Carriere's Christian Smith Named 2018 SSAC Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Christian Smith (SR/Carriere, Miss.) of William Carey (Miss.) has been named the 2018 Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the league office announced Friday.
Class: Senior Major: Biological Science GPA: 3.85 Hometown: Carriere, Miss.
About Christian Smith
Named First-Team All-Conference, Gold Glove and All-Academic
Started all 56 games for the Crusaders, hitting .330 with 64 hits, 55 runs and 52 stolen bases, while also playing errorless ball in the outfield
His 52 steals leads the NAIA and posted a season-long hitting streak of 17 games March 21-April 17
William Carey University Head Coach Bobby Halford on Smith
"Christian is a dedicated student-athlete who gives 100% all the time."