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14   Therese Smith
Therese Smith


Holyoke, Mass.

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NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantci Region Third Team
All-Atlantic 10 Second Team
UMass Athlete of the Week (10/25/10)
Atlantic 10 Player of the Week (9/22/08)

  • Q&A with Therese Smith

    AS A SENIOR IN 2010: Game-By-Game Stats
    Played in 19 games, starting all 19 ... Scored seven goals and had three assists on the season ... Scored the lone goal in the 1-0 win over St. Joseph's (10/24) ... Scored the second of five goals in the win against Temple (10/22) ... Registered second goal of the game in team's 3-0 win at Xavier (10/8) ... Capped off four-match point scoring streak with an assist against Charlotte (10/1) ... Recorded team's first tally vs. Harvard (9/26), notching a goal in a third straight match ... Scored both of UMass' goals at Brown (9/23), her second career multi-goal game ... Netted first goal of the season, the team's second of the game at Oakland (9/19) ... Posted first career multi-assist game, setting up the squad's third and fourth goals in 4-0 win at Fairfield (9/12).

    AS A JUNIOR IN 2009: Game-By-Game Stats
    Appeared and started in all 19 games at midfield ... led the team in points with 13, in goals with five and picked up three assists ... finished with 18 shots on goal which ranks second on the team ... Assisted on UMass' lone goal against George Washington (10/30) ... Netted a goal at Xavier (10/23) ... Tallied the game winning goal against Rhode Island (10/17) ... Tallied a goal and an assist against Fordham (10/11) ... Assisted on UMass' lone goal against La Salle (10/9) ... Picked up a goal against Saint Joseph's (9/25) ... Netted her first goal of the season, the game winning goal, in a 2-1 win over Saint Peter's (9/20).

    AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008: Game-By-Game Stats
    Played in all 18 games, starting 17, while finishing second on the team in points (8), goals (3), and assists (2) ... Two of the goals were game-winners to tie for the most on the Minutewomen (Vanessa Patry) ... Also had 19 shots (third best on the team) and six on goal (tied for fourth) ... Found the back of the net on 15.8% of chances, good for second best percentage on the team ... Picked up an assist on UMass' only goal in the team's historic 1-0 win over Dayton on 10/12 ... Scored the team's only goal in a 1-0 win over Xavier (10/10) ... Was named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week on 9/22 after performance at Albany ... Scored a career-high two goals on 9/17 at Albany in UMass' 2-1 win over the Great Danes ... Credited with an assist on 9/14 vs. Holy Cross. Her perfectly placed corner kick set up Patry for the game-winning header in double overtime.

    AS A FRESHMAN IN 2007: Played in all 17 games, starting seven, including the last six games ... Finished the season with three points (1g, 1a), good for ninth on the team ... The one goal was also tied for sixth best ... Finished with 22 shots (fourth on Minutewomen) and 12 shots on goal (also fourth) ... Made first-career start at Dayton (10/5) ... Scored UMass' first home goal of the season in Head Coach Jim Rudy's 300th career victory (against Iona on 9/7) ... Also picked up an assist on Britt Canfield's game-winning goal at Dartmouth (9/20).

    BEFORE UMASS: Four-year letterwinner at Holyoke (Mass.) High School ... Scored 16 goals while dishing out eight assists as a senior ... Two-time All-State, All-League and first-team All-Western Massachusetts ... Plays for the Western United Club and has participated in the UMass Advanced Girl's Soccer Camp ... Five-year member of the Massachusetts ODP squad ... Also earned four letters in both basketball and softball ... Named to the All-Western Massachusetts softball team as a junior and second-team in her sophomore and senior years ... Member of the National Honor Society.

    PERSONAL: Therese Mary Smith ... Born June 13, 1989, in Arlington, Va. ... Daughter of William Smith and Joan O'Brien ... Sister of Margaret and Burke Smith... An English major.

    Therese Smith's Career Statistics

    YEAR GP GS Goals Assists Points Shots GWG
    2007 17 7 1 1 3 22 0
    2008 18 17 3 2 8 19 2
    2009 19 19 5 3 13 37 2
    2010 19 19 7 3 17 61 1
    Career 73 62 16 9 41 139 5

    Goals: 2 (2x); Last at Brown (9/23/10)
    Assists: 2 at Fairfield (9/12/10)
    Points: 4 (2x); Last at Brown (9/23/10)

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