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Grant Smith
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa
High School: Johnston High School
Major: Mathematics
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Records: Ranks fourth in career scoring average (74.73), fifth in career top 10 and top 25 finishes.

2014-15:
Second Team All-Summit League...competed in all 11 events, posting a career-best 74.28 scoring average in 32 rounds...seventh-lowest scoring average in a single season...ranked eighth in The Summit League in scoring average...ranked fourth in single-season top-10 finishes (5) and sixth in top-25 finishes (7)...broke the school record for 18 holes with a career-low 65 in the third round at the Jackrabbit Invitational (3/16-17)...recorded second-lowest 36-hole score in school history with a career-low 136 (71-65) at the Jackrabbit Invitational...owns two 54-hole scores—tied for second (206) and 10th (213)—on the single-seaosn list...finished in the top 15 in 7 of the 11 events and placed in the top 10 in two of the final four events...best finish came in the season opener at the Whistling Straits Intercollegiate (9/1-2) and at the Ogio Utah Invitational (10/6-7), tying for fifth...earned Summit League Golfer of the Week after setting the school record for 18 holes at the Jackrabbit Invitational...shot a 227 (82-70-75) at The Summit League Championship (5/1-3), placing seventh.

2013-14: Honored as a Summit League Academic Distinguished Scholar ... competed in 11 events, posting the team’s second-best scoring average (75.19) in 31 rounds ... scoring average ranked 12th in The Summit League ... recorded one top-10 and six top-25 finishes ... ranked ninth in single-season top-25 finishes at SDSU ... tied for 12th at The Summit League Championship (4/21-4/23), shooting a 230 (78-80-72) ... best finish came at the 2013 Fall Jackrabbit Invitational (9/23-9/24), finishing sixth with season-low 18-hole (66) and 54-hole (216) scores ... 18-hole 66 ranks tied for third in a single season at SDSU and tied for fifth in a single season in The Summit League ... registered a season-low 36-hole (148) score at the Battle of the Tetons (9/2-9/3) and tied for 14th ... shot 76s in the first two rounds of the Beu/Mussantto Invitational to finish tied for 11th (230) ... placed 17th at the Arkansas State Red Wolf Invitational, shooting a one-under par 71 in the final round to finish with a 221 (78-72-71) ... shot two-under par 70s in the first and third rounds to record 54-hole score 219 (70-79-70) and finish tied for 24th at the Ram Masters Invitational (9/16-17).

Before SDSU: 2013 South Dakota Golf Association Matchplay Champion ... ranked as the number one recruit in Iowa according to National Junior Golf Scoreboard ... class 4A state runner-up in 2012 ... first team all-state in 2012 and second team all-state in 2011 and 2010... district champion in 2012 ... three-time all-conference pick ... posted four wins and tied for second at the 2012 state tournament ... all-tournament team pick as a senior ... finished tied for 11th at the AJGA Jr. at Quad Cities and tied for 10th at the Bass Pro/Payne Stewart AJGA in 2012 ... four-time academic all-conference selection (2009-2012).

Career Statistics

 Year

2013-14

2014-15

Career

Events

11

11

22

Rounds

31

32

63

Strokes

2,331

2,377

4,708

Average

75.19

74.28

74.73

Low-18

66

65

65

Low-36

148

136

136

Low-54

216

206

206

Top-10

1

5

6

Top-25

6

7

13

Best

6th

T-5th (2)

T-5th (2)