20  Mary Beth Smith
Mary Beth Smith

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Elon, N.C.

High School:
Bartlett Yancey

Height:
5-7

Position:
Pitcher/Outfield

B/T:
R/R


As A Freshman (2013):
Pitched in 11 games with three starts in the circle ... Went 1-2 with 14 strikeouts in 27.0 innings worked ... Threw 3.2 scoreless innings in relief with four strikeouts against Ohio (2/8) ... Limited lead-off batters to a .136 batting average and competition only batted .200 against her when the bases were loaded ... Earned the win in her first career start in the circle against Rider (2/9) with four scoreless innings and two strikeouts ... Had a 3.2 inning relief outing against St. John's (2/15) ... Pitched the final inning with two strikeouts vs. Liberty (2/22) ... Had a 3.0 scoreless relief outing against Notre Dame (2/22) ... Followed that up with a complete game vs. the Fighting Irish in which she scattered 10 hits and allowed six runs (one earned) ... Started in the circle against Elon (2/27) ... Worked 2/3 of an innings in relief against No. 3 Arizona State (3/2).

Bartlett Yancey High School:
A four-year softball letterwinner for Bartlett Yancey ... Named Midland 2A All-Conference, Midland Pitcher-of-the-Year, All-Metro Player-of-the-Year, North Carolina All-State and was the Powerade State Games Champion as a senior ... Had a .494 batting average with 48 RBI, seven home runs as a hitter and totaled a 1.43 ERA in 122 innings as pitcher her senior season in leading her team to 26-2 overall record ... Was a Midland 2A All-Conference Selection and the Midlands Pitcher-of-the-Year as a sophomore and junior ... Earned a spot on the All-Metro Team as a junior when she hit .390 with 29 RBI, a home run, plus a 2.04 ERA in 92.1 innings thrown ... As a sophomore batted .370 with 30 RBI, a pair of home runs, an ERA of 2.83 in 126 innings tossed ... Earned an all-conference selection as a freshman for her .470 batting average, 20 RBI, and 2.00 ERA in 42 innings thrown ... Aided Bartlett Yancey to four-straight conference championships plus a conference tournament title and district championship as a senior ... Served as a team captain her senior season ...Earned the NC Scholar award and graduated magna cum laude as a senior ... Gained additional softball experience playing for the Blue Ridge Bombers (Red)

Personal:
Intended academic major is business marketing with a minor in creative writing ... Daughter of Jeff and Cheryl Smith ... Has a younger sister (Leigh Ann)