Golden Bears have won last six meetings between the teams in Berkeley
Golden Bears look to start conference competition with a victory
Season opener at Memorial Stadium scheduled for Sept. 1 vs. Nevada.
2012: Joined the team at the beginning of spring workouts.
CAL CREW: Spent one season with the program, racing for first and third-place boats at the Stanford Invitational and the San Diego Crew Classic.
LOYOLA HS: Averaged 41.0 yards per punt over the final two seasons of his prep career after taking up the job as a junior, while also playing wide receiver ... a four-year varsity letterwinner in volleyball, earning All-State and All-Southern Section honors in each of his final two seasons as his squad won a national title in 2009 and state titles both seasons ... named among the nation's top 50 players in volleyball for the class of 2010 ... graduated with his school's highest academic honors and a 4.2 GPA ... president of his school's Executive Student Council as a 2011-12 senior.
PERSONAL: Full name is Chad Vincent Smith ... born August 11, 1991 ... parents are Bill and Theresa Smith ... brothers Garret (UC San Diego) and Todd (UCLA) played collegiate volleyball ... spent the summer of 2011 interning at Visa's executive headquarters in San Francisco ... extra-curricular activities include serving as the house manager for the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and a Eucharistic minister at the Newman Hall Catholic Church ... major is business administration.
LAST UPDATED: July 26, 2012