Trojan junior takes down the No. 2 seed en route to the semifinals.
Young guns square off in the doubles championship bout.
Trojans beat Trojans in the title match at USC.
USC has two doubles teams set for quarterfinal action in Irvine.
USC has a strong first day of singles competition in Irvine.
THIS SEASON: Corey Smith enters his third season at USC.
2011-12 SEASON: Smith went went 3-7 overall in singles and was1-0 in dual matches as a sophomore... Went 1-4 overall in doubles with Jonny Wang... Dual-match singles win came on Jan. 22 vs. LMU.
2010-11 SEASON: Smith did not compete in 2010-11.
HIGH SCHOOL: Smith was named the 2010 CIF Player of the Year as a senior out of Point Loma High after reaching the CIF singles semifinal... Also an All-CIF selection in 2007 and 2010... Team won the CIF title in 2008 and 2009 and reached the finals in 2010... An honor student.
PERSONAL: Corey Smith was born Dec. 31, 1991 in San Diego, Calif... Son of James and Carol... Has one brother, Keegan, and one sister, Taryn... Father and uncles Peter and Jim all played collegiate tennis... Enjoys surfing in his spare time... Lists Muhammad Ali as his biggest sports hero... Would like to travel to Australia and Holland... Is majoring in business.
SMITH'S CAREER STATISTICS SINGLES DOUBLES Overall Dual Matches Overall Dual Matches Year W L Pct. W L Pct. W L Pct. W L Pct. 2012 3 7 .300 1 0 1.000 1 4 .200 0 0 .200