New Palestine High School senior Jake Smith has signed to play baseball with Concordia University in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Smith is a catcher who hit .333 with 14 RBI in 19 games as a junior. He has played 28 career varsity games, with a .314 batting average and 16 RBI in 51 at-bats, leading the Dragons to a Hoosier Heritage Conference title in 2016, and was part of a regional finalist team in 2015.
Concordia is an NAIA school competing in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference. The Cardinals went 31-24 last season, and are led by third-year head coach Zach Johnston.