24 - Kristen Smith
Kristen Smith
Born: 05/20/1988
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Beavercreek, OH
High School: The Culver Academies (Culver, IN)
Position: F

NOTABLES Appointed a tri-captain ... Great lateral movement with solid stick skills ... Sees the ice well and has the ability to control the game when she's in possession of the puck ... True playmaker that will get everyone involved

Smith 2009-10Enjoyed a solid junior campaign with nine goals and 10 assists to rank fifth among UMass Boston players with 19 total points ... Her nine scores ranked tied for third on the squad while her 10 assists were a career-high and ranked sixth on the team ... From December 5 through January 2, recorded an assist in five consecutive matches for a career-high five match point streak ... Registered three point streaks of three games or more on the year ... On February 12, notched second career hat trick in 11-0 win over Plymouth State ... Dished out a career-high two assists vs. Southern Maine in UMass Boston's 6-2 victory in the ECAC East Quarterfinals on February 27.

2008-09:
Transferred from The Ohio State University and saw action in 25 games ... Ranked second on the team with 16 goals and was 16th among the nation's leaders with 0.64 goals per game, while placing eighth in ECAC East in total scores ... Netted three game-winning goals to stand 13th in the league and her four power play goals ranked 18th in ECAC East ... Collected 22 points for the third-highest total on the team ... Ranked fifth on the squad with four power play tallies ... Scored the first two goals of her college career with a pair to open the season vs. Nichols College on November 7 ... Racked up four points, including her first collegiate hat trick on February 6 vs. MIT ... Put together a pair of four-game point streaks during the season ... Recorded multiple points on four occasions.


2007-08: Saw action in five contests for Ohio State ... Named to the Western Collegiate Hockey Association All-Academic team.

Personal/High School: Three-time letter winner for The Culver Academies ... Received the Most Improved Player award for the Eagles' squad ... Born May 20, 1988 ... Daughter of Dave and Gayle Smith ... Majoring in psychology and sociology and would like to pursue a career as an addiction counselor ... Interests include listening to country music, line dancing, playing darts and spending time with family and friends.