Palomar Comets Baseball
Fr, 5-9, 175;
Rancho Buena Vista (Vista, CA), Class of 2008
PERSONAL: Born Feb. 9, 1990 in Simi Valley,
CA. ... Son of Teresa and Doug Smith. ... Has one
brother, Tim (21). ... Father is a baseball
ACADEMICS: Carried 3.0 grade-point average
at Rancho Buena Vista High. ... Undecided major at
SEASON: Started at all three outfield positions at
one time or another. ... Batting
.271 with seven doubles and 11 RBIs. ... Played in 40
games, starting 28 as one
of the fastest players on the club and the owner of one
of the best arms. ... Usually batted lead-off or second.
... Got down 15 sacrifice bunts as a true freshman, No.
3 on the all-time Palomar single-season list. ... Second
on the all-time Palomar single-season list for
conference games with 11. ... Had
five stolen bases on eight
attempts. ... Went 3-for-5 with a double, an RBI and a
steal in the Comets' season-opening 5-2 season-opening
victory at Cypress, the No. 2-ranked team in Southern
California, on Jan. 27. ... Was 2-for-3 with two doubles
and a sacrifice bunt in an 11-1 win at Cerritos on Feb.
18. ... Went 2-for-4 with a steal and a sacrifice
against San Diego City College on Feb. 24. ... Was
2-for-4 and scored two runs as the Comets won 13-0 on
the road over Imperial Valley on March 5. ... Came back
in a 12-3 win over the Arabs on March 7 to go 2-for-4,
drive in a run and score three runs. ... Got down three
successful sacrifice bunts in a 7-1 win over San Diego
City College on March 10. ... Went 2-for-5 and scored a
run at Myers Field on March 21 as the Comets defeated
Southwestern 9-2. The Jaguars came into the game ranked
No. 1 in Southern California. ... Singled in a run and
contributed two sacrifice bunts as Palomar went on the
road and beat the No. 1 Jaguars again 10-6 on March 24.
... Had a single and an RBI in the championship game of
the Palomar Super Regional on May 17.
SCHOOL BASEBALL: Played for coach Leo Fletes at Rancho
Buena Vista High. ... Was both an outfielder and a pitcher for the Longhorns.
(Updated as of June 7, 2009)