Men's Lacrosse

 

42   D.J. Smith
D.J.  Smith

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Billerica, Mass.

High School:
Billerica Memorial

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 165

Position:
Goalie


04/24/2015

Minutemen Nipped By Delaware In 10-9 Senior Night Defeat

Blue Hens score with 41 seconds left to seal outcome after UMass fought back from down four goals

03/10/2015

Team-Wide Effort Nets UMass 18-5 Victory Over Quinnipiac

Sixteen Minutemen record at least one point in the win versus the Bobcats

04/24/2015

MLAX VS. DELAWARE-SENIOR DAY

MLAX VS. DELAWARE-SENIOR DAY Photos by Thom Kendall '93

03/08/2015

MLAX VS. BROWN

MLAX VS. BROWN Photos by Thom Kendall '93

Photo Gallery: D.J. Smith

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.

Career Highs & Miscellaneous Statistics
Saves: 9, vs. Brown (Feb. 28, 2015)
On-Target Shots Faced: 23, vs. Brown (Feb. 28, 2015)
Groundballs: 3, vs. Delaware (April 24, 2015)
Caused Turnovers: 1, vs. Delaware (April 24, 2015)

Last Update: May 20, 2015

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