8 - James Smith
James Smith
Height: 5-6
Weight: 147
Year: So.
Hometown: Eastbourne, England
Position: Midfielder
Previous School: Cavendish College
g 2
a 3
sh % .035
gw 0

As a freshman (2011): Daktronics NCAA Division II all-Southeast Region Second teamNSCAA NCAA Division II all-Southeast Region Second teamNCCSIA all-State teamAll-Conference Carolinas Second teamConference Carolinas all-Tournament team…Ranked 26th in the nation in total assists (8) and 59th in assists per match (0.36)…Led the team in assists…Second in points (20) and third in goals (6)…Appeared and started in 22 matches…Scored his first collegiate goal against No. 22 Flagler (Sep. 3)…Season-high three points, including his first collegiate assist, at King (Sep. 14)…Tallied the match-winner at Carson-Newman (Oct. 4)…Season-high two assists at Mount Olive (Oct. 15)…Equaled his season-high with one goal and one assist against Erskine (Nov. 4) in the semifinal round of the Conference Carolinas Tournament…Scored the match-winner at Anderson (Nov. 9) in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament…Tallied his sixth goal of the season against Flagler (Nov. 11) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

High School: Graduated from Cavendish College in Eastbourne, England…Played professional club soccer for Brighton & Hove Aibion in Brighton, England…Coached by Martin Hinslewood…Made 70 appearances for the youth team and 30 appearances for the reserve team…Scored 10 goals with the youth team and two with the reserves.

Personal: Full name is James Alan Smith…Born on Dec. 18, 1991 in Eastbourne, Sussex, England…Son of Joanne and Alan Smith…Has one sister, Rebecca (24)…Majoring in sport science…Plans to pursue a professional playing career after graduation…2012 Conference Carolinas Spring Presidential Honor RollDean’s List.

More about James: Favorite books: Sport autobiographies…Favorite midnight snack: Cookies…Favorite movie: “Back to the Future”…Favorite musical artist: Michael Jackson…Favorite song: “Get Down on It” by Cool and the Gang…Favorite sports team: Arsenal FC…Favorite athlete: David Beckham of Los Angeles Galaxy…Favorite saying by Coach Squires: “Pass the ball, even if it’s only two yards!”…James can't go a week without: Phat Coke…James’ most thrilling moment in sports: Scoring the extra time winner against Anderson in the NCAA Tournament last season…James’ advice to kids: “If someone knocks you down, get up and prove them wrong”…Favorite color: Blue…Favorite food: Steak…Favorite sports other than soccer: Golf and cricket…People James most admires: His family and Paul Allistone…Best advice James has ever been given: “Grasp every opportunity with both hands”…Toughest player James has ever played against: Former Bobcat student assistant Adam Burden…What people don’t know about James: He has a golf handicap of 15…When James was a kid, he tried to be like: Former Dutch soccer player Marc Overmars…When people first meet James, they think: “What a sound bloke”.

Recent Games
Oct 6 Pfeiffer T, 0-0
Oct 10 Limestone T, 1-1
Oct 17 Lenoir-Rhyne T, 0-0
Oct 20 at Barton L, 1-0
Oct 23 King (Tenn.) L, 3-2
Oct 27 Mount Olive L, 1-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 17 10
Games started 17 10
Goals 2 2
Assists 3 2
Points 7 6
Shots 57 29
Shot Pct .035 .069
Penalty kicks 1-2 1-2
Game-winning goals 0 0
Date Opponent Score g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 31 Lynn L, 1-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 2 at Catawba W, 1-0 0 0 0 6 .000 0-0 0
Sep 7 at Tusculum L, 2-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 9 vs. Carson-Newman L, 2-0 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Sep 12 at Mars Hill L, 1-0 0 0 0 6 .000 0-0 0
Sep 15 at North Greenville W, 2-0 1 1 3 6 .167 0-1 0
Sep 20 North Georgia L, 2-1 0 1 1 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 22 at Queens (N.C.) L, 3-2 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 26 at Belmont Abbey L, 2-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 29 Coker W, 1-0 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 4 at Erskine L, 1-0 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Oct 6 Pfeiffer T, 0-0 0 0 0 5 .000 0-0 0
Oct 10 Limestone T, 1-1 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 17 Lenoir-Rhyne T, 0-0 0 0 0 8 .000 0-0 0
Oct 20 at Barton L, 1-0 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 23 King (Tenn.) L, 3-2 1 0 2 6 .167 1-1 0
Oct 27 Mount Olive L, 1-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2011-12 22 22 .27 .36 .91 2.64 .103 1.50 .569
2012-13 17 17 .12 .18 .41 3.35 .035 1.53 .456
2013-14 1 1 .00 .00 .00 2.00 .000 1.00 .500
2014-15 13 13 .54 .46 1.54 3.00 .179 1.62 .538
Total 53 53 .28 .32 .89 2.94 .096 1.53 .519
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2011-12 22 22 6 8 20 58 .103 33 .569 2 0 0-0 2
2012-13 17 17 2 3 7 57 .035 26 .456 1 0 1-2 0
2013-14 1 1 0 0 0 2 .000 1 .500 0 0 0-0 0
2014-15 13 13 7 6 20 39 .179 21 .538 1 0 3-4 2
Total 53 53 15 17 47 156 .096 81 .519 4 0 4-6 4
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 17 17 .12 .18 .41 3.35 .035 1.53 .456
Conference 10 10 .20 .20 .60 2.90 .069 1.40 .483
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 8 8 .12 .25 .50 3.38 .037 1.62 .481
Away 8 8 .12 .12 .38 3.25 .038 1.38 .423
Neutral 1 1 .00 .00 .00 4.00 .000 2.00 .500

Wins 3 3 .33 .33 1.00 4.67 .071 2.67 .571
Losses 11 11 .09 .09 .27 2.64 .034 1.09 .414

August 1 1 .00 .00 .00 1.00 .000 1.00 1.000
September 9 9 .11 .22 .44 3.22 .034 1.44 .448
October 7 7 .14 .14 .43 3.86 .037 1.71 .444
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 17 17 2 3 7 57 .035 26 .456 1 0 1-2 0
Conference 10 10 2 2 6 29 .069 14 .483 1 0 1-2 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -

Home 8 8 1 2 4 27 .037 13 .481 0 0 1-1 0
Away 8 8 1 1 3 26 .038 11 .423 1 0 0-1 0
Neutral 1 1 0 0 0 4 .000 2 .500 0 0 0-0 0

Wins 3 3 1 1 3 14 .071 8 .571 0 0 0-1 0
Losses 11 11 1 1 3 29 .034 12 .414 1 0 1-1 0

August 1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 1 1.000 0 0 0-0 0
September 9 9 1 2 4 29 .034 13 .448 1 0 0-1 0
October 7 7 1 1 3 27 .037 12 .444 0 0 1-1 0