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Jonathan Smart
Jonathan Smart

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tuscaloosa, Ala.

High School:
Paul W. Bryant HS

Last College:
Shelton State CC

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 170

Position:
LHP

Experience:
1L

B/T:
L-L



2011 SEASON RECAP: Offered up solid pitching in all capacities during 2011 ... finished the season with 11 saves to rank him tied for fourth in a single season and ninth for a career ... named to the Tallahassee Regional All-Tournament Team ... named to the NCBWA Stopper of the Year Midseason Watch List ... his 31 appearances led the team and seven of those appearances were starts ... finished the season with the team's lowest ERA at 2.50 ... took home a 5-3 record with 11 saves, throwing 86.1 innings and fanning 43 batters ... allowed only 24 earned runs throughout the season ... made four starts as part of his 16 appearances in SEC play ... sported a 3-2 record with seven saves in league play ... struck out 22 batters in 48.1 innings while keeping a lowly 2.79 ERA.

SENIOR (2011): Tallahassee Regional: UCF-Game 3: Started the game against Central Florida for the Tide ... went 8.0 innings, allowing four runs - two earned - on 11 hits while striking out one batter to earn the win and eliminate the Golden Knights ... came in for 2.0 innings in game one against UCF, allowing one earned run on three hits while striking out one batter to earn his 11th save of the season. SEC Tournament: Got the start in the elimination game against Arkansas (5/27), pitched 6.0 innings, allowing three runs on six hits with four strikeouts. South Carolina (G3): Started Saturday's regular-season finale against the Gamecocks (5/21) ... went 8.1 innings, allowing three earned runs on 12 hits while walking one and striking out two in a losing effort. Auburn (G3): Started Sunday's series finale against the Tigers (5/15) ... went 7.0 innings, allowing four earned runs on eight hits while walking two and striking out one. LSU: Made two appearances on the weekend ... went 1.0 inning, striking out one Tiger to earn his ninth save of the season in game two (5/7) ... started game three (5/8), pitching a gem ... went 8.1 innings, allowing no runs on eight hits while walking two and striking out four to earn the win. Mississippi State: Made two appearances on the weekend ... provided 2.1 innings of work, allowing only one hit to earn the win in game one of Saturday's doubleheader (4/30) ... came in for 1.0 inning to earn his eighth save of the season in game two on Saturday. Florida (G3): Made his first SEC start of the season in Sunday's game (4/24) ... went 7.0 innings, allowing two earned runs on 10 hits while walking one and striking out two to earn his first loss of the year. Samford: Came in for 2.0 innings of relief vs. the Bulldogs (4/19) ... allowed one hit, while striking out three to earn his second win of the season. Tennessee: Appeared in two games against the Vols ... went 2.0 innings, allowing no hits and striking out three in game one (4/14) ... came in for 3.0 innings of relief, allowing two hits while striking out three in game two of Saturday's doubleheader (4/16). MVSU: Came in for 1.0 inning of relief, striking out one in game two vs. the Delta Devils (4/13). Vanderbilt: Came in for 0.0 innings of relief in game three of the series (4/10) ... allowed five runs - four earned - on three hits. Samford: Came in for 1.0 inning, allowing one hit. Arkansas: Made two appearances against the Razorbacks in games one and two of the weekend, earning saves in both ... came in for 1.1 innings, allowing only one hit and walk, while striking out three to earn his sixth save of the season (4/1) ... came in for 1.0 inning of work, allowing two hits and one earned run, while walking one to earn his seventh save of the season (4/2). Kentucky: Made two appearances on the weekend vs. UK ... came in for 1.0 inning to earn his first win of the season (3/26) ... came in for 2.0 innings of work, allowing three hits and striking out one to earn his fifth save of the season (3/27). UAB: Went 1.1 innings, striking out one to earn his fourth save of the season. Mississippi: Made two appearances for the Tide, earning saves both times ... went 1.0 inning, striking out two (3/19) ... went 2.0 innings, allowing one earned run on two hits to earn his third save of the season (3/20). Auburn (Riverwalk): Threw 1.1 innings in relief, allowing one hit with a strikeout and a pair of walks. Troy: Made his first start of the season, going 6.1 innings, allowing three earned runs on seven hits while walking two and striking out three. NWSU: Came in for 2.0 innings of relief, striking out one to earn his first save of the season in game two of the series (3/3). Southern Mississippi: Went 1.1 innings, allowing two hits and one run while striking out one. USA Classic: Went 1.0 inning against Central Florida allowing one hit ... Went 2.0 innings versus Southeastern Louisiana, allowing one hit while striking out one. Alcorn State: Appeared in one game on the weekend, going 1.2 innings, striking out one and walking two (2/18).

JUNIOR (2010): Made 17 appearances on the mound, including seven starts ... was 2-1 with a 5.56 ERA in 43.2 innings pitched ... worked 15.1 innings and allowed 12 runs (12 ER) with seven strikeouts out of the pen ... the left-hander made his postseason and NCAA Tournament debut against No. 8 Georgia Tech where he allowed one run on three hits in two innings ... tossed one scoreless inning in midweek start at Samford (1 IP, 2 H) on May 12 ... made his sixth relief appearance of the season and fourth in SEC play at No. 3 South Carolina on May 2 ... picked up second win of the season and first career SEC win against Mississippi State on April 25 ... worked in relief and allowed one run and four hits with one strikeout and one walk ... made his sixth start of the season at No. 23 SE Louisiana on April 13 and received a no decision ... worked three innings and allowed four unearned runs and two hits with two strikeouts and one walk ... made his 2010 SEC debut at Kentucky on April 10 ... worked a season-high 2.2 innings out of the bullpen against UAB on April 6 ... made his fifth start of the season against Auburn on March 24 at the MAX Capital City Classic ... made his fourth start against Minnesota on March 17 ... held the Golden Gophers to three runs and six hits in five innings with two strikeouts and no walks ... earned his first career win with five-inning start against Stony Brook on March 14 ... allowed one run and three hits with three strikeouts and no walks in the Tide's 4-3 win in the series finale ... had starts against College of Charleston (March 7) and Illinois-Chicago (Feb. 27) ... the UIC game was his first career start ... worked five innings and allowed one run and two hits with three strikeouts and one walk ... left the game with a 3-1 lead but picked up no decision after bullpen allowed two runs in the sixth and eighth innings ... made his UA debut with one-inning relief stint at South Alabama (Feb. 20).

JUNIOR (2009): Smart suffered an injury that required season-ending surgery and did not see action for the Tide.

SOPHOMORE (2008 - Shelton State CC): Completed a spectacular two-year career at Shelton State ... appeared in 17 games for Coach Bobby Sprowl ... compiled 9-2 (.818) record and 3.65 ERA in second year with the Bucs ... closed the season by winning his last seven decisions ... worked 93.2 innings and allowed 102 hits, 47 runs and 38 earned runs with 16 walks and 73 strikeouts ... ranked third in the Alabama Northern Division in wins (9), fourth in fewest walks allowed per nine innings (1.54), 12th in innings pitched and 20th in ERA (3.65) ... fanned season-high 10 batters against Gadsden State on April 6 ... made three postseason appearances ... posted 2-0 record and 2.75 ERA with one complete game ... worked 19.2 innings and allowed 18 hits, seven runs and six earned runs with four walks and 22 strikeouts ... tossed complete-game win over Alabama Southern in first round of state playoffs on May 11 ... allowed one run and six hits in nine innings with eight strikeouts.

FRESHMAN (2007 - Shelton State CC): Enjoyed stellar first season at Shelton State Community College ... named First-Team All-American by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) ... named first-team All-State ... named First-Team All-Region XII ...posted a 10-2 record and 1.76 ERA in 17 games on the mound ... worked 102.1 innings and allowed 81 hits, 35 runs and 20 earned runs with 13 walks and 88 strikeouts ... won his last seven decisions ... led the Alabama Northern Division with a 1.76 ERA ... also ranked third in wins (10), fourth in fewest walks per nine innings (1.14), fifth in fewest hits allowed (7.12), eighth in opponents batting average (.214) and 13th in strikeouts per nine innings (7.74) ... tossed season-high nine innings against Northwest Shoals (March 9) and Chattahoochee Valley (May 15) ... struck out season-high 11 batters against Calhoun CC (April 13) ... named Most Valuable Player of 2007 Alabama State Junior College Tournament ... named to All-Tournament Team ... posted 2-0 record and 2.77 ERA in two games against Faulkner (May 12) and Chattahoochee Valley (May 15) ... tossed nine-inning complete game against Chattahoochee Valley in the championship game ... allowed two runs and five hits with no walks and seven strikeouts in title game win ... made two appearances at the NJCAA World Series, both against Spartanburg Methodist.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: A 2006 graduate of Paul W. Bryant High School, where he played for Coach John Cameron ... four-year baseball letterman ... also played first base and outfield ... named Paul Bryant HS "Defensive Player of the Year" in 2006 ... participated in the 2006 East-West All-Star game ... full name is Jonathan David Smart ... son of David and Anita Smart.