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Russell Smith

Russell  Smith

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Midlothian, Texas

High School:
Midlothian HS

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 250

Position:
LHP

Experience:
1L


06/14/2018

Ten Horned Frogs Set For Summer Ball

Frogs spread out over three leagues

05/19/2018

TCU Falls In Finale At Texas

Shepherd and Rizer homer for TCU

05/01/2018

TCU Blanks Abilene Christian

Horned Frogs tally second shutout of the season

04/24/2018

TCU Wins Big; Tops SFA 15-5

Smith pitches career-high six innings

04/18/2018

Preview: At UT Arlington

Frogs start a four-game road trip Wednesday.

05/26/2018

TCU vs. West Virginia Big 12 Semifinals

Photos from TCU's semifinal game against West Virginia on May 26, 2018 from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

04/24/2018

TCU vs Stephen F. Austin

TCU vs Stephen F. Austin

04/10/2018

TCU vs. UT Arlington

Photos from TCU's baseball game against UT Arlington.

03/20/2018

TCU vs Arkansas-Pine Bluff

TCU vs Arkansas-Pine Bluff

03/04/2018

TCU vs UC Irvine - Game 3

TCU vs UC Irvine - Game 3

Career Honors
• 2018 Big 12 Academic All-Rookie Team

2018 (Freshman)
Made 11 starts as part of 12 appearances on the season... team posted an 8-4 record in games he pitched... posted a 3.35 ERA in 37 2/3 innings pitched... tallied 35 strikeouts and limited opponents to a .258 batting average... made his collegiate debut on March 1 with a start against UT Arlington... picked up the win in a pre-determined start that lasted just one inning... started the series finale against UC Irving (March 4)... suffered second loss of the season at Rice (March 13) after giving up five runs (one earned) in 1 2/3 innings... tossed 4 2/3 scoreless frames with a season-high six strikeouts against UAPB (March 20)... fanned four and allowed an earned run in a start at Dallas Baptist (April 3)... pitched four innings of one-run baseball against UT Arlington on April 10... posted a similar stat line a week later at UT Arlington (April 18)... tossed a career-high six innings allowing three runs on five hits and striking out six in picking up his second win of the season against Stephen F. Austin (April 24)... tossed 4 2/3 scoreless innings at Abilene Christian (May 1)... made lone relief appearance of the season at Texas (May 19)... struck out all three batters he faced... final appearance of the season was a start against West Virginia in the Big 12 Tournament... allowed a run on three hits in 2 2/3 innings of work.

High School
Earned four varsity letters at Midlothian High School... drafted in the 38th round of the 2017 MLB Draft by the Chicago Cubs... ranked by Baseball America as the No. 455 2017 draft prospect and the 39th-best prospect in the state of Texas... tabbed a Rawlings-Perfect Game second-team All-American as a senior... earned honorable mention all-state honors as a senior... set a school-record with a 0.44 ERA with only eight hits allowed as a senior... tallied 100 strikeouts as a senior while throwing two no-hitters... three-time District Pitcher of the Year... twice named a Perfect Game Underclassman All-American.

Personal
Parents are Jeremy and Buffie; sister is Madeline.

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