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Burch Smith
32  Burch Smith
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tyler, Texas

Last College:
Howard College

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 192

Position:
RHP

B/T:
R/R

Season
ERA
W-L
App-GS
SV
IP
H
R-ER
BB-SO
B/AVG
2011
3.90
10-4
16-16
0
87.2
85
43-38
32-90
.257
Totals
3.90
10-4
16-16
0
87.2
85
43-38
32-90
.257

2011 [JUNIOR]:
2011 All-Big 12 honorable mention ... Made first start at OU on Feb. 19 in game two of doubleheader vs. William & Mary ... Struck out the side in the first and finished with nine punch outs ... Did not register a decision in five innings of work ... Tossed six shutout innings in second start vs. Oakland (Feb. 27) ... Had no-hit bid end in fifth inning and had two hits and six strikeouts ... Lasted 7.1 innings vs. No. 14 Cal with two earned runs ... Had nine strikeouts vs. SGU on March 27 with third win ... Posted season-high 12 strikeouts in five innings of work in fourth win vs. Texas Tech on April 3 ... Lasted seven innings at KSU to improve to 5-2 ... Recorded his sixth win against OSU with 5 2/3 innings ... Lasted 7.1 innings in start vs. Nebraska on April 23 ... Posted seven-inning win vs. Kansas with one earned run and eight strikeouts ... Won eight of last 11 starts and lasted at least five innings in nine of the outings ... Third in the Big 12 in wins (10) and sixth in strikeouts (90) ... Lasted career-high 8 2/3 IP with eight strikeouts (career-high 146 pitches) in win over Texas Tech in Big 12 tournament on May 26.

JUNIOR COLLEGE:
2010 NJCAA All-American Pitcher ... Two-year letterwinner at Howard J.C. under head coach Britt Smith and Jay Bob Thomas ... 2010 WJCAC Pitcher of the Year ... Recorded an 11-2 record with 79 strikeouts and a 2.50 earned run average in 90 innings pitched ... In 2009, threw 48 innings with 41 strikeouts, and posted a 3.05 earned run average and a 4-0 record ... Won 2009 NJCAA National Championship.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Two-year letterwinner at Robert E. Lee High School under head coach Mike Pirtle ... 2008 all-district pitcher ... 2008 All-East Texas Pitcher first team ... Finished high school career with a record of 11-3, 150 innings pitched, 1.68 earned run average, and 153 strikeouts ... As a senior, finished with a record of 6-3, 82 innings pitched, 1.69 earned run average, and 82 strikeouts.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Burch Taylor Smith ... Born in San Antonio, Texas ... Parents are Neal and Marty Smith ... Has two brothers, Blake and Andrew ... Selected twice by the Cleveland Indians in the 20th round (2010 Draft) and in the 49th round (2009 Draft) ... Multidisciplinary studies major.

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