2008: Won NESCAC Golf Rookie of the Year…. Smith is the third Bates golfer to receive NESCAC All-Conference honors in the past decade, after Dominic Lee ’04 in 2003 and Jake Cox ’08 in 2005, but he is the first Bobcat to receive First Team honors….. At the Maine Intercollegiate Championship, shot 79 for a two-day score of 163 to also finish among the top 10 and earn All-State recognition…Shot a team-best 78 on the second day of the Bowdoin Invitational for a two-day score of 159, tying teammate Mike Kelen for the team lead in overall score at 159; both men tied for 15th overall out of 68 competitors…. On Sept. 20, recorded a 79 for a two-day score of 163 to also finish among the top 10 and earn all-state recognition in the Maine Intercollegiate Championship…. Shot modified score of 76 at the Colby Classic in late September…. On Sept. 28, shot a 77 and tied for fifth place overall at the conclusion of the NESCAC Golf Qualifier, leading the Bobcats to ninth place overall on the par 71 Ralph Myhre Golf Course…. Led his team with a 79 in Colby’s Sid Farr Invitational on Oct. 4….Placed second for Bates at the CBB Championships with a 78, helping his team defend the CBB title for the third year in a row.