2016: Second team All-Ivy League … Did not give up a run in first outing of the year at Georgetown (Mar. 17) … Struck out five in five frames at Navy (Mar. 27) … First victory came vs. Harvard (Apr. 3) after a six-inning performance … Back-to-back wins at Brown (Apr. 10) and vs. Penn (Apr. 17) … Took a shutout into the ninth inning vs. Cornell (Apr. 30) and struck out a season-best seven … Started game one of the Ivy League Championship Series vs. Yale (May 14).
2015: Made nine starts on the bump for the Tigers … Allowed three earned runs or less in six of nine starts … Picked up first win at UNC-Greensboro (Mar. 7) … Went seven innings, giving up just two earned runs at No. 16 Maryland (Mar. 15) … Pitched into the seventh inning vs. Yale, striking out five (Mar. 30) … Back-to-back outings with at least six innings pitched (Apr. 5-12).
2014: Appeared in 10 games as a freshman, making nine starts... ranked second on the team in innings pitched (46.2)... posted 6.17 ERA with 32 strikeouts... made collegiate debut against UC-Santa Barbara (Mar. 2), tossing three innings... surrendered one run on five hits in seven innings of work against UNC-Greensboro (Mar. 16)... allowed one run in 4.1 innings with three strikeouts against Dartmouth (Apr. 1)... fanned a season-high seven batters against Yale (Apr. 6)... gave up three runs in eight innings with five strikeouts against Penn (Apr. 19).
Belmont Hill School: A 2013 graduate of Belmont Hill School… a three-year letterwinner and two-year starter… two-time All-ISL first team selection… 2013 ISL Pitcher of the Year… 2013 ISL MVP… went 11-0 over two seasons as a starting pitcher… also played basketball... played for the New England Ruffnecks baseball club for one season.
Personal: Full name is Keelen John Smithers, born June 24, 1994… the middle child of Deirdre and Mark Smithers… has two siblings: Megan and Niamh… AP Scholar… Boston Globe All-Scholastic.
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