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SJU Men's Lacrosse BIO
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Austin Smith
Player Profile:
Austin Smith 1884441
Position: Defense
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Olney, Md.
High School: Our Lady of Good Counsel

2017 Northeast Conference First Team
2017 Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team

2017 SJU Scholar-Athlete Award

2017:
Made all 14 appearances... Ranked second on the squad in both ground balls (49) and caused turnovers (13)... Averaged 3.5 ground balls per game... Added six goals and two assists on the season... Matched a career-high seven ground balls, caused two turnovers, and scored a goal at Delaware... Matched a career-high seven ground balls, caused two turnovers, and assisted on the late-game equalizer vs. Monmouth... Scooped up six ground balls and caused a career-high three turnovers at Sacred Heart... Recorded six ground balls and a caused turnover to go with a career-high two goals at Manhattan... Also scored goals against Drexel, Bryant, and Wagner and tallied an assist vs. Hobart... Named to Northeast Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2016: Made all 16 appearances... Ranked third on the squad with 40 ground balls... Added eight caused turnovers... Also turned in three points on a goal and two assists... Recorded two ground balls and one caused turnover in Northeast Conference Championship semifinals vs. Robert Morris... Dished out an assist and added two ground balls and two caused turnovers in NEC title game vs. Hobart... Scooped up career-high seven ground balls to go with a caused turnover and first collegiate assist at Wagner... Followed up with four ground balls in three of following four games vs. Sacred Heart, Bryant, and Penn... Notched two ground balls and two caused turnovers early in the season vs. St. John's... Followed up with five ground balls and a caused turnover in addition to first collegiate goal vs. Drexel... Scooped up three ground balls at #17 Virginia... Named to Northeast Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2015: Made six appearances vs. #14 Penn, VMI, Monmouth, Bryant, Robert Morris, and Sacred Heart... Made collegiate debut vs. Penn... Named to Northeast Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll.

High School/Personal: 2014 Maryland Player of the Year finalist... All-State, All-County, All-WCAC, and All-Met HM selection... Led Our Lady of Good Counsel to an 8-7 record as a senior... Two-year defensive captain... 2014 MVP... Led team in ground balls and caused turnovers and ranked in the top five in scoring and points as a senior... Was a member of the National Society of High School Scholars... Served as a freshman retreat leader and Xaverian leader... Was involved with Camden Service Trip... Majoring in finance.

                                             Single-Game Career Highs                                          

Goals: 2 at Manhattan (3/4/17)
Assists: 1 (4x) last vs. Hobart (4/8/17)
Points: 2 at Manhattan (3/4/17)
Shots: 3 at Manhattan (3/4/17)
SOG: 3 at Manhattan (3/4/17)
Up Goals: ---
Down Goals: ---
Ground Balls: 7 (3x) last at Delaware (3/18/17)
Caused Turnovers: 3 at Sacred Heart (4/15/17)

                                                      Career Statistics                                                  
YEAR GP-GS G A PTS SHOTS SOG GWG GB CT
2015  6-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 16-0 1 2 3 5 2 0 40 8
2017 14-0 6 2 8 13 12 0 49 13
TOTAL  36-0 7 4 11 18 14 0 89 21
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