21 - Lacey Smale
Lacey Smale
Birth Date: 01/10/1983
Height: 5-7
Year: RS Junior
Hometown: Tujunga, Calif.
High School: Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy
Position: 1B

AS RS JUNIOR IN 2005: Did not play due to injury... earned the Comcast Community All-Star Award for commitment to community service.

AS A RS SOPHOMORE IN 2004: Is not playing this season due to injury.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2003: Missed the first and last part of the season, 29 games, due to a back injury... saw action in 26 games... posted 16 hits, with two doubles and three homeruns... earned a .250 batting average... in the career record books, holds the fifth slot for batting average with .296, and ties with five Broncos for the fifth notch in triples with four... hit a grand slam just right of center in the first inning against Virginia Tech in the 9-2 Bronco win at the NIST... doubled to bring in two runs against UMKC in the Broncos' 4-2 victory at the NIST... recorded a two-out double to drive in a run against Southern Utah in the first game... totaled three hits that game... recorded a solo homerun in the second... hit a solo homer against Illinois-Chicago to lead the Broncos to their 1-0 victory on March 25... went 2-for-2 against Oregon State in the second game... went 2-for-3 in both games against LMU on April 5.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2002: Led the team with a .314 batting average...she came through in the clutch for the Broncos leading the team in runs batted in with 32...went 2-for-3 in eight games this season and went 3-for-3 against Western Washington on March 25th, aiding the Broncos in their 3-0 win...despite the loss against Portland State on April 7th, she had a two-out triple to tie the game in extra innings that kept the Broncos alive...tied 2-2 in the top of the seventh against Sacramento State on February 3rd, she doubled bringing in two runners to secure the victory for the Broncos...has tallied a total of 50 hits, 9 doubles, 4 triples, and one homerun...was a mainstay in the infield seeing most of her time at first base and registered 477 putouts in 2002 with a .992 fielding percentage...went 2-for-4 at the WISL Tournament in Moraga, Calif. with three runs and three RBI's to add to the Broncos 12-5 win over LMU...named first team Independent All-American marking the first year that athletes from NCAA Division I Independent softball programs were recognized for their athletic accomplishments...named to the WISL All-Tournament Team...in single season records, takes over the second slot for RBI's with 32, the fourth slot for doubles with 9, and the fourth slot for slugging percentage with .440...received the Ms. Clutch and Rookie of the Year award from her teammates.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for coach George Tibbetts at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy in La Cañada, Calif... earned four All-Mission League and All-CIF honors... named team MVP... also honored with the Senior Scholar Athlete and Athlete of the Year awards... is a two-time first team All-Area honoree for both Glendale and Pasadena... selected as the Daily News All-Star and participated in the All-Star game and homerun hitting contest... played for American Pastime Gold travel team... also lettered in volleyball, cross country, basketball and soccer... volleyball team won the 1998 CIF Division V Championship... a member of the National Honor Society, California Sports Federation... was also the varsity club president.

PERSONAL: Full name is Lacey Marie Smale... parents are Todd and Rosy Smale... has one younger brother... born January 10, 1983 in Glendale, Calif... major is undeclared but aspires to coach softball.

 

Smale's Career Statistics

 

Year Avg. GP/GS AB R H 2B/3B/HR RBI BB/K SB/SBA
2002 .314 61/59 159 14 50 9/4/1 32 14/16 4/5
2003 .250 26/25 64 6 16 2/0/3 13 8/9 1/2
Career .296 87/84 223 20 66 11/4/4 45 22/25 5/7