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Jordan Smith
Jordan  Smith

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Eden Prairie, Minn.

High School:
Eden Prairie

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 215

Position:
OF

Experience:
2L

Bats/Throws:
L/L


02/14/2016

2016 Season Preview: Outfielders and Catchers

Experience highlights groups of outfielders and catchers heading into the 2016 campaign

08/09/2012

Alex LaShomb Added to Gophers 2013 Roster

LaShomb led NJCAA last year in home runs and fourth in RBI

Photo Gallery

2016 • JUNIOR SEASON:
Laced first career triple and scored twice against Utah Valley (2/20) • touted two RBI versus Utah (2/21) • hit 2-for-4 with two RBI and a double in series opener at Campbell (2/26) • notched a pinch-hit single and came around to score at Campbell (2/28) • smacked a season-high two doubles to go along with two RBI in the series finale at Georgia State (3/6) • recorded two hits and scampered across home plate for a run at Seattle U (3/16) • went 4-for-9 with three doubles, three runs, three RBI and seven putouts at Utah Valley (3/18-20) • notched an RBI hit and swiped a base against Augsburg (3/22) • notched four hits, including a double and a triple, to go along with four RBI in series at No. 23 Missouri State (3/25-26) • started all three games and drilled a single against Iowa (4/1-3) • went 1-for-3 with two RBI and a run against Northern Illinois (4/6) • laced an RBI hit at No. 25 Michigan (4/8) • went 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI against South Dakota State (4/12) • paced the team with four RBI, including the game-winning RBI to win the series, and extended his hitting streak to seven games versus Maryland (4/15-17).

2015 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Played in 47 games, starting 40 in left field and five in center field • had a perfect fielding percentage and two outfield assists • batted .217 with 20 runs and 23 runs batted in • tied for second on the team with four home runs • 5-for-8 on stolen base attempts • Academic All-Big Ten. Game Highlights: Doubled in the season opener at Houston (2/13) • had four hits, one run, two RBIs and a stolen base at Florida Gulf Coast (3/1) • scored the go-ahead run in a 12-inning win at Creighton (3/7) • hit 2-for-3 with an RBI at Creighton (3/8) •walked three times at VCU (3/16) • had two hits and one run at Maryland (3/21) • knocked out his first home run of the season at Maryland (3/22) • homered and notched three RBIs vs. Carleton (4/8) • had a home run and three RBIs vs. Penn State (4/17) • 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs against Michigan (4/25) • homered vs. Kansas State (4/28) • missed the last series of the season with an injury.

2014 • FRESHMAN SEASON:

Started 40 games, making appearances in all three outfield positions • batted .241 in 137 at-bats • strung together a team-best 18-game on-base streak • was 5-for-7 in stolen base attempts • had a .365 on-base percentage in 23 Big Ten games • Academic All-Big Ten. Game Highlights: Walked multiple times in five games • hit 2-for-3 with two RBIs and a run vs. Creighton (2/21) • had a career high three walks at Saint Mary's College (3/18) • was 2-for-4 with a double and run scored in the second game of a doubleheader against Northwestern (3/22) • swiped a base and hit in a run in a two hit game against Michigan State (3/19) • in a win over Michigan (4/4), hit in two runs and walked twice • was 3-for-8 with two RBIs in a doubleheader with Penn State (4/26) • hit a double and scored a run in a mid-week matchup against Concordia-Moorhead • hit 2-for-4 with a double at Indiana (5/16).

2013:
Redshirted the season.

SUMMER BASEBALL:
In summer 2014, played for Rochester Honkers of Northwoods League • summer 2013, played for Chaska Cubs.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Member of the Eden Prairie High School Team and Eden Prairie Legion • 2012 team captain for the Eagles • Lions All-Star selection • during the regular season, led the Eagles with a .421 batting average, three home runs and had 13 runs and 11 runs batted in • also a part of the Eden Prairie American Legion National championship team • as a part of the 2011 championship team, batted .369 (31 hits in 84 at-bats) with 18 RBI and was the Eagles' fourth starter in the pitching rotation • In the championship game, hit the game-winning RBI against Tupelo, Miss. • played basketball for two years in high school.

PERSONAL:
Sports Management major • graduated from Eden Prairie in 2012 • born Oct. 17, 1993 • son of LeeAnn Smith and Patrick Newman.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP GS Avg AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR SLG BB SO SB SBA
2014 49 40 .241 137 19 33 12 6 0 0 .285 24 37 5 7
2015 47 45 .217 143 20 31 23 7 0 4 .350 16 43 5 8
Total 96 85 .229 280 39 64 35 13 0 4 .318 40 80 10 15

BIG TEN STATISTICS

Year GP GS Avg AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR SLG BB SO SB SBA
2014 23 19 .277 65 9 18 6 3 0 0 .365 9 22 4 5
2015 20 19 .175 57 6 10 12 5 0 2 .368 7 21 0 1
Total 43 38 .230 122 15 28 18 8 0 2 .344 16 43 4 6

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