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Matison Smith
Matison Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nederland, Texas

High School:
Nederland HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
RHP

Experience:
3L

B-T:
R-R

2009: Made 14 starts and compiled 6-6 record with a 3.52 earned run average. ... Struck out 53 batters and walked 33 in 76.2 innings. ... Strikeout high was nine in 16-4 victory over Columbia. ... Won first four starts before suffering 4-1 setback to Texas State, which scored three unearned runs. ... Has 7-8 career record and 4.49 ERA with 65 strikeouts and 42 walks in 102.1 innings. 2008: Made eight appearances with three starts. ... Went 0-2 with an 8.50 ERA in 18 innings. ... Struck out eight and walked five. ... Fanned a season-high two batters in three games (at McNeese State, at Louisiana-Monroe and vs. Southeastern Louisiana. ... Threw season-high four innings at UT Arlington. ... Struck out one in 1.1 innings of scoreless relief in 2-1 win over McNeese State in the regular-season finale. 2007: Went 1-0 with a 4.70 ERA in five appearances with one start. ... Earned the win in his first career start, pitching two innings and allowing one run on four hits against UTSA as five Cardinal pitchers combined for a 14-7 victory. ... Struck out season-high three batters in season-long 2.1 innings against St. John's. High School: Played for coach Cody Robbins at Nederland HS. ... Named first-team All-District 20-4A as pitcher and third baseman as senior. ... Was district's Newcomer of the Year. ... Named Who's Who Among American High School Students in America as junior and senior. Personal: Matison Wayne Smith was born on 6/26/88 in Brazoria, Texas. ... Son of Marline McGuire. ... Business major. ... Hobbies are fishing, surfing and spending time on the beach.

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