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- Alisha Smith
Alisha Smith

Hometown:
Springville, Ala.

Last College:
Jefferson State CC

Position:
P

Experience:
1L

B/T:
R/R



AS A SENIOR (2011)
Made 30 appearances and 21 starts in 2011 ... finished the season with a 10-15 record ... ranked 10th in Conference USA with a 2.52 ERA ... struck out 89 batters and notched two saves ... named C-USA Pitcher of the Week (3/7) after picking up a pair of victories, surrendering seven hits, no earned runs and striking out 14 batters in 13.1 innings in the circle at the Buzz Classic ... finished eighth in the league, holding opponents to a .224 batting clip ... allowed the second lowest number of walks (21) in C-USA ... selected to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

AS A JUNIOR (2010)
Named Conference USA's Newcomer of the Year ... second-team All-C-USA selection ... made 38 appearances and 26 starts in 2010 ... finished the season with a 14-14 record and 1.96 ERA ... struck out 168 batters and notched two saves ... led UAB to a 2-0 victory over East Carolina after an 11-inning pitchers' duel against Toni Paisley, making her one of just two pitchers in the league to defeat C-USA's Pitcher of the Year ... threw a career-high 10 strikeouts in her Blazer debut against Stephen F. Austin (2/13) ... selected to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

AS A FRESHMAN & SOPHOMORE (2008-09 AT JEFFERSON STATE)
Selected to the 2007-08 Alabama Community College Conference All-State team ... named to the 2007-08 All-Region team ... named to the All-State, All-Region and second team All-Conference following the 2008-09 season ... member of Phi Theta Kappa.

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Springville High School in Springville, Ala. ... named MVP of the St. Clair county tournament 2005, 2007 ... named to the All-Tournament State team ... Birmingham News Northeast Pitcher of the Year in 2007 ... named to 2007 Birmingham News Super All-Metro team ... St. Clair News Aegis Softball Player of the Year 2006-07 ... only high school player to reach 1000 strikeouts, 1000 kills, 1000 rebounds and points during their high school career ... made deans list 2007-09.

PERSONAL
Full name is Alisha Michelle Smith ... born Dec. 1, 1988 in Birmingham, Ala. ... daughter of Mike and Betty Smith ...has a brother, Scooter Dorsett, and a sister, Jamie Dorsett ... majoring in industrial distribution: medical equipment and supplies distribution.