On Smith: A high-scoring midfielder who is the Terps' leading returning scorer in the midfield and second overall leading returning scorer from the National Semifinalist team ... made a major impact as a transfer from UMBC prior to last season ... moved from the second midfield to the first midfield late in the season and continued to score at a fast pace ... possesses great size and strength ... converted from an attackman to midfield in his sophomore season at UMBC and flourished ... has scored 29 goals in his last 23 games over the last two seasons.
As a junior (2003): In his first season at Maryland, played in all 16 games, tallying 16 points on 12 goals and four assists ... ran on the first midfield with All-Americans Mike Mollot and Ryan Moran for most of the late season after starting on the second midfield four multi-point games and three multi-goal games ... netted Maryland's sixth goal in NCAA Quarterfinal win over UMass (5/17) ... scored two goals, including go-ahead goal, and added an assist at Notre Dame (5/3) playing with the first midfield for three-point game ... started on first midfield vs. Georgetown (4/28) for the first time and took four shots ... haunted his former team with two goals (including game-winner) and two assists vs. UMBC (4/25), for his Maryland points high of four ... notched his seventh goal -- scoring in three straight games -- vs. Hopkins (4/12) ... netted the go-ahead goal to make it 4-3 at Navy (4/5) in 9-7 win ... scored Terps' first goal and assisted second in win at Virginia (3/29) ... scored twice at Stony Brook (3/15), as every member of that day's second midfield scored two goals ... tallied fourth-quarter goal vs. Bucknell (3/11) on only shot, two groundballs ... scored a goal in his Maryland debut vs. Duke (3/2).
As a sophomore at UMBC (2002): Started all 12 games for the Retrievers who went 5-7 under coach Don Zimmerman ... tallied 18 goals and six assists for 24 points to lead the team in scoring ... posted seven multi-point games, six multi-goal games and four hat tricks - all of which came in the final six games of the season ... scored 17 of his team-high 18 goals in the final seven games ... opened the year with an assist against Navy (2/23) ... posted first goal of the year and an assist at Georgetown (3/16) ... recorded two goals against Rutgers (3/30) ... set career high with five points on three goals and two assists at Massachusetts (4/6) ... second straight hat trick at North Carolina (4/13) ... two more goals against Towson (4/17) ... third hat trick in a three-game span came vs. Army (4/20) ... had an assist against Stony Brook (4/27) ... closed the year with a bang, posting a career-high four goals and added an assist at Maryland (5/4).
As a freshman at UMBC (2001): Played in 11 games and started seven ... posted eight goals and added three assists for 11 points in his first collegiate season ... notched three extra-man goals ... thrust into a starting role early in the season and responded with a season-high four points against Mount St. Mary's (3/3) ... netted two goals and added an assist vs. Georgetown (3/17) ... scored two more goals on the season, scoring at Penn State (3/24) and at Army (4/21).
Before UMBC: Highly decorated player from DeMatha High School in Hyattsville, Md., under coach Dick Long ... was a high school All-American in leading the Stags to a No. 7 ranking as a senior ... earned first-team all-conference honors as a sophomore, junior and senior ... named WCAC Offensive Player of the Year as a junior and senior ... earned first team All-Met honors from the Washington Post ... was the WCAC championship game MVP as a senior as he scored five goals and added four assists... amassed 168 goals and 95 assists for 263 points during his prep career ... tallied 55 goals and 35 assists for 90 points as a senior ... also lettered in football at DeMatha.
Personal: Justin Evan Smith ... born May 7, 1982 in Washington D.C. ... son of Jeanne and Jack Smith ... brother of Jeff (35), Jim (33), Jason (31), Jameson (18) and Jessica (14) ... brother Jason is UMBC's all-time leading goal scorer with 141 from 1991-94 and was inducted into the school's Hall of Fame in 2002 ... majoring in history.
CAREER STATISTICS Year GP/GS G A Pts. Shots EMG GWG GB Pen 2001UMBC 11/7 8 3 11 35 3 0 23 1/1:00 2002UMBC 12/12 18 6 24 52 4 1 18 1/0:30 2003 16/0 12 4 16 32 0 1 8 0/0:00 2004 16/0 17 5 22 66 3 2 6 2/1:30 Totals 55/19 55 18 73 185 10 4 55 4/3:00