Hagen Smith - Baseball - Arkansas Razorbacks

#33 Hagen Smith

LHP | Jr. | 6-3 | 225 | L/L | Bullard, Texas | Bullard HS

Sophomore (2023)
» Collegiate Baseball All-American (First Team)
» NCBWA All-American (First Team)
» ABCA All-American (Second Team)
» College Baseball Foundation All-American (Second Team)
» D1Baseball All-American (Second Team)
» Perfect Game All-American (Second Team)
» Baseball America All-American (Third Team)
» Golden Spikes Award Semifinalist
» College Baseball Foundation National Pitcher of the Year Award Semifinalist
» All-SEC (First Team)
» SEC All-Defensive Team

Consensus All-American … Golden Spikes Award semifinalist … College Baseball Foundation National Pitcher of the Year Award semifinalist … Razorbacks’ wildcard for his ability to pitch as a starter or work out of the bullpen … Arkansas’ first starting pitcher to earn All-SEC first-team honors since Ryne Stanek in 2013 … Made 18 appearances with 11 starts on the mound during outstanding sophomore campaign … Posted an 8-2 record with a 3.64 ERA, a team-leading 109 strikeouts and two saves in 71 2/3 innings of work … Limited opposing hitters to a .217 batting average on the year … One of five Razorback pitchers to record multiple saves on the year … Defensively, posted a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage to earn a spot on the SEC All-Defensive Team … In SEC play, worked in a variety of roles, making 11 appearances with five starts … Compiled a 5-1 record with a 3.07 ERA … Totaled 65 strikeouts over 44.0 innings and held opposing hitters to a .201 batting average in league action … Started on the mound in the season opener vs. Texas (Feb. 17) in the College Baseball Showdown at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, racking up eight strikeouts over five shutout innings … Earned his first win of the season in a start against EIU (Feb. 24), fanning six in 4.2 scoreless innings of work … Racked up seven strikeouts and earned his second win of the year in his next start against Wright State (March 3) … Punched out seven over five innings of two-run ball against Louisiana Tech (March 10) to pick up his third win … Worked out of the bullpen in his first SEC appearance of the season, earning a three-inning save and recording five strikeouts against Auburn (March 17) … Pitched in relief at #1 LSU, emerging from the bullpen to throw 4.2 innings with eight strikeouts and earn his fourth win of the campaign … Notched his fifth win against Alabama (April 1), logging three strikeouts in three innings of relief work … Returned to the starting rotation for the second game of the doubleheader at Ole Miss (April 7), striking out seven over five innings … Earned his second save of the season against #16 Tennessee, racking up seven strikeouts over three shutout frames … Started at Georgia (April 22) and struck out eight in five innings … Threw four scoreless innings with four strikeouts in relief against Texas A&M (April 27) to pick up his sixth win … Made the start at Mississippi State (May 5) and punched out eight over five innings, earning his seventh win … Lasted a season-long 5.2 innings in a start against #6 South Carolina (May 12), striking out seven while allowing just one run … Nabbed his eighth win of the year at #12 Vanderbilt (May 18), fanning seven over five innings of two-run ball … In the SEC Tournament, started vs. #5 LSU (May 25) and recorded a season-high nine strikeouts in 3.2 innings … Made two appearances in the NCAA Fayetteville Regional, including a start vs. #17 TCU (June 4) … Also saw postseason action in relief vs. #17 TCU (June 5) and struck out six over 3.2 innings of one-run ball … Earned midseason All-America honors from Perfect Game midway through the year … Before the season, named a preseason All-American by Perfect Game … Following the season, earned an invite to the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team Training Camp and made the team’s 31-man roster that represented Team USA in a pair of five-game series against Chinese Taipei and Japan … Became the 22nd Razorback since 1979 to play for the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team.

Freshman (2022)
» Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Freshman All-American
» Perfect Game Freshman All-American (Second Team)
» Freshman All-SEC Team
» SEC Freshman of the Week (April 18)
» College Baseball Foundation National Pitcher of the Week (Week 9)

Emerged as the Hogs’ No. 2 starter as a true freshman … Made 20 appearances with 15 starts on the mound … Went 7-2 with a 4.66 ERA and two saves in 77.1 innings … Struck out 90 batters … Member of an Arkansas pitching staff that set a new school record with 674 strikeouts in 2022 … Limited opposing hitters to a .232 batting average … Allowed 41 runs (40 earned) on 66 hits and 46 walks … Picked off one runner … Totaled six quality starts, second most among all Razorback starting pitchers … In SEC play, made 10 appearances with nine starts … Went 3-1 with a 5.96 ERA, striking out 47 in 45.1 innings of work … Made his collegiate debut on the mound against Illinois State (Feb. 19), pitching six scoreless innings with five strikeouts to earn his first quality start of the year … Fanned a season-high nine in game one of a doubleheader against Southeastern (March 5), twirling a season-long seven innings of two-run ball to earn his second quality start … Picked up his third win of the season in a start against UIC (March 12), striking out eight over five innings of one-run ball … Made his first SEC start against Kentucky (March 12), picking up another quality start with seven strikeouts over six innings of three-run ball … Turned in six strong innings against Mississippi State (April 2), allowing three runs while fanning seven to nab his fourth quality start and fifth win of the season … Delivered his strongest outing of the year against #15 LSU (April 15), pitching seven scoreless innings and striking out seven … Named the College Baseball Foundation National Pitcher of the Week and the SEC Freshman of the Week for his stellar performance against the Tigers … Picked up his sixth quality start of the season against Ole Miss (April 30), tossing six innings of two-run ball with eight strikeouts … In the SEC Tournament, emerged from the bullpen vs. Florida (May 27) and threw a scoreless frame with a pair of strikeouts … In the NCAA Tournament, made five appearances with two starts … Went 1-0 with a 3.38 ERA and two saves in 10.2 innings of work … Struck out 16 and limited opposing hitters to a .184 batting average during the postseason … Earned his first collegiate save in an elimination-game win at #6 Oklahoma State (June 6), striking out four over two scoreless frames to help Arkansas advance to the super regional round … In the NCAA Chapel Hill Super Regional, made a pair of relief appearances … Locked down his second career save at #11 UNC (June 12) to send the Hogs to Omaha … In the College World Series, started vs. Ole Miss (June 22) and threw five innings of two-hit, one-run ball with eight strikeouts … Named a Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper and Perfect Game at the year’s end … Landed on the Freshman All-SEC Team … Earned an invite to the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team Training Camp following the season.

High School
Attended Bullard High School in Bullard, Texas … As a senior, threw seven no-hitters, tying a Texas high-school record … Ranked by Perfect Game as the No. 71 overall prospect and the No. 12 left-handed pitcher in the class of 2021 … No. 4 overall prospect and the No. 1 left-handed pitcher in the state of Texas by Perfect Game … Ranked by Prep Baseball Report as the No. 52 overall prospect and the No. 7 left-handed pitcher in the country … Tabbed the top high-school left-handed pitcher and the No. 5 overall prospect in Texas by Prep Baseball Report … Ranked as the No. 78 2021 high school MLB draft prospect by Baseball America … 2021 Perfect Game Preseason All-American – Texas All-Region First Team … 2020 Perfect Game Preseason Underclass All-American Team – Texas All-Region First Team … 2019 Perfect Game Preseason Underclass All-American – High Honorable Mention.