Wayne Graham said -"Brian is one of the hardest workers on the team. He will do anything to help the ball club. "
At Rice -- 2013: Conference USA Academic Honor Roll; Appeared in four games with three starts as the designated hitter, all against left-handed pitchers... Made Division I debut in the second game of the season against national power Stanford... Collected first hit in the series-opener against eventual Conference USA opponent FIU.
Grayson College - Two-year starter at Grayson Community College in Sherman, Tex.... Helped lead team to the 2011 Junior College World Series in Grand Junction, Col.... Batted .370 with 35 RBI, five home runs and ten doubles for the 45-16 Vikings in 2012... Was selected to play in the junior college regional all-star game... Finished two-years with a .350 career average... Coached by Dusty Hart... Played in the Northwoods League over the summer, where he helped lead the Wisconsin Woodchucks to a 26-9 record and South Division title.
High School - A 2010 graduate of Cypress Woods High School in Cypress, Tex.... Batted .388 with 30 RBI, four home runs and ten doubles for the 24-10 Wildcats... Earned second team all-District 15-5A honors as an outfielder... Varsity letterman under head coach Thomas Loria... Outstanding student who graduated Summa cum Laude and maintained a 6.54 grade point average on a 7.0 scale.
Personal - Full name: Brian Scott Smith. Born: July 2, 1991, in Akron, Ohio. Parents: Scott and Susan Smith. Father and an uncle, Fred Smith, were both four-year football lettermen at Northern Michigan University. A cousin, Frederick Smith, played lacrosse for two years at Wheeling Jesuit University in West Virginia. College: Jones