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

NOTABLES Appointed atri-captain ... Great lateral movement with solid stick skills ...Sees the ice well and has the ability to control the game whenshe's in possession of the puck ... True playmaker that will geteveryone involved

Smith2009-10Enjoyeda solid junior campaign with nine goals and 10 assists to rankfifth among UMass Boston players with 19 total points ... Her ninescores ranked tied for third on the squad while her 10 assists werea career-high and ranked sixth on the team ... From December 5through January 2, recorded an assist in five consecutive matchesfor a career-high five match point streak ... Registered threepoint streaks of three games or more on the year ... On February12, notched second career hat trick in 11-0 win over Plymouth State... Dished out a career-high two assists vs. Southern Maine inUMass Boston's 6-2 victory in the ECAC East Quarterfinals onFebruary 27.

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

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

Personal/HighSchool: 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 acareer as an addiction counselor ... Interests include listening tocountry music, line dancing, playing darts and spending time withfamily and friends.