AS A SENIOR IN 2013
Team's Coaches Award ... Started 12 of 20 matches played and appeared in 60 sets ... Led the team and ranked 11th in the MPSF in hitting percentage at .380 (99-29-184), adding 0.68 blocks per set ... Three matches in double-figure kills ... Career high of 13 kills came in five-set win at USC (3/16), with four blocks ... Put down 10 kills on .533 hitting (10-2-15) in opener vs. Lewis (1/4) in Santa Barbara ... Had 11 kills at a .429 clip (11-2-21) on Senior Night vs. Hawai'i (4/13), to go along with six total blocks ... Season highs of seven blocks, all assists, and three digs came in five-set loss at UC Irvine (3/31), along with nine kills.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2012
Appeared in nine matches and 27 sets ... Started each of the first six matches ... Put down 10 kills on .600 hitting (10-1-15) with three digs and three blocks vs. NJIT (1/14) ... Added 10 kills with five total blocks for a season-best 13.0 points vs. Princeton (2/1) ... Had eight kills on 13 swings without an error for a .615 attack percentage at UC Irvine (1/21) ... Match-high and season-best seven total blocks with three kills and an ace in UCSD’s first-ever win at Hawai’i (1/6).
AS A JUNIOR IN 2011
Redshirted the season.
GOLDEN WEST COLLEGE
Played middle blocker at Golden West College in Huntington Beach during the 2009 and 2010 seasons ... An All-Pacific Coast Athletic Conference (PCAC) First Team pick in 2010 ... Team went 7-11 overall and 5-7 in league play in 2010 ... Second in the league with a .500 attack percentage ... Rustlers advanced to the state finals in 2009, losing to Long Beach City College in four sets ... GWC was 13-5 overall and 11-1 in the PCAC that season.
Played for OC Riptides in 2008.
A 2008 graduate of El Dorado High School in Placentia ... The 2008 Century League MVP ... Two-time All-Century League ... Also played basketball for EDHS.
Born April 22, 1990 in Anaheim ... Parents are Richard and Kathy Smith ... Has an older brother named Andrew ... Majoring in environmental systems at Marshall College ... Top volleyball memory is sweeping Hawai’i on its home court in 2012 (1/6) ... Hobbies include golf and disc golf ... A fan of the San Francisco 49ers and Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young ... The General by Dispatch can be found on his playlist ... Loves chicken penne Alfredo ... Plays the piano.