Junior Season (2006-07)
|Brad Smith -
Became the first UAB men's golfer to earn the Conference USA Newcomer of the Year after averaging 74.31 per round during his first season as a Blazer ... recorded four top-15 finishes on campaign, including a career-best finish of 10th at the Jerry Pate Intercollegiate ... also established career-bests of 18 holes (67), 36 holes (135) and 54 holes (206) at the Jerry Pate ... had a 12th-place finish at the 2007 C-USA Championships after carding a four-over par 220 (75-70-75) to help lead UAB to a second-place finish ... recorded an 11th-place finish at the John Hayt Collegiate Invitational, carding a 223 (75-75-73) ... closed play tied for 15th at the Gator Invitational with a 215 (75-69-71) ... one of only two returning golfers to have played in all 12 tournaments during the season.
Junior College (2004-06)
A two-time National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-American while at Indian Hills (Iowa) CC ... earned five medalist honors throughout two-year junior college career ... claimed the 2006 NJCAA individual championship by tying the course record of 17-under par 271 during the 72-hole event ... his second round score of 62 during the second round of the championship tied the course record ... holds the 18, 36, 54 and 72 hole scoring records at Indian Hill CC.
A standout golfer for Mike Sprengel at Scotch College ... selected to the 2001 All-Australian High School team and was ranked among the top junior golfers in the country ... also earned a spot on the 2001 South Australian High School team ... also earned the 2001 Principles Scarf Award, which is one of six awards handed out annually to student-athletes who demonstrate leadership on and off the field of play.
Full name is Bradley John Smith ... born Jan. 18, 1984 ... son of Mike and Cathy Smith ... majoring in communications ... has two brothers.