|High School:||Eastport/South Manor|
Sophomore Season (2009): Started in nine of the 23 games that he appeared ... had his best start of the season when he pitched six no-hit innings with four strikeouts before having to be pulled due to a high pitch count ... was tied with Warren Slack and Rob Gilliam for the most wins on the team (4) ... struck out 48 batters on the year compared to just 29 walks ... picked up the win in the season-finale against Furman (5/16) after going 5 2/3 innings ... allowed no earned runs in 10 of his 23 appearances.
Freshman Season (2008): Made seven starts in 25 appearances as a true freshman ... posted a 6.92 ERA in 67.2 innings of work ... finished the year with a 5-2 record and two saves ... struck out a season-high six batters in his first appearance of the year ... had his best start of the season against Western Carolina (3/30) when he went six innings and only allowed two earned runs while striking out five batters ... allowed one or fewer runs in 10 of his 25 appearances ... struck out 59 batters on the year while only yielding 38 walks.
Summer Ball: Played the summer of 2009 for the Southampton Breakers and coach Andrew Lorraine in Southampton, N.Y.
High School: 2007 graduate of Eastport/South Manor High School in Manorville, N.Y. ... four-year letter winner and three position player (P/3B/CF) for the Sharks under coach Bob Salamone ... two-time all-county and first-team all-state (2006, 2007) ... also selected to the All-Long Island team in 2006 ... the Sharks were the 2006 Long Island champions ... played four years of basketball where he earned three varsity letters.
Personal: Gregory James Smith... born November 15, 1988 in Huntington, N.Y. ... son of Gary and Suzanne Smith of Manorville, N.Y. ... has two brothers, Brent and Jeff ... majoring in recreation and parks management at UNCG.