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  Ashley Smuda
Ashley Smuda

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Scottsdale, Ariz.

High School:
Horizon

Last College:
Temple University

Height:
5-8

Position:
P

Experience:
2L

B/T:
R/R

Smuda Notes: Became No. 1 starter on the Utah pitching staff last season ... All-MWC selection in 2008, her first season with the Utes ... Utah's most consistent pitcher ... worked during offseason to improve changeup and throw outside for called strikes.

2009: Allowed opponents to hit .270 last season, which ranked fifth among Mountain West Conference pitchers ... finished seventh in the league with 124.2 innings and 82 strikeouts ... was ninth in the conference with 20 batters struck out looking ... threw 12 complete games ... had a 12-10 record and finished 10th in the MWC with a 4.27 ERA ... pitched seven complete games ... won first six decisions of the season ... threw third career no-hitter in a 1-0 Utah victory over Boise State with four strikeouts and one walk (3/18) ... struck out seven and gave up five runs on six hits in complete-game victory in season-opener against San Jose State (2/6) ... earned fifth consecutive win at start of season with complete-game shutout of Oregon State (2/14) for a 2-0 Utah win ... tossed complete-game shutout at Utah State (4/6), allowing five runs with six strikeouts.

2008: All-MWC selection ... went 18-13 ... ranked among the top five in the MWC in eight different categories ... led the MWC with 69 batters struck out looking ... finished second in the conference with 218.1 innings pitched ... tied second place in the league with 35 starts ... ranked third in the MWC with 18 wins and 203 strikeouts ... ranked fifth in the MWC in ERA (2.76), innings pitched (218.1), and batting average (.217) ... threw a pair of no-hitters against Southern Utah and UNLV ... led Utes to wins against then-No. 14 DePaul (3-2), then-No. 22 Texas (5-4), then-No. 19 San Diego State (2-1 in eight innings) and a one-hitter against then-No. 18 San Diego State (1-0) ... named MWC Player of the Week twice, on April 15 and 29.

Prior: Made a team-best 32 appearances while posting a 3.82 ERA and 9-11 record at Temple University ... posted team-highs in starts (16), complete games (6), innings-pitched (115.1), strikeouts (92) and opponents' batting average (.277) ... made Temple pitching debut vs. MTSU (2/16) ... captured first career win vs. North Florida (3/9) ... struck out a career and season-high eight vs. La Salle (3/30).

High School/Travel Ball: A three-year letterwinner and team MVP in 2005 and 2006 ... selected to all-star, all-state, all-Arizona and all-region teams senior year ... member of 2006 5A state semi-finalist team and 2005 quarter-finalist ... named 2006 Scottsdale Tribune Player of the Year ... all-region and first team all-state honoree in 2005 ... all-region selection in 2004 ... played travel ball with American Pastime.

Personal: Full name is Ashley Lynn Smuda ... double-majoring in international studies and history ... daughter of Linda Schwank ... has two sisters, Ashley and Alyssa, and one brother, Austin ... born Sept. 7, 1988.


Smuda's Career Statistics


Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
2008....  .000   3-2      0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   0   0-0     12  48   5  .923
2009....  .000   2-1      0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   0   0-0      5  20   1  .962
TOTAL...  .000   5-3      0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   0   0-0     17  68   6  .934

Year ERA W-L App GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP BK SFA SHA 2008.... 3.55 18-13 43 35 19 3/3 1 218.1 177 110 86 106 203 19 3 27 963 .217 15 19 1 3 21 2009.... 4.27 12-10 35 23 7 3/2 0 124.2 134 89 76 54 82 27 4 22 580 .270 5 17 2 2 11 TOTAL... 3.31 30-23 78 58 26 6/5 1 343.0 311 199 162 160 285 46 7 49 1543 .237 20 36 3 5 32

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