ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
5 - Patricia Smith
Patricia Smith
Height: 5-6
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Greenwich, Conn.
High School: Greenwich
Position: Utility

2008:
Named to Collegiate Water Polo Association's All-Academic Team ... Selected to Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches Academic All-America Team ... Earned Team's Rookie of the Year ... Made crucial steal in final seconds to clinch victory over Wagner (Feb. 16) ... Scored first collegiate goal against Maryland (Feb. 17) ... Tallied two scores against Princeton (Feb. 17) ... Had a goal against Marist at ECAC Championships (March 1) ... Netted goals in wins over Siena and Utica (March 8) ... Netted a goal at Concordia (March 26) ... Scored a goal against Queens (April 13) ... Netted a goal against Queens in Northern Division Championships (April 19) ... Had a goal against Connecticut College at Northern Division Championships (April 20).

High School:
Earned 12 varsity letters in water polo, swimming and ice hockey) ... Captained water polo and ice hockey as senior ... Five-time All-American Water Polo player ... NISCA Water Polo All-American three times ... Earned USA Water Polo All-American honors twice ... USA Water Polo Academic All-American as senior ... Wendy's Heisman state winner as top Connecticut female scholar-athlete ... Played for New York Athletic Club's 2007 USA Water Polo Senior Women's gold medal championship team ... Competed in local tournaments Greece, Croatia, Canada, Puerto Rico and Montenegro.

Personal:
National Merit Scholar ... AP Scholar ... Member of high school choral group selected as top choir in North America ... Father, William, played water polo at Villanova ... Brother, William, is on the men's water polo team at Stanford.