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Brian

Smyth

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Midfielder
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 225
Year: Junior
Hometown: West Hartford, Conn.
High School: Westminster School

Bio

 Career Statistics   2017  2018    

2018: Played in 17 games as a faceoff specialist … Finished the year 156-of-303 for .515 win percentage at the X … Scored six goals and handed out five assists for 11 points … Won at least 50 percent of his restarts in nine outings … Duke’s top draw man in the first portion of the season and then again in the final six contests … Picked up 82 ground balls overall and ranked second in the ACC in ground balls per game (8.64) … Collected at least one ground ball in all 17 games … Won a career-best 23-of-28 draws in NCAA first-round win over Villanova (5/12) … Also had a goal and 16 ground balls versus the Wildcats … Went 18-of-25 at the X and picked up nine ground balls in NCAA quarterfinal triumph over Johns Hopkins (5/20) … Scored a career-best two goals to ice the victory over Virginia (4/14) … Went 8-of-14 on restarts versus the Cavaliers … Won 4-of-5 draws he took in 11-10 rivalry win over North Carolina (3/30) … Sported a 5-of-10 success rate with four ground balls in regular season victory over Notre Dame (4/7).

2017: Played in nine games at faceoff specialist … Won 17-of-33 draws for a .515 win percentage … Picked up eight ground balls … Tallied his first career goal in win over Boston University (5/7) … Won a season-best six faceoffs and picked up three ground balls versus the Terriers … Went 4-of-6 at the X versus Cleveland State (2/12) … Also had two ground balls against the Vikings … Was 1-of-3 in restarts and recorded his first career caused turnover in NCAA Tournament first round win at Johns Hopkins (5/13).

Before Duke: A four-year letterwinner for Peter Newman at Westminster School … Earned Under Armour All-America honors … Earned All-New England West I recognition his freshmen and sophomore seasons … Registered 141 points during his scholastic career … Compiled a career-high 50 points his junior season … Also played in the Under Armour Underclass Tournament … Named Western New England Midfielder of the Year ... Also played hockey.

Personal: Son of Bernard and Margaret Smyth … Has one brother … Born March 30, 1997. 

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