AS A JUNIOR IN 2012-13
A CCAA All-Academic selection … Competed in three rounds and one event with a stroke average of 74.7, the lowest for the Tritons … Was a top finisher for UCSD at the Coyote Classic tournament, in which he shot a +14, 224.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011-12
Made appearances in 18 rounds over six events during the season ... Posted an average score of 77.3 during his six events ... Placed in a tie for 25th at the California State Intercollegiate, where he shot a +12, 228 to turn in UCSD's second-best finish in the Tritons' seventh-place team finish (9/26-9/27) ... His second-round score of 73 at the California State Intercollegiate was his best score of the season ... Turned in the Tritons' second-best score in their first three events of the season, including a +18, 234 at the Lindsay Olive Wildcat Classic, where he tied for 35th overall (10/17-10/18) ... Other second-best UCSD score was a +14, 230 at the CSUMB Otter Invitational, where he tied for 43rd overall (10/24-10/25).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010-11
Played in nine events in his first season as a Triton, totaling 27 rounds ... Ranked fourth on the squad with an average round of 77.4 ... Recorded three rounds under par on the year ... Highest finish came at the UCSD Triton Invitational, where he wound up tied for 14th place at +7, 223 ... Carded a 70 in the third round of that tournament, his lowest round of the season ... Shot back-to-back 73s to finish nine over par and claim a share of 30th place at the Hanny Stanislaus Invitational ... Finished tied for 26th place at +12, 228 at the CCAA Championships.
A 2010 graduate of nearby Torrey Pines High School ... Was a two-time Scholar-Athlete award recipient, in 2009 and 2010 ... Named Torrey Pines High School Freshman of the Year in 2007 ... Led golf team to Avocado League, North County Conference, CIF San Diego Section and CIF Southern California Championships during the 2010 season ... The Falcons went undefeated in league play during the year, finishing with a 27-1 overall record and placing third at the CIF State Championships ... Recorded a low round of 69 and was ranked in the top 300 amateurs in the United States as a prepster.
Born on March 5, 1992 in Falls Church, Va. ... Parents are Timothy and Danielle Smith ... An economics major at Warren College ... Cousin Kyle Seery played golf at Regis University ... Cousin Danny Maher also played golf for Eastern Arizona ... Regards making birdies on his final regulation hole and first playoff hole to gain a slot at the SCGA Amateur in 2010 his most memorable golf moment ... Roots for the San Diego Chargers and Bolts ... His favorite athlete is Phillip Rivers ... Dirty Harry is his favorite movie ... Listens to Atlas Genius ... Loves to eat bacon ... Hobbies include playing the guitar and cars ... Has played the classical guitar with the San Diego Symphony Orchestra ... Hopes to work in investment consulting and management upon gradauting from UCSD ... His greatest influences are his parents and his grandpa.