April 18, 2011

Matt Smith Named Patriot League Rookie Of The Week

Video Interview With Matt Smith

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross freshman Matt Smith (North Bethesda, Md.) has been named the Patriot League Men's Lacrosse Rookie of the Week for his performance in the 14-5 victory over Mercer on April 16.

Smith scored one goal and tallied a career-best three ground balls in the win. His goal gave the Crusaders a 2-0 lead in the first quarter. This season he has two goals and four ground balls. Smith's first collegiate goal was in the 9-6 victory over Lafayette on April 9.

The Crusaders (2-11 overall, 1-4 Patriot League) return to action on Saturday, April 23, versus No. 17 Army (8-4 overall, 3-2 Patriot League) on Holy Cross Field at 12:00 p.m. for Senior Day.