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Brett Smith

School

Bucknell

Position
Outfielder
Major
Mechanical Engineering

Classroom

Brett Smith works hard in the classroom as a mechanical engineering major. For his senior design, Smith and fellow classmates are creating a tennis ball machine with the capability of reading the position of the player and being able to determine where to shoot the ball.

Character

Smith is a team captain and is looked upon as a leader on the field.

Community

Along with his teammates, Smith makes frequent trips to local food banks in the area.

Competition

Smith has become one of the program’s most decorated players. He has started in all 150 games he’s played in, including 142 consecutive games in centerfield. He was the Patriot League Rookie of the Year, a second-team All-Patriot League honoree as a sophomore and earned first-team honors last season. He was a Preseason All-Patriot League selection going into this season, and Head Coach Scott Heather calls Smith the catalyst of this team. By the end of the season, Smith will become Bucknell’s all-time leader in hits.