Florida State's Danny Rosen becomes the second Seminole to earn Pitcher of the Week honors this season.
Smith was 6-for-11 (.545) with two doubles, three homers, eight RBI, and a walk in three games last week. In Sunday's doubleheader against Boston College, the third baseman was a combined 5-for-7 with a double, three homers and eight RBI. He hit a solo homer in the first game of the doubleheader, and then hit a double and had two home runs in the second. With Clemson trailing 6-3 in game two with two outs in the seventh inning, the senior from Ocala, Fla., came through with a grand slam to give the Tigers the lead for good in the 7-6 win.
Smith also had a 1.545 slugging percentage and .583 on-base percentage during the week and did not commit an error in six chances in the field.
A junior from Miami, Fla., Rosen earned his first win as a starter as he posted career highs in innings pitched and strikeouts en route to helping the Seminoles sweep Maryland over the weekend. The right-handed hurler struck out a career-high 12 batters in 7.1 innings. He also set the team season high for strikeouts in a game by a Seminole pitcher, passing Bryan Henry who struck out 11 against Tennessee back on opening day. Rosen finished the game allowing just two runs on four hits. He did not walk a batter through 7.1 innings as he improved to 2-1 on the year.
Clemson hits the field Tuesday, playing a single game against Wofford in Greenville, S.C., at 7:15 p.m.
The Seminoles are back at home this weekend for the first time in two weeks, hosting Clemson in a three-game set.
Smith Named ACC Player of the Week
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