San Diego, Calif.
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5-10 / 185
Moved into a starting role in center field as a freshman in 2011 and will return in that role this season ... Had a stellar freshman campaign that saw him earn Freshman All-America honors ... Played three summers (2008-10) for the San Diego Show.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2011
Was named to the 2011 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America squad by Collegiate Baseball magazine ... A second-team all-Mountain West Conference selection in his first season as an Aztec ... Had a personal best 13-game hitting streak come to an end in the May 14 contest against Brigham Young...During that streak he hit .390 (23-for-59) with six doubles, a triple and 13 runs scored ... Finished the season by hitting safely in 19 of the team's final 12 contests ... Had a seven-game streak earlier in the season ... Came through with a pair of clutch hits in the game vs. UC Irvine on Feb. 22 ... He singled to drive in SDSU's second run in the fifth inning and had a two-out double in the bottom of the ninth to drive home the tying run to send the game to extra innings ... He had his first three-hit effort of the year in the May 1 game at Western Carolina and followed that up with another three-hit contest vs. Long Beach State on May 3 ... Led the Aztecs with 15 stolen bases (in 16 attempts)...Ranked third on the team with 14 multiple-hit games and was also third with seven multiple-RBI efforts ... He had a career-high four RBI in the contest at Utah on May 7 ... He hit his first homer as an Aztec in the home game against Oral Roberts on April 3, a three-run shot over the right field fence ... Batted .408 (20-for-49) with runners in scoring position ... Hit .302 in conference play over 24 games with no errors in 72 chances in center field.
Played three years of varsity baseball at Santana High School in Santee, Calif. ... Coached there by Larry Oedewaldt ... A 2010 all-CIF first-team selection ... Also named to the first team all-East County and all-Grossmont Valley League teams ... Selected as team captain ... Hit safely in 21 of the first 22 games ... Batted .450 with five doubles, two triples, seven home runs, 42 runs scored and 19 RBI ... Recorded 12 stolen bases ... As a junior in 2009, batted .375with four doubles and five home runs ... Second team all-East County and all-league selection ... Helped team to third place in regional competition as a sophomore and junior ... Also played soccer, lacrosse and football.
Cody Aaron Smith was born on August 19, 1992 in Santee, Calif. ... Son of Denise and Larry Smith ... Grandfather, Robert Smith, played minor league ball ... Aunt, Cheryl Smith, played softball for Arizona State ... Favorite athlete is Major League outfielder Vladimir Guerrero ... Enjoys going to the beach, golf, disc golf and video games... Also recruited by UC Riverside, Arizona, CSU Fullerton and San Diego ... Undeclared major at SDSU.