Shane Smith
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Shane  Smith
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Elder

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 188

Position:
Right Handed Pitcher

Birthdate:
10/23/1996

2017 | Game-by-Game
Appeared 15 times on the mound for Miami, earning 10 starts ... posted a 3-4 record with a 4.38 ERA in 78 innings pitched ... racked up 35 strikeouts ... collected a complete-game shutout against ETSU (3/18) ... went eight or more innings on three occasions ... earned eight quality starts.

2016 | Game-by-Game
Made 20 appearances out of the bullpen, good for third most on the team, as well as one start … finished the season with a team-high five wins and a 2.98 ERA … picked up first-ever collegiate win in a victory over Dayton (3/30) … pitched six innings of shutout ball in relief at Central Michigan (5/25) … led qualified pitchers with only 15 walks allowed on the year, while striking out 38.

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Cincinnati Elder High School, where he as on the honor roll … lettered all four years in baseball, where he was a pitcher, first baseman and outfielder … senior season: 6-0, 53 IP, 45K, 0.79 ERA, 0.87 WHIP and hit .316 with four XBH and 18 RBI … helped team to GCL Championship in 2014 … played in the East-West High Scool All-Star Game in 2015 … Second Team All-GCL and Honorable Mention All-City as a sophomore … Second Team All-State, First Team All-City and GCL Co-Player of the year as a junior … First Team All-GCL, Second Team All-State, First Team All-City , GCL Pitcher of the Year and GCL Captain of the Year as a senior … prep coach was Mark Thompson.

PERSONAL
Full name – Shane E. Smith … Born: Oct. 23, 1996 … son of Kathy and Lance Smith … has three siblings … great grandfather, Red Ruffing, played 22 seasons for the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox and Chicago White Sox … great grandfather, Flea Clifton, played four seasons with the Detroit Tigers … uncles, Kurt (’85) and Rick (’87) Ruffing, graduated from Miami … majoring in Sports Leadership & Management.