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University of Miami Athletics

Jake Smith


Right-handed Pitcher




190 lbs.




Chapel Hill, N.C.

High School

State College of Florida / Chipola / Chapel Hill

Jake Smith - Baseball - University of Miami Athletics

The asterisk next to 2020 and 2021 season bios indicate the NCAA’s decision to grant an extra year of eligibility for student-athletes in light of the COVID-19 pandemic; the student-athlete’s year of eligibility did not “advance” from 2020 to 2021 due to this NCAA ruling.

*Sophomore (2020 – State College of Florida): Went5-1 with a 1.57 ERA and 59 strikeouts over 40.0 innings pitched, throwing two complete games…In conference games, had a 0.00 ERA and a .077 batting average against, striking out 25 batters over 16 innings…Named Pitcher of the Year…Made the Dean’s List.

True Freshman (2019 – Chipola): Made 20 appearances, including two starts, going 5-1 with a 4.66 ERA, 43 strikeouts and one save over 38.2 innings pitched…In conference play, went 2-0 with a 2.04 ERA and 16 strikeouts over 17.2 innings pitched…Helped Chipola reach JUCO World SeriesMade the President’s List.  

High School: Four-year letterman at Chapel Hill…Named Pitcher of the Year in 2017 and 2018…Two-time all-conference selection in 2017-18 and selected all-metro in 2018…As a senior, had nine wins, a 1.06 ERA and 85 strikeouts over 66.1 innings pitched…Won six games and added two saves, while posting a 0.58 ERA and 59 strikeouts over 48.2 innings pitched as a junior…Threw three complete games and one shutout in 2017 season…Drafted out of high school by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 21stround of the 2018 MLB Draft.

Personal: Son of Chris and Lori Smith…Has one sister, Mackenzie…Uncle, David May, played basketball at North Carolina from 1987-89 and aunt, Lisa May, swam at Princeton…Majoring in sport administration.