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Cameron Smith
Cameron  Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Seabrook, Texas

High School:
Clear Lake

Last College:
New Mexico JC

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 155

Position:
LHP

Experience:
1L


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Game-by-Game Stats - 2014 | Photo Gallery - 2014

CAREER HIGHS (entering 2015 season)
Innings Pitched: 9.0, at Miami (Fla.) (6/2/14)
Longest Start (IP): 9.0, at Miami (Fla.) (6/2/14)
Shortest Start (IP): 1.0, vs. Texas (3/29/14)
Longest Relief Outing (IP): 6.0, vs. Indiana (2/16/14)
Hits Allowed: 5 3x, at New Mexico (4/21/14)*
Runs Allowed: 5, vs. New Mexico State (3/8/14)
ER Allowed: 5, vs. New Mexico State (3/8/14)
Walks: 5, at Miami (Fla.) (6/2/14)
Strikeouts: 5, vs. Kansas State (4/11/14)
Wild Pitches: 1 5x, vs. Dallas Baptist (4/15/14)*
Hit Batters: 3, at Oklahoma State (4/6/14)
HR Allowed: 1, vs. Sam Houston State (3/1/14)
Pitch Count: 114, at Miami (Fla.) (6/2/14)
* Indicates most recent high

COLLEGIATE CAREER (Texas Tech & New Mexico JC - Combined)
Has made 50 appearances at the collegiate level with a 25-7 record.

2014 (Junior)
All-Big 12 Honorable Mention... made 25 appearances (4 starts) with an 8-3 record, 2.79 ERA, one shutout, one complete game, combined on two shutouts, 67.2 innings, 49 hits allowed, 24 runs (21 earned) with 44 strikeouts and 29 walks while opponents batted .211 with one home run... was the only Red Raider to throw a complete game during the season... tied for the team lead in wins (Dylan Dusek)... STARTER... made four starts with a 1-0 record and 2.00 ERA with one complete game and one shutout in 18.0 innings with six strikeouts and 10 walks allowed... RELIEVER... made 21 relief outings with a 7-3 record and 3.08 ERA with one save, 49.2 innings, 38 strikeouts and 19 walks... NCAA RANKINGS: 41st in fewest hits allowed/9 innings (6.52)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: fourth in shutouts (1)... fourth in opponent batting average (.211)... eighth in wins (8)... 18th in ERA (2.79)... TEXAS TECH RANKINGS: tied a school record for innings pitched in an NCAA Tournament game (9.0, at Miami)... marked 14th time in school history a pitcher threw a complete game in the NCAA Tournament... 1-of-3 Red Raiders with a school record 0.00 ERA in an NCAA Tournament (0.00 ERA - 10.2 IP)... ninth in ERA (3.12) in Big 12 games... AGAINST NATIONALLY RANKED OPPONENTS... made 11 appearances (3 starts) with a 2-2 record, 2.03 ERA, one complete game, one shutout, 31.0 innings, 23 hits, nine runs (7 earned) with 16 strikeouts and 13 walks allowed while opponents batted .223... DURING BIG 12 PLAY... made 10 appearances (3 starts) with a 3-0 record, 3.12 ERA, 26.0 innings, 16 hits, nine runs (all earned) with 19 strikeouts and nine walks... BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP... made one appearance (relief) allowing three runs on two hits in 0.2 innings allowing a walk... NCAA TOURNAMENT... made three appearances (1 start) with a 1-1 record, 0.00 ERA, one complete game, one shutout, 10.2 innings, five hits, one run (unearned) with six strikeouts and six walks while opponents batted .143... NCAA CORAL GABLES REGIONAL... made one appearance (1 start) throwing the first-ever complete game shutout in school history in the NCAA Tournament while throwing nine innings, allowing three hits and five walks with five strikeouts leading Tech to a 4-0 victory over Miami (Fla.) in the regional championship game... NCAA LUBBOCK SUPER REGIONAL... made one appearance (relief) combining on a shutout while throwing 1.1 scoreless innings allowing two hits with two strikeouts... HOME GAMES... made 14 appearances (1 start) with a 7-0 record and 1.69 ERA with one save, 32.0 innings, 21 hits, seven runs (6 earned) with 24 strikeouts and 15 walks while opponents batted .191... ROAD/NEUTRAL SITE GAMES... made 11 appearances (3 starts) with a 1-3 record and 3.79 ERA with 35.2 innings, 28 hits, 17 runs (15 earned) with 20 strikeouts and 14 walks while opponents batted .230... SITUATIONAL: opposing batters hit .205 (23-for-112) with runners on base... opposing batters hit .217 (26-for-120) with the bases empty... opposing batters hit .162 (12-for-74) with two outs... recorded 90 ground outs and 54 fly outs... forced opponents into six ground ball double plays... led team with four pickoffs... MISCELLANEOUS: made four starts - three in weekend series - and one in the NCAA Tournament... made three starts during Big 12 play (2 game two, 1 game three)... inherited a team-high 33 base runners in relief - allowed only five to score... became the first Red Raider to start a Tech career 5-0 since 2005 (Zach Butler)... made 12 scoreless outings (1 start)... allowed two or fewer runs in all four starts... threw multiple innings during 11 relief outings... threw at least four innings in five relief appearances... struck out multiple batters in 11 relief outings... allowed one or fewer runs in 18-of-25 appearances... team posted a 17-8 record during his 25 appearances... became the first Red Raider in over 13 years to earn the win in back-to-back days (vs. West Virginia - May 15-16)... became the first Red Raider to earn two wins in a three-game series (West Virginia series) since 2011 (John Neely - at No. 14 Baylor)... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS... made career debut pitching 0.2 scoreless innings in relief with a strikeout against No. 3 Indiana (2/15)... earned first career win pitching six innings (season-high in relief) shutout innings in relief allowing five hits with two strikeouts and a walk during Tech's 7-0 win over No. 3 Indiana (2/16)... second win came in 1.1 relief innings allowing a run with a strikeout against Oral Roberts (2/21)... moved to 3-0 on the season following four scoreless relief innings allowing two hits and two walks with two strikeouts against Oral Roberts (2/23)... moved to 4-0 on the season only three weeks into the season pitching 2.1 scoreless innings in relief with a strikeout and two walks against New Mexico (3/4)... pitched 0.2 scoreless innings in relief to earn first career save against New Mexico State (3/6)... made first career start in game two of Baylor series (3/16) pitching five innings allowing one run on three hits with three strikeouts and a walk in a no decision... improved to 5-0 pitching five scoreless relief innings allowing just one hit with five strikeouts and a walk during Tech's 4-3 series-opening win against Kansas State (4/11)... picked up sixth win pitching 0.1 innings in series opening win over West Virginia (5/15)... moved to 7-1 the following day pitching 3.2 scoreless innings in relief without allowing a run with four strikeouts and a walk against the Mountaineers (5/16) in a 3-2 win... the victory against WVU marked head coach Tim Tadlock's 500th collegiate career win... had a career day pitching only complete game of the season by a Red Raider throwing a complete-game shut in the NCAA Coral Gables Regional final against No. 3 Miami (6/2) allowing just three hits with three strikeouts and five walks allowed while throwing a season-high 114 pitches... marked the first-ever complete game shutout by a Red Raider in the NCAA Tournament in school history... member of the 2014 Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll.

NEW MEXICO JUNIOR COLLEGE
Played at New Mexico Junior College for two seasons (2012-13) for head coach Josh Simpson... as a sophomore made 13 appearances (all starts) with a 12-1 record, 2.80 ERA, nine complete games, two shutouts, 80.1 innings, allowed 76 hits and 32 runs (25 earned) with 66 strikeouts and 28 walks while opposing batters hit .248... named team's Most Valuable Player... Western Junior College Athletic Conference First Team All-Conference... NJCAA First Team All-Region V... NJCAA Second Team All-America... helped lead team to a 45-15 overall record and 27-9 record in league play while finishing second in the 10-team league... NJCAA RANKINGS: led the nation in wins (12)... second in complete games (9)... 17th in starts (13)... 50th in innings pitched (80.1)... WJCAC RANKINGS: led the conference in wins (12)... second in ERA (2.80)...second in earned runs allowed (25)... third in innings pitched (80.1)... seventh in strikeouts (66)... ninth in opponent batting average (.248)... 14th in walks allowed (28)... finished the season throwing seven consecutive complete games... won 12 consecutive starts (Jan. 30-Apr. 26) threw a seven-inning, complete-game shutout allowing four hits with six strikeouts and two walks against Otero JC (2/15)... threw a seven-inning complete game allowing two runs on eight hits with a season-high 10 strikeouts and three walks in a win over Weatherford (2/22)... pitched at least six innings in 10-of-12 starts... allowed one or fewer earned runs in 8-of-12 starts... earned the win striking out 10 in seven innings allowing just two runs on three hits against Weatherford (4/11)... threw a nine-inning, complete game without allowing an earned run allowing just two hits with eight strikeouts and two walks in a win over Temple (4/17)... had a season-high 11 strikeouts allowing just two earned runs in six innings pitched against Ranger (4/24)... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: New Mexico, Louisiana Tech, McNeese State and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

HIGH SCHOOL
A three-year varsity letterwinner at Clear Lake High School for head coach Rupert Jaso... as a senior, posted a 2.92 ERA with 69 strikeouts and 26 walks in 48 innings... earned first team all-district and named team's most outstanding pitcher... pitched against Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper during a USSA Tournament in Kansas.

PERSONAL
Cameron Andrew Smith... born December 12, 1992, in Virginia Beach, Va... son of Darren and Lisa Smith... has an older sister, Amanda... a university studies major at Texas Tech.


Smith led Texas Tech to its first NCAA Regional championship in school history in 2014 while delivering the first complete-game shutout in school history in NCAA Tournament action.

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