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SJU Women's Lacrosse BIO
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Sarah Smith
Player Profile:
Sarah Smith 1695168
Position: Attack
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Jackson, N.J.
High School: Monsignor Donovan

2017: Made 15 appearances with three starts, all in Atlantic 10 action, vs. Duquesne, VCU, and George Washington... Tallied 16 points on seven goals and nine assists... Ranked fifth on the squad in assists... Recorded one goal and one assist to go with one ground ball in A-10 semifinal game vs. Richmond... Recorded a trio of three-point games, going for one goal and two assists vs. Wagner and Massachusetts and scoring a season-high two goals plus a helper in final regular-season game against George Washington... Had one goal, one assist, and two ground balls in season opener vs. American... Tallied one goal and one assist vs. Mount St. Mary's... Named to SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2016: Made all 19 starts... Recorded 25 points on 20 goals and five assists... Added 15 draw controls and 12 ground balls... Tied for second on the squad in game-winning goals (2) and tied for third in total goals and shots on goal (35)... Landed 35 of 46 total shots on goal for a .761 SOG percentage, which led SJU's top five scorers... Posted a .435 shot percentage, which ranked third among SJU's top five scorers... Scored in 11 games, including six multi-goal games... Scored two goals to go with a ground ball and draw control in Atlantic 10 Championship semifinals vs. #16 Massachusetts... Netted one goal to go with a ground ball and draw control in A-10 Championship quarterfinals vs. Davidson... Posted a trio of four-point performances on three goals and one assist in three of first four games of season at American, vs. San Diego State, and at Wagner... Scooped up season-high two ground balls each at American and Wagner and added career-high three draw controls vs. San Diego State... Registered back-to-back two-goal games vs. St. Bonaventure and VCU... Notched one goal and one assist and matched season-high two ground balls vs. Richmond.

2015: Made all 16 starts... Totaled 34 points on 24 goals and 10 assists... Averaged 1.50 goals per game and 2.12 points per game... Added 16 ground balls and 13 caused turnovers... Led SJU in assists and free position goals (6) and ranked second on team in points, goals, shots (58), and shots on goal (47)... Scored at least one goal in each of first nine games of season... Posted career-high seven-point effort on career-high five goals and two assists at Monmouth... Scored four goals vs. American... Scored two goals and dished out two assists vs. George Mason... Scored one goal and added two assists vs. Villanova... Scored twice and added an assist vs. Wagner... Scored a goal and added an assist in season debut vs. Temple... Added two goals vs. Longwood, Stetson, George Washington, and Massachusetts and a pair of assists vs. La Salle... Scored program's first ever goal vs. #13 Penn... Registered career-high three ground balls and added season-high two caused turnovers vs. both Wagner and George Mason... Added two ground balls and two caused turnovers apiece vs. Temple and American... One of four Hawks to make all 16 starts.

2014: Made 12 appearances with four starts… Totaled six points on three goals and three assists… Made first collegiate start in season opener at Temple… Scored first collegiate goal and dished out first collegiate assist at Stetson… Added goals against Old Dominion and George Mason and assists against Campbell and Duquesne… Landed 14 of 19 shots on goal for a .737 SOG percentage… Scooped up two ground balls and caused a career-high three turnovers against Delaware State… Also landed season-high four shots on goal against Delaware State… Added six ground balls and five caused turnovers on season... Made SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll both semesters.

High School/Personal: 2013 All-Monmouth County and All-Shore Second Team selection... Amassed 200+ goals over four-year career... Scored 100th career goal as a sophomore... Earned team's Most Offensive Player honors twice... Four-year varsity letterwinner and senior team captain... Played club lacrosse for T3 Lacrosse Club... Also lettered in soccer... Three-time Defensive MVP for soccer... Majoring in business.
 

                                             Single-Game Career Highs                                          
Goals: 5 at Monmouth (3/14/15)
Assists:
2 (6x) last at UMass (4/2/17)
Points: 7 at Monmouth (3/14/15)
Shots: 8 vs. George Mason (3/27/15)
SOG: 7 vs. George Mason (3/27/15)
Free Position Goals: 2 at Monmouth (3/14/15)
Free Position Shots: 2 (6x) last vs. Monmouth (2/24/16)
Ground Balls: 3 (2x) last vs. George Mason (3/27/15)
Caused Turnovers: 3 vs. Delaware State (2/26/14)
Draw Controls: 3 vs. San Diego State (2/27/16)

                                                      Career Statistics                                                  
YEAR GP-GS G A PTS SHOTS SOG GWG GB DC CT
2014 12-4 3 3 6 19 14 0 6 1 5
2015 16-16 24 10 34 58 47 0 16 9 13
2016 19-19 20 5 25 46 35 2 12 15 2
2017 15-3 7 9 16 23 16 0 7 5 1
TOTAL 62-42 54 27 81 146 112 2 41 30 21
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