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Gage Smith Earns Academic All-District Honors
Gage Smith leads the team in appearances on the year with 23.


Gage Smith leads the team in appearances on the year with 23.

May 2, 2013

Capital One Academic All-District 4 Team

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida State's Gage Smith was named to the 2013 Capital One Baseball Academic All-District ® IV first team as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

Smith has made a team-high 23 appearances, all in relief, for the Seminoles who currently sit in first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference Atlantic Division with a 16-8 record in 2013. The redshirt junior is 4-0 with a 2.22 ERA and one save. Smith has worked 28.1 innings allowing seven earned runs and 20 hits as opponents are hitting just .198 against the side-winding right hander. He has posted a 5:1 strikeout-to-walk ratio on the year with 25 strikeouts to just five walks.

The Tallahassee, Fla., native threw a season-high 2.2 innings in relief against Wake Forest on April 27 finishing the outing with a career-high five strikeouts. At one point during the season, Smith went 22.2 innings (19 appearances) where he only gave up one earned run.

Smith is a three-time Dean's List and two-time President's List (4.0 GPA) honoree at Florida State. He was named to the 2012 All-ACC Academic Team and is a two-time ACC Academic Honor Roll honoree. Smith currently boasts a 3.78 GPA in business management.

First-team Academic All-District ® honorees advance to the Capital One Academic All-America® Team ballot, where first-, second- and third-team All-America honorees will be selected later this month.

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