Austin Smith of San Diego baseball named a semifinalist for the 2024 John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award, recognizing exceptional performance both on the mound and at the plate.

By the Numbers
  • Smith holds a 5-0 record, three saves, a 2.93 ERA, and 44 strikeouts in 46 innings pitched.
  • He has a .311 batting average with 39 runs, 11 doubles, seven home runs, and 36 RBIs.
State of Play
  • San Diego secured the top seed and a first-round BYE in the 2024 WCC Tournament after clinching the 2024 WCC Regular-Season Championship.
  • Smith is the only semifinalist from the West Coast school this year for the John Olerud Award.
What's Next

The College Baseball Foundation will present the John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award later this year.

Bottom Line

Austin Smith's exceptional performance has earned him a spot as a semifinalist for the prestigious John Olerud Award, symbolizing his prowess both as a pitcher and a hitter in college baseball.