Mason Smith
2016-17 Baseball
NO
40
POS
IF
YR-EXP
FR-HS
B/T
R/R
HT
5-7
WT
185
HOMETOWN
Jacksonville, Texas
PREVIOUS SCHOOL
Brook Hill HS
Mason Smith

PRIOR TO UT TYLER: Joined the Patriots after playing and graduating from The Brook Hill School where he he was an All-State infielder for head coach Brock Lemire... Hit .412 with two home runs and 24 RBI during his senior season... Earned All-State honors along with All-District Utility, All-East Texas by the Tyler Morning Telegraph and the district's defensive MVP.

PERSONAL: Son of Paul and Julie Smith. Has two siblings, Aubrey and Paula. 

MAJOR: Kinesiology

CAREER ASPIRATION: Navy

WHY UT TYLER: "Because I thought it was a good fit for me with my major and my goals. Plus a chance to play college baseball has always been my dream."

BEYOND THE GAME
Favorite Baseball Team: Boston Red Sox
Favorite Athlete: Mike Trout
Favorite Movie: Lone Survivor and Angels in the Outfield
Favorite TV Show: Quick Pitch and Sons of Anarchy
Favorite Musician: Five Finger Death Punch
Favorite Food: Chinese
Favorite Hobby: Hunt, fish, play guitar
Funniest Teammate: Hunter Palmer and Antley
Most Serious Teammate: Brady McCoy