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27 Alex Smith
Alex  Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Virginia Beach, Va.

High School:
Cape Henry

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
LHP

B/T:
L/L


2006
• Appeared in 11 games and posted a 2.79 ERA
• Contributed in two shutouts against Towson (2/17) and Maryland Eastern Shore (3/7)
• Struck out 12 in 9.2 innings
• Tossed a season-high 1.1 innings matching a season-high three strikeouts against South Carolina in the NCAA Charlottesville Regional (6/3)
• Appeared in five ACC games pitching 4.2 innings
• Struck out three batters in one inning of work against George Washington (2/28)
• Left-handed hitters hit .200 against him

2005
• Appeared in eight games for the Cavaliers and posted a 4.09 ERA
• Had seven strikeouts in 11 innings
• Made his first appearance of the season in middle relief against Bucknell, striking out two and not allowing any hits in 2.0 innings in Virginia's 13-3 win over Bucknell (2/19)
• Pitched one scoreless inning, allowing one hit and recording one strikeout, to close out Virginia's 15-1 win over Coppin State (3/16)
• Pitched 2.0 innings in relief, recording two strikeouts and allowing only one run on one hit against No. 11 North Carolina (4/2)
• Tossed one scoreless inning in relief against No. 15 Florida State (4/29)

2004
• Picked up his first collegiate win, pitching a career-high 5.0 innings and allowing two runs on four hits while striking out four in Virginia's 11-4 victory against Brown (3/31)
• Made his first collegiate appearance, pitching 1.0 hitless innings and recording his first career strikeout in Virginia's 15-2 win over Maryland ES (2/19)
• Pitched 0.2 hitless innings, closing out Virginia's 6-2 win over No. 25 North Carolina (3/21)
• Recorded three strikeouts through 3.2 scoreless innings and allowed only two hits in UVa's game against Old Dominion (3/17)
• Pitched 4.2 innings, allowing four runs on four hits while striking out three batters against Quinnipiac (3/8)

Prep
• Letterwinner for coach John Ingram at Cape Henry Collegiate
• Named the Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools (TCIS) Player of the Year and was selected to the TCIS All-Conference Team
• Named to the Virginia Independent Schools Baseball Association (VISBA) All-State Team

Personal
• Parents are Buzzy and Alana Smith
• Has one brother, Zach
• Born Aug. 12, 1984 in Virginia Beach, Va.

Smith's Career Pitching Statistics

Year ERA G-GS W-L SV CG-SO IP H R ER BB K HB WP
2004 7.13 11-4 1-0 0 0-0 24.0 32 25 19 15 14 3 2
2005 4.09 8-0 0-0 0 0-1 11.0 7 8 5 8 7 2 2
2006 2.79 11-0 0-1 0 0-2 9.2 10 3 3 2 12 1 0
Career 5.50 30-4 1-1 0 0-3 44.2 49 36 27 25 33 6 4

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