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12 C.J. SMITH
  • INF
  • 6-3 210
  • R/R Jo.
  • Tampa, Fla./Jesuit
  • Major: Zoology

2004 Preseason Collegiate Baseball All-American
2004 Collegiate Baseball Third-Team All-American
2004 ABCA Third-Team All-American

Draft Pick (Pittsburgh Pirates)
Draft Pick (Baltimore Orioles)

Career: Finished his career with a .332 batting average (156-of-470) Ranked tied for eighth all-time with his 31 career home runs Also finished three year career with 120 runs scored, 27 doubles and 129 RBI His .604 slugging percentage also ranks eighth all time Is tied for fifth all- time with a .988 fielding percentage and fourth with 980 putouts Also part of 99 double plays which ranks fifth at Florida Two time SEC Academic Honor Roll pick and two time Academic All-District selection Was drafted in the fifth round with the 139th pick by the Baltimore Orioles

2004: Was named a 2004 Preseason Collegiate Baseball All-American Was named a 2004 Collegiate Baseball and ABCA Third-Team All-American Named first-team All-South Region and earned first-team All-SEC honors Was a second team pick to the CoSIDA All-District team All-SEC Academic Honor Roll pick Started all 65 games with 45 starts at first base, 16 in left field and four as the designated hitter ... Had 15 multi-RBI games including six games with four or more RBI .... Also led the team with 26 multi-hit games Also led team with 87 hits, 16 doubles and 151 total bases while batting .341 ... Scored 63 times in 65 games ... Had a .416 on-base percentage and was third on the team with his .592 slugging percentage Fielded .988 with just six errors in 516 chances and was part of team leading 55 double plays Tied for the team lead with five sacrifice flies Was ninth in the SEC with 87 hits and 64 RBI ... Had a base hit in 50 of 65 contests ... Led team in SEC play with 49 hits, 34 runs, 76 total bases, eight doubles and batted at .383 ... Also had 25 RBI in league play Tied for second on team with 14 home runs ... Was a perfect 7-for-7 in stealing bases ... Named Southeastern Conference Player of the Week after going 9-for-18 with three home runs, six runs scored and 11 RBI during the week of Feb. 16 ... On Feb. 18 against FAMU went 3-for-4 with a triple, home run and three runs scored ... Went 5-for-9 with two home runs and five RBI in two games against Michigan ... Hit a single and a double against Northwestern March 1 ... Went 3-for-5 with a home run and two runs scored against Michigan Feb. 26 ... Hit a home run in three straight games Feb. 22-26 ... Hit a three-run home run against Purdue March 6 ... Scored three runs on two walks and a double against Brown March 13 ... Had a seven-game hitting streak (Feb. 15-Feb. 26) ... Went 2-for-4 with two runs against Arkansas March 19 ... Hit two home runs and drove in five against Arkansas March 21 ... In Kentucky series he went 8-of-13 with six runs scored ... Was 4-for-5 against the Wildcats March 27 ... Went 1-for-3 with a RBI and scored against Florida State March 31 ... Went 3-for-5 with two RBI and scored twice against Georgia April 3 ... Had two multi-hit games in South Carolina series ... Doubled and stole a base at South Carolina April 10 ... Hit first career grand slam at Mississippi State on April 17 ... Hit his 12th home run of the season April 21 at Florida State ... Ended a season long 11 game hit streak May 1 against Auburn ... Rebounded from not having a hit to go 4-for-5 with career best five runs scored May 2 against the Tigers ... Went 3-for-5 with two RBI at Alabama May 9 ... Was a triple away from the cycle against Ole Miss May 16 ... Went 2-for-5 and drove in a run at Tennessee May 21 ... Went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI against Georgia May 28 in SEC Tournament ... Named to SEC All-Tournament team after having a triple and team best four RBI Went 2-for-3 with two walks and scored three times against Central Connecticut State in NCAA Regional June 4 ... Reached base eight times in three NCAA Regional games in earning Regional All-Tournament team honors ... Doubled and drove in a run at Miami in Super Regional June 12 .

2003: Played in 58 games with 55 starts ... Made 54 starts at first base and one as the designated hitter Ranked second in the SEC with 17 home runs and fourth with 64 RBI Had a .653 slugging percentage and .452 on-base percentage The 17 homers are tied for the ninth best total in a single season at Florida ... Was part of a team-high 43 double plays ... Fielded .987 with just seven errors in 535 chances Led the team with 501 putouts which are the seventh most putouts for a player in a single season at Florida Drew a walk a team-high 36 times in 29 games Was third on the team with a .287 league batting average Had 16 multi-hit games and was fourth on the team with 17 multi-RBI games ... Had a 13-game hit streak from Feb. 19-March 12 ... Was tied for second on the team with 29 extra base hits ... Recorded five RBI three times ... Had a team-best two multi-homes games ... In six games he had multiple extra-base hits ... Was 2-for-4 with a triple, homer and four RBI at Georgia April 20 ... Was 5-for-10 with two runs scored in Kentucky series ... Went 3-for-4 with career best four runs scored and five RBI against Mercer Feb. 8 ... Went 2-for-2 with two homers and five RBI against Hofstra Feb. 23 ... Went 2-for-4 with two homers and five RBI against Florida State March 9 ... Went 2-for-4 with a triple, homer and four RBI at Georgia April 20 ... Named SEC and Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week Feb. 25 after batting .667 (8-for-12) with eight runs scored, nine RBI an five extra base hits At Coral Gables Regional he batted .308 (4-for-13) with a homer and four RBI Was 2-4 with a homer and three RBI versus Florida Atlantic May 31 at regional Sported seven-game hit streak March 30-April 11 Had a base hit in 21 conference contests Scored two or more runs 13 times Led the team by having an RBI in 31 games ... When he batted fifth Florida was 12-3 Recorded team single game best 17 putouts against Siena March 2 Did not record an error in his first 271 chances in the field.

2002: Played in 11 games off the bench and recorded four runs scored and an RBI In nine chances in the field he did not commit an error Went 1-for-4 with two runs vs. Charleston Southern Feb. 2 Had lone RBI on sacrifice fly March 13 vs. College of Charleston Also scored runs Feb. 27 vs. Siena and vs. Massachusetts March 19.

2001: Redshirted the 2001 campaign.

SUMMER: Was a member of the Reston Hawks of the Clark Griffith League in summer of 2001 Was selected to play in the Clark Griffith All-Star game Played the 2000 summer with American Legion Post 5-Tampa Catholic Hit .490 with seven home runs and 35 RBI.

PREP: A 2000 graduate of Jesuit High School in Tampa, Fla. where he lettered three years for head coach John Crumbley Hit .349 (34-for-97) with nine doubles, six home runs and 33 RBI as a senior Helped lead Jesuit to state championship Went 1-for-4 in 4-1 victory against Jacksonville Bishop Kenny in state title game Named team captain Member of National Honor Society.


SMITH'S CAREER STATISTICS
Overall Season Statistics
Year AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-ATT
2002 .077 11 0 13 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0-0
2003 .337 58 55 202 53 68 11 1 17 64 36 45 2-3
2004 .341 65 65 255 63 87 16 3 14 64 30 52 7-7
Career .332 134 120 470 120 156 27 4 31 129 67 101 9-10
SEC Regular Season Statistics
Year AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-A
2002 .000 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0
2003 .287 30 30 108 20 31 2 1 5 21 15 27 2-2
2004 .383 30 30 128 34 49 8 2 5 25 9 22 5-5
Career .339 61 60 236 50 80 10 3 10 46 24 49 7-7
NCAA Postseason Statistics
Year AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-A
2003 .308 4 3 13 2 4 0 0 1 4 2 3 0-0
2004 .250 5 5 16 5 4 1 0 0 2 6 7 0-0
Career .276 9 8 29 7 8 1 0 1 6 8 10 0-0

SMITH'S CAREER HIGHS
At Bats: 8 vs. South Florida, 2/25/03
Runs Scored: 5, vs. Auburn, 5/2/04
Hits: 4 (three times) last vs. Auburn, 5/2/04
Home Runs: 2 (four times) last vs. Arkansas, 3/24/04
RBI: 6 vs. Miami (Ohio), 2/22/04
Bases on Balls: 2 (11 times) last vs. Central Connecticut, 6/4/04 (NCAA Regional)

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