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Smith named NJCAA First Team All-American

Smith named NJCAA First Team All-American

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Sophomore Drew Smith (Elkhorn, Neb.) can add another award to his collection, after being named an NJCAA First Team All-American, it was announced by the NJCAA on Tuesday.

Smith was a vital piece of the Northeast Community College baseball team, guiding the Hawks to their first-ever NJCAA Baseball World Series appearance as a second-year program.

In two years at Northeast, Smith finished with a .427 batting average and a .807 slugging percentage. He recorded 148 hits, 123 RBI, 37 doubles, 29 home runs, 24 stolen bases and only struck out 26 times in 347 at-bats.

Smith will continue his academic and athletic career at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Ariz.

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