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Pavin  Smith


Jupiter, Fla.

High School:
Palm Beach Gardens

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210




UVA Uses Big First Inning to Cruise Past Clemson, 10-2

Cavaliers score eight runs in first inning and get seven strong innings from Daniel Lynch


Six Cavaliers Named to 2017 All-ACC Team

Haseley and Smith earn first-team honors


No. 9 UVA Wins 10-9 at Georgia Tech to Take Series

Cavaliers win sixth straight ACC series


No. 9 Virginia Rolls to 16-3 Win at Georgia Tech

Cavaliers reach 40-win plateau for 11th time in last 14 seasons


No. 9 Virginia Earns 8-3 Win Over Richmond

Cavaliers finish with 14-0 record in midweek games


Virginia vs. Vanderbilt - CWS Finals (6/24)

Virginia took on Vanderbilt in game three of the College World Series Finals.


Virginia vs. Vanderbilt (CWS Game 2 - 06/23/15)

Virginia vs. Vanderbilt (CWS Game 2 - 06/23/15)


Virginia Cavaliers vs. Florida Gators (CWS 06/20/15)

The Virginia Cavaliers vs. Florida Gators in the College World Series on June 6, 2015.


Baseball College World Series: Virginia vs. Florida

Virginia takes on Florida at the College World Series


A Championship Season in Photos: 2015 Virginia Baseball

Images from UVa's run through College World Series and to the national title

• Second-Team All-ACC selection at first base

• Named Preseason Third-Team All-American by Baseball America
• Second on team and seventh in ACC with 57 RBI
• Ranked seventh nationally with eight sacrifice flies
• Hit grand slam against VMI (2/23)
• Was 4-for-9 with three RBI in Wake Forest series
• Was 4-for-10 in Louisville series (hit 3-run home run in win on March 25)
• Ripped 3-run home run in 10th inning at Boston College (4/10)
• Went 4-for-10 and scored three runs in UNC series
• Homered and reached base five times in 3-for-3, three-RBI day at Old Dominion (4/26)
• Was 4-for-9 with three walks in Georgia Tech series
• Was 6-for-13 with five runs in ACC tournament
• Named to NCAA Charlotteville Regional All-Tournament Team
• Went 5-for-15 in NCAA regional; hit two home runs against East Carolina (6/4), becoming first player in program history to record a multiple-homer game in the NCAA tournament

• Named to Baseball America, D1Baseball and Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America teams (second team)
• Selected to All-NCAA Lake Elsinore Regional Team

• Named to ACC All-Freshman Team 
• Started all 68 games (34 at 1B, 32 in LF, 1 in RF, 1 at DH)
• Batted .302 with seven RBI in NCAA tournament (13-for-43)
• Hit game-tying two-run home run in fourth inning and two-out, go-ahead single in fifth in Game 3 of CWS Finals vs. Vanderbilt (6/24); was 2-for-3 in game
• Led team with 83 hits, becoming first freshman to lead team in hits since Bill Narleski in 1984
• Was first freshman to lead a national championship team in hits since at least the 2000 season
• Recorded most hits by a UVa freshman since Steven Proscia (86) in 2009
• Tied for fourth in ACC in hits (second among freshmen)
• Picked up hits in 18 of last 20 games 
• Batted team-best .341 since return from exam break (28-for-82)
• Batted .400 (6-for-15) and scored team-high six runs at ACC tournament 
• Second on team with 23 multiple-hit games
• Was 4-for-11 with three runs in North Carolina series
• Recorded career-high four hits in win over Cornell (3/1)
• Had 10-game hit streak to begin his UVA career


• Selected in 32nd round of 2014 MLB Draft by Colorado Rockies
• Named First-Team All-State as senior
• Three-time first-team all-conference honoree (second-team as freshman)
• Four-time all-county honoree
• As a senior, hit .395 with seven homers and 30 RBI while striking out just seven times; on mound, he went 5-0 with 0.66 ERA, recording 54 strikeouts and six walks in 32 innings
• Was named to Florida and Palm Beach County all-star teams as senior
• Named Third-Team Preseason All-American by Baseball America prior to senior season
• Coached by Joe Russo
• Played travel team baseball with Palm Beach Police Athletic League

• Parents are Timothy and Pamela Smith

• Has three sisters, Paige, Sydney and Olivia



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