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#17 Ryan Smith
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Greenlawn, N.Y.
High School: Harborfields
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Smith's Career Statistics
Year era w-l app gs cg sho sv ip h r er bb so 2b 3b hr bf bavg wp hbp bk sfa sha
2008 2.25 2-2 19 0 0 0/0 7 36.0 35 19 9 14 28 10 0 3 160 .265 0 5 0 5 4
2009 5.88 2-3 25 0 0 0/1 11 33.2 42 23 22 4 28 10 4 2 152 .309 0 10 0 1 1
2010 4.81 3-2 18 0 0 0/0 6 24.1 24 13 13 4 21 2 1 6 102 .258 0 3 1 0 2
2011 3.94 3-1 19 0 0 0/1 4 29.2 28 15 13 8 31 6 0 3 127 .248 0 2 0 2 2
TOTAL   4.15 10-8 81 0 0 0/2 28 123.2 129 70 57 30 108 28 5 14 541 .272 0 20 0 8 9

Ended career as the single-season (11) and career record holder (28) in saves for both Dartmouth and the Ivy League ... also holds the Dartmouth and Ivy career records with 81 appearances on the mound ... earned All-Ivy honors three times, making the first team as a senior and second team in each of his first two seasons ... opposition hit just .229 against him with runners on base ... did not throw a single wild pitch in his career.

SENIOR (2011)
First-team All-Ivy relief pitcher ... pitched an inning in the New England All-Star game after the season ... outside of consecutive outings in late March/early April, posted an ERA of 2.33 ... had just five save opportunities all season, converting the last four (Dartmouth won the other game as well) ... struck out at least one batter in 17 of his 19 appearances, including his last 13 ... fanned two of the three batters he faced in a perfect inning to finish off Army ... lone loss came when he surrendered an unearned run to Northwestern in the bottom of the ninth ... first save came against Grinnell, inducing the go-ahead run to ground into a double play to end the game ... fanned two in two innings in the 16-8 win at Quinnipiac ... Ivy League Pitcher of the Week for winning two games and saving another in the weekend against Cornell and Princeton ... picked up his first victory in the 3-2, 10-inning triumph over the Big Red ... entered against the Tigers in the 10th inning of a 3-3 ball game with runners on first and third and nobody out, yet escaped with the tie score intact, then earned up the win when the Big Green scored in the bottom half ... saved the second game of the twinbill versus Princeton by recording the final two outs, including a strikeout of an All-Ivy first-teamer, who represented the tying run ... set a career high with five strikeouts in a three-inning save against Brown, yielding just one hit and no walks ... closed out the 6-0 shutout against Harvard with a scoreless ninth ... saved the second game of the Ivy Championship Series, stranding the tying run at second with a strikeout to end the 5-4 victory ... pitched the final three innings of the 8-5 loss in the decisive game of the ICS ... over his final 13 innings, whiffed 19 batters.

JUNIOR (2010)
Ivy League leader in saves for the third straight year ... Preseason All-Ivy as selected by Baseball America ... did not allow a run in 12 of his 18 outings ... Dartmouth won 14 of the 18 games in which he pitched ... held opponents to a .196 batting average (9-for-46) with runners on base ... retired all four batters he faced, three on strikeouts, to pick up first save of the season in a 2-1 win over Bradley ... tossed a perfect ninth to finish off Northwestern in a 5-1 triumph ... second save came in 5-4 win at Princeton, allowing just a lead-off single in the 10th before slamming the door ... tied a career-high with four innings against Penn, holding the Quakers without a run to earn the win in a 3-2, 11-inning victory ... posted a stretch of 9.1 scoreless innings over six appearances in April ... picked up another extra-inning win against Yale, retiring the only four hitters he faced as Dartmouth won on a walk-off single in the 10th, 3-2 ... collected saves in three straight outings, one against Saint Anselm, the other two against Brown ... third win of the year was over Harvard thanks to 1.1 shutout frames in a 9-7 comeback win ... equaled a season high with three strikeouts against Castleton State ... fanned 10 batter over his final five appearances spanning 7.1 innings.

SOPHOMORE (2009)
Second team All-Ivy relief pitcher for the Big Green for the second straight year ... led the Ivy League with 11 saves in 14 opportunities ... ranked among the top 20 in saves nationally for most of the season ... those 11 saves broke his own school record set as a freshman, and he already is the career saves leader at Dartmouth with 18 ... did not allowed a run in 18 of 25 appearances ... five of his 11 saves were of at least four outs ... converted each of his first nine save opportunities ... also picked up saves in eight straight appearances, including both ends of doubleheaders against Cornell and Brown ... opponents hit just .212 (7-for-33) with two outs and runners on base ... shut down Holy Cross for the final 2.1 innings with three strikeouts to earn his first win of the year, 7-6 ... got another victory just three days later in 12-9 triumph at Yale, fanning three in 1.1 innings ... walked just three batters unintentionally in 33.2 innings ... finished off the 10-0 Ivy title clincher against Cornell with a scoreless ninth ... tossed a scoreless frame against Kansas in the NCAA Regional.

FRESHMAN (2008)
All-Ivy second team and the team’s Rookie of the Year ... quickly emerged as the team’s closer, setting a school record with seven saves ... posted a 0.98 ERA over his last 15 appearances ... did not allow a hit or run in first collegiate outing, stifling Navy for two innings while striking out three ... first save was Goose-like, hurling 3.2 scoreless frames in the 6-5 triumph over Northwestern ... picked up saves in next two outings as well with a shutout inning against Quinnipiac and Princeton, striking out the side versus the latter ... unearned runs led to both of his losses ... sat down two batters in a one-inning save for a 4-3 win over Penn ... saved both ends of a doubleheader at Brown, first with a scoreless frame, then with a season-high four innings and four strikeouts ... yielded just an unearned run in four innings against Vermont, plus equaled his season high of four strikeouts, to pick up his first win in a 12-inning, 10-9 victory ... saved the 5-4 win over the Crimson with 1.2 shutout innings ... tossed five innings of one-run ball during the Ivy Championship series, earning the victory in game two.

HIGH SCHOOL
Earned four letters at Harborfields for coach Gene Rochler ... team was League VI champion his senior year ... twice earned the Suffolk County All-League award ... also named to All-Long Island Team as a senior, plus was all-county and all-state ... played in the marching band and jazz ensemble.

PERSONAL
Economics major ... son of Kevin and Laura has two brothers and one sister ... born on the Ides of March of 1989 in Huntington, N.Y. ... accomplished pianist and composes music.

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