#14 Ryan Smith
Gives the Irish valuable depth at the long-stick midfielder position … has played in 10 games during his Fighting Irish career … joined the team as a walk-on during his sophomore year … 10 ground balls … a member of Notre Dame’s Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC).
AS A SENIOR (2014): Played in a career-high eight games and picked up a career-best nine ground balls … saw action in the first five games of the season (Jacksonville, Penn State, North Carolina, Denver, Virginia) … scooped up a career-high five ground balls in the 11-10 comeback victory at North Carolina in the ACC opener … one ground ball versus Jacksonville and Virginia … played in the regular-season encounter with Duke … collected two ground balls in the 15-5 victory over Robert Morris … played in the 13-5 besting of Harvard in the first round of the NCAA Championship.
AS A JUNIOR (2013): Appeared in one game … saw time in a 17-5 victory over Marquette … picked up one ground ball … a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012): Played in one game during his first season with the Fighting Irish … made his Notre Dame debut in a 9-1 win over Providence.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011): Was not a member of the Notre Dame squad.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Played attack and midfield at St. Peter’s Prep … tallied 224 points on 78 goals and 146 assists during his high school career … picked up 184 ground balls … had five three-goal games and two four-goal games during his career … registered 30 goals, 32 assists and 74 ground balls during his senior season as he helped the Marauders to a 14-5 record, including a perfect 8-0 mark in conference play … notched 21 goals, 53 assists and 37 ground balls during his junior campaign … posted 63 points on 18 goals and 45 assists in addition to picking up 44 ground balls as a sophomore … St. Peter’s posted a 13-5 record during his sophomore season … had nine goals, 16 assists and 29 ground balls in helping St. Peter’s to a 12-5 record as a freshman … graduated from the Mendoza College of Business in May of 2014 with a finance degree … finished with a 3.245 cumulative GPA … currently enrolled in Notre Dame’s one-year MBA program.
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