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    Whitney Smith
    Whitney Smith

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Auburn, Calif.

    High School:
    Del Oro

    Height:
    5-9

    Position:
    IF

    B/T:
    R/R

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    Last updated on June 21, 2014

    Fresno State Accolades
    • 2013 Academic All-Mountain West

    2014 (SOPHOMORE): Started all 52 games of the year, including 46 at second base and six at shortstop ... stood 79th nationally in the toughest to strike out category (1:17.4 at-bats) and first for the 'Dogs and fourth in the MW ... ranked second on team in batting (.317) and doubles (7), third in hits (44), fourth in RBI (23) and fifth in on-base percentage (.362) ... in MW action, owned a .325 hitting mark (25 H, 4 2B) and had Fresno State's second-highest RBI total (17) ... led team in game-winning RBI (6) against NCAA returnees No. 6 Washington and San Diego State, and Utah State, New Mexico (twice) and Colorado State ... her 13-game hit streak was the 13th-longest in school history, and the last 11 games in MW play ... among her nine multi-hit games on the season, a pair came vs. NCAA Tournament veterans - San Diego State (2-for-3) and San Jose State (3-for-4) ... enjoyed a team season highs in hits (4) and RBI (5) came in separate games at New Mexico ... also went 2-for-4 in other two early April tilts at the Lobos to end the series with a .615 batting average (8-for-13) ... also had multi-hits in doubleheader at St. Mary's (2-for-4, 3-for-3), at San Jose State (3-for-4), Boise State (2-for-4) and Nevada (2-for-3), and vs. Appalachian State (2-for-3, 2B, RBI) ... helped team turn 25 double plays on the year - 12th nationally and first in the MW ... finished with a .963 fielding mark on the season with 113 putouts, 94 assists and eight errors.

    2014 SEASON HIGHS
    Runs scored: 2 - 3 times, at Boise State (3/22/14); at New Mexico (4/6/14); at San Jose State (4/22/14)
    Hits: 4 - at New Mexico (4/6/14)
    RBIs: 5 - at New Mexico (4/5/14)
    Doubles: 1 - 7 times, vs Appalachian State (2/8/14 at Tempe); vs #14 Arizona (2/21/14 at Cathedral City); vs Ohio State (3/14/14); at New Mexico (4/4/14); at New Mexico (4/5/14); vs San Diego State (4/12/14); at Nevada (5/10/14)
    Total bases: 4 - at New Mexico (4/6/14)
    Walks: 1 - 7 times, vs UC Riverside (2/14/14), vs UC Santa Barbara (2/16/14), vs #14 Arizona (2/21/14 at Cathedral City), at Boise State (3/23/14), vs Utah State (3/30/14), at New Mexico (4/4/14), vs Colorado State (5/4/14)
    Sac Hits: 1 - 5 times, vs UC Riverside (2/14/14), vs #25 Texas (2/22/14 at Cathedral City), vs Utah State (3/28/14), at Santa Clara (4/17/14), vs Colorado State (5/4/14)
    Stolen bases: 1 - vs UC Riverside (2/14/14)
    Hit by pitch: 1 - 3 times, vs Southern Utah (2/15/14); vs Virginia (2/22/14 at Cathedral City); at Nevada (5/9/14)
    Putouts: 6 - vs Utah State (3/30/14)
    Assists: 6 - Twice, vs CSU Bakersfield (2/16/14); at San Jose State (4/22/14)

    2013 (FRESHMAN): Earned Academic All-MW honors ... started all 54 games in 2013, and started at third base and moved to second base ... logged 26 hits, five doubles, a home run, 11 RBI, 13 runs and six sacrifice hits ... her team-high 21 walks ranked ninth in the MW ... lined a career-best two hits against UNLV, San Diego and CS Northridge ... collected two RBI against San Diego and UNLV ... socked first career home run against Texas State ... helped the Bulldog infield turn 19 double plays, and tallied 77 putouts and 111 assists.

    2013 SEASON HIGHS
    Runs scored: 2 - Twice, vs UTEP (2/8/13); vs CS Northridge (2/13/13)
    Hits: 2 - 3 times, vs CS Northridge (2/13/13), at San Diego (3/3/13), at UNLV (4/6/13)
    RBIs: 2 - Twice, at San Diego (3/3/13), vs Nevada (3/30/13)
    Doubles: 1 - 5 times, vs Southern Miss (2/9/13); vs CS Northridge (2/13/13); vs #7 Missouri (2/16/13 at Santa Barbara); vs Idaho State (2/24/13 at Santa Clara); at UNLV (4/6/13)
    Home runs: 1 - vs Texas State (3/16/13 at Sacramento)
    Total bases: 4 - vs Texas State (3/16/13 at Sacramento)
    Walks: 2 - 4 times, vs UC Riverside (2/8/13); vs Southern Miss (2/9/13); vs Kansas (3/15/13 at Sacramento); at Cal Poly (3/25/13)
    Sac Hits: 1 - 6 times, vs San Diego (2/17/13 at Santa Barbara); vs Utah State (3/2/13 at San Diego); vs Iowa State (3/7/13); vs Kansas (3/15/13 at Sacramento), vs Pacific (3/20/13), at Long Beach State (5/11/13)
    Stolen bases: 1 - at CSU Bakersfield (4/10/13)
    Hit by pitch: 1 - 3 times, vs Idaho State (2/24/13 at Santa Clara); at CSU Bakersfield (4/10/13); vs Boise State (4/13/13)
    Putouts: 6 - vs BYU (3/1/13 at San Diego)
    Assists: 9 - vs Texas State (3/16/13 at Sacramento)

    High School: A four-time letter winner in softball at Del Oro High School ... team was Sierra Foothill League champions all four years ... named first-team all-league four years in a row ... was MaxPreps player of the week ... team captain her last two years ... named team MVP ... ended high school career with a .442 batting average, .766 slugging percentage, and nine home runs.

    Personal: Parents are Debby and Mike Smith ... has one younger sister, Courtney ... enjoys canoeing, camping, going to the beach, and jet skiing ... biggest athletic thrill was hitting a walk-off homerun ... most admires her parents and sister because they have always been there for her and taught her everything she knows ... majoring in speech pathology ... also recruited by Oklahoma, Sacramento State, and Wisconsin.



    CAREER HIGHS
    Runs scored: 2 - 5 times, at Boise State (3/22/14); at New Mexico (4/6/14); at San Jose State (4/22/14); vs UTEP (2/8/13); vs CS Northridge (2/13/13)
    Hits: 4 - at New Mexico (4/6/14)
    RBIs: 5 - at New Mexico (4/5/14)
    Doubles: 1 - 12 times, vs Appalachian State (2/8/14 at Tempe); vs #14 Arizona (2/21/14 at Cathedral City); vs Ohio State (3/14/14); at New Mexico (4/4/14); at New Mexico (4/5/14); vs San Diego State (4/12/14); at Nevada (5/10/14); vs Southern Miss (2/9/13); vs CS Northridge (2/13/13); vs #7 Missouri (2/16/13 at Santa Barbara); vs Idaho State (2/24/13 at Santa Clara); at UNLV (4/6/13)
    Total bases: 4 - Twice, at New Mexico (4/6/14); vs Texas State (3/16/13 at Sacramento)
    Walks: 2 - 4 times, vs UC Riverside (2/8/13); vs Southern Miss (2/9/13); vs Kansas (3/15/13 at Sacramento); at Cal Poly (3/25/13)
    Sac Hits: 1 - 11 times, vs UC Riverside (2/14/14), vs #25 Texas (2/22/14 at Cathedral City), vs Utah State (3/28/14), at Santa Clara (4/17/14), vs Colorado State (5/4/14); vs San Diego (2/17/13 at Santa Barbara); vs Utah State (3/2/13 at San Diego); vs Iowa State (3/7/13); vs Kansas (3/15/13 at Sacramento), vs Pacific (3/20/13), at Long Beach State (5/11/13)
    Stolen bases: 1 - Twice, vs UC Riverside (2/14/14); at CSU Bakersfield (4/10/13)
    Hit by pitch: 1 - 6 times, vs Southern Utah (2/15/14); vs Virginia (2/22/14 at Cathedral City); at Nevada (5/9/14); vs Idaho State (2/24/13 at Santa Clara); at CSU Bakersfield (4/10/13); vs Boise State (4/13/13)
    Putouts: 6 - Twice, vs Utah State (3/30/14); vs BYU (3/1/13 at San Diego)
    Assists: 9 - vs Texas State (3/16/13 at Sacramento)


    FUN FACTS
    Nicknames: Stir, Whit
    Favorite Color: Blue
    Favorite Hobbies: Canoeing, shooting, biking
    When I was a Little Kid I Wanted to be a: Cop
    Intended Career Profession: FBI Agent
    Favorite Ice Cream: Cookie Dough
    Favorite Pizza Toppings: Pepperoni and cheese
    First CD I Owned: NSYNC
    Favorite Movie: A League of Their Own
    Favorite Drink: Dr. Pepper
    I Chose Fresno State because: of the community and how we are all family
    Special Item I Have to Travel With: My Blanket
    First Athletic Award When You Were a Little Kid: Coach's Award
    Favorite Pro Team: Boston Red Sox, Pittsburgh Steelers
    Favorite Coach Ford saying: Get off the grass
    Favorite Bulldog Athlete: Derek Carr
    Favorite softball player growing up: Andrea Duran
    If I didn't play softball, I would play: Basketball

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