|Previous School:||Davis School for Independent Study|
A first team all-Big Sky Conference selection as a freshman after going 18-8 in singles play during the spring season, including 7-0 against opponents from the Big Sky Conference...that includes a 6-1 mark at No. 2, 6-3 at No. 3, 4-2 at No. 4 and 2-2 at No. 5...began the season as the Hornets’ No. 5 singles player, but worked his way up to No. 2...won 11 straight singles matches before falling to Stanford's Ryan Thacher in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...eight of the wins during the winning streak came in straight sets...won 15 of his last 17 singles matches after beginning the season 3-6...in doubles play, he was equally impressive, posting a 15-7 mark, including 5-0 against Big Sky foes...played with two different partners, primarily with Artur Klimenka where the team went 13-4.
Prior to Sacramento State
Was one of the top recruits in the country...tabbed as a five-star blue chip recruit by TennisRecruiting.net, and was ranked 24th nationally and eighth in the Southwest Region...ranked as high as 20th nationally and seventh in the tennis RPI...last season, he was 36-17 overall, including a 23-8 mark against four and five-star opponents...did not play high school tennis, opting to showcase his skills in national tournaments...in 2006, he won the Copperbowl Tournament in Tucson, Ariz...that year, he also represented Northern California at Intersectionals in Louisiana, where he played No. 1 for the region and went undefeated...also was a semifinalist at the 2006 Super National Clay Court Championships in Maryland...a long-time veteran of the national circuit, Smith played his first tournament at the age of 8...was ranked fourth in the nation for 16-year old boys in 2006.