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#26 Kierstan Smith
Position: Defense
Year: Senior
Hometown: Medford Lakes, N.J.
High School: Shawnee
Major: Health Behavior Science
Experience: 4 Letters
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AT DELAWARE
Four-time letterwinner that graduated in May 2015 from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science degree in health behavior science • adds speed to the transition game • started every game played and did not miss a single game during her career • tied for 21st in program history with 68 games played • one of two Shawnee products on the squad, joining classmate Alex Zaugra.

2015 SEASON (GAME BY GAME)
Appeared in the starting lineup for all 18 games • finished season with eight groundballs, seven caused turnovers and three draw controls • key component of a Delaware defense that ranked fourth in the NCAA with a scoring defense of 7.0 • team also finished 16th nationally with 9.56 caused turnovers per game • collected season-best two groundballs at Monmouth • UD Janet Smith Grit Award winner • IWLCA North-South Senior All-Star Game selection.

2014 SEASON (GAME BY GAME)
Retained spot in the starting lineup with 17 starts in 17 games played • tied career-best with six draw controls • collected 15 groundballs in addition to seven caused turnovers • tied a career-high with two draw controls against Villanova on March 8.

2013 SEASON (GAME BY GAME)
Started all of Delaware’s 16 games for second consecutive season on the defensive unit • tallied career-best 23 groundballs • added 10 caused turnovers and two draw controls • collected three groundballs and two caused turnovers vs. Temple (March 27).

 
2012 SEASON (GAME BY GAME)
Made an immediate impact on the defensive unit as she started all 17 games as a freshman • finished season with 16 groundballs, six draw controls and 10 caused turnovers • collected two groundballs in five different contests • registered two draw controls at Temple (March 17) • caused three turnovers against Lehigh (Feb. 25).

 
HIGH SCHOOL
Member of the soccer, basketball, lacrosse, and winter track teams at Shawnee High School • four-year varsity letterwinner • earned first team All-County, All- South Jersey, and All-Conference honors • selected to All-Star Team • member of the National Honor Society • honor roll student.

 
PERSONAL
Kierstan ("keer-stin") Brooke Smith • born August 24, 1992 • daughter of Dennis and Donna Smith • father wrestled at Rutgers University • has a younger sister, Erin • health behavioral science major with a minor in physical activity and disabilities at the university • chose Delaware because of the academic and athletic opportunities • started playing lacrosse in the fourth grade • other hobbies include surfing and listening to music • worked as a camp counselor at Medford Lakes.
 
CAREER HIGHS
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Groundballs: 3 – 3x, last at Drexel, 4/19/13
Draw Controls: 2 – 2x, last vs. Villanova, 3/8/14
Caused Turnovers: 3 vs. Lehigh, 2/25/12

Year GP/GS Goals Assists Points Shots SOG GW FPG-S GB DC CT
2012 17/17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 16 6 10
2013 16/16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 23 2 10
2014 17/17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 15 6 7
2015 18/18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 8 3 7
 Totals 68/68 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 62 17 34
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