 ERA... finished second-place on the team in strikeouts (42) and held opposing batters to a .299 batting average... gave up three runs in 6.0 innings and recorded five strikeouts against UTSA (3/19)... allowed two earned runs in 6.1 innings to pick up first win against Northwestern State (3/26)... allowed three earned runs in 5.0 innings pitched against Nicholls (4/2)... allowed two earned runs in 5.0 innings against Southeastern Louisiana(4/9)... pitched 5.2 innings and allowed three runs in a win over Central Arkansas... recorded season highs with seven strikeouts and 8.0 innings pitched against Lamar.
McLennan Community College
Transferred to UT Arlington after playing one season at McLennan Community College for coach Pete Mejia... went 8-3 with a 1.92 ERA as a freshman in earning All-Western Junior College Athletic Conference honors and being named second-team All-National Junior College Athletic Association.
A two-year varsity letterwinner at Frisco Wakeland High School for head coach Paul Offill... named first-team All-District as an infielder and made the North vs. South All-Star Game... was also a first-team All-District defensive end in football.
Son of Jeanine Smith... has two brothers, Austen (who played baseball at Eastfield College) and Devon... born June 27, 1990... an interdisciplinary studies major at UT Arlington.