Wyler Smith earned honorable mention all-league honors as a senior at Rancho Buena Vista HS.
Dec. 11, 2012
With the spring season coming up before we know it, UtahUtes.com will introduce you to the new players on the team in 'Getting to Know.' Today's spotlight is freshman Wyler Smith, from Vista, Calif.
What is your favorite baseball memory?
Going to the CIF Division I championship game.
What is your favorite sport besides baseball?
What do you like to do when you are not playing baseball?
Hang out with my dogs, hang out with my friends, see movies.
Why did you choose Utah? What is the best thing about Utah?
Offered a scholarship so I checked it out. Everything in Utah is amazing!
Who has been the biggest influence in your life and why?
My dad. He has taught me secret tricks about life.
My favorite thing about Salt Lake City is:
The people, very kind.
What do you like best about Coach Kinneberg?
He's straight to the point and he seems like a great coach and person.
What are your goals for this year?
Get as much playing time as I can get.
What are your pregame superstitions?
None, just hit a little to warm up.
What is your major and what do you want to do after you graduate?
Business management. After I graduate (if baseball doesn't work) then my buddy and I are going to open up a brewery.