DJ Smith
26 DJ Smith
Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Woodstock, Ga.

High School:
Sequoyah

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 189

Position:
INF/OF

Birthdate:
09/12/1992

Experience:
2L

UGA Career (2013-active): Played in 48 games with 23 starts (16-CF, 4-RF, 3-2B) with a .221 batting average, one double and six RBI.

2014 (Sophomore): Appeared in 17 games with seven starts (4-RF, 3-2B) and hit .214 as the squad went 26-29-1 and advanced to the SEC Tournament

*Saw early action as a second baseman and then later in the year returned to the outfield and tallied a perfect fielding percentage for the year in 26 total chances

*Went 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI versus #25 Vanderbilt on April 25

*Started in right field against #11 Ole Miss on May 10 and went 2-for-4 with four putouts in a 2-0 win

*Member of SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

2013 (RS-Freshman): Appeared in 31 games with 16 starts, all in centerfield as squad went 21-32

*Hit. 224 with one double and 4 RBI in 58 at bats and fielded .980 in 51 total chances

*Made debut against UAB on March 3 and went 2-for-5 with two runs scored

*Went 1-for-3 with a career-high 2 RBI in a win over Appalachian State on March 13

*Posted two-hit games against Clemson on March 26 and Missouri on April 5

2012 (Freshman): Redshirted as team went 31-26

*Named to 2012 UGA Athletic Director's Academic Honor Rolland SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

High School: An Honor graduate of Sequoyah where he played for Joseph Jones

*Batted .500 with nine home runs, 10 doubles, a .606 on-base percentage and 18-for-18 in stolen bases as a senior

*Named the 2011 Cherokee Tribune Player of the Year and to the Georgia Dugout Club All-State team

*Earned All-State, All-County and All-Region honors as a senior

*Played for Team Georgia in the 2011 Heartland Baseball Classic in Norman, Okla., and made All-Tournament team as the squad finished second

*Hit .317 with two home runs and seven RBI as a junior

*Batted a team-best .403 with 25 RBI in leading the Chiefs to the playoffs

*Helped team go 16-12 and earned first team All-Region and All-County honors as well as offensive MVP as a sophomore

*Lettered in football and has earned academic honors including the Lamp of Knowledge

*Won 2011 Connie Mack World Series national summer title as a member of the Midland Redskins

Personal: Born Sept. 19, 1992

*Son of Dave Smith and Sharon Riddick

*Major: Management Information Systems

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