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19   Gage Smith
Gage Smith

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Tallahassee, FL

High School:
North Florida Christian

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
RHP

B/T:
R/R


04/23/2014

Noles Top Hatters 13-3

John Sansone tied a career-high with three hits in the win over Stetson on Wednesday.

04/22/2014

FSU Blanks Stetson, 4-0

Billy Strode works six strong to pick-up his first victory of the season.

04/20/2014

FSU Drops Series Finale to Wake Forest 5-2

The Seminoles maintain their 3.5 game lead atop the Atlantic Division over Clemson.

04/19/2014

Martin Earns Win No. 1800 As Noles Clip Deacs in Extras

Head coach Mike Martin becomes the third coach in Division I history to reach the historic milestone.

04/13/2014

Three-Run Eighth Gives FSU 5-4 Win Over Georgia Tech

Josh Delph comes through with the go-ahead hit on a two-out, two-run single in the eighth.

CAREER ACCOLADES:
* ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year (2013).
* Capital One Academic All-District IV First Team (2013).
* FSU Dean's List (Fall 2009, Spring 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013).
* FSU President's List (Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013).
* All-ACC Academic Team (2012, 2013).
* ACC Academic Honor Roll (2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13).
* Recipient of the Golden Torch Award for the highest GPA on the baseball team (2011-12).

2013: Made a team-high 35 relief appearances which also led the ACC - second straight year he has led the league in this category...posted a record of 4-2, one save and a 2.41 ERA...recorded 32 strikeouts in 41.0 innings and allowed 15 earned runs and eight walks...one of only two pitchers, with a combined 8.2 innings, that had fewer walks on the season for Florida State...did not give up more than one walk in any appearance...held Rhode Island (2/17) scoreless in the top of the 10th and was credited with the win as FSU earned the extra-inning walk-off in the bottom of the frame...struck out the side in his 1.0 inning against Villanova (3/2) to help preserve the shutout...earned his second win of the season against Presbyterian (3/6) allowing only one run and two hits in 1.1 innings of relief...induced two double plays in 1.2 innings of work against Boston College (3/9) to record his only save of the season...posted a stretch of 22.2 innings - over 19 appearances - where he only gave up one earned run...earned a one-pitch win for the second straight year as he helped FSU beat Florida at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville...stopped a fifth-inning rally from Florida Gulf Coast (4/2) and pitched 2.1 innings giving up one hit and striking out two to get his fourth win of the season...threw a season-high 2.2 innings and struck out a career-high five batters against Wake Forest (4/27)...faced 13 batters in two appearances against Wake Forest and recorded seven strikeouts...made two appearances in the ACC tournament...threw 2.0 scoreless innings against Troy (6/2) to help FSU clinch the NCAA Tallahassee Regional...did not issue a walk over his final five appearances including games in the ACC Tournament as well as in NCAA Regional and Super Regional play.

2012: Appeared in 39 games to lead all Florida State pitchers...tied for the most appearances in the ACC...also tied for third-most appearances in a single season in FSU history...finished the year 5-0 with a 2.89 ERA in 53.0 innings of work...gave up 17 earned runs and issued 17 walks while striking out 32...helped preserve five of the seven shutouts posted by the Seminoles in 2012...allowed a run or less in 33 relief appearances...also collected three saves...made his collegiate debut on opening day against Hofstra (2/17) and worked a perfect eighth inning in facing the minimum...struck out the side in his next outing - an inning of work against Jacksonville (2/21)...appeared in both games at UCF entering in the eighth inning in each outing while facing the minimum both times...first career save came at Duke after working 1.2 scoreless innings in a 5-0 victory...two more saves against Stetson - one at home (3/20) and the other on the road (5/8)...threw just one pitch in the top of the eighth against Virginia (3/19) in the series finale to earn his first collegiate win...also collected victories in relief against Clemson, NC State, UAB and Stanford...posted career-highs in innings pitched (4.1) and strikeouts (4) in keeping the Hurricane bats silent in allowing FSU to stage a come-from-behind, walk-off victory in 10 innings in the series finale...appeared twice in the Tallahassee Regional and worked 5.2 scoreless innings, scattering three hits and two walks, while striking out four...posted 3.2 innings in relief in game one against UAB to pick-up the victory...faced the minimum in 2.0 innings of work in the regional championship game against Samford...was the pitcher of record for the Seminoles in the Super Regional clinching victory over Stanford...pitched twice at the College World Series with both appearances coming against Arizona...threw a combined 4.0 scoreless innings against the Wildcats out in Omaha...finished the postseason 2-0 with a 2.25 ERA in five appearances with four strikeouts in 12.0 innings...played over the summer with the Hyannis Harbor Hawks of the Cape Cod League.

2011: Did not see action during his redshirt freshman campaign...played summer ball with the DeLand Suns of the Florida Collegiate Summer League.

2010: Received a redshirt in 2010.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played both baseball and golf at North Florida Christian... named team co-captain as a senior...earned second team All-Big Bend accolades following the 2009 season...finished his senior season hitting .400 en route to earning the Runmaker Award at NFC as awarded by the coaching staff...made 17 appearances on the mound recording 25 strikeouts in 24 innings of work...posted a 2-0 record and four saves with a 1.54 ERA...member of the 2009 First Academy Royal Rumble All-Tournament team...achieved Honor Roll accolades all four years at NFC...named 2009 FACA 2A All-Academic Player of the Year...involved in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

PERSONAL: Son of Clark and Penny Smith...full name is Malcolm Gage Smith...has a sister, Olivia...uncle Jerry Smith played basketball for Florida State...double majoring in marketing and management...born February 13, 1991.

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