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    Paul Smith
    Paul Smith

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Turlock, Calif.

    High School:
    Turlock

    Last College:
    Cal State Stanislaus

    Height:
    5-9

    THIS SEASON: Paul Smith, a junior transfer from Cal State Stanislaus who earned Division II PING All-American honors last year, is the younger brother of recent Trojan Sam Smith and building his own brand as a Trojan and a frequent contributor ... In the fall of 2013, Smith posted a pair of top 20 finishes, highlighted by a tie for seventh at the Kikkor Golf Husky Invitational at 2-under 214 (72-73-69). He also tied for 18th at the Gifford Collegiate at 3-over 213 (75-70-68).

    CAL STATE STANISLAUS: As a 2014 sophomore at Cal State Stanislaus, Smith was tabbed a member of the Division II Ping All-American team as an honorable mention pick and also earned GCAA Division II PING All-Region honors ... He finished the season with a 73.5 stroke average (including eight rounds in the 60s) and had seven top 10 finishes with three in the top 5 ... Smith earned 2012 CCAA Freshman of the Year honors thanks to five top 20 finishes, including two in the top 10. Smith, who had five rounds in the 60s, helped Stanislaus reach the NCAA Division II match play semifinals.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Smith prepped at Turlock (Calif.) High where he won back-to-back Sac-Joaquin Section Masters events as a junior and a senior. He fired 69s in both wins ... He helped lead the Bulldogs to four straight Central California Conference titles and was named the Modesto Bee's Stanislaus District Golfer of the Year in 2010 and 2011.

    PERSONAL: Smith is a business administration major.