2008 All-ACC Academic Men's Tennis Team
2008 ACC Academic Honor Roll
General Info: Lefty with great hands ... Is a tremendous athlete and with a lot of speed on the court ... Made an instant impact in the Jackets lineup and will continue to do so as a sophomore.
2007-08: Teamed with senior Scott Blackmon at the No. 1 doubles position ... Finished the dual season with a 14-10 doubles record to earn a No. 42 doubles ranking ... Defeated NC State's No. 9 doubles tandem of Nick Cavaday and Jay Weinacker, 8-4 ... Registered wins over the No. 26, No. 58 and No. 60 teams ... Had an overall record of 21-14 in doubles and 17-17 in singles play ... Played at the No. 2 through No. 5 singles position ... Finished the dual singles season with a 11-12 record ... Named to the 2008 All-ACC Academic Men's Tennis Team. High School/Junior Tennis: Four -year letterwinner in tennis at Lassiter under Coach Mark Giles ... Elected captain for three seasons .... Helped team win state championship in 2005 ... Named Lassiter tennis MVP from 2005 - 07 ... Atlanta Journal Constitution Player of the Year in 2005 & 07 ... No. 9 National ranking in 2005.
Personal: Full name is Ryan Andrews Smith ... Born February 16, 1989 ... Son of Brad and Susan Smith ... Has one brother, Brandon (23) ... Majoring in Biochemistry.