- position LHP
- height 6-2
- Weight 200
- class Redshirt Freshman
- Hometown Nicholasville, Ky.
• Dean’s List (Fall 2022)
Pitched in eight games for the Charlottesville TomSox of the Valley League…Threw 19 innings in eight outings with a 3.79 ERA…Struck out 20 but allowed 15 base on balls.
Played at West Jessamine for coach Blake Perry…Third-Team All-State for 2022 season…Ranked a top 500 player nationally and No. 5 in Kentucky…by Perfect Game…2022 PG Preseason All-America…Also played basketball.
Full name is Hayden Brock Smith…Parents are John and Anna Roberts-Smith…Has a younger sibling, Hunter…Father played NAIA and junior college baseball…Self-described “space nerd”…Was hit by a car at age nine…Superstition: “I always keep 50 cents in my back pocket when I pitch.”