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Pavin  Smith

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Jupiter, Fla.

High School:
Palm Beach Gardens

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210

Position:
1B/OF

B/T:
L/L


06/15/2017

Haseley, Doyle Earn All-America Honors

Haseley honored by NCBWA and Perfect Game/Rawlings, while Doyle nabs third-team laurels from NCBWA

06/12/2017

Three Cavaliers Selected on Day 1 of MLB Draft

Smith and Haseley go back-to-back in Top 10, Doyle taken in second round

06/03/2017

UVA Downs DBU, 6-3, to Advance at Fort Worth Regional

Casey works seven strong innings as UVA moves on to face TCU/CCSU winner

05/31/2017

Haseley, Smith Named Golden Spikes Semifinalists

Haseley also tabbed as finalist for John Olerud Two-Way Player Award

05/26/2017

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

06/24/2015

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

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

06/23/2015

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

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

06/20/2015

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

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

06/19/2015

Baseball College World Series: Virginia vs. Florida

Virginia takes on Florida at the College World Series

06/15/2015

A Championship Season in Photos: 2015 Virginia Baseball

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

CAREER
• 28 career home runs, tied for sixth in program history
• 178 career RBI, second in school history
• Four of his home runs came in NCAA tournament play, a program record
• Ranks eighth in program history in total bases with 373

2017
• Selected in first round of MLB Draft by Arizona Diamondbacks (seventh overall)
• 2017 First-Team All-ACC honoree at first base
• Named semifinalist for Golden Spikes Award
• 2017 Preseason All-American (First Team by Baseball America, Perfect Game; Second Team by Collegiate Baseball, D1Baseball)
• Racked up 77 RBI, a single-season UVA record
• Third in ACC and fifth nationally in RBI
• Hit 13 home runs (10th in program history)
• Had an incredible rate of contact, with more home runs (13) than strikeouts (12)
• Drew 38 walks to 12 strikeouts and was fourth toughest nationally to strike out
• Drove in five runs in NCAA tournament game against Dallas Baptist (most in NCAA game in program history); hit 3-run homer in final AB
• Was 2-for-7 with two RBI in ACC tournament
• Was 5-for-9 with two homers and nine RBI during the final two games of the Georgia Tech series
• Went 5-for-12 in Florida State series
• Recorded four-hit games against VCU (4/11) and Longwood (4/18)
• Hit pair of home runs, including a grand slam, and drove in career-high seven runs against Old Dominion (4/4)
• Hit grand slam and double with five RBI in win over Louisville (4/1)
• Ripped game-tying two-run homer in eighth inning against Kansas (2/19)

2016
• 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

2015
• 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

PALM BEACH GARDENS HIGH SCHOOL
• 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

PERSONAL
• Parents are Timothy and Pamela Smith
• Has three sisters, Paige, Sydney and Olivia


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