#10 Bobby Smith
Played in 54 career games … earned three monograms … a long-stick midfielder … tallied six points on two goals and four assists … picked up 70 ground balls during his career.
AS A SENIOR (2012): Played in all 16 games … started one game at close defense … vital part of an Irish defensive unit that ranked first nationally by surrendering just 6.31 goals per game … Notre Dame also ranked first nationally in man-down defense (.892) … scored two goals … picked up a career-high 36 ground balls … named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for his efforts in a 13-6 win over St. John[apos]s at the Konica Minolta Big City Classic … tallied his first career goal in a 9-7 win at Georgetown … that tally came with one second left in the third quarter to bring the Irish to within one goal (5-4) … scored to give Notre Dame a 7-6 lead in the early stages of the fourth quarter in a 12-10 triumph of Virginia in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship … picked up a career-high four ground balls against Rutgers and St. John[apos]s … earned his third monogram.
AS A JUNIOR (2011): Played in all 14 games … registered three points on a career-high three assists … scooped up 18 ground balls … helped the Irish defense rank second nationally by allowing just 6.57 goals per game … notched an assist in a 7-6 win over Georgetown … picked up three ground balls against the Hoyas … posted a career-high two assists in a 13-6 triumph of Penn in the first round of the NCAA Championship … also had three ground balls versus the Quakers … received his second monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010): Played in 15 games … picked up 13 ground balls … scooped up three ground balls in the 11-9 win over Loyola … scooped up two ground balls during the 7-5 win over Maryland in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship … picked up a ground ball in a 12-7 besting of Cornell in the NCAA semifinals … earned his first monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN (2009): Played in nine games … tallied one assist and three ground balls … made his Irish debut in a 19-7 win over Dartmouth … picked up one ground ball against the Big Green … scooped up a ground ball in a 10-4 triumph of Air Force … assisted on a goal in a 10-2 victory at Quinnipiac … collected a ground ball in a 16-7 besting of Ohio State in the title game of the GWLL Tournament.
PREP AND PERSONAL: An Under Armour All-American … named the New Jersey prep player of the year in 2008 … combined to earn seven letters in lacrosse and ice hockey at Lawrenceville School … lacrosse squad won back-to-back state titles during his sophomore and junior seasons … the team was nationally-ranked during both of those campaigns, which included an undefeated record of 20-0 in 2006 … team went 37-1 during that two-year span … two-time conference champion … tabbed by Inside Lacrosse magazine as one of the `Top 50 Rising Seniors in the Nation … made the Nike Blue Chip Top 114 lacrosse team … also a standout in hockey as a forward … chosen by the Philadelphia Flyers[apos] Keith Primeau to be on the New Jersey Prep Hockey All-State Team … high school hockey team won the Empire Cup during his junior season … competed in water polo during his freshman season … son of Frederick and Jeanne Smith … graduated from the Mendoza College of Business in May of 2012 with a finance degree … finished with a 3.484 cumulative GPA.
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