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28 Dickson Smith
Dickson  Smith


Dover, Mass.

High School:
Holderness School

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200



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• Appeared in three of UVa's 15 games
• Saw time at VMI, against Richmond and North Carolina
• Picked up five ground balls and caused one turnover at VMI (March 24)
• Recognized on ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Appeared in one of UVa's 16 games
• Made season debut vs. VMI (March 24)
• Picked up one ground ball vs. the Keydets

• Appeared in one game
• Made collegiate debut against VMI (Feb. 19)
• Suffered a lower extremity injury that sidelined him the rest of the season
• Will apply for a medical hardship
• Picked up first career ground ball against the Keydets


• Listed as the No. 72 recruit in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Listed as the No. 20 incoming defensemen in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Won a bronze medal with the Swedish National team at the 2012 European Lacrosse Championship
• Ranked the No. 6 LSM by ESPN
• Under Armour All-Star
• Earned first-team all-league honors
• Averaged nearly eight ground balls a game as a junior
• Also played four years of hockey and was a member of the New England Prep School Division I runner-rup squad at Holderness School
• Played football at Holderness School, in addition to hockey and lacrosse
• On honor roll in 2011 and 2012

• Son of Dickson and Monica Smith
• Has one brother, Eric, and one sister, Ellie
• Cousin Spencer Branigan is a senior first baseman on the Penn baseball team
• Mother Monica participated in orienteering in Sweden
• Grandfather, Dickson Smith, played hockey and football at Harvard
• Volunteered in the Plymouth, N.H. Hospital's emergency room

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