6 A.J. Smith
6 A.J. Smith
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Holland, Mich.
High School: West Ottawa
Position: M
gp 16
p 46
g 19
a 27

2014 (Jr.): Played in 17 matches...scored five goals and added three assists...attempted 27 shots with 16 shots on net (.593)...garnered 15 ground balls and caused five turnovers...scored one goal in five different games...had a goal against Albion in MIAA Tournament final on May 3 in 9-8 win.

2013 (So.): Played in 16 games as a reserve...scored six goals and added seven assists...attempted 28 shots with 13 on goal (.464)...collected 10 ground balls and caused one turnover...took three penalties for two minutes...scored one goal in six different games...had a season-best three assists against Olivet on Apr. 16.

2012 (Fr.): Appeared in 14 games last season…finished sixth in game winning goals (1)…finished tenth in shots (23)…finished seventh in assists in conference play (3)…finished ninth in shots in conference play (9)…finished second in game winning goals in conference play (1).

Prior to AC: Attended West Ottawa High School graduating in 2011...also lettered in football as a tight end...lacrosse team advanced to the playoffs during his junior and senior seasons...was named all-conference as a junior and senior in lacrosse...earned all-state honorable mention during his junior season.

Personal: Majoring in biology with a minor in business management…born in Holland, Michigan on October 18, 1992...full name is Alexander John Smith...son of John and Ellen Smith...parents are both graduates of Hope College...member of National Honor Society with a 3.88 GPA...involved with Fellowship of Christian Athletes...favorite sports team is the Detroit Lions...favorite movie is Remember the Titans...favorite TV shows are SportsCenter and The Office.

Recent Games
Apr 8 at Calvin W, 15-4
Apr 11 at Hope W, 18-6
Apr 18 Olivet W, 16-8
Apr 22 Trine W, 14-9
Apr 29 Alma W, 14-6
May 2 at Albion L, 17-10
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 6
Points 46 17
Goals 19 6
Assists 27 11
Man-up goals 3 0
Man-down goals 0 0
Ground balls 54 32
Turnovers 29 13
Caused turnovers 10 3
Faceoffs 26-77 6-25
Faceoff percentage 33.8 24.0
Shots 65 23
Shooting percentage 29.2 26.1
Shots on goal 37 12
Shots on goal percentage 56.9 52.2
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 26 vs. Elmhurst W, 17-6 1 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 3-5 1 100.0 1 100.0
Mar 2 vs. Aurora W, 15-13 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 2 5-13 3 33.3 2 66.7
Mar 7 Wittenberg W, 14-11 1 2 3 0 0 2 1 0 2-5 3 33.3 3 100.0
Mar 11 at Kenyon L, 13-12 1 1 2 1 0 5 5 0 0-3 3 33.3 1 33.3
Mar 14 Ill. Wesleyan W, 13-10 1 5 6 0 0 3 4 1 3-3 4 25.0 2 50.0
Mar 21 Brockport St. L, 18-4 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 1-2 2 0.0 1 50.0
Mar 25 Wooster W, 15-14 3 2 5 1 0 4 0 2 6-21 6 50.0 5 83.3
Mar 28 at Otterbein L, 13-8 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0-0 7 28.6 4 57.1
Mar 31 at Alma W, 10-9 1 3 4 0 0 5 2 0 0-0 1 100.0 1 100.0
Apr 4 at Albion L, 17-14 1 0 1 0 0 4 1 0 5-20 5 20.0 2 40.0
Apr 8 at Calvin W, 15-4 1 4 5 0 0 5 4 3 1-5 4 25.0 1 25.0
Apr 11 at Hope W, 18-6 0 1 1 0 0 9 1 0 0-0 6 0.0 2 33.3
Apr 18 Olivet W, 16-8 1 1 2 0 0 4 2 0 0-0 1 100.0 1 100.0
Apr 22 Trine W, 14-9 2 2 4 0 0 5 3 0 0-0 6 33.3 5 83.3
Apr 29 Alma W, 14-6 1 2 3 0 0 2 3 1 0-0 2 50.0 2 100.0
May 2 at Albion L, 17-10 2 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 11 18.2 4 36.4
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
2011-12 14 - 4 5 9 0 0 9 7 2 0-0 23 17.4 14 60.9
2012-13 16 - 6 7 13 0 0 10 21 1 0-0 28 21.4 13 46.4
2013-14 17 - 5 3 8 0 0 15 16 5 0-1 27 18.5 16 59.3
2014-15 16 16 19 27 46 3 0 54 29 10 26-77 65 29.2 37 56.9
Total 63 16 34 42 76 3 0 88 73 18 26-78 143 23.8 80 55.9
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 16 16 19 27 46 3 0 54 29 10 26-77 65 29.2 37 56.9
Conference 6 6 6 11 17 0 0 32 13 3 6-25 23 26.1 12 52.2
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 7 7 9 15 24 1 0 22 14 5 12-31 24 37.5 19 79.2
Away 7 7 8 9 17 2 0 30 14 3 6-28 37 21.6 15 40.5
Neutral 2 2 2 3 5 0 0 2 1 2 8-18 4 50.0 3 75.0
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Wins 11 11 13 25 38 1 0 41 21 9 20-52 37 35.1 25 67.6
Losses 5 5 6 2 8 2 0 13 8 1 6-25 28 21.4 12 42.9
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February 1 1 1 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 3-5 1 100.0 1 100.0
March 8 8 10 15 25 3 0 22 14 6 17-47 29 34.5 19 65.5
April 6 6 6 10 16 0 0 29 14 4 6-25 24 25.0 13 54.2
May 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 11 18.2 4 36.4