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Lydia

Smeltz

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#23

Goalie
Height: 5'5"
Year: Freshman
City/State: Harrisburg, Pa.
High School: Central Dauphin

Bio

Career Statistics

2018 (Stats): Entered four contests during the 2018 season, recording two saves in just over 27 minutes of action ... Took the field in the Sept. 16 contest against Saint Joseph's, making one save ... Also turned in one stop at Appalachian State (9/30) ... NFHCA Scholar of Distinction ... NFHCA National Academic Squad.

2017: Did not see the field during the 2017 campaign … NFHCA Scholar of Distinction … Named to NFHCA National Academic Squad and ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Prior to Duke: Member of the Futures program … Three-year participant in the National Indoor Tournament … Two-time Pennlive Mid-Penn first team honorable mention selection in the goal cage … Totaled 621 saves in four seasons and notched an 85 percent goals against average … Named to the Pennlive Field Hockey All-Star second team as a senior after recording 207 saves and allowing just 44 goals … Garnered Pennlive Field Hockey Player of the Week honors as a senior … Team captain for Central Dauphin as a junior and senior … Also lettered one season in track and field, specializing in the 800m and the 4x800m relay … Member of the National Honor Society, Pre-Med Club and the Student Advisory Council.

Personal: Born Lydia Rose Smeltz Jan. 1, 1999 in Philadelphia … Daughter of Ellie Flamini and Kane Smeltz … Has one sister (Amelia) … Father wrestled at Shippensburg University (1988-89).

Career Highs:
Saves: 1 ... 2x, last at Appalachian State ... Sept. 30, 2018

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