Liz Smith-Vander Linden
Outfielder #4
Ht
5'
1"
Class
Senior
Hometown
Draper, 
Utah
Last School
Ricks College
Roster Years
2000-2002


Career Summary

A three-year letter winner and leader on the Cougar team. Played from 2000 through the end of the 2002 season. She ended her career as BYU's All-time stolen base leader with 35.

Personal

  • Parents are Alan and Gwen
  • Has one younger brother
  • Majoring in health science
  • Married Nick Vander Linden

Before BYU

  • Two-time MVP at Jordan High School
  • Two-time first team all-region selection
  • Second team all-region in 1995
  • Led team to Utah 5A State Championship, 1998
  • All-state player in1998


At Ricks College: All-America Third Team in 1999

Stats

YEAR   AVG   AB   R   H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB  OB%  SB-SBA
2000  .312  112  18  35   6   0   0    6   41  .366   5 .342    9-13
2001  .279  190  35  53   2   1   0   12   57  .300  14 .332   12-16
2002  .304  171  27  52   8   5   1   19   73  .427  16        14-17
TOTAL .296  473  80 140  16   6   1   37  171  .362  35        35-46
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year

Sophmore Year 2000

  • Had a team-high .312 batting average in 112 at-bats in 35 starts
  • Had 35 hits, including six doubles and six RBI, while scoring 18 runs
  • Second on the team with nine stolen bases
  • Had a .977 fielding percentage, committing only one error
Junior Year 2001

  • Played in 58 games
  • Hit .279 with 53 hits, two doubles, one triple, 12 RBI and 12 stolen bases while scoring 35 runs in 190 at-bats
Senior Year 2002

  • All-MWC Selection
  • Named to the MWC All-Tournament team
  • Hit a BYU game-high two triples against Utah State
  • Named to the South Florida Speeline All-Tournament Team on Mar. 10
  • Team captain
  • Tied for second on the team in batting average with .304
  • Led the team in triples (5) and stolen bases (14)
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year



Career & Season Stats

Year GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS SF SH HBP AVG SLG OBP PO A E FLD
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{[{games[0].game_schedule_year}]}

Opponent Date Result AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS SF SH HBP AVG SLG OBP PO A E FLD
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Career & Season Stats - Pitcher

Year GP GS W L CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR AB HBP AVG ERA
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{[{games[0].game_schedule_year}]} Stats

Opponent Date Result IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR AB HBP AVG ERA
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