2013 Baseball
Record: 29-28 Home: 20-12 Away: 8-12 Neutral: 1-4 MSC: 9-15
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#28 Taylor Smith
Height: 6-7
Weight: 215
Class: FR
Position: RHP
Hometown: Crestview Hills, Ky.
Previous School: Beachwood HS

2013: Pitched in 14 games, which was tied for the third-most on the team, while also making five starts … Went 2-1 with a 4.37 ERA in 35 innings … Pitched a season-high 6.2 shutout innings against Indiana Southeast (3/19) … Also pitched six shutout innings against Miami-Hamilton (3/27) to pick up his first career win … Struck out a season-high three batters in both of those two appearances … Also picked up a win with a scoreless inning of relief against Cumberlands (3/29) … Finished with an .875 fielding percentage.

High School: Lettered twice in baseball … Team’s Pitcher of the Year as a senior … Went 7-1 with a 1.82 ERA as a junior and won four games with a 2.40 ERA as a senior … Member of Future Business Leaders of America and Pep Club.

Personal: Son of Kim and Alan Smith … Brother, A.J., attends Northern Kentucky University … Majoring in Business Management.


2013 4.37 2-1 14-5 0 0 0 35.0 42 22 17 19 15 12 0 1 0.280 3
Career 4.37 2-1 14-5 0 0 0 35.0 42 22 17 19 15 12 0 1 0.280 3


    Career Highs  
Innings 6.2 Indiana Southeast 3/19/13
Strikeouts 3 Three times, MR: Miami-Hamilton 3/27/13
2013 Baseball Roster
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.Wt.HometownPrevious School
RSBrandon Blackwelder*JROFR/R6-2 Cantonment, Fla.Jefferson Davis CC
RSTyler Cetnarowski*FR1BR/R6-5 Akron, OhioSt. Vincent-St. Mary
RSTyler Hacker*FRRHPR/R6-3 Hamersville, OhioBethel-Tate HS
RSMike Hilliard*FRLHPL/L6-0 Clarksville, OhioClinton-Massie HS
RSMaurice McPherson*FRRHPR/R5-10 Columbus, OhioWhetstone HS
RSDevon Palmer*FRIFR/R5-10 Thornville, OhioFairfield Union
RSTyler Spears*FRRHPR/R6-4 Washington Court House, OhioWashington HS
RSMalik Zuberi*FRRHPR/R6-1 West Chester, OhioLakota West HS
1Tyler BiceJRIF/CR/R5-7155Melbourne, Fla.USC-Salkehatchie
2Brady HightchewFRIF/OFL/R5-11195Newport, Ky.Newport Central Catholic HS
3Dustin BickmeyerJRC/IFR/R6-1175O'Fallon, Mo.Jefferson Davis CC
4Ryan HackworthSOLHPL/L5-9165Pedro, OhioRock Hill HS
5Mitchell LendenskiFRIF/OFL/R5-9175Loveland, OhioLoveland HS
6Jake LankheitFRCL/R5-10230Covington, Ky.Covington Catholic HS
7Zak EspositoJRRHPR/R6-1190Sandusky, OhioOwens CC
8Cody SpiresSORHP/IFR/R5-11180Lancaster, OhioBloom Carroll HS
9Daniel KatayamaJRIFR/R5-9225Sao Paulo-Guarulhos, BrazilLane CC
11Joe HendersonJRIFL/R6-2205Spring Lake, N.C.Brookdale CC
12Jordan MaierSRIFR/R6-1180Heath, OhioMarietta College
14Charles MatsunamiFRIFL/R5-7160Tokyo, JapanTennessee Tech
16Cody StrayerFRRHPR/R6-1180Worthington, OhioWorthington Kilbourne HS
18Calvin SluberskiJRIF/RHPR/R5-8170Elma, N.Y.Niagara County CC
21Bryan SharkeySOLHPL/L6-1180Bedford, OhioLakeland CC
22Ryan QueenerJROFR/R5-11175Mentor, OhioLakeland CC
23Zach ReedFROFR/R6-0190South Shore, Ky.Greenup County HS
24Brandon BonarFRRHPR/R5-7140Chillicothe, OhioChillicothe HS
25Andrew KiddFRRHPR/R6-0205Franklin Furnace, OhioRock Hill HS
27Nolan WestFRRHPL/R6-2185Olivehurst, Calif.Wheatland HS
28Taylor SmithFRRHPR/R6-7215Crestview Hills, Ky.Beachwood HS
30Todd QueenerJROFL/L5-11175Mentor, OhioLakeland CC
32Aaron SuydamSRIFR/R5-9180Painesville, OhioMuscatine CC
34Brad CornwellSOCS/R6-1195Catlettsburg, Ky.Boyd County HS
37Ryan ValentineJRRHPR/R6-0180Springboro, OhioMilligan College
39Colin KeimSRUT/RHPR/R5-11185Clinton, OhioManchester HS
41Jordan WilliamsSRRHPR/R5-10180Uniontown, OhioGreen HS
44Jake HuberFRRHPR/R6-6200Cincinnati, OhioRoger Bacon HS
* Redshirt
Ted Tom - Head Coach - 6th season
Chris Moore - Assistant Coach - 6th season
Phillip Butler - Student Assistant - 2nd season