Spencer Smith Athlete Profile

Spencer Smith

Height: 5-10 Weight: 155 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2009-2013 Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT Last School: Brighton High School

Personal

  • Has one brother and one sister
  • Came to BYU to play tennis and get an education

Before BYU

  • Played for Brighton High School under Coach Natalie Aposhian
  • State champion 2006-2009
  • Won Region 3 all four years of high school
  • Was undefeated in high school career
  • Won 13 consecutive sectional titles
  • Was ranked as high as No. 18 in singles nationally and No. 4 in doubles
  • Earned two third-place doubles finishes as well as making quarterfinal singles appearances in three national championships

Stats

Year Singles Doubles
2009-10 27-10 21-13
2010-11 24-7 20-13
2011-12 29-9 24-11
2012-13 13-20 9-17
Career 93-46 74-54


2009-2010 | Freshman Year

  • Earned a place in the singles quarterfinals of the Utah Fall Tennis Classic
  • Partnered with Evan Urbina to win the doubles title at the Boise State Fall Classic
  • Also advanced to the quarterfinals of the singles draw
  • Competed in the singles final at the Utah Invitational, losing to teammate Thomas Shubert
  • Competed with Evan Urbina in the semifinal round of that same tournament
  • Advanced to the Round of 16 at the regional tournament in singles and the quarterfinals in doubles
  • Went on a six-match win streak in February
  • Played most of the season at the No. 5 position
  • Was named to the Academic All-MWC team

2010-2011 | Sophomore Year

  • Went 6-2 in fall singles play and 5-2 in doubles
  • Teamed up with Thomas Shubert to take the Mountain Region doubles title
  • Played in the ITA National Indoor Championships in New York with Thomas Shubert
  • Took the doubles title with Daniel Hwang in the Utah Invitational
  • Made it to the singles semifinals of the Utah Invitational to play against teammate Evan Urbina
  • Ranked No. 44 nationally in doubles with partner Thomas Shubert to start spring season
  • Recorded back-to-back singles wins against Weber State and Utah State opponents
  • Finished the season with 24 singles wins and eight doubles wins with Roman Warias
  • Named to All-MWC singles team
  • Had a 14-match singles winning streak
  • Finished the season No. 11 in the Mountain Region

2011-2012 | Junior Year

  • Ranked No. 117 nationally in singles in the preseason
  • Had a team-best 13-2 singles record during fall play
  • Won the singles title of the Utah Fall Classic and reached the doubles final with Francis Sargeant
  • Advanced to the semifinals of the Mountain Region Championships with Sargeant
  • Won the singles title of the Utah Intercollegiates tournament
  • Defeated No. 72 Clay Thompson of No. 9 UCLA on Jan. 20
  • Went undefeated (7-0) during the month of February in doubles with Sargeant
  • Defeated No. 20 Finn Tearney of No. 7 Pepperdine in the WCC Tournament on April 27 at the No. 2 singles position
  • Had a team-best singles record (.763) and a team-high singles wins (29)
  • Holds the highest singles winning percentage (.763) all-time

2012-2013 | Senior Year

  • Notched a 4-2 singles record during the fall season
  • Clinched last regluar season match for Cougas with win over LMU's Todd Volmari
  • No. 6 all-time in singles vicotires with 93
  • Ranked No. 10 in BYU's all-time list of singles win percentage (0.669)