Duke Women's Lacrosse BIO
6 Brigid Smith
2014: Appeared in 18 of Duke’s 19 contests as a junior with eight starts … Posted a career-best 25 points on 19 goals and six assists … Ranked third on the team with three free position goals … Also tallied 10 ground balls, three draw controls and seven caused turnovers … Totaled six multiple-goal outings for the spring … Dished a career-high two assists in a 14-11 victory over Louisville (2/9) … Recorded a hat trick in the NCAA quarterfinals against Maryland (5/15) … Also won a career-best two draw controls in that contest … Notched at least one point in all three of the Blue Devils’ NCAA Tournament games … Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2013: Started 12 games at attack before missing the rest of the season due to injury … Tied for fifth on the squad in goals (20) and points (24) … Ranked second in free position goals with nine … Tallied a career-high four goals against Richmond (Feb. 15) … Recorded hat tricks against Presbyterian (Feb. 10), Richmond and Dartmouth (March 17) … Earned spots on the All-ACC Academic Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2012: Played in 10 games as a rookie, totaling six goals on nine shots (.667) ... Scored two goals while registering one ground ball, one draw control and one caused turnover in her first collegiate game against Bucknell (Feb. 4) ... Also netted goals against Virginia Tech and High Point, as well as against No. 10 Virginia in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prior to Duke: Lettered four seasons at Our Lady of Good Counsel, leading team to four league championships ... Four-time WCAC All-Conference selection and three-time first team All-Gazette pick ... Amassed 194 goals and 153 assists during career and led team in points as a sophomore, junior and senior ... As a senior, served as team captain, garnering Washington Post All-Met Player of the Year, Under Armour All-America and Academic All-America honors ... Member of the MnD Lax Club 2011 Black ... Named to the U.S. U-19 national team roster, traveling to Hannover, Germany for the 2011 FIL World Championship ... Also participated in field hockey, basketball and indoor track & field ... Two-time WCAC All-Conference selection in field hockey ... In 2007, led team to WCAC Championship in field hockey and earned rookie of the year honors ... National Honor Society member and Key Club officer.
Personal: Brigid Murphy Smith ... Daughter of Kerry and Paul Smith ... Has two siblings - PJ and Quinn ... Aunt Sue Nolan played lacrosse at Loyola ... Cousins Laura Nolan, Mickey Hofmeister, Dan Hofmeister and Steve Hofmeister currently play collegiate lacrosse ... Cousin Chris Smith graduated from Duke ('08).