Blue Hens score with 41 seconds left to seal outcome after UMass fought back from down four goals
Sixteen Minutemen record at least one point in the win versus the Bobcats
2015 - Sophomore: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Saw time in four games with 111:07 played in the cage ... Owned a 13.50 goals-against average and .468 save percentage with 22 stops and 25 tallies allowed ... Made his first collegiate appearance in relief of starter Zach Oliveri against Brown (2/28), when he made nine saves in more than 51 minutes of action ... Played the final 6:19 of the win over Quinnipiac (3/10) when he made three saves against one goal allowed ... Made six saves during 23:22 in the cage at Hartford (4/11) ... Closed the Delaware (4/24) game with four saves against three goals allowed in 30 minutes between the pipes when he also scooped up three groundballs and caused a Blue Hens turnover.
2014 - Freshman: Did not compete.
Before UMass: Four-year starter in goal for coach Craig Flynn at Billerica Memorial High School, where he played alongside fellow Minuteman Grant Whiteway ... Was a four-year Merrimack Valley Conference Champion at Billerica, starting in goal each season ... Finished his high school career with a 72-19 record and 870 saves, the most wins and stops by a goalie in school history ... Named an MVC All-Star in each season ... Two-time MVC Player of the Year (2012-13) ... 2012 ESPN Boston All-State Team selection ... Invited to the 2013 BostonLax All-America Game ... Picked to the Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic teams ... Finished his scholastic career with a standout senior campaign, earning 258 saves and 37 groundballs while winning 16 games ... Tallied 295 stops for a .660 save percentage as a junior while earning U.S. Lacrosse All-America honors ... Played club level for Laxachusetts, taking second at the Vail Shootout in 2012.
Personal: Daniel Marshall Smith Jr. ... Prefers to go by D.J. instead of his given first name ... Son of Dan and Robin Smith ... Has one sister, Heather.
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Last Update: May 20, 2015
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