NECC baseball's Smith named NJCAA First Team All-American

Northeast Hawks baseball’s Drew Smith can add another award to his collection, after being named an NJCAA First Team All-American, it was announced by the NJCAA yesterday. 

Smith, a sophomore, was a vital piece for the Hawks in their first-ever NJCAA Baseball World Series appearance as a second-year program.  In two years at Northeast, Smith finished with a .427 batting average and a .807 slugging percentage.  He recorded 148 hits, 123 RBI, 37 doubles, 29 home runs, 24 stolen bases and only struck out 26 times in 347 at-bats.  Smith will continue his academic and athletic career at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona.

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