Montreat College
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Ryan Smith
Position: Assistant Coach
Years Coached: 2nd Season
office: 828-669-8011 ext. 3417
Coach Ryan Smith enters his second season with the Cavaliers Baseball program.
Ryan Smith is currently the Head Coach of the Asheville Redbirds Summer Baseball Program of the SCBL (Southern Collegiate Baseball League). During the 2010 summer, the Redbirds recorded the most wins in program history, won the Western Division Title, and were runner-ups in the SCBL Championship Series. Coach Smith's duties with the Cavaliers will include working with infielders
and hitters along with helping with recruiting and working with the Developmental
During the 2008-2009 season, Coach Smith served as a Volunteer Assistant with Mars Hill College, where he attended and played from 2004-2008, earning a BS Degree in Physical Education with a concentration in Sports Management. While at Mars Hill, Coach Smith's responsibilities included: working with outfielders and hitters, coaching 1st base, and assisting in recruiting.
Smith is originally from Stallings, NC and now lives in Black Mountain, North Carolina.
 2011 Baseball Roster
Roster for 2011 Baseball Team
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Erik FannFRRHP 5-11160Hendersonville, NCEast Hendersonville HS
Tyler KingFRINF 5-9180Salisbury, NCWest Rowan HS
Dylan RhodesFRRHP 5-9170Hendersonville, NCEast Hendersonville HS
Ryan RhodesFRC 5-10185Mt. Pleasant, SCLiberty University
Jimmy SukhdeoFRINF 5-7145Parimmarbio SurinameAshbrook HS
1Jacob SuttlesSR2B 5-8170Hendersonville, NCEast Hendersonville HS
2Lance GowerFRINF 6-0165Indian Trail, NCPiedmont HS
3Ryne ColeJRINF 5-10175Raleigh, NCUNC-Greensboro
4Chris AllenSRINF 6-3180Murphy, NCHiwassee Dam HS
5Tommy ReedSROF 5-8180Tampa, FLCentral Florida CC
6Andy FryeSOOF 5-8160Indian Trail, NCSouthern Wesleyan Univ.
7Jeremy FreemanSOLHP 5-9160Marion, NCGardner-Webb Univ.
8Jordan SellsJRC 5-10180Richfield, NCNorth Stanly HS
9TJ FussellSORHP 6-4180Asheville, NCA.C. Reynolds HS
10Pat DawkinsSO1B 6-3225Argyle, TXUT Permain-Basin
11Tyler HopkinsFRINF 5-10180Marion, NCMcDowell HS
12Matt TiptonSORHP 5-7155Swannanoa, NCCharles D. Owen HS
13Kendall HooksFRRHP/1B 6-2200Mint Hill, NCPiedmont HS
15Jonathon MaderaSRRHP 6-1160Santiago, Dominican Rep.Instituto Evangelico
16Will MisenheimerSORHP 6-5180Salisbury, NCJesse C. Carson HS
17Cody ReidFROF 5-10185Hudson, NCSouth Caldwell HS
18Wes HoneycuttFROF/INF 5-8170Kannapolis, NCA.L. Brown HS
19Seth BlevinsSRRHP 6-0180Ringgold, GAChattanooga Christian HS
20Josh LaughterFRLHP 5-8160Fletcher, NCTC Roberson HS
21Jeremiah CombsSORHP 6-3165Morganton, NCBelmont Abbey
22Marshall McDonaldJR1B 6-4225Red Springs, NCCatawba Valley CC
23Cody WalkerJRLHP 6-1185Concord, NCStanly CC
24Alan-Michael SprinkleFROF/INF 5-10180Knoxville, TNCarter HS
25Brandon HarrisSOOF 6-0190Gastonia, NCLenoir CC
27J.J. EstevezSR3B 5-9175Santiago, Dominican Rep.Leonardo Da Vinci Institute
30Joey DuncanFRRHP 5-10200Marion, NCMcDowell HS
31Mack Ruppard IIFRRHP 6-3155Sparta, NCAllegany HS
32Brent RoweFRC 5-10185Marion, NCMcDowell HS
33Ben WoodburyFRC 6-0175Colorado Springs, COLiberty HS
35David FlanaganJRRHP 6-0210Fort Mill, SCFort Mill HS
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